The Buzz: St. Benedict Preparatory School Online Weekly Newsletter

In This Section:


  • Save the Dates
  • House Spirit Wear-online order by October 5th
  • AGORA 2018-no changes to registration after 9/30
  • Parent Teacher Confernences-sign up now
  • College Planning Timelines for Juniors and Seniors
  • ACT dates! Mark your calendars to register for the ACT!
  • Teacher Time-Friday mornings
  • Iron Oaks Permission Slip and Waiver
  • After School Building Access 
  • Grade 11-12 Booklist
  • Warm Weather Uniform

SAVE THE DATES!

  • FINANCIAL AID PROCESS PARENT MEETING--September 21-see below
  • Friday, September 22nd- All juniors and seniors attend the College Fair at Josephinum High School
  • Friday, September 29th- No School Professional Development Day
  • Thursday October 5th & Friday October 6th- Parent Teacher Conferences-sign up below
  • Monday October 9- No School-Columbus Day
  • October 12th-All juniors and seniors attend Chicago Shakespeare Theatre: Taming of the Shrew
  • October 19th- All juniors and seniors to attend Iron Oaks Team Building and Ropes Course

HOUSE SPIRIT WEAR ONLINE STORE  OPEN UNTIL OCTOBER 5th

We are pleased to offer an online house spirit wear store. The store will be open until October 5th, please click on the link below to order your house gear!

https://www.bsnteamsports.com/v3/shop/team_shop/HouseStore#/

AGORA 2018-NO CHANGES TO TRIPS AFTER SEPTEMBER 30th

  • NO CHANGES TO AGORA REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER SEPTEMBER 30th. Please click here for the 2017-2018 Program Description for grades 11-12.

Please click here for the 2017-2018 Agora Registration form.

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES: OCTOBER 5th and 7th

Parent-Teacher-Student conferences will be held on Thursday, October  5 (after school) and Friday,  October  6th (during the morning) There is no school on Friday, October  6th.  

We are offering a convenient way for parents to sign up for conferences this year. Parents will select a conference time with their child(ren)'s teacher(s) using 'Sign-Up Genius.' Please take note of the following:

  • Families with students in grades 6-12 can access 'Sign-up Genius' schedules for Secondary School teachers using the links below.
  • You may sign up for 1 time slot for each of your child’s teachers.
  • When signing up for conferences please make sure to note the time and room number of your appointment as we will not have schedules available to you when you arrive for conferences.
  • On Thursday and Friday when you arrive for conferences please enter for Secondary Conferences through 3911 N. Bell.  Please do not enter through the 3900 N. Leavitt door as that door will be locked.


ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

CARRIE MOCARSKI
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0549ADAA22AB9-sbps4

MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT

DOUG ROSSKAMM
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C044BA5A728AAF58-sbps3


SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

DR.  KAREN HEATON-WALSH
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b45a9ac23aa8-sbps

DR. MATTHEW MARTINO
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080A4FAAAD28AAFE3-sbps

THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT

MAGGIE DEADY
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044ba5a72fa2f94-sbps2

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

ERICO RAMIREZ
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E084AA4AE2AA4FB6-sbps2

ADRIANA KOLEV
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080A4FAAAB2DA1F85-sbps


FINE ARTS/PHYSICAL EDUCATION/ TECHNOLOGY

HANNAH STAPLETON
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090949acae2eabfb6-msstapletons1

AMANDA GENGE
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0A4AACA92EA1F94-sbps2

JEAN HYBINETTE
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4cadad29a02-sbps3

SUZANNE STONE
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4dafaa2ca20-sbps3

MARY JO KENT
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C044BA5A72FA2F85-sbps5

PAULINA PIETRAS
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084aabaf2ea3f49-sbps4

INCLUSION

MARY JO KENT
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C044BA5A72FA2F85-sbps5

KATHLEEN DEEHAN
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4ba5a72ca1fa7-sbps

 

IMPORTANT: COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS WORKSHOP PARENTS & STUDENTS TO ATTEND

Thursday, September 21st at 6pm in the library. Please enter through 3911 N. Bell. Our ISACorps representative is Jocelyn De La Torre and she will be giving the presentation. 

ISACorps members are experts at simplifying the world of financial aid. This presentation covers average college costs, types of financial aid, how to apply for financial aid (including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA), financial aid award packages, and other important information.  Please RSVP to Ms. Fahrenbach at cfahrenbach@stbenedict.com

 

COLLEGE PLANNING TIMELINES:

College is right around the corner! Please review these timelines to ensure that your student is on track for the road to college!

CLICK HERE FOR THE JUNIOR TIMELINE.      CLICK HERE FOR THE SENIOR TIMELINE

IMPORTANT ACT Dates!

Please click here for important dates related to the ACT Exam.

 

Teacher Time - Fridays Mornings

New this year is Teacher Time Fridays for teachers in Middle School and High School.  This means that teachers will not be seeing any students before school for tutoring, reassessments or tutoring Friday Mornings this year.  This does not alter the normal arrival times.  This is only for students that plan to come in "early" to see the teacher.   This time is dedicated to teacher collaboration and innovation.  Thanks for your support!

IRON OAKS FIELD TRIP OCTOBER 19th

On Thursday October 19th all juniors and seniors will be traveling to Olympia Fields for the day to do a team building course. The fee for this trip was included in your book/supply costs. Your student will be receiving the permission slips in homeroom after labor day.

CLICK HERE FOR THE PERMISSION SLIP

CLICK HERE FOR THE WAIVER

After School Building Access Changes for Grades 11-12

In an effort to strengthen our school safety and ensure all students are supervised after school please follow the guidelines regarding where students may go after school. Please make arrangements to pick your student up in a timely manner when the building closes. Should students not follow these guidelines or not be picked up in a timely manner the Administration may request a meeting with the family to discuss disciplinary action.

3:45pm- All students must be out of the foyers (front HS and gym lobby). Students may be in Study Center, Library.

·        Study Center (Library)- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday3:20-4:30

STUDY CENTER WILL BEGIN ON AUGUST 28th! 

Students should exit through 3911 N. Bell Ave.

3:45pm- The Leavitt Street Byron and Bell buildings. No student may be in these buildings after this time unless they are participating in a school-sanctioned event or working with individual teachers.  If you cannot pick up your child by this time you must make arrangements or they must go to the study center. Students must be picked up from 3911 N. Bell.


 

STUDENT HANDBOOK

Please click here for the 2017-2018 High School student handbook. The handbook will not be printed in the student agenda this year. 


 

GRADE 11-12 BOOKLIST

In order to prepare for the school year please click here for the 17-18 High School Booklist. All books must be brought to the 1st day of school.

 


AGORA 2018-NO CHANGES TO TRIPS AFTER SEPTEMBER 30th

  • NO CHANGES TO AGORA REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER SEPTEMBER 30th. Please click here for the 2017-2018 Program Description for grades 11-12.

Please click here for the 2017-2018 Agora Registration form.

 

Warm Weather Uniform Option

The warm weather uniform option is from August 22-October 15th.  

- Navy or tan shorts may be worn as a dress uniform option (shorts of modest length)

- White or Grey gym shoes may be worn with shorts

- PE shorts may be worn as a PE uniform option

 - Please still pay attention to the temperature and dress your child appropriately.  Thank you!