Happening This Week: Week of September 2, 2019
Hurricane Dorian Update
St. Elizabeth Seton will follow the decisions reached by the Collier County Public School Board regarding closing due to inclement weather unless the public schools are being used as a shelter for residents and bad weather is not imminent.
Look for updates on the school app, Facebook, Seton School Website, and the SES Family Alert System which has been successfully tested.
-Monday, Sept. 2 No School -Labor Day
-Tuesday, Sept. 3
-Wednesday, Sept. 4 Chorus begins.
- Weekly school masses are every Wednesday at 9:00am.
- Parents are always welcome to attend.
- Dismissal is at 2pm on Wednesdays.
-Thursday, Sept. 5 School Mass with Bishop Dewane 10am; Ukulele Club begins
-Friday, Sept. 6
All Invited to our First HASA Meeting of the Year!
The first Home and School Association (HASA) meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 17th at 7:45 a.m. in the Parish Center! Continental breakfast will be served! Fellowship and fundraising for SES takes place through the HASA organization. As soon as you drop your child(ren) off at the Gym, please plan on coming over to the Parish Center to hear some great ideas brainstormed so far and to share your ideas too! We look forward to all families joining the HASA organization!
AAA Scholarships still open!
There is No waiting list and awards are retroactive to the start of school. Please click the following link for more information and to see if your family qualifies.
Mystic Monk Coffee
Back by popular demand, Mystic Monk Coffee sales will be held on a regular basis through the school year. Portions of our sales will help the middle school Religion department for such things as the N.E.T Retreat (download NET Ministries info here), field trips, and other supplementary materials needed for learning our faith. Our first order deadline is Monday September 9th. All checks should be made out to St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School. Thank you in advance for your love and support of our middle schoolers! ~ from Mr. GanseDOWNLOAD THE ORDER FORM DOWNLOAD THE MYSTIC MONK CATALOGDOWNLOAD THE MYSTIC MONK CATALOG
Join the Spanish Club!
Spanish Club for grades 4-6 on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 pm in the Spanish Room.DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE
Games for Aftercare!
We are in need of board games, Uno or Phase 10 card games, etc., you may no longer be using at home to donate to our Aftercare Program. All games need to be complete with all playing pieces. Thank you for your generosity!
Congratulations to our Students of the Week!
Chorus Starting 9/4
We happy to announce we will once again have a Chorus for grades 4-8! Last year, Chorus students were able to sing at the Christmas and Spring concerts, as well as at an Everblades game, and we look forward to doing similar fun performances this year. Starting on Wed., September 4 we will have Chorus every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30-8:00 am in the music classroom. If your student is interested in chorus or you have any questions, please contact Ms. Ashley Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ukulele Club Starting 9/5
For the first time, we will have a Ukulele Club for grades 4-8 thanks to the generous donation of 30 ukuleles by an anonymous donor! Ukulele Club will be involved in multiple different performances throughout the school year. Ukulele Club will meet on Thursdays starting September 9th after school from 3:05-3:50pm. If your student is interested in ukulele club or you have any questions, please contact Ms. Ashley Watson at email@example.com
Students participated in the diocesan TV Mass tapings as an outreach for the sick and homebound. The Masses will be aired on Sept. 1 and Sept. 22 at 10:30am on WFTX-TV Fox 4. TV Masses are available for viewing at dioceseofvenice.org.
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. Entry Fee is $150pp and includes all golf fees, welcome pastries and coffee, lunch buffet with salad bar, burgers, hotdogs, and brats, and dessert, 2 drink tickets per person (wine, beer, cocktail), great prizes, and a special free golf clinic by local PGA Professionals! Family and Business Sponsorship information will be sent home soon! Volunteers needed – Contact Mr. T. at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Groch at email@example.com
Save the Date! – Saturday, March 28, 2020
SES Gala Auction – Havana Nights at The Vineyards Country Club Naples
Blue Zones Certified!
We are happy to announce that St. Elizabeth Seton is now a Blue Zones certified school! In addition to our challenging academic curriculum, faith education, and emphasis on self-less service, our goal was to create greater awareness of the importance of physical health and wellness for our students. Thus, we hope to improve the overall quality of life for everyone in our community. We began this initiative last year partnering with Naples Community Hospital in their Blue Zones project. BZ focuses on 9 key components to living a healthy and balanced life with focus on family and community, good nutrition, physical movement, faith and purpose. We are happy to be part of this community-wide effort. Stay tuned for information on our ribbon cutting ceremony coming soon!
Back to School Means Back to Mass
Now that summer vacations are over and school is underway, we emphasize the importance of families attending mass each Sunday. The renewal and fresh start of the school year is also an opportunity to renew and deepen our faith through regular attendance at Mass as a family. Our students look up to us (educators and parents) as examples of living our faith and consistently practicing what we preach. It is important they see us place mass as a priority in our lives and in theirs—Jesus at the center. The commitment you have made to Catholic education should also be supported by your commitment to your parish.
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 for instructions.
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