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Read the online story of our school’s rock sharing program. Click on the link here!

Step Up For Students Information

  • Important message for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (income-based)
  • Good news! Renewal families can now apply for a scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. Renewal families will have a processing priority until December 31, 2017.
  • We are excited to introduce you to our new On-Line Application system. This system was created with you (our families) in mind. This system is mobile device friendly. We hope that you will find this application system easier to use and to upload your required documents. For assistance with your new application, please view our new online tutorial video:
  • For Login Information: To start a new application, you will need your user name and your password. Your username is the email address this message was sent to. If you have forgotten your password you will need to click on the link that says: Forgot Password. A new, temporary password will be sent to you via email.  Thank you!

Step Up For Students – This message does not apply to the Gardiner Scholarship Program for children with certain special needs.

Wedding Bells are Ringing!
Congratulations to Miss Reites who will be married this week and returning to St. Elizabeth Seton as Mrs. Banning

St. Joseph Catholic School Bradenton
Please join us for school mass on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10AM. Mrs. Deb Suddarth, Principal, along with several students and parents will be presenting St. Elizabeth Seton School with a check from fundraising efforts to help us as we repair our school from the hurricane.

12 Days of Giving (12/4/17 – 12/19/17)

Seton will be collecting items daily for homeless elementary students living in Collier County, which will help them sustain through the weekend when school meals are not available. The Weekend Power Pack Food Program of Catholic Charities here in Collier County will disseminate the food to families in need. We will be collecting a different item each day. All items should be individually sized and wrapped, just like you would pack in a lunch box. Donations should be brought to prayers each morning. NJHS and Student Council will collect the food items. Students are encouraged to donate on as many days as they would like! A flyer will be coming home today for your refrigerator and attached to this Eblast as well.

Download the flyer here.

Decorated Holiday Bricks – Limited Quantity (8)

Holiday gifts for sale at the front office! All bricks cost $25 each. Please stop by the front office if you have interest in purchasing a Holiday Brick.

The Annual Santa Workshop will be Monday, December 11th – Wednesday, December 13th at SES. There will be a Preview Day on Friday, December 8th. Students will be given the opportunity to shop for their family and friends. Information will come home with your child(ren). An email from the Sign-Up Genius program will be sent to your email very soon with volunteer opportunities.

5th Avenue Christmas Parade – Tuesday, December 12th
Please join us at the parade! Exact location will be sent via an App Alert and in the 12/8 Eblast. We will be meeting up at 4:30 p.m. to decorate the people mover on site and get ready for the parade. In preparation for this parade, 50 Parade Party Packs will be sold in the morning courtyard from 7:30 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. Sales will start on Thursday, December 7th and will continue each morning until all 50 Parade Party Packs are sold. The package will include: Santa hat, light up necklace, mini flashlight, and songbook. The cost will be $7.00!

St. Elizabeth Seton’s annual Christmas Concert Thursday, December 14th at 6:00 pm

St. Elizabeth Seton’s annual Christmas Concert will be held in the gymnasium on Thursday, December 14th starting at 6:00 pm. Every student in the school will be involved in some way and attendance is mandatory! Please have your student here, with their instrument if needed, and ready to go by 5:45 pm. All elementary school grades will perform songs learned in their General Music class; 4th, 5th, and Middle School band will perform short pieces; Aim High students will be acting as MC’s for the event; and Life Skills students will be acting as ushers and stage crew.

Concert dress will be our Sunday Best! This means that there is no need to be in uniform, but should keep in mind this is a school function! Holiday festive is preferred. Please do not arrive wearing spaghetti straps or heals. Gentlemen must wear ties. Reader’s Theater/Drama students should be prepared to wear their costumes for the skit. Life Skills students are wearing all black, although a festive accessory is welcome!

Students are not permitted to bring their cell phones. They must be left either with a parent or at home. Any cell phones or other electronic devices will be confiscated and the appropriate consequences will be given. Please contact Ms. Ashley Watson ( ) if you have any questions.

This year at the Christmas Concert we will be collecting toy donations for Catholic Charities! The “Giving Tree” will be set up in the gymnasium the night of the concert where anyone can donate a small toy or present that will go to a family in need. We know that with how hard Hurricane Irma hit our school, homes, and community it is easy to focus on our needs, but we want to give back and share the message of Christ this holiday season! Please contact Ashley Watson ( ) if you have any questions.

Boots & Boogie Auction – Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
Business follow-up calls are needed by volunteers. Please contact Leigh Connor ( for more information. The success of the Seton Auction depends on the donations we receive. If you have contacts with companies and can arrange for a donation (i.e restaurant gift certificates, service gift certificates, tangible items) or if you are new to SES and would like information about the Auction please contact Nichole Eastman ( We would like to thank our current sponsors for their support thus far:

Students of the Week – Week of 11.27.17 -12.1.18
PK 3 – Bella Gonzalez
Kindergarten – Andrew Mathieu
1st Grade – Ella Eastman
2nd Grade – Zuleyca Santiago

St. Elizabeth Seton Church News – Treats with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to St. Elizabeth Seton on Sunday, December 10th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. When you come to visit Santa you will be able to enjoy hot chocolate, doughnuts and cookies too! There will be a Dear Santa Writing Center, a place to decorate your 4×6 picture frame, and of course the chance to take your picture with Santa! Pictures will be sent via email to the parent or you can simply take a picture with your own camera/phone! A flyer went home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The cost for this event is $5.00. Please send the bottom portion of the flyer along with the $5.00 to school no later than Monday, December 4th. If you have any questions, please email Nichole Eastman (

Download the form here.