FAA Meeting on 9/27 at 7pm

The Fine Arts Association is looking for new members and/or volunteers! We have a meeting set in the Parish Office conference room on Monday, Sept. 27 from 7-8pm. All interested parents are invited. We’ll be discussing the Spring Musical, afterschool offerings, and fundraising ideas, among other topics. This is the first of our regular monthly meetings from now until the Spring Musical opens in March. Hope to see you there!

Chicago Loves Dance afterschool classes are back!

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Chicago Loves Dance is bringing Hip Hop, Ballet, Breakdance and Youth Yoga classes back to the school.

Schedule is as follows:

Mondays: Youth Yoga (K-3) and Hip Hop Dance (4-8)

Tuesdays: Hip Hop Dance (K-3) and Breakdance (4-8)

Fridays: Ballet Dance (K-3), Breakdance (1-3), and Youth Yoga (4-8)

Classes start Sept. 13 and run through December. To register, email Cindy Leske (cleske@chicagolovesdance.com).

For more info, check out the flyer and the website (www.chicagolovesdance.com).

Drama Club Change

Due to scheduling conflicts and to allow for more students to participate in other extracurriculars, Fall Drama Club is revising its dates:

Grades 3-4 will now be on Tuesday (previously Thursday).

Grades 1-3 will now be on Wednesday (previously Tuesday).

Grades PreK-2 will now be on Thursday (previously Wednesday).

All other details remain the same! For more and to register, see the updated flyer.

Young Rembrandts is back!

One of our favorite vendors, Young Rembrandts, is back for another school year. They offer drawing classes for kids that encompass a fascinating world of color, pattern and design. Enrollment is now open. Here are the offerings:

Grades K-6 – Wednesdays from 3:05-4:05pm, starting 9/15/21 ($175 for 11 weeks). Here’s the flyer.

Pre-K – Wednesdays from 3:05-3:50pm, starting 9/15/21 ($143 for 11 weeks). Here’s the flyer.

To enroll online, head here. And, for a more detailed session plan, click here.

Fall Fine Arts Extracurriculars

We are bringing back some of your kids’ favorite Fine Arts extracurriculars for Fall 2021. This is just a start. We’ll continue to add Fine Arts offerings as the school year progresses, including the return of the annual SPRING MUSICAL. Here’s what’s currently available in Fall 2021 – secure your spot today!

DRAMA CLUB – performing “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”

  • Starts Sept. 6
  • $150 per child
  • 3-4pm in School Cafeteria
  • Tuesdays: 1st-3rd grade
  • Wednesdays: Pre-K – 2nd grade
  • Thursdays: 3rd-4th grade
  • Register online at citykidtheatre.com
  • For more, see the flyer

STICKY FINGERS COOKING

  • Starts 9/13
  • 9 classes (9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11 (no class), 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15)
  • Mondays at 3-4pm
  • Grades: K-5th
  • Tuition: $198 per child
  • Min/Max: 8/12
  • Register online at stickyfingerscooking.com or here

SAINT JULIANA BAND

  • New Student Recruiting Meeting – for parents of 4-5th graders: Thursday, 9/30 at 7pm (Location TBD)
  • Christmas Concert: Friday, 12/10 at 7pm (tentative)
  • Spring Concert: Friday, 5/6/22 at 7pm (tenative)
  • For more info or to register, contact Eileen Pavlik at eileenpavlik@gmail.com

Digital Adventures Virtual Coding Hack-a-Thons

Hope everyone is doing well! Just writing to let you know that Digital Adventures (our Coding program vendor) is hosting a series of virtual coding hack-a-thons for kids this Fall.
They’ve organized the coding hack-a-thons by platform: Scratch, Roblox & Minecraft.
The goal is to enable kids to engage with technology building in a way that augments their school experience.
To register, head here:
https://www.digitaladventures.com/scratch-hackathon
https://www.digitaladventures.com/roblox-hackathon
https://www.digitaladventures.com/minecraft-hackathon
Thanks!