Seton Catholic School Newsletter

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January 15, 2021

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No School On Monday, January 18 in Recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

From the Principal...

Hello Seton Community,

We have quite a bit to celebrate as we begin 2021. Among our many blessings, we continue to maintain face to face learning throughout our school, we raised nearly $115,000 during our 2020 Annual Fund Drive, and we are looking ahead to a virtual Mane Event that is shaping out to be great. Please continue to sell $10,000 raffle tickets and watch for the Mane Event Quilt Raffle coming home soon. The first $100 drawing is Wednesday, January 20.


In addition to our other blessings, Seton Catholic has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Catholic Community Foundation for technology needs. This is our second grant in recent years from the Catholic Community Foundation as we received $5,000 two years ago for our school book room. We are incredibly grateful for their generosity and recognition of our educational efforts.


Once again, providing an exceptional Catholic education is a team effort. Thank you for all you are doing. We are unfortunately seeing an uptick in COVID-related absences throughout our building. Please don't let your guard down. Try to limit travel and exposures. Review the information below. Seton Catholic is sticking firmly to the 14 day quarantine period and testing information provided. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to the office. We need to work together to keep everyone safe and the doors open.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us.


Sincerely,


Dr. Stephanie Nardi, Principal

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COVID-19 Information

You may have heard in the news that the CDC has released options to reduce the length of COVID-19 quarantines. I have attached the Sheboygan County Recommendations for your review. Seton Catholic will be using those recommendations as listed below. We will maintain a 14 day quarantine as we are in a setting with many people and the potential for spread. Please be diligent with safety precautions as we are hoping to stay face to face for your children.


14 day no symptoms, no test option:

This is a 14-day quarantine from Seton School. The quarantine begins with the start of symptoms or the day of last contact with a positive case. The student can return to school without a doctor note after 14 days and if he/she has no symptoms. These days will be tracked in the office.


7 day no symptoms, negative test option:

Quarantine can end after day 7 of quarantine with a negative test and no symptoms if the test was taken no sooner than day 6 of the quarantine. The quarantine begins with the start of symptoms or day of last contact with a positive case. The student can return to school with a dated confirmation of a negative test and no symptoms. The days will be tracked in the school office.


Please note that household contacts are handled differently as noted on the recommendations below.

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Join the Pride!

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School is hiring a 4K-8 music teacher for the 2021-22 school year.

The right candidate would be a practicing Catholic able to fulfill the following duties.

1) Teach General Music to grades 4K through 8th grade.

2) Plan and prepare school concerts, one in winter and one in spring.

3) Plan and prepare hymns for school Masses and other liturgies.

4) Accompany school Masses on piano, organ, or guitar.

5) Prepare student song leaders to lead the singing at school Masses.

6) Supervise and prepare a 4th-8th grade student choir as part of the regular school day.

7) Participate in all applicable staff professional development and religious formation.


Preferred, but not required:

1) Teach band to grades 4-8. This would change the position to full time.

2) Experience working with special education students.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School is hiring a 4-8 band teacher for the 2021-22 school year.

The right candidate would be a practicing Catholic able to fulfill the following duties.

1) Teach Band to grades 4 through 8 including whole band and individual lessons.

2) Plan and prepare school concerts, one in winter and one in spring.

3) Participate in all applicable staff professional development and religious formation.


Preferred, but not required:

1) Teach general music to grades 4K-8. This would change the position to full time.

2) Experience working with special education students.


We are also hiring for the following staff positions:

Substitute Aftercare Supervisors- daily 3-5:30 @ $15/hour

Substitute Teachers- $100/day

Substitute Lunch Servers- $10/hour

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$10,000 Raffle is Back!

We are excited to share that St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School will once again be having our $10,000 Raffle. Each full ticket costs $100, but the ticket may be sold in parts. To win the full $10,000 prize, you must hold the full ticket drawn on March 20. Each of the quarter tickets are worth $2,500 and may be split among different people.


