Wednesday, January 25, 2023

From the Principal

Go out to all the world, and tell the Good News.

Psalm 117

Hello Everyone,

Congratulations to the following students who have achieved a place on our Second Quarter Honor Roll.  I am very proud of what they have accomplished in the classroom.

High Academic Honors

Gia Favia - 5th

Grace Gilgunn - 5th

Lia Kottra - 5th

Matthew Kottra - 5th

Wiktoria Gruszka - 6th

Timothy Kozlowski - 6th

Marcel Popko - 6th

Natalia Chacia - 7th

Dominick Gebala - 7th

Zuzanna Kruszewski - 7th

Leanne Kumpuckal - 7th

Ashley Laskiewicz - 7th

Yuliana Manzanares - 7th

Aayan Nanavati - 7th

Sayan Nanavati - 7th

Samantha Rivera - 7th

Caroline Szewczul - 7th

Rian June Martinez - 8th


Ava Bellina - 5th

Charlotte Koziol - 5th

Ethan Pham – 5th

Gianna Rizzo - 5th

Lukas Sperka - 5th

Patrick Szewczul - 5th

Nectarios Theodosopoulos - 5th

Logan Boudreau - 6th

Mina Brnic - 6th

Natalia Charzynski - 6th

Alivia Jacinto - 6th

Derek Perez - 6th

Izabella Sosin - 6th

Emma Turcut - 6th

Richard Warta - 6th

Sophia Dzigan-Silva - 7th

Ryan Geiger - 7th

Nicholas Gervasi - 7th

Carley Heiden - 7th

Evangelina Hernandez - 7th

Anna Klocek - 7th

Danny Lamka - 7th

Eric Ostrowski - 7th

Lia Roggi - 7th

Brooklyn Serpico - 7th

Kyle Sochowski - 7th

Franciz Apao - 8th

Anthony Gilgunn - 8th

Cassandra Martinez - 8th

Megan Rozylo - 8th

Please join us in celebrating Catholic Schools Week by attending the CSW Family Mass at 9:30 am. this Sunday, January 30.  Students who attend the family mass in uniform will qualify for a dress down day if they sign the sheet in the church vestibule. Immediately following mass, you are most welcome to come visit the school and check out the Book Fair.  This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the classrooms, meet our teachers, administration and current families.

Have a wonderful week!

Ms. Booth

Upcoming Dates - Please mark your calendar:




January 27

Book Fair Preview

8:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

January 29

CSW Family Mass

9:30 a.m.

January 29

CSW - Open House and Book Fair

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

January 30

CSW - Celebrate Vocations

Spirit Wear or PE Uniform

January 30

Discussion Panel of Priests and Nuns

K-3 12:30-1:00 p.m.

4-8 1:15-2:15 p.m.

Both in Hajdu Hall

January 31

CSW - Faith in Sports

Bears Sports Wear or colors (blue/orange)

January 31

Pat McCaskey

"Faith and Football"

1:00 p.m. in Gym

Parents are welcome to attend. Please use this form to reserve a spot since seating will be limited.

February 1

CSW - Kind Community Day

Regular Uniform Day

February 2

CSW - Teacher/Staff Appreciation Day

Regular Uniform Day

February 2

Spelling Bee (grades 4-8)

1:00-2:15 p.m.

in Hajdu Hall

February 2

Buona Dine & Share

10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

February 3

CSW - Student Appreciation Day

Fun Fair!

*Dress in Bright Colors

*Bring Money for Concessions

Parent Information

Fun Fair: The St. Emily Circus Fun Fair is coming up on Friday, February 3! Information came home last week, but can also be found here: Parent Letter, Schedule, and Raffle Ticket Form. IF YOUR CHILD WANTS TO BUY CONCESSIONS, PLEASE SEND THEM WITH MONEY.

Buona Dine & Share: Thursday, February 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. is our Dine & Share at Buona. in Mt. Prospect. 20% of all proceeds will be donated to SES. Please bring this flyer, which is coming home next week, or mention SES.

Superbowl Squares Fundraiser: This form is coming home today for FSA's annual Superbowl Squares Fundraiser.

Trivia Night: All adults are invited to put on their thinking caps and attend Trivia Night hosted by the St. Emily teachers on March 4. The registration form is here and came home last week with your student.

Scholastic Book Fair: The Book Fair is almost here! Student Preview Day - Friday, January 27 and Sunday, January 29 (during the Open House). Please see this letter and link with more information. The REVISED schedule for Friday 1/27 is here and the link to volunteer is here.

Open House: Save the date for our Open House which kicks off Catholic Schools Week. Please share this flyer with your friends and neighbors! Hard copies are coming home today.

Dennis Uniform: NEW flyer.

Spring Athletics Registration is OPEN: Registration is open now until February 3. See the flyer for more details.

Athletics Save the Dates: Picture Day is on February 26; Alumni Games are on April 22; and the Athletic Banquet, for athletes in 7th and 8th grade, is on April 27.

NEW SES Car Magnets are now available in the Office: Stop by the office to get yours or fill out the order form.

Winter Weather is here! Don't forget to send your student with boots, hats and gloves for recess. They go outside unless the temperatures are below 12 degrees. If they want to play in the snow, boots, gloves, hats, and snow pants are a must.

Summer Fun at St. Emily: Save the Dates for Totus Tuus July 17-21 and Vacation Bible School July 24-28. More details will be coming soon!

Extended Care: Extended Care Tax Statements will be available next week, please email Mrs. Wosz at to request yours. Forms are available here and on the school website: Week 24 (1/30-2/3) and Week 25 (2/6-2/10).

Updated School Directory: Download here

Absentee Hotline: Please call the Absentee Hotline at 847-296-1163 every day your child is going to be out. Notifying the teacher and/or Mrs. Bruno via phone or email is not sufficient.

Help Wanted: We are in desperate need of a HEAD LUNCH monitor for

Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a paid position. Daily lunch volunteers for K-8th grades are also needed, especially in 4th-8th. Contact Mrs. Bruno in the school office, 847-296-3490 or

Parents, email your photos of student activities as an attachment,

to  or for promotional use.

Thank you!

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