Fostering Spirituality, Excellence, Academics, and Service
From the desk of Principal Sullivan
I'm looking forward to seeing everyone at Back to School Nights!
Preschool Update

Mrs. Fitzpatrick's letter to preschool families.
Upcoming Events
9/1 - PreK Back to School Night
9/1 - 1st-8th grade Back to School Night
9/2 - 1st-8th grade Back to School Night
9/2 - Digital Signature due for Handbook sign-off = K-8 Families
9/2 - Emergency contact sheets due to the office = K-8 Families
9/3 - Summer reading minutes due!
9/3 - School Office Closed
9/6 - School Office Closed
9/7 - First Day of School PreK - 8th Grade
9/7 - No Bus
9/27 - No bus
Back to School Open Houses
Wednesday and Thursday!

Preschool Open House
Wednesday, September 1st 
See Mrs. Fitzpatrick's Preschool letter above for the
Sign-Up Genius link.

1st - 8th grade Open House
Wednesday, September 1st AND
Thursday, September 2nd
5:00pm - 7:00pm
-no sign up required

Kindergarten families should have received a Sign-Up Genius directly from Mrs. Lynch for their one-on-one back to school visit.
1st - 8th grade Back to School Nights - 9/1 & 9/2
Tasks to complete at 1st-8th grade back to school nights:

  • Meet your teacher(s)
  • Drop off blue emergency contact forms from the family packet
  • Drop off school supplies
  • Find your locker
  • Pick up SpiritWear
  • Pick up navy pullover
  • Pick up Middle School Schedule
  • Pick up Middle School Phy Ed Uniforms
  • Pick up bus routes
Masks required on Back to School Nights
Please remember that masks are required in the school buildings anytime students are presents. Masks are required for Back to School Nights for any person 5 years and older, regardless of vaccination status.
Handbook Sign-Off - DUE THURSDAY!
Please review the 2021-2022 Student/Parent Handbook HERE.

Take special note to any highlighted areas signifying updates that have been made.
Hard-copies can be picked up in the school office Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 12:00pm through August.

Digital Signature Required!
K-8 families will need to digitally sign-off on the handbook HERE. All signature must be received by September 2nd.
Summer reading minutes - DUE FRIDAY!
The final day to enter minutes is Friday, September 3rd!

Will the students beat the staff?

Click HERE to see all of the information about the K-8 summer reading challenge and the Middle School summer reading requirements.
Important Transportation Reminders
Reminder - there is no busing on Tuesday, September 7th, SEAS first day of school. Please make other arrangements to get your child(ren) to and from school on that day.

K- 8 Bus route/times will be available on back to school nights.
SEAS is hiring!
After School BASE Position - 3-5 days a week, from 2:30pm - 6:00pm.
This is the ideal job for a high school student! Must be 16+ to apply.

Before and After School BASE/PSA (pupil support assistant) Position - schedule to be determined based on needs and applicant. Must be 18+ to apply.

Please contact Sheila Steinmetz at for more information on how to apply.
Essential Three - Training for all Volunteers
The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis requires a background check, Code of Conduct, and online training(s) every three years for all school and parish volunteers and employees. 

VIRTUS website:
Use Google Chrome browser and allow pop-ups for this website
·    Set aside sufficient time to complete all items without logging out.
·    Read and follow the directions on the website carefully in the order presented.
·    Skipping items, fast-forwarding or backing up will cause errors on your account and require you to repeat assignments
·    Complete each registration field as presented on the screen
·    Complete the Code of Conduct
·    Complete the Background Check application (SSN is required)
·    Complete Safe Environment Training (1 module, approximately 75 minutes)
Contact Sheila Steinmetz at if you have any questions.
Main Campus: 600 Tyler Street, Hastings Minnesota, 55033
Church/ECC Campus: 2035 15th Street West, Hastings, Minnesota 55033