The Titan Times
September 12, 2018
St. Andrew - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
Passionately Catholic, Academically Excellent!
I will serve joyfully, lead confidently, and inspire others through my faith in Jesus.
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From Mr. Wilburn's Desk
SASEAS families,

It was wonderful to host such a large crowd for our St. Andrew campus Meet the Teacher Night last week.
The Seton campus staff and I look forward to welcoming K-5 parents to the annual Meet the Teacher Night this Thursday evening. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. with three classroom rotations to follow. We are asking families with last names A-M to bring a bottle of wine for the social, and PTO is providing light appetizers. Thank you to our PTO for all of their help organizing these important evenings.

Our sixth graders are currently enjoying a two-night leadership and team building retreat at Camp Kern. This is always such a memorable tradition for our students.

This Friday is an early dismissal for K-8 so our teachers can participate in ongoing spiritual and personal development. St. Andrew dismisses at 12:45 p.m. and Seton at 1:00 p.m. As a reminder, we use an adjusted schedule on these days, and lunch is not served. Please pack a heavy snack. St. Andrew students who are walking to local restaurants must have an approved note from home. Seton campus extended day will be open.

In Christ's peace and love,
Mark Wilburn, Principal
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Preschool News

As you walk your child to their classroom this week, take a moment to look at all the wonderful things they’ve created that are hanging on the hallway walls. Our preschool classes are focusing on how God created us with the ability to see and that we can see beautiful colors.

I spied the three year old classes painting with water colors as they uncovered secret crayon relief drawings that were done in white on white paper. They got very excited as they discovered their name! They will also explore the gift of sight when they make binoculars from paper tubes.

The four year old classes are focused on shapes this week. They are making shape collages out of brightly colored paper as they learn to recognize and name their shapes. I’ve seen science experiments on the classroom windowsills as the children discover what happens when white carnations are placed in colored water, and when paper towel wicks transfer colors from one glass of water to the next. 

The Pre-K class is learning about "welcomes" in religion class. They are reading the story about Jesus welcoming the children as he said, “Let the children come to me.” They are also reading the Brown Bear book by Eric Carle and making rainbow hats. The Pre-K class will wrap up the week with a Color Scavenger Hunt. They will try to find colors in nature as they walk around the school.

Aimee Limberg
Preschool Director
PTO News

Tuesday night marked our first PTO meeting of the
year. Thank you to everyone who attended. Remember, all parents are welcome at the monthly meetings!

TONIGHT! PTO Restaurant Fundraiser - Freddy's
Wednesday, September 12, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Drive-though included! See the flyer here .

So many fun things are happening over the next few months! Please be sure to send back your RSVP for the Family Movie Night featuring Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory , and YES it is the fan-favorite from 1971, starring Gene Wilder.

PTO is very excited to announce our first ever Trivia Night ( check frequent flyers ). Grab a sitter and mark your calendar for Saturday, November 17. 

We need you! Please visit the Sign-Up Genius Link for Volunteers! Link for Volunteer Sign-Ups

Buffalo Wild Wings Home Team Advantage!
Bring your Teammate Card into the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on Rivers Edge, show your card, and our school will get 10% of your sale. See flyer here .
Athletic Boosters News

Come support our teams! Home games taking place this weekend (9/14 and 9/15) can be found here .

Registration Now Open for Boys and Girls Basketball. Click the flyer for more info. Boys basketball registration closes this Sunday, September 16!
Seton Campus Meet the Teacher Night

Our Seton campus K-5 Meet the Teacher Night is Thursday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.

Click the flyer for more info.
Don't Miss Out ...
The Uniform Exchange is OPEN this week as well (but not next week!)

The  Uniform Exchange  - the collection/distribution of gently-used uniforms, sizes 4/5 - 18-20, at no cost to any student - will be open through tomorrow, 9/13, during school hours and during Meet the Teacher at the Seton campus.  We welcome you to 'shop' the Exchange (with or without a uniform donation) - please fee free to take whatever uniform pieces that your students can use. The Exchange is free of charge to all SASEAS School families. Any questions? Please contact Renee Hardesty,  rhrdsty@gmail.com , or Anita Kern,  awkern1@gmail.com
Theology Tapped

Join us for the first session of the 2018-2019 SASEAS Theology Tapped Series! These events are hosted by Father Chris Geiger and feature some of his famous home brew.

Mr. Wilburn will share experiences and reflections from this summer's ten-day Holy Land Pilgrimage.

Thursday, September 27, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
in the St. Andrew Church Basement


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Student Desks and Chairs for Sale
 
We have a few student desks and chairs for sale. The desks are a great addition at home, providing a dedicated homework space. The desk height is adjustable. $15.00 for desks and $5.00 for chairs. Contact Sandy Reed at reeds@saseas.org if you are interested.
Beginners Band
 
Beginners Band is open to grades 4-8. Band will meet every Thursday afternoon from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. The first practice will be on Thursday, September 13th. The cost to join is $178 for the first semester.

Contact: Mr. Pat Powers, the Band Director (powersp@saseas.org). A registration form is attached here.
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Seton Cafeteria: Help Needed!

We need cafeteria volunteers!! Please consider volunteering weekly, a few times per month, or even monthly! Contact Jill Reineck for more info: jillreineck@yahoo.com
Yearbooks for Sale

Forgot to Order a ’17-’18 Yearbook? Yearbooks can be purchased at either school office for $25.00. Please make checks payable to: SASEAS School.
High School News

To find more information regarding High School Open Houses and Admissions click here