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Happening This Week: Week of October 7, 2019

October is Respect Life Month

Monday, Oct. 7
Yankee Candle Sales end; Mystic Monk Coffee sales end.

Tuesday, Oct. 8
Chorus 7:30-8:00am
S.T.R.E.A.M. Club Session #1- School Cafeteria 3-4pm

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Weekly school mass Wed. @ 9am. Parents welcome!
Christian Character Awards at Mass.
Dismissal is at 2pm on Wednesdays.

Thursday, Oct. 10
Ukulele Club Gr. 4-8 3:10-3:50pm

Friday, Oct. 11
End 1st Quarter

Please note Important Calendar Updates!

  • **New Date for 1st Spanish Club Meeting is Thursday, October 24. We will not meet on Oct. 31.
  • There will be no school Mass on Wed. Oct. 30.
  • Friday, Nov. 1 is All Saints Day. We will attend Mass at 1:00pm.
  • Monday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. We will attend Mass at 9am.
  • There will be no school Mass on Wed., Nov. 13.

Yankee Candles

The Yankee Candle fundraiser ends October 7! Our school benefits from 40% of the proceeds! Parents/Guardians can shop online via Enter the group number 999972306 in the “Start Shopping” box. Any orders purchased online, will pay for shipping/tax, and the products will be shipped directly to your home. Online orders will continue until January 1st.


Any questions/concerns, please contact Ashley Long at Thank you for your support!!

October is Respect Life Month

Please remember your donations for the CPCI Baby bottle and supplies drive as Seton’s service project for October. Thank you!


Blue Zones Ribbon Cutting & Panther Pep Rally!

Join us on Tuesday, October 15 at 2pm in the Gym.

We are proud to announce that Seton has been certified as a Blue Zone (BZ) school! Due to our efforts and focus on health, fitness and overall well-being, we are recognized as a school that promotes healthier living habits. We partner with NCH and others in making an ongoing commitment to improving quality of life for all those in our community (from the youngest to oldest) through the Blue Zones project. Hope to see you on Oct. 15 where BZ and NCH representatives will be here for the ribbon cutting and award, followed by a fun pep rally!

H.A.S.A. Event (Trunk or Treat!)

Friday, October 25th 6-8:00pm

Get your costume ready and your candy bucket, too! There will be pizza, treats, and water bottles for sale in the Parish Center!

Volunteers are needed for set-up, serving food, and clean-up. *Please contact Mrs. Eastman at ( or sign up through the SignUp Genius link for Trunk or Treat: We appreciate you!

  • Set-Up: 3:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. (7 needed)
  • Concession Sales: 5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (8 needed)
  • Clean Up: 7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (7 needed)
  • Decorated Trunks & 400 pieces of candy (30 needed)
  • Sat. Morning Parking Lot Clean Up (time at discretion of the volunteer) (5 needed)

Please note all volunteer time needs to be emailed to (

To make this event possible, the following items are needed:

  1. Families to sign up to enter a decorated car/distribute candy, make donations of water bottles/treats, and/or volunteer at the event! *Any questions about signing up your car trunk please contact Miss Watson (
  2. Donations of water bottles (regular size or mini) and store-bought treats (i.e. cookies, cupcakes, brownies, & mini chip bags). Please drop off donations to Ms. Kelly at the front office starting Tues., Oct. 16. Please know that we are serving the items on 10/25 and expiration dates for treats need to comply for us to serve. *Any questions about treat donations, please contact Ms. Kelly at (

Friday, November 1 at 10am – Play comes to Seton

St. Elizabeth Seton has partnered with the Gulfshore Players and the Holocaust Museum to bring a special play to our campus. It is based on a true story of a local Holocaust survivor entitled “In Flight-the Story of Sabine Van Dam”. Students in grades 7 and 8 will participate in a special pre-theatre workshop on kindness and social justice given by the Director of Education at the Holocaust museum, and those students will attend the play. Parents of all students are welcome to attend as well. Following the play, students in grades 6-8 will participate in an ongoing program about spreading Kindness and making a difference at school, at home, and in the world. For more information about the play, visit

Save the Dates!

Monday, November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day Mass & Tribute

Seton is planning a tribute to veterans with a Veteran’s Day mass on Monday, Nov. 11 at 9am with reception following. If you or someone you know is a veteran and are able to attend the mass and tribute, please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 21 to Mrs. Groch at with the following information: Name of Veteran attending, Phone #, Email, Branch of Service, Years of Service OR complete the flyer that was sent home with your student. Please note, there will be no school mass on Wed., Nov. 13.


Saturday, December 7, 2019 SES School 2019 Golf Benefit Tournament

at The Club at The Strand Naples

We need family/business sponsors and players! Please tell your family, friends and business partners about our awesome golf event benefiting student scholarships. Volunteers needed to help. Contact Coach T at or Mrs. Groch at for information or questions. Thank you for your support!


Saturday, March 28, 2020 SES Gala Auction

Havana Nights at The Vineyards Country Club Naples

Congratulations to our Students of the Week!

October Mystic Monk Coffee

(Message from Mr. Ganse):

Dear Parents,
Fall in love with the season of autumn with a nice cup of tea or coffee from Mystic Monk Coffee. Portions of our sales will help the middle school Religion department for such things as the spring N.E.T Retreat, field trips, and other supplementary materials needed for learning our faith. Please take a moment to peruse the October catalogue. The special seasonal coffee flavors for October are Pumpkin Spice, Snickering Candy Bar, and Thanksgiving Blend. Remember to indicate if you would like your coffee ground, whole bean or K-cup style.
Our deadline for this coffee drive is Monday, October 7th. All checks should be made out to St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School. The school will write one check to the monks for our order. Thank you in advance for your continued love and support of our middle schoolers!


Afterschool STREAM Club is a Big Hit- Session #1 is filled!

We are excited that so many students are interested in participating in the STREAM club. Session #1 has been filled; please choose between Session 2 or 3.