Just a friendly reminder to all parents interested in joining as a member: the Fine Arts Association will hold its first board meeting on Monday night, September 27 from 7-8pm in the Parish Center conference room. We’ll be talking fundraisers, afterschool programs, and all things Spring Musical. Be sure and enter through SOUTH door. Hope to see you there!
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 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 (email@example.com).
For more info, check out the flyer and the website (www.chicagolovesdance.com).
Auditions start in December.
For more information, check out the announcement flyer. And, if you want to join the FAA and help out with the show, we could use you! Just let John (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Julie (email@example.com) know.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
City Kid Theatre is hosting two events this long weekend, if you’re looking for activities for your Drama-loving kids!
(1) Valentine’s Day Party on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 6-8:30 ($25 per child or $40 for 2) – see attached flyer
(2) Presidents Day Camp on Monday, Feb. 15 from 9am-12pm ($40 per child or $55 for 2) – see attached flyer
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:
We have excess Xanadu Jr. a/k/a Xana Zoom DVDs available to any interested parents. No charge! First come, first served. Makes for a great keepsake from last year. Comes in a case with cool cover art. Let John know if you want one by emailing him at email@example.com.