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 11/26

Chicken Nuggets
Steak Fries
Mandarin Oranges

Super Beefy 
Refried Beans
Fruit Slushie

French Fries
Tomato Slice
Pickle Slices
Mixed Fruit

Italian Sub
Dorito Chips
Fresh Carrots

Fiesta Corn
Mini Peppers

Lunch Menu
Week of 12/3

Mini Corn Dog
Baked Beans
Carrot Coins

Chicken Fries
Potato Wedges
Veggie Combo

Breaded Chicken
Curly Fries
Green Beans

Lettuce & Cheese
Mini Peppers
Apple Slices

Cheesy Toasty
Rainbow Salad
Pickle Spear
Strawberry Cup





Miss Widner's News

Dear Parents, Students, Grandparents, and Staff,
     Greetings! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I had the opportunity to go with my sister and niece to the State Championship Football game in Indianapolis and watch Bishop Dwenger win their State title! It was quite the game- 4 overtimes!! 
     Mark your calendars for our upcoming Christmas programs! On Thursday, December 13, our Band, Show Choir, and Guitar Group will be performing in the gym. The concert begins at 7:00 PM. On Friday, December 14, 4 year old Preschool, Kindergarten, and grades 1-4 perform in the afternoon at 1:30. Then, grades 1-4 come back and do an encore performance of their "Christmas Chronicles" at 7:00 PM!! This is all sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!
     In today's Wednesday envelope and in this weekend's Sunday Bulletin, you will find information on SGO (Scholarship Granting Organization). This is a tuition scholarship that assists middle to low income families and can give the donor a 50% Indiana tax credit. If you want more information about SGO's, feel free to talk to Geanine Morgan, our bookkeeper or email her at Next week, we will be sending information home about the "Season of Giving." This is another opportunity for folks to donate to our school to a specific area! We appreciate so much our benefactors who have blessed us with donations. THANK YOU!!!
Have a great week,
Miss Widner
What's in this Issue
December Menus (Under Quick Links)
High Ability Program
SNL Christmas Auction Preview
Congratulations Audrey Hudson
Christmas Programs
Staff Appreciation
Journey Across America
Help Our School!!!
The Creative Pioneer Newsletter
Dining 2 Donate
Learning Adventures
Food Rescue
SNL Christmas Auction
Faculty Wish List
Upcoming Dates

11/30   All School Mass at 9:00

            3rd Grade Adoration in the Chapel 2:30

12/3-12/14  NWEA Winter Testing for K-8

12/3-12/6  Goodies for God

12/3     Reconciliation for 6th Grade at 9:20

12/4     Mass for grades 1-8 at 9:00

            3rd grade is going to the Nutcracker!

            NJHS Meeting after school

12/6     Biztown for 5th Grade

12/7     All School Mass at 9:00

            PK All Day goes back to the 70's!

12/10    Reconciliation for 7th grade at 9:20 

      Dining 2 Donate at Culvers!!!

High Ability Program
We would like to welcome Mrs. Sindelar to our staff!  Throughout this year, Mrs. Sindelar will be developing an instructional model for our high achieving students at 
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School!  We are excited to have this opportunity to further develop our students at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School!!!

Please click on the link below for more details!

SNL Christmas Auction Preview
December 3-7
By Sarah Shively & Katie Slee
Seton Night Live's 3 rd Annual Christmas Auction will launch Monday, December 3 rd at 8:00 AM.  This is a silent, online event that will conclude on Friday, December 7 th at 
5:00 PM.  This is a perfect way to begin or finish up your Christmas shopping.  All proceeds raised will go to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School.  For information on how to access our bidding link, please refer to the Christmas Auction Preview Guide.  Be on the lookout for a hard-copy of the preview guide in your child's Wednesday envelope.  Thank you for supporting SNL and Merry Christmas!

Please click on the link below to preview the auction

Items will be ready for pickup in the school office on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Please note: this booklet may not be complete, more items could possibly be added.

