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Each classroom is filled with learning, activities, and spiritual development.  Come explore the latest classroom news!

Early Childhood

Full Day Preschool-May 20, 2022

Looking Back… *This week was all about ocean animals.  We took a few virtual field trips to different aquariums.  We read lots of books about sea creatures that begin with all the letters of the alphabet.  The x-ray fish was our favorite!  Our Friday drawing was, of course, our favorite ocean animals.  Counting fish and...
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Kindergarten Newsletter, May 20

Upcoming Events: Thursday, May 26th: Kindergarten/8th grade picnic: students should bring their REGULAR LUNCH, but also bring a blanket to sit on outside.  Their buddies will be bringing in a  treat to share. Thursday, May 26th: $1 dress down day to support new sound system in church Friday, May 27th: 8th grade day Tuesday, May...
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Half Day Prek 5.13.22

What a blessed week we have had!   From our Monday May Crowning to our visit to the park on Friday, we have been blessed! Mark your calendar for JUNE 1st!  This will be our half day end of year celebration.   We will gather for a little sing, snacks and good- bye’s.  More details to come. ...
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Primary Grades

Third Grade News and Up Coming Events May 16th to 20th

If your child finishes their Sci Fi Book Report project earlier than the 27th they are encouraged to bring it to school and present. Our class has decided that we will be wearing the color blue for field day on June 2nd.   Please note that our last day of school is June 3rd.  Administration...
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F.Y.I. (Four Your Information) Newsletter 5/13-6/3

Tuesday, May 17th  Mass of the Holy Spirit 8:00 am Students should be dropped off at their regular drop off points and head into the classroom. School doors will open at 7:45 am to allow students time to put away their belongings and head to the church as a class. Please do not drop students...
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Third Grade News and Up Coming Events May 9th to 13th

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~NEWS~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Religion:    This week we will attend May Crowing on Monday at 9:30 Mass.  The students will also talk about the fact that Jesus gave the Eucharist at the Last Super.  We will talk about the fact that Mass serves both as a sacrifice and a meal for Catholics.  We will also talk about the...
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Junior High

March 2022

Parents & Guardians, As many of you know by now, my wife and I welcomed our second child in January.  One of the benefits that the Archdiocese of Chicago provides its employees is the opportunity to take up to 12 weeks of parental leave.  Mine will begin on Monday March 14th, and it will extend...
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January 2022

Next week marks Catholic Schools Week.  This is an appropriate time for all of us to reflect upon what a privilege it is to be part of a faith-based learning community, especially one that is a special as St. Cletus School is. I’d like to thank Mrs. Gorman for the incredible job that she did...
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December 2021

Season’s Greetings, Throughout Advent, lessons in both 7th & 8th grade Language Arts and Literature have been Christmas oriented.  Readings in Literature have included A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, “The Other Wise Man” by Henry Van Dyke, and a selection from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.  We are also using the classic holiday films A Christmas Story and Miracle...
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