Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School



"Fostering growth in our Catholic life by following God's will through

our mind, heart and soul"




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Lunch Menu
Week of 11/27

Chicken Leg
Mashed Potatoes
Pears & Milk

Taco Tuesday
Chips & Salsa
Lettuce & Cheese
Refried Beans
Oranges & Milk

French Toast Stix
Tater Tots
Juice & Milk

Veggie Combo
Mixed Fruit
Cookie & Milk

Grilled Cheese
House Salad
Pickle Spear

Lunch Menu
Week of 12/4

Popcorn Chicken
Steak Fries
Green Beans

Mini Corndogs
Baked Beans
Carrot Coins

Turkey Sub
Potato Smiles
Grape Tomoato
Apple Slices

Taco in a Bag
Lettuce & Cheese
Mini Peppers

Cheese Pizza
Rainbow Salad



Miss Widner's News
Dear Students, Parents, Grandparents, and Staff,   
     I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and had an opportunity to spend time with family and friends. This Sunday we celebrate the First Sunday of Advent. This is a wonderful time of the Church calendar to prepare for the Lord's coming! At school, we will be working on the following:
     *daily Advent prayers
     *large Advent wreath made by all the students in our school on 
           at school
     *each classroom door decorated with the Advent theme
     *Gallery Walk on December 18-21: If you happen to be in the school
            during this time, check in at the office, get a  visitor's badge, and
            check out the Gallery of Advent classroom doors
     *Parish Advent Reconciliation 6:00 PM (NO EVENING ACTIVITIES
     *School Advent Reconciliation December 18 9:30 (grades 2-5) 
           12:00 (grades 6-8)
     *School Service Project- see enclosed flyer in Wednesday envelope
            that explains what we are collecting for the Franciscan brothers

This season seems to fly by so quickly. Please take the time to REFLECT, RENEW, and REJOICE that the Lord is coming!!

Happy Advent!
Miss Widner
What's in this Issue
Special Occasion Day
Goodies for God
Scrip Update
Christmas Concert (Band, Show Choir & Guitar)
PK-4 Christmas Program
8th Grade Boys' Basketbal Team Takes 2nd Place
Dining 2 Donate
Rise n Roll Fundraiser
School Nurse Newsletter
Family Advent Workshop
Advent Rosary Prayer Nights
Trivia Night
SNL Christmas Auction Coming Soon
SNL Save the Date Video
SNL Donations Needed
2018 SNL Business Sponsorship Opportunities
Knights of Columbus Euchre Tournament

Important Dates

Fri. 12/1  All School Mass at 9:00      

Sun. 12/3  8th Grade Confirmation Student/Sponsor 
                  meeting 11:00 or 6:00 (choose one meeting)

Mon. 12/4  Mass for grades 2-5 at 9:00

                  8th Grade Confirmation Student/Sponsor 
                  meeting 4:45 (choose one meeting)

12/4-12/7   Goodies for God

Tues. 12/5  Mass for grades 6-8 at 9:00

                   NJHS Meeting after school

Thurs. 12/6  70's Day in All Day Preschool

Fri.  12/8      All School Mass at 9:00 - Holy Day of
                    Obligation - Immaculate Conception   

Special Occasion Day
Wednesday, December 6th

Wednesday, December 6th is

Saint Nicholas Day and a 
Special Occasion Day for students (K-8) and Staff! For at least a $1.00, students can wear non-uniform clothing and spread your holiday spirit! 
Donations go towards our 
8th graders and their class trip.

Ladies may wear:
Jeans, athletic pants, favorite holiday tops, sweatshirts, skirts or dresses (appropriate length of not shorter than 4 inches of the back of the knee) favorite teams, Pioneer Spirit Wear, and you may wear boots!

Gentlemen may wear:
Jeans, athletic pants, favorite holiday tops, sweatshirts, favorite teams, Pioneer Spirit Wear

Show your Christmas spirit with a pretty or an ugly sweater!! 

You never know who is watching!!

Goodies for God
December 4-7
Dear Students and Parents,
The first graders will be sponsoring their annual "Goodies for God" cookie sale December 4-7.