Thank you for supporting our SNL Christmas Auction! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!
Congratulations to
Audrey Hudson, Lily Dippold & 
Catherine Hill
by Mrs. Lehman
Congratulations to Audrey Hudson, whose poem, 
"My Paradise"  placed 2 nd in the 7 th grade division of the Allen County Public Library's annual poetry contest.  Audrey will be awarded at a ceremony held on December 8th at the main library downtown.  During the ceremony, which will be recorded for television, she will read her poem aloud.  Additionally, her poem will be published in a book of winning poems.  Way to go, Audrey!

Also, congratulations to Lily Dippold, who placed 3rd in the 7 th grade division of the Allen County Public Library's annual poetry contest.  She will be awarded at a ceremony held on December 8 at the main library downtown.  During the ceremony, which will be recorded for television, she will read her poem aloud.  Additionally, her poem will be published in a book of winning poems.  Way to go, Lily!

Finally, congratulations to Catherine Hill, whose poem,
"My Happy Place" received Honorable Mention in the 6th grade division of the Allen County Public Library's annual poetry contest.  Way to go, Catherine!
PK-4th Grade 
Christmas Program & 
Band, Show Choir & Guitar Program
by Miss Rush

Preschool thru 4 th grade perform Friday, Dec. 14, at 1:30pm. School uniforms will be worn for K-3; 4 th grade will change into their costume (if they need to) that afternoon (come to school in uniform). 1 st-4 th graders also perform at 7pm that evening. For evening performance: 1 st grade has a special note going home about what to wear. 2 nd and 3 rd need to wear dress clothes. 4 th need to either wear dress clothes, their Saints costume, or whatever is needed to wear under the Christmas character costume. For everyone: no strapless or open-toe shoes please; skirts and dresses should be at least knee length for being on stage.
Thursday, Dec. 13, 7pm, is the band, guitar, show choir concert.

Staff Appreciation:  Thanks for being such 
a 'Soup-er' Staff!
A Soup, Sandwhiches & Stories Event
by:  Sarah Maloy

Our SEAS Catholic School Staff enjoyed a Soup & Sandwiches Luncheon on Tuesday, November 20th! This event was hosted by the HASA Staff Appreciation Committee in an effort to thank our Staff for all they do - and included an opportunity for the student body to show support through the donation of a book or gift card to our very own school library! 
Through this effort, we collected 415 books & over $200 in gift cards for donation to our school library!  
A huge THANK YOU to every family that participated in this event - we are grateful!
And, a special THANK YOU to the many committee volunteers that donated their time during lunch or recess and/or helped sponsor this luncheon event: Jessica Scholze, Sarah Steffan, Melissa Polston, Tracy Camp, Jen Tippmann, Michelle Gray, Pat Bryan, Michelle Hipskind, Trisha Burns, Kimberly Stephenson, Julie Nill, Erika Wisbrun, Jennie Klinger, Judy Middleton, Ruth Case, Martha Smuts, Heather Schimmele, Julie Conner, Samantha Verslype & Jenna Smith!
Looking to join this Committee and help with 
our next event? 
Please contact Sarah Maloy at!

Journey Across America
Thank you to grades 1-4 for participating in Journey Across America.  The night was a HUGE success!  

If you would like to browse the travels that took place on that night, please click on the link below.

Help Our School through the month of December!!!

Redeemer Radio wants to come to our school to broadcast The Kyle Heimann Show. During Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 28 - Feb 1), winning schools will be showcased from 
7-8 AM with a replay at 4 pm. Tune-in to 106.3 FM to hear students, teachers, administrators and others from our school family!
VOTE Online:  through the month of December
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton           
 to (260)436-9598

Click on the link below for more details!

The Creative Pioneer Newsletter
by Mrs. Spoltman
Attached to the link below you will find the Creative Pioneer Newsletter.  Please read through this newsletter to find out all the wonderful things going on in Art class.

Dining 2 Donate
December 10th at Culver's
Our next Dining 2 Donate event will be at Culver's on 
West Jefferson Road on Monday, December 10th. Please stop by any time on Monday, December 10th and Culver's will donate 10% of ALL sales to our school again this year!!

