Dear Seton Families,
We had a smooth first week of standardized testing, and look forward to wrapping up the TerraNovas next week. Swampy, the Everglades mascot stopped by school on Wednesday to remind us to come relax and have fun on Friday evening, March 8th at the Everblades hockey game. See below for ticket information. Invitations are out for A Night in Napa! Please RSVP no later than March 22nd. We look forward to welcoming you there! Have a great weekend!

Panther Priorities

Re-Registration Information
Please continue to send in re-registrations so that your child is assured a place for the 2019-2020 school year. Many thanks to those who have already sent them for the next school year.

Step Up for Students
Please make sure you visit the Step Up for Students website to renew income-based scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

TITLE 1 Letters
An important letter went home to all Seton families about generating Title l funds. Please make sure this letter is returned to your child’s homeroom teacher.

Lost and Found
The lost and found bin is overflowing with shirts, jackets, lunchboxes and other items. Students should check the bin in the parish center before or after school to locate lost items. Unclaimed items that have been in the bin for more than a month eventually will be donated.

Used Uniform Closet
Open every Thursday from 2:50-3:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

No Lunch Service March 11-15
See below for additional information from Something So Yummy.

Terranova Testing

TERRANOVA tests continue through next week for students in second through eighth grade. Please make sure your child comes to school rested and on time after eating a healthy breakfast. Note that late arrivals will wait in the office until their class has a break.

Celebrating Students

Students of the Week. Congratulations to our students of the week! Keep up your great work!

  • PreK-3: Mia Bedoya
  • PreK-4: Genavee Gonzalez
  • KG: Mariana Angel
  • 1st: Mithsouka Germain
  • 2nd: Owen Blose

Fundraising

Gala Auction: A Night in Napa – April 6th!

HELP NEEDED!! 5 WEEKS TILL OUR EVENT!!

1) We still are accepting gift cards (any amount) for goods and services, as well as bottles of wine ($10 value and above) for our auction. Please consider donating!
2) CLASS BASKETS: THEY LOOK FABULOUS!!!

SINCERE THANKS for all of your very generous donations to your class level baskets! No doubt these will be very popular items at the auction! Everyone’s cooperation and generosity with this is truly appreciated. SPECIAL THANKS TO THE GRADE LEVEL BASKET COORDINATORS and MRS. EASTMAN and MRS. BANNING for all of your hard work with this segment of the auction. For all those who donated, please remember to report your donations/contributions to the office for volunteer credit.

We’re moving into the home stretch of obtaining items for the silent auction. Please contact Dr. Fabii (fabii@seseton.org) if you can help with contacting businesses or picking up donations.

INVITATIONS HAVE BEEN MAILED! Tickets $75 – includes buffet dinner, wine bar, dancing, entertainment, live and silent auctions. Cash bar also available. PLEASE SEND IN YOUR RSVPS and CHECKS no later than MARCH 22nd!

We are SO PLEASED to report that we have support and participation from EVERY parish in the surrounding area, as well as from St. John Neumann High School!

VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO:

OUR PREMIERE SPONSORS:
ST. AGNES and ST. WILLIAM’S Parishes

OUR VINTAGE SPONSORS:
ST. JOHN the EVANGELIST and ST. LEO the GREAT Parishes

OUR SELECT SPONSORS:
SAN MARCO Parish

OUR CLASSIC CONTRIBUTORS:
ST. PETER the APOSTLE Parish
ST. JOHN NEUMANN High School

OUR SPARKLING SUPPORTERS:
ST. FINBARR Parish

Amazon Smile: Place your Amazon orders through https://Smile.Amazon.com, and help our school raise funds! Be sure to designate our school as beneficiary. Here is the direct link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-2112451

Mystic Monk Coffee Fundraiser for Middle School Retreat ~ Message from Mr. Ganse

We are continuing our coffee fundraising efforts for the middle school N.E.T. Retreat which will be taking place on March 22. Our catalog is updated with the Spring and Easter flavors: Easter Sunrise Blend, Pascha Java, Cinnamon Coffee Cake Blend, and Irish Cream. Checks should be made out to St. Elizabeth Seton School for all orders. Our sale deadline is Friday March 8th.

Our middle school students thank you in advance. Not only do you support us with your purchase, but you also help the Carmelite monks who roast and brew the coffee. Supporting two in one shot…blessings from heaven!

Download the order form and catalog here.

Upcoming Events | Save the Dates

FLORIDA EVERBLADES GAME ~ Friday, March 8th at 7:30 p.m. All tickets are sold online at this link: www.bladestix.com/ses. Come enjoy a fun night at the arena and hear our SES students sing the national anthem! We need more Seton singers for the anthem – a minimum of 15 students are required for us to do this. Please contact Ms. Watson by Tuesday, 2/26 to participate in singing the anthem.

SETON MOVIE NIGHT – Friday, March 29th; 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Seton Movie Night Sign Up Genius

SES KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS LENTEN FISH FRY
Please join our Knights on Fridays during Lent for a delicious fish fry dinner. These will from 5 to 7 p.m. beginning March 8th and ending on April 12th located in the school cafeteria.

SES KNIGHT of COLUMBUS BINGO FUN
Join the Knights for BINGO fun on Wednesday, March 13th from 6 to * p.m. in the Parish Center. Beverages and snacks available.

Spring Concerts. Mark Your Calendars!

Friday, April 12 at 11:00 ~ 1st grade concert, Pete the Cat Rockin’ in My School Shoes
Friday, May 3 at 2:00 ~ 2nd and 3rd grade concert, The Day the Crayons Quit
Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. ~ Ensemble Concert with 4th, 5th, Middle School Band, Drama, Chorus
Thursday, May 30 at TBD Kinder graduation, The Very Hungry Caterpillar

SES Vacation Bible School

SES Vacation Bible School will be from June 24th through June 28th. Students in grades 7 and 8 are welcome to volunteer at this wonderful event. Organizing and decorating will take place on June 21st and 22nd. This year’s theme is “ROAR!” ~ Life is Wild, God is Good! See https://youtu.be/_A0VITTzHh4 for a description. Contact Hector Salazar, Director of Faith Formation: 239-455-3900, Ext. 302.

Something So Yummy

LUNCH MENUS and SPRING BREAK PROGRAMS
The March menu is posted and open for orders.

  • Regular menu – Ordering closes with 1day lead time
  • Late Lunch Menu – Ordering closes at 7 a.m. same day

NO LUNCH SERVICE MARCH 11-15 due to Collier County Spring Break.

Spring Break Cooking Camp April 22-25 from noon to 3 p.m. Call 239-449-6068 or email to order@somethingsoyummy.com for additional information.

Blue Zone

Take a walk today!! A simple brisk walk each day can greatly improve your health and mental well-being. Walking is a great way to keep your muscles working, especially those in your legs and arms.