All first graders are involved in this project. It is both a stewardship and an educational experience for the children.
Our first-grade parents will be selling cookies for .25 each from 8:00-2:00 in the Atrium of the school.  This would be a great time to buy goodies to make up your holiday tray!!
Support our 1st grade class as they sell baked goods in our school atrium 
December 4-7! Help our kids raise money for a charity as decided on a yearly basis. Last year's first grade class sold 4,616 cookies and raised $1,154.00 for the Women's Care Center. Thank you for your support in helping our kids raise money for those in need!

Mrs. Peters
Miss Knuth

Scrip Update 
by Jen Rolfsen & Amanda Brzozowski
We would like to say, "Thank you," for all the wonderful support we have had thus far!  It is definitely very busy, and we want to make sure you and your families have any SCRIP you may need.  It is very important to have orders in to our office NO LATER than 9am Monday morning.  We had quite a few late orders this week.  If you have a large order, and a young child that might forget how important that SCRIP order is, may we suggest that you bring it to us in the office, or drop it off in the school office to go in our mailbox?  We check the mailbox at 9am to make sure we have everything ready to go.  The Friday Store is also open each Friday from 7am until Noon!  Please pop in and visit for any Christmas gifts or teacher gifts that you may want to purchase.  We are also filling orders for the Giving Tree gifts

Christmas Concert
Band, Show Choir & Guitar
Please join us on Thursday, December 14th for our Band, Show Choir & Guitar Christmas Concert.  The concert will held in the gym at 7:00 PM.  

Christmas Program
PK-4th Grade
The Christmas Program for PK-4th grade is
Friday, December 15, at 1pm. Grades 1-4 will also perform at 7pm. Students in grades 1-3 will need to report to their homeroom by 6:50pm and should wear nice clothes. 4th  grade should wear either their saints costume or a different costume depending on who/what they are for the show (arrive in homeroom by 6:40pm to get into costume). Performances count toward the second quarter music grade.

There will be pictures with Santa, hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies for sale before and after the 7pm show.

Redeemer Radio
Truth in Charity Spotlight!!
On December 6th on the Noon show of "Truth in Charity," 
S aint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School students will be on with Bishop Rhoades! Mariam Schmitz, Producer of the show and school parent, came to school a few weeks ago and recorded the students. She told them they could ask Bishop Rhoades any question. Be sure to tune into 106.3 FM on December 6th at Noon and listen to the following students:

Olivia Davis
Alex Schenkel
Pete Allen
Braden Shank
Jade Bultemeyer
Michael McCarthy
Clara Burns
Diego Nino
Anna Parent
Deveraux Miller
Joe Allen

8th Grade Boys' Basketball Team
2nd Place in Holiday Tournament
Congratulations to our 8th Grade boys' basketball team!  They took second place in the Holiday Basketball Tournament!  These boys played 8 games over a 3-day span!  Way to go!!!
Dining 2 Donate
by Rebecca Berning

Our next Dining 2 Donate will be held at Salvatori's on 
December 13 from 3:00-9:00.  Dine-in or carry-out.  10% of all sales will come back to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School!

Rise 'N Roll Fundraiser

The 8th grade class is sponsoring a Rise 'n Roll Fundraiser.  Proceeds for this fundraiser will go towards their class trip to Chicago.  You can purchase the famous Cinnamon Caramel Donuts for $10 a dozen.

Please click on the link below for the order form and details! You can pick them up in the parking lot at dismissal on November 30th - quantities are limited!

Family Advent Workshop
by Kelsey Spoltman
Save the Date!!!
Family Advent Workshop
Pre-K through 3rd Grade
Saturday, December 9th
12:30-3:30 PM

Please click on the link below for more details

Registration Deadline is December 2nd

Advent Prayer Nights for Families
On the first three Sundays of Advent, spend an hour with the founders of Rosary Army getting reacquainted with this Catholic prayer tradition that has saved lives, healed relationships, strengthened families, and stopped wars.  Hear a brief reflection on this prayer, receive free resources and learn to successfully pray with your family in Christ for our children and world.

Each session will be held during Sunday evening Religious Education classes from 6-7 PM in the Mother Seton Room and is open to everyone.

Please click on the link below for more details.

Save the Date:  Saint Elizabeth Trivia Night
by Jill Harris
Save the date:  
Saint Elizabeth Trivia Night 
Theme: Country and Western!!!
Saturday Feb 24, 2018

Please join us for a night of fun and friendly competition as you play trivia against other tables of eight. So gather a group of friends, co-workers, family (must be over 21) and join us for a fun evening. Registration will start Jan 7. 