This year we have added two additional drawings. On January 20 at 1pm and February 19 at 1pm we will draw one ticket. Those winners will receive $100 and the ticket will be placed back into the drawing for $10,000 on March 20 at 8pm on Facebook Live. Get your tickets soon to take advantage of these early drawings.


Tickets can be purchased from any Seton family or in the Seton School Office. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

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Seton Faith Development Committee

Consider joining the Seton Catholic Faith Development Committee. The committee is responsible for many of the Catholic experiences that our students have throughout the school year: first Friday Rosary, October Month of Mary recognition, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's Feast Day celebration, and others.


This school year, the committee would like to begin work on the following three goals as determined by our Seton School Board.


1. With the assistance of our Faith Development Committee we will develop a comprehensive plan for faculty faith formation that includes at least one annual opportunity for retreat and and one annual opportunity for service by the end of the 2020-2021 academic year to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year.


2. With the assistance of our Faith Development Committee we will develop a plan for at least one student-led Mass at each of our three Northside Parishes to begin in the spring of 2021. (May need to be delayed until the fall of 2021.)


3. With the assistance of our Faith Development Committee we will explore at least three options for parent faith formation to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year.


If you are interested in joining this good work or would like more information, please contact Dr. Nardi at nardis@sheboyganseton.org.

2020 Annual Fund Drive

We are truly overcome with gratitude for the amazing generosity we have experienced from our supporters. We are an incredibly blessed school community. Thank you to all who have donated to our 2020 Annual Fund Drive. With many generous donations, we have raised a total of $114,521.15 and well exceeded our goal of $30,000. Every dollar helps to support Catholic education at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Thank you.

Updated Sheboygan North Catholic Parishes Wish List

If you wish to donate to the wish list below, please contact your parish office or the school office. Thank you.
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Alumni Facebook Group

Are you a Seton, Holy Name, Holy Family, St. Clement, or St. Dominic alumni? If you or someone you know is an alumni join the new FB group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/977717222708645


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Support Pride in Partnership

Pride In Partnership is a way to thank local businesses for their support of Seton Catholic. Please support local. Think of these businesses for your service and product needs.
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Manitowoc County Historical Society

920-684-4445

https://www.manitowoccountyhistory.org/

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Big Apple Bagels

920-451-7003

https://bigapplebagels.com/

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K Lorraine Salon. Spa. Boutique.

202 Pine Street

Sheboygan Falls, WI

920-550-2533

http://www.klorrainesalon.com/

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Corner Studio Jewelers

We specialize in on-site jewelry repairs, custom and bridal jewelry.

920-467-4675

https://www.cornerstudiojewelers.com/

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Hawley, Kaufman & Kautzer Law Offices

508 N. 6th Street

Sheboygan, WI 53081

https://www.hkklawoffices.com/

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Scotty Landscape Supply

Retail garden center and Landscape construction

3823 Enterprise Drive

Sheboygan

920-452-1925

http://scottylandscapesupply.com/

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Sheboygan Dumpster Rental

Residential dumpsters for clean out and light construction

3823 Enterprise Drive

Sheboygan

920-803-0847

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Christopher Yang DMD

1214 S. 23rd Street

Sheboygan, WI 53081

http://www.christopheryangdental.com/

https://www.facebook.com/christopherkyangdmd

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Shop Lauren & Mike

www.shoplaurenandmike.com

Michael Ries

920.946.3042

mike@shoplaurenandmike.com


Families can use the code SETON to get 20% off their first purchase from our website or app. They can search for "Shop Lauren & Mike" in the Apple App Store or Google Play store to download.

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Join Pride In Partnership

Join REMIND

To get Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School text or email reminders and announcements on your phone, join REMIND by following this link https://www.remind.com/join/7hg9cd or the directions below. All contacts from 2019-2020 were deleted to refresh our account. Please sign up again. Thank you.
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Show Your Support

Add a Join the Pride! frame to your Facebook profile and show your support of Seton Catholic.
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