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Week of August 31, 2020

We have completed week two, and Seton students have made a great transition and are going strong! Thank you to parents and staff for partnering together to insure excellence in student learning and well-being in these most challenging times. Also, a special thanks for all the warm birthday wishes! It is truly my privilege to serve as principal of such a caring community…blessed and #SetonStrong!

Prayers and Announcements…

You may view our daily school-wide prayer and announcements on our YouTube channel (Seton Principal).

Please note:

  • Mon., Sept. 7 – NO School – Labor Day
  • Fri., Sept. 11 – First school mass; noon dismissal*

School Mass – 9/11 Tribute

School masses are live streamed weekly. Our first school mass in person at SES church will be Friday, September 11 at 10am for grades 5-8 only. We will have a short tribute remembering the events of 9/11/2001 after mass. It will be a noon dismissal day with parent Zoom conferences in the afternoon.

Christian Character Awards

We introduce our first Christian Character virtue in September. Recognition of student character awards in grades 3-8 begins in October.

Counselor’s Corner

Please click here for this week’s Counselor’s Corner from Dr. Fabii.

The Number One Intervention for Better Sleep
Now that the school routine is established through in-person or distance learning, kids’ sleep schedules are a priority to be addressed. To ensure success, students need to be alert and ready to learn throughout the instructional day. It often is hard to transition from summer to school sleep schedules, and with the lengthy break from structured schedules, it is more important than ever to establish healthy sleep habits… DOWNLOAD THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE.

Join us for Upcoming Events!

(and invite your friends/family):

Virtual Auction!

Our Night in Havana Live Gala Event scheduled at the Vineyards Country Club on Sept. 26 is now a Streamlined Virtual Event! You can place your bids remotely from Sept. 21@ 6pm to Sept. 26 @ 6pm to win beautiful gift baskets, gift certificates, and other fabulous items in a week-long of bidding fun. Please join us for this exciting event as together we overcome the challenges while supporting our great school. Register at

Here’s a sneak peak of some of our beautiful baskets! 

  • Dr. Reed Orthodontics Basket – Braces and more!
  • 3rd Grade Baking Basket
  • PK4 Disney Basket
  • 2nd Grade Original Artwork!
  • 5th Grade Tailgating Sports Basket!
  • Disney Parkhopper Passes!

St. Elizabeth Seton Golf Benefit Tournament

We are hosting a Golf Benefit Tournament on Saturday, October 3 at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz Carlton Resort in Naples. $145 per player includes all golf fees, goodie bag, awards, prizes, boxed lunch and more! Field limited to 50 players with safety protocols in place. Proceeds benefit campus improvements. For information, contact Mrs. Groch at

Business or Family Sponsorships available: Click here for our sponsor/player registration form.

Aftercare News

Aftercare charges are posted at the beginning of each week for the previous week in the FACTS Prepay Aftercare account and at the beginning of each month for those who choose the monthly flat rate option. Funds are required to be deposited into the Prepay account prior to using Aftercare. If payment is not collected, there is a $5 late fee charged per week until fees are collected. We are happy to be able to provide Aftercare service for families that need it. We ask parents that use this service keep their Prepay account up to date.

Aftercare regular hours of operation are 3:10-5:30 pm (full school days); 12:15-5:30 pm (early dismissal days) in the Parish Center.

A few reminders…

  • Health screenings to include temperature/mask checks for all before entering school
  • Drop off K-8 – front of school; PK3-PK4 – 53rd Terrace SW
  • 7:30am -7:40am socially distanced in gym
  • 7:40am students report to homeroom
  • 8:00am school day begins
  • School-wide morning prayers will be viewed in classrooms

Students arriving after 8am – Parents must park and walk their child to the office call box; the student (only) will be admitted up to the office for a health screening; parent will remain on campus until screening protocol completed. Thank you for your cooperation!

School Uniform Update

Due to manufacturer delays:

  • Girls K-8 may wear Khaki skorts
  • Boys K-8 may wear black shorts/pants

Zavada’s Renegades Sportswear Online Ordering:

FACTS Reminder

Please be sure your payment plan for the 2020-21 school year is updated in your FACTS tuition account. Contact School Finance Manager, Mrs. Elaine Pearce at with any questions. Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Refer your family and friends to our wonderful school and receive a gift card!

Please pass along the attached Seton flyer to any new family you know who is interested in a superior education in spirit, mind, and body for their children. As a thank you for your referral, you will receive your choice of a $100 Amazon gift card, or a $100 tuition credit for every family you refer that enrolls through the 2020-2021 school year. Click here for Seton flyer.

Thank you for your support in spreading the good news about the St. Elizabeth Seton School family!

Building a Culture of Catholic Stewardship

Our school community needs donors and sponsors to support our mission. Please help spread the word to friends, family and others who believe in the importance of affordable, quality Catholic education now and for future generations. See the many ways to support Seton by visiting

Back to School Video

View our Back to School video for 2020-2021 at: