Wednesday, March 28th

SCHOOL NEWS:

My monthly newsletter is now posted – click here.

School Dates:

  • Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th
  • Warm Weather Policy begins Monday, April 9th (refer to Uniform Dress Code)
  • No School: Friday, April 27th/Teacher Inservice

St. Edward School Board News: Annual Election Notification.  Are you interested in serving on the St. Edward School Board? Do you know someone you would like to recommend as a potential fit for our School Board? The St. Edward School Board is seeking candidates for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. All school parents and parishioners are eligible for nomination. Please contact Carrie Conway at carrietconway@hotmail.com with nominations by April 9th.

History Fair Open House: Sunday, April 15th, 9am to Noon at Buckley Hall.  Grades 5 – 8 Projects.

Join us for a community exercise event! St. Edward is partnering with ultiFIT to work out and raise money for the school. Kick off on April 14, 2018 at 8am. Located at the The Ultimate Ninja Warrior facility at 2915 W. Montrose. This event will introduce the workout program to the staff and parents while raising money for our school. Brian Redard, ultiFIT’s creator and the TV star from NETFLIX’s Ultimate Beastmater, will lead the class and workout alongside the participants. This event and ultiFIT sessions are $15/person and a third of the proceeds will go back to the school! Plus, after the kickoff event, ultiFIT will continue to donate a third back to your school every time your school’s staff members or parents take a class! Come out and sweat for our school!  Register now at:
https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=935852&stype=-7&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=04/14/18

Save the Date!  Big Red Run will be on Saturday, May 19th.  Registration link will be available soon!

St. Edward will be involved in a new reading and writing program that is called ThinkCERCA. The Archdiocese purchased the program and chose five schools to be part of it. Matthew Bates, Tracy Mortimer and Sr. Marie Michelle  will be going to a three hour training next week. Our students in seventh grade will begin a shortened version of the program after Easter. Next year we will implement it for seventh and eighth grades.

Big Rad 80’s Auction (Saturday, April 21st, 6 – 11:30pm): Tickets for the Big Rad Auction are now available for purchase!  Tickets are $45 in advance (through April 20 2018) and $60 at the door.  Each advance ticket purchase includes a free drink ticket for you AND a NUT card!  Its a WIN-WIN for the whole family!    Buy your tickets now – click here.

YOUTH PROGRAM NEWS:

Track & Field uniform T-shirts have been ordered. 1st meet is set for Sunday, April 8th at Loyola.

Volleyball, 4/10: SFB @ St. Ed’s.  5pm/Boys, 6pm/6th Grade Girls, 7pm/7th Grade Girls, 8pm/8th Grade Girls

PARISH NEWS:

Totus Tuus St. Edward Parish 2018 Summer Catechetical Youth Program.Totus Tuus is an Archdiocesan catechetical summer youth program led by a young adult team of college students who travel throughout the summer teaching the Gospel through catechetical instruction, Mass, sacraments, music, games, fun and more! Totus Tuus seeks to assist and supplement the work of parents and parishes towards a deeper understanding of our faith and the person of Jesus Christ. 

  • Grades 1-6: Monday—Friday July 16—20, 2017 9:00 am—2:30 pm Cost: $30.00/Child
  • Grades 7-12 Sunday—Thursday July 15—19, 2017 7:00 —9:00 pm Cost: $15.00/Child Waived if child(ren) volunteer to help with the Grades 1-6 program
  • Register Now – Click Here

Legacy Wall Update:  The 1st order of 75 tiles were installed over holiday break.  This will be an ongoing project as we receive orders they will continued to be installed in batches of 50 tiles.  Order your custom tile now – click here.

NEW/RECENT FORMS:

History Fair Flyer 
Totus-Tuus-flyer

Windy City Theatre Parent Reps_intro letter 

SMM – 2018 – Announcement
TRIP form 2018 Winter v1 (updated)
Pre-Registration Letter 2018
Pre-registration form 2018-2019
2018 Auction & 5K SponsorshipPackages
2018 Big Red Auction Donation Form
BIG RAD 80’s Auction TICKET FLYER 

Lunchroom Fees Letter Due 10012017
Liturgy Schedule 2017-2018
2017-2018Creative Corner/After School RegistrationForm
2017-2018Creative Corner ParentLetter
Family Directory Info Form

“FUN”DRAISING/UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Wednesday, March 28th: Living Stations of the Cross, 1:45pm
  • Easter Break begins Friday, March 30th, school resumes Monday, April 9th
  • Warm Weather Policy Begins, April 9th
  • History Fair,  Friday, April 13th, 12 – 3pm (gym)
  • History Fair Open House, Sunday, April 15th, 8:30am to Noon (gym)
  • Aspire Testing – April 16th through the 24th
  • Big Red Auction, April 21st, 6 – 11:30pm
  • Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Recital, April 25th, 7pm
  • No School/Teacher Inservice Day, April 27th

Thank you to our Auction & 5K Sponsors!
Saladino Big Red Auction 2018 (Updated)