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e-News October 8th 2015
Principal's e-Newsletter
October 8, 2015
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10/8/2015
First Quarter Ends

10/12/2015
Columbus Day - NO SCHOOL

10/14/2015
Freshman Retreat; Sophomore and Junior Testing; Senior Day Off/College Visits

10/18/2015
Open House; Program begins at 11:00am

10/21/2015
Practice ACT Exam Score back Session by Kaplan: 7:00pm (Spartan Theatre)

10/24/2015
Halloween Party with Marian Park/SADD Haunted House

10/25/2015
SFSO Mass and Brunch; 10:00am (Kuhn CAC)

10/26/2015 » 10/30/2015
Red Ribbon Week

11/1/2015
Alumni Memorial Mass; 10:00am

11/2/2015
All School Liturgy - Feast of All Souls Day

11/3/2015 » 11/6/2015
Boy's Kairos

11/3/2015
Jostens Sophomore Class Ring Order Information Assembly

11/4/2015
Faculty In-Service - Students Dismissed at 12:10 p.m. (Periods 1-4)
Parent Teacher Conferences

11/5/2015
Faculty In-Service - Students Dismissed at 12:10 p.m. (Periods 5-8)
Parent Teacher Conferences

11/5/2015
Junior Retreat

11/9/2015
School Board Meeting - Rosmonowski Room-6:30pm

11/10/2015
Jostens Sophomore Ring Order Collection - Lunch Periods & Family Night - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

11/10/2015
Jostens Make-Up Senior Cap, Gown & Graduation Announcement Orders Collection - Lunch Periods

11/12/2015
Time-Out-For-Reading

11/13/2015 » 11/14/2015
Fall Play
Note from the Principal
Congratulations to the following sectional qualifying girls' golfers:  Meg Bormann (Sr.), Kelly Joniak (Sr.), & Hailey Strickland (So).  They will play Monday at the Village Greens Green Golf Course in Woodridge.

Enjoy a safe and happy Columbus Day weekend!
Blessings to you and yours,

Raeann Huhn 
Principal   
St. Francis High School
Report Cards
The first quarter ends on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Report cards are scheduled to be mailed the week of October 19, 2015. Listed on your child's report card, are two GPAs: "Cumulative GPA", which reflects all semester grades earned (this does not apply to Class of 2019) and "Quarter 1 GPA", which reflects the grades earned for quarter one. If you have any questions concerning your child's grade for a specific course, please contact that teacher.
TUITION RAFFLE
Early Bird Drawing

Have you sold or purchased your raffle tickets yet? The Early Bird drawing is October 15th and one lucky winner will win $2500 and still be eligible to WIN 2015-16 SFHS TUITION for one student, equivalent college tuition or $10,000 Cash!
Will it be you? Purchase online from the SFHS website, or send in a check and related stubs to the school office for a chance to win!

15 Tickets are $200      6 Tickets are $100      1 Ticket is $20

The Grand Prize will be drawn at the annual auction in March.
Winner need not be present to win. All raffle prizes are subject to state & federal taxes.
Please contact Mike Plamondon with any questions plamondonmikea@aol.com
or 847-212-1538

France Trip 2016
There is still time to sign up if you are interested in traveling to France with St. Francis! Sponsored by the American Council for International Studies, a travel company dedicated to providing interactive trips for students, students will gain a unique and cultural experience as they travel to Paris, Aix-en-Provence and Nice. Unique opportunities include: guided tours, a boat ride along the Seine, a pastry class at a boulangerie, sketching in Montmartre, and more. The date of departure is June 1, 2016, and the trip will be lead by Mrs. Harsa and Ms. Klingele. An informational meeting will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 7pm to discuss the details of the trip. Please see Ms. Klingele for additional questions.
Fashion Show Model Sign-up
Sophomore, Junior and Senior students may sign up to walk the runway in the annual St. Francis Fashion Show to be held on Sunday, November 22nd at Boback's in Woodridge. From spirit wear to casual looks and even formal attire, the student models show off the latest fashions at this event. Signup at www.sfhscollegeprep.org/fashionshow but don't delay - space is limited! Don't forget to "like" our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sfhsfashionshow.
Fathers' Club Service Project at Northern Illinois Food Bank
Please join us on Saturday, October 10th from 9-11:30AM at the Northern Illinois Food Bank for our first serve of the year. A core value we have at St. Francis is to live out the gospel and serve those that are the "least of these" as Jesus calls us to do. The NIFB serves over 70,000 people each week and over 590,000 people per year! In Northern Illinois, 1 out of 5 children face hunger and need assistance. NIFB has a major need to fill volunteer slots and we are committing to provide 50 volunteers. Hope to see you there!

To sign up, contact Mark Petersen at markapetersen72@aol.com
Adventure Club
The Adventure Club has some exciting events planned for the rest of this fall and winter. October 27: Indoor Rock Climbing; November 13: Laser Quest & dinner at Portillo's; January 14: Indoor Skydiving at iFly Naperville. Registration is limited to 14 participants per event and registration is open NOW. Please see Ms. Fairhead for forms & details.
Graduation 2015
Now is the time to prepare for Graduation 2016. Friday, October 9 during homeroom, an information assembly for all Seniors will be conducted by Jostens. Seniors will be given directions on how to order graduation announcements, caps and gowns. Please visit the Jostens' official website www.jostens.com to review and fill out the order form.

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