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Blessed Francis Seelos Students participate in Operation Valentine
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February 13, 2020
Major Bill White, had one wish for Valentine’s day 2020. He wanted to collect Valentine’s from the people in America. His goal was to create a scrapbook with those that he received.  He was modest in his desire, he was seeking out 100 hundred Valentine’s to add to his project. With just the help from […]

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Children’s author visits Blessed Francis Seelos Academy
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January 31, 2020
On Friday, Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students in Susan Gazzo and Kim Van Kooten’s first grade classes were visited by a local children’s book author. According to the profile for Philip Damiani on Amazon, Philip is “new to the publishing world having spent the last 40 years practicing professional engineering/management and as the CEO of […]

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Preschool-8th Grade Open House
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January 22, 2020
Discover how our tradition of faith-based education will help your children thrive academically, personally, and spiritually.

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Seelos Academy students win creative writing contest
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January 15, 2020
Last year’s Blessed Francis Seelos Academy third grade students, under the instruction of teacher Kim McCosby, participated in the Crazy Creatures creative writing contest.  Crazy Creatures is a fun way to engage students with creative writing by challenging them to write a story in just 100 words. The students enjoyed creating a crazy creature and […]

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Penny Wars benefit North Hills Community Outreach
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December 18, 2019
Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students representing second and third grade delivered a check in the amount of $505.75 to the North Hills Community Outreach Center on December 12. The students raised the money during a week-long penny war just after Thanksgiving. The penny war served as a service project to remind the children to think […]

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Wexford Parish surprises Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students on St. Nicholas Day
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December 6, 2019
The Catholic Community of Wexford (St. Alexis and St. Alphonsus’s parishes) takes an active role in supporting Blessed Francis Seelos Academy, the catholic elementary school that was formed as a merger between the parish schools of the two churches in 2017. The parish’s Gold Club surprised the preschool through eighth grade students on Saint Nicholas […]

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Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students try ‘Digital Escape Room’
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December 3, 2019
Blessed Francis Seelos Academy’s fourth grade students in Theresa Huerbin’s Reading class experienced a “Digital Escape Room.”  The students, in small groups of four or five, worked together to solve tasks in order to receive clues that would eventually lead them to a final task to “escape”.  The tasks and clues consisted of sequence activities, […]

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Seelos Academy soccer captures Diocesan Championship
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November 4, 2019
The Blessed Francis Seelos varsity soccer team came from their third seed in the playoffs to take home the diocesan varsity soccer championship. Playing back-to-back days and shutting out both opponents, the Saints defeated East Catholic, 3-0, in the semi-final game and Saint Philip, 1-0, in the championship game. Eighth grader Matt Price got the […]

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Seelos students perform ‘Fiddler on the Roof Jr.’
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November 4, 2019
Blessed Francis Seelos Academy thespians in grades 5-8 performed Fiddler on the Roof Jr on Oct. 30, Nov. 1, and Nov. 2.  The cast and crew of nearly 70 students, under the direction of Alison Narvett, began practice over the summer. In preparation of the adapted Broadway hit, teachers throughout the school incorporated lessons of […]

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Seelos girls volleyball team headed to state tournament
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November 4, 2019
The Blessed Francis Seelos Academy Girls Varsity Volleyball team recently wrapped up a successful season — marked by camaraderie, teamwork and outstanding sportsmanship. The Varsity Blue Girls’ Volleyball team finished the season as the runners-up at the Diocesan Volleyball Championship Tournament.  The girls entered the tournament as the 6th seed, after an 11-1 regular season […]

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Students to present Fiddler On The Roof Jr. at Blessed Francis Seelos Academy
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October 25, 2019
Middle school students from Blessed Francis Seelos Academy will present Fiddler On The Roof Jr. Nov. 30, 1, and 2.  The cast and crew of nearly 70 students, under the direction of music teacher Alison Narvett, began practice over the summer. In preparation for their adaptation of the Broadway hit, teachers throughout the school have […]

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Seelos Academy to host used clothing and household good drive
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October 25, 2019
Fall is the perfect time to begin decluttering for the holidays. Bring any gently used clothing and household items to the Blessed Francis Seelos Academy school parking lot behind Saint Alphonsus church in Wexford from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, Nov. 9.  St. Vincent De Paul will bring a truck and will accept gently […]

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Serving those who serve at Blessed Francis Seelos Academy
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October 25, 2019
Members of the Blessed Francis Seelos Academy service club, the Seelos Samaritans, hosted a dinner for Wexford area First Responders on Tuesday, Oct. 22. The meal included a salad, pasta with homemade meat sauce, rolls, beverage and dessert.  The students in grades four through eight covered and set the tables, greeted the guests at the […]

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Daughter of a Holocaust survivor shares her story
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October 1, 2019
On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, Blessed Francis Seelos Academy eighth grade students had the unique opportunity to hear Mrs. Lynne Ravas, a daughter of a Holocaust survivor, tell the story of her father surviving the Holocaust. Her inspiring story, with such a surprise ending, had the students full attention. The students had many thoughtful and […]

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Blessed Francis Seelos Academy K-8 Open House
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September 25, 2019
Discover how our tradition of faith-based education will help your children thrive academically, personally and spiritually. Visit our campus, meet teachers, and speak with our Principal on Tuesday Oct. 15, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. — St. Alphonsus Campus. Offering full day kindergarten through 8th grade. Before and after school care available. Visit us at https://nhrces.org/seelos. […]

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St. Alexis Festival to open July 31
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June 24, 2019
The St. Alexis Festival is a Wexford tradition! All ages can enjoy the rides, games of chance, indoor dinners, festival food, bingo, and live evening entertainment that take place on the St. Alexis Parish grounds on Perry Highway in Wexford. The festival opens July 31 and runs through Aug. 3 — from 6 to 11 […]

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