Any questions please contact Jill Harris 341-3486

SNL Christmas Auction is Coming Soon!!!

The SNL Christmas Silent Auction will launch next week, December 4-8th.  Please see the link below for our preview booklet, as well as instructions on how to register to bid on our mobile bidding site.  Happy bidding & Merry Christmas!!

For further questions, please contact Sarah Shively at or 574-265-3642.

Seton Night Live
Save the Date Video
Welcome to Seton Night Live 2018
Save the Date for SNL 2018!  Please see the link below for our Save the Date video.

Video Produced by Nick Henney, 323 Media

SNL 2018 Donations Needed!
SNL 2018 Donations Needed
Seton Night Live needs your help!  We are in need of the following donations:
-Vacation properties (condos, cabins, timeshares, etc.)
-Airline miles/points
-Sports/Concert tickets
If you would like to donate one of these items listed above, please contact Sarah Shively at or 574-265-3642.  Thank you so much for helping to support this great evening!

SNL 2018 
Business Sponsorship Opportunities
by Sarah Shively


Seton Night Live still has many business sponsorship opportunities available.  Please see the link below for more information.  If your organization would like to participate as a business sponsor, please contact Sarah Shively at 574-265-3642.   

SNL Business Sponsorship Form
SNL Raffle
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School's Home and School Association (HASA) is conducting a 50/50 tuition raffle.  One lucky family can win up to a $4,000 tuition credit for the 2018-2019 school year!  The proceeds from the raffle will benefit Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School and Parish.  Only 480 tickets will be sold! 
Raffle Ticket Donation: $20 for one ticket, or $100 for six tickets
        The winner will receive 50% of the proceeds from ticket sales up to $4,000 as a tuition credit
        The winner will select one of the following options:
        Apply the SEASCS tuition credit for the 2018-2019 school year
        Donate the SEASCS tuition credit to another tuition-paying family at SEASCS
        Select cash payout equivalent to 50% of the tuition credit amount
        The staff, faculty, administrators, volunteers, supporters, parents and grandparents of SEASCS may, at their discretion, participate in this raffle. There are no limitations or exclusions on who is eligible to purchase tickets, though you must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket.
        All prizes are subject to state and federal income taxes.
Deadline: Winner will be drawn and announced at the Seton Night Live event on Saturday, March 10, 2018.  Winner need not be present to win and will be contacted by phone and/or email.
To purchase tickets, complete the order form below and return to the SEASCS office clearly marked "SNL Tuition Raffle."  Tickets may also be purchased in the office.  Make checks payable to: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School with a memo to "SNL Tuition Raffle."
This raffle will operate under license number 142514.


Bishop Luers offers Henry-Keefer Scholarship Exam
Bishop Luers High School will offer the Henry-Keefer Scholarship Exam on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 8-11:30 a.m. The exam is open to any interested eighth graders. Drop off is at Door No. 3 by the cafeteria. Students with an IEP/ISP must contact Jenny Andorfer prior to taking the test, and a copy of the student's IEP/ISP must be emailed to no later than Friday, Dec. 8. 

Bishop Luers High School will offer a Middle School Art Fair on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 2-4 p.m. in the front lobby and front of the school. Each feeder school is invited to send up to nine pieces of artwork of students from grades 6-8 that will be featured in the art show. Ribbons will be presented to top pieces. Families and friends are invited to the art fair and are welcome to stay for the Lessons and Carols prayer service at 4 p.m. in the school's Chapel of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Bishop Luers invites all to Lessons and Carols
Bishop Luers High School will host the Festival of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Saint Francis of Assisi.
The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a service of Scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century. In this service, the faithful listen to nine Scripture lessons, which recount the Fall, the promise of a Messiah, the Incarnation, and the Great Commission to preach the Good News. Each lesson is followed by a carol or other song that reflects on the lesson's message and a brief prayer.
Bishop Luers liturgical choirs, directed by Kristopher Andorfer, will lead the music.
Lessons and Carols follows the Bishop Luers Middle School Art Fair from 2-4 p.m. Artwork of sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade feeder school students will be featured throughout the lobby and front of the school. All are invited.