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Happening This Week: Week of August 12, 2019

This year, our weekly e-Blasts with news for the upcoming week will be delivered 6pm on Sundays, as well as posted on our school website https://saintelizabethseton.com.

Welcome Back to School Seton Students & Families!

We have had a busy summer preparing for a great school year ahead…what you will find when you return—

  • Shiny clean campus and classrooms
  • New PA system and security cameras
  • Freshly stocked library shelves
  • New GoMath! Curriculum w/online resources for student math achievement
  • Accelerated math classes for grades 4 and 5
  • Technology upgrades – document cameras, smart pens and new teacher laptops
  • Our highly trained faculty are excited to work in professional learning communities throughout the year to insure student success!

We look forward to students returning back to school on Monday. Our “Back to School Week” is full of excitement and many activities. Please be sure to read thoroughly so you are up-to-date on the happenings at school:

Monday, August 12th 8 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
First Day of School! Drop off as early as 7:30 a.m. in the GYM.
Tears and Cheers Breakfast ~ 8:15 a.m. Parish Center
Join Seton families for breakfast. Share “tears” or “cheers” about the start of a new school year!

Tuesday, August 13th 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Back to School Night for PreK-3, PreK-4, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grades in the GYM*

Wednesday, August 14th 2 p.m.
Early Dismissals begin – A reminder that school ends at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays this school year for teacher professional development and learning communities focused on shared practices toward student success. After care is available at no cost until 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays only.

Thursday, August 15th 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Back to School Night for Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 in the GYM*

Saturday, August 17th 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
First Annual Back to School H.A.S.A. Barbecue
Join us at the school for fun, food, fellowship, and to celebrate another wonderful school year.

**At both Back to School Nights, hear more about our Athletic Program, join our Home and School Association (HASA), visit your child’s classroom teacher, and hear about the great things planned for the year! These evenings are for parents only.

SES Mobile App – Don’t forget to Download our very own App! It’s free and simple and gives parents, students, and staff instant mobile access to important events and reminders. Click here to download the app instructions.

Lunch Ordering Instructions for Something So Yummy
Order and prepay for healthy, nutritious lunches for your student through the online lunch ordering system. Click here to download the ordering instructions.

Monday, August 19, 2019 at 6pm
Safe Environment Training (SET) at SES School

  • All parent volunteers must be fingerprinted and complete Safe Environment training to volunteer at school. We will provide free childcare for any families needing this service.
  • All participants must first register with VIRTUS Online. Click on the VIRTUS link below to access the VIRTUS Registration page: https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/reg_2.cfm?theme=0&org=35244

When registering, participants should choose St. Elizabeth School as the primary location where they volunteer. If participants volunteer at multiple diocesan locations, they will have the opportunity to indicate those additional locations during their registration.

Wednesday, August 21 at 9:30am
Diocesan TV mass taping for sick/homebound. Parents welcome to attend.

Thursday, August 22 from 6-7pm
Parent Nutrition Workshop in the cafeteria presented by Jessica Lyell.
Learn the latest in preparing healthy meals for your family while testing out food samples, gathering resources, and a Raffle for free meals plans! Must RSVP to attend to Mrs. Winter at winter@seseton.org.

2019-2020 Updated CalendarClick here to download it.

Save the Date! – Saturday, December 7, 2019

St. Elizabeth Seton School 2019 Golf Classic at The Club at The Strand Naples

Play a round of golf, enjoy a complimentary clinic provided by local PGA Professionals and support Catholic education! Opportunity to join us as a golfer and/or sponsor for this fun event benefiting student scholarships. More details coming soon! Questions, contact Mr. T. at tenbarge@seseton.org or Mrs. Groch at groch@seseton.org

Save the Date! – Saturday, March 28, 2020

SES Gala Auction – Havana Nights at The Vineyards Country Club Naples

2019-2020 Tuition Assistance/Scholarship Awards
Wonderful News! Step Up has increased their award amounts. Changes will be posted to FACTS accounts. It will take a few days to post changes. Any questions, please contact Ms. Pearce, school accountant.

(Special thanks to California Pizza Kitchen and Carrabba’s Italian Grill for supporting our school and treating our teachers to Back to School lunches!) You are the best!