Wednesday, Nov. 19th

IMPORTANT NEWS:

*** Reconciliation Meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 19th at 7pm.  Open House , Thursday, Nov. 20th, 9am to 11am  and 6:30 pm to 8pm.  Boy Scout Pasta Dinner, Saturday, Nov. 22nd, 4pm to 8pm.  Thanksgiving Food Drive, homerooms accepting donations up to Tuesday (November 25th) for Thanksgiving Prayer Service. ***

1.) Scholastic Book Fair:  The online Book Fair is open until November 18th.   http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/stedwardschoollibrary 

2.) Open House:  November 20th, 9am to 11am and 6:30 to 8pm. Please help spread the word to prospective parents to come and tour St. Edward School.

3.) It’s time for the Annual St. Edward Parish Boy Scout Troop 904 “All You Can Eat Pasta Dinner”! Don’t miss the best “All You Can Eat Salad Bar” too! Bring the whole family for dinner on Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Buckley Hall (gym) from 4-8pm. Save a $1 with advance purchase through Backpack Mail! Send an envelope with name and homeroom and check payable to: Boy Scout Troop 904. In Advance: $8/Adult, $6/Child (10 and under) At the door: $9/Adult, $7/Child (10 and under). Advance Ticket Cut-off is set for Thursday, Nov. 20th. Proceeds benefit scout camping trips and activities. Questions? Ann Greene 773-259-1235.

4.)  Auction Sign-Up Event: The next special classroom day, Movie Day, is now available for purchase on the Big Red Auction Website.  Only one purchase per class is needed for the class to watch a movie during the school day on either November 24 or 25 (date and time to be selected by the teacher).  The sponsoring family gets to select the movie, subject to teacher approval.  Click here to purchase for your classroom: http://www.stedwardschoolbigredauction.com/sign-up-items.html

5.) Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Each homeroom will have their own box for collecting and will be brought to our Tuesday (November 25th) Thanksgiving Prayer Service. Collected items will be donated to a local food bank.

6.) Community Days –  Barnes & Noble, in-store shopping (5405 Touhy Avenue, Skokie) on Monday, December 1st.  On-line shopping all week long.  Start Christmas shopping early and benefit St. Edward School.

7.)  Picture Retake Day: Retake day for pictures is set for Tuesday, December 2, at 8:15 AM. Students having retakes or were absent on the original picture day may “dress up”. If your child is having a retake, please send the original picture/packet to the school office prior to December 2.

8.) Santa’s Workshop –  Save the Date (Friday, Dec. 7th) for the annual Christmas shopping bazaar.  The lower church hall is transformed into the Kids Korner Gift Shoppe for one day.  We need volunteers and helpers.  See flyer below.

9.) St. Edward Beautification Project Phase 1 :  Thank you to Farmers Market Garden Center and St. Edward Dads for helping spruce up the Minim building.  View the Photo Gallery of the transformation by clicking here!

10.) Big Red Raffle Tickets.  Get your bets in – it’s time for the Big Red Raffle!  This year’s Grand Prize is the winner’s choice of $5,000 or Full Tuition Credit (see  http://www.stedwardschoolbigredauction.com/raffles.html for more details).  Now through December 7, you can buy 2 tickets and get 1 free! Tickets are $100 each, and are available for purchase online.  Tickets will also be sold prior to the SEPO meeting on November 11 (Lower Church Hall).  Buy your tickets now!

11.) Christmas Tree Sale.  Plan accordingly. Once again we will be partnering with Farmers Market Garden Center for the wonderful selection of Fraser Firs for the St. Edward Christmas Tree Sale on Sunday, December 7th.

NEW/RECENT POSTS:

 

REMINDERS:

St. Edward Speech Screening Permission 2014
Auction – Learn about Classroom Sign-up events this year!
Photo Release Form
Did you know that St. Edward collects pop tops to help others?
TRIP Introduction Letter – learn how you can earn tuition credit!
TRIP form updated fall v1 2014
Tuition Reduction Incenvtive Program (TRIP) Regulations, 2014-2015

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Ongoing:
Online Scholastic Book Fair, Oct. 29th – Nov. 18th

1.) Pizza Fun Lunch – November 19th

2.) Reconciliation Meeting – November 19th, 7pm

3.) Open House – November 20th, 9-11am  and  6:30pm – 8pm

4.) Boy Scout Pasta Dinner – November 22nd, 4-8pm

5.) School Board Meeting – November 24th, 7:15pm

6.) Movie Week Class Purchase – Week of November 24th

7.) Thanksgiving Break – November 26th-28th

8.) Community Day December/Barnes & Noble Shopping Day – December 1st

9.) Picture Retake Day – December 2nd, 8:15am

10.) Holiday Planning – Santa’s Workshop/Friday, Dec. 5th  – Christmas Shopping Drop-off/Saturday, Dec. 6th –  Cookie Walk/Santa’s Breakfast/Christmas Tree Sale/Sunday, Dec.7th

11.) Trivia Night – January 17th, 6:30pm