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Week of Dec. 5, 2022

**Golden Gate Parkway is going down to one lane by 12/6 or 12/7. Please see attached map for alternate route to Seton.

Upcoming Events:

  • Dec. 5 Used Uniform Closet Open 3:15-4:15pm Gym
  • Dec. 5-8 HASA Penguin Patch – Student Christmas Shopping
  • Dec. 6-7 Sacrament of Reconciliation Gr. 3-8
  • Dec. 8 9:30am Mass – Feast of Immaculate Conception; Picture retakes
  • Dec. 9 Christmas Concert 6pm
  • Dec. 13-15 Mid-terms
  • Dec. 16 Noon Dismissal – NO Aftercare
  • Dec. 19-Jan. 3 Christmas Break
  • Jan 4 Students return; Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – Mass w/Bishop Dewane
  • Jan. 6 Noon dismissal; Parent/Teacher conferences
  • Jan. 11 Christian Character Awards
  • Jan. 16 No School – MLK
  • Jan. 17 HASA General Meeting 6:00-7:00 Gym
  • Jan. 29 School Open House for new prospective families 10:00am-1:30pm
  • Jan. 30-Feb. 3 Catholic Schools Week Scholastic Book Fair
  • Feb. 3 Grandparents/Special Friends Day; Noon Dismissal

Calendar change: Thursday, March 9, 2023, there will be NO School due to scheduling of a teacher professional development day.

Save the Date!

  • April 1 – SES Gala & Auction Event at The Player’s Club & Spa
  • April 21 & 22 – Seton Musical Production Godspell Jr. at 7pm at SJN

We are Grateful for You!

Many thanks to all who donated hygiene or food items on behalf of the VA Clinic in Cape Coral. We were able to put together 60 very full survival packs with 4 bins of other food/hygiene donations to take to the clinic as well!

We are also grateful to all who helped purchase wreaths for the graves of veterans being honored at a wreath laying ceremony. We collected enough to purchase 25 wreaths! *All are invited to attend this ceremony on December 17, 2022 at 12:00pm at Marco Island Cemetery, 489 W Elkcam Circle, Marco Island.

Pictures and Retakes

Fall pictures have been sent home, or will be delivered directly from Leonard’s for those who chose home delivery. Retakes will be next Thursday 12/08; if you would like your child to have their picture retaken, please send their picture back to school before then, otherwise retakes won’t be available. Thank you!

12 Days of Christmas Giving

Sponsored by NJHS & Student Govt. students

  • Benefiting: St. Matthew’s House – Naples, FL
  • Collecting a different food item each day for 12 days.

Bring all donations to the gym during morning prayers. Thanks for all your generosity at this busy time of year!

December Counselor News

Attention Parents and Students – Please review the attached newsletter to see our theme for the month and activities being conducted at Seton. Have a very merry Advent and Christmas season and a Happy New Year! Ms. D’Abrosca


Collier Community Assessment Survey

We have been asked by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to participate in a survey about the Collier community. The goal is to gather information about the strengths of our county and help identify areas of greatest need. This is a 10 minute anonymous survey giving all who live here an opportunity to provide input on what matters most in the community. Here is the link to the survey. Thank you!


We are making plans for our annual Gala Auction on April 1, 2023. The following items are needed to help make the event a success. You will earn Volunteer Hours for Donations and for helping with the Gala!

  • Business Donations – Do you know of businesses that would like to donate gift certificates, golf, vacation packages, services, or items for our Auction? Many businesses are willing to support St. Elizabeth Seton School, all you have to do is ask! Donations may be tax deductible. Please email Mrs. Groch for more information on business donations or sponsorships at
  • Wine and champagne – Any variety $15 or more in value
  • Gift Cards – Restaurants, sports, retail stores, services, vacation packages – $20 or more in value
  • Class Baskets – If you have not already heard from room parents regarding class baskets, you will soon be getting information. Each class contributes a basket for the silent auction, and these are always very popular items.

Christmas Wreaths

Order a Christmas wreath online, have it delivered and enjoyed by family/friends, all while helping our school. Go to and enter school fundraising code STELIZFL003. See flyer for details.

Support our school when shopping with Amazon!

AmazonSmile is a way to support our school every time you shop with Amazon. Shopping at is the same (same products, same prices, no cost to you) with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of eligible purchases to Seton. Signing up is easy – please share with your family and friends!

Here’s how to shop AmazonSmile:

  • Visit
  • Sign in with your credentials
  • Under charitable locations choose (St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School)
  • Select your charity
  • Start shopping!
  • Add a bookmark for to shop here every time!

We are Grateful for you!

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