Please bring your family, friends and neighbors and enjoy an evening out at Culvers, while helping our school!

Learning Adventure
by Amy Kleinrichert

Gingerbread House Learning Adventure Update
If you are signed up to make Gingerbread Houses for a Learning Adventure on December 13th, please note that the time is from 3:00-4:30.  This will give us plenty of time to decorate and use our creativity on our Gingerbread Houses.
Are you Creative? Do you like to teach?
We are looking for some new instructors to help teach our Spring Learning Adventures.  Ideas can be crafts, science related, physical fitness and more!  We look forward to seeing your ideas.
Please contact Amy Kleinrichert with your ideas no later than December 14th to submit for this spring.  Email Amy at 

Food Rescue
by Jennifer Dluzak

Thank You to those that have already signed-up and/or made deliveries to Charis House with our Food Rescue collections. The women and children at Charis House really appreciate our donations.  
There are plenty of opportunities still available for the rest of the school year to help out with this program. Hours for pickup at school are very flexible and can be anytime the school is open. (Note: between 12:45pm - 3:30pm on Fridays is preferred in order to include the Friday collection). Drop-off at Charis House is very easy and can be done without leaving your vehicle. If there are any questions, please contacted Jennifer Dluzak at 260-414-9257. If you can assist with making a delivery occasionally or on a regular basis, please sign-up on SignUpGenius at

SNL Christmas Auction

The SNL Christmas  Auction is fast approaching.....

When:  December 3-7, 2018

This is a silent, online auction beginning Monday, 
December 3rd at 8:00 AM.  A web address and instructions on how to register to bid will be passed out the week before through the auction preview guide.  For more information, please contact Sarah Shively at 574-265-3642 or Katie Slee at
Indianapolis Colts' Mascot Visits Middle School Students on November 29!
Good Afternoon Parents!
My name is Nathan Sidey and I'm the Mascot Program Intern for the Indianapolis Colts. Thanks to the generous support of the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana State University, Blue has the opportunity to bring his show, "Choose Love" to 40 schools across the state, including a stop at your child's school on Thursday, November 29! This show has been designed for students in grades 6-12 and speaks on the importance of showing love to those around us.
The Colts mascot, Blue, will be speaking on his life experiences as a mascot and the road that led him to realizing that the most fulfilling thing we can have in life is the opportunity to show love to the people we interact with.
We feel that this message is more important than ever as students are growing up in the age of social media. As we have traveled across the state to share this show, we have seen the immediate impact it has made on students' lives and we continuously receive word from principals and counselors about the lasting impact it continues to make, long after we have left. We really hope that your child enjoys this message and we appreciate the opportunity to speak into their lives.
 Nathan Sidey
Seton Night Live 2019
By:  Katie Slee & Sarah Shively

Please mark your calendars for SNL on Saturday, March 23, 2019!  This is such fun evening, celebrating our wonderful school, sponsored by HASA.  The evening will entail cocktails, seated dinner and a Live & Silent Auction.  Our SNL pre-event Christmas Auction will be held December 3-7, 2018 (mobile silent auction).  Please be on the look-out for more information.
SPONSORS:   If your business/practice/firm/family would like to help sponsor SNL, please contact Katie or Sarah.
DONATIONS:   If you would like to donate an item, time-share, vacation home, etc. please contact Katie or Sarah. 
We couldn't make this evening possible without you!  Thank you so much for your dedication & support of our school! 
Katie Slee  
Sarah Shively or 574-265-3642

Electronic Faculty Wish List Link 
is now LIVE!
Electronic Faculty Wish List link is now LIVE!
The Faculty Wish List for 2018 - 2019 has been updated and can now be found on our School website! 
Simply visit our website and click on 'Support Our School' in the upper right corner. The drop down box will show 'Teacher & Staff Wish Lists'. Click on this text and the following page will reflect the link now available and LIVE! You can easily search for a name alphabetically. Click on the name and print that card!
Don't see a name or have questions about this update? Contact Sarah Maloy @!