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News & Announcements

Friendship Week

Saint Hedwig School's Friendship Week was filled with friends, laughs, and a lot of love. Students in grades 1 - 8 met their friendship partners and participated in many wonderful events this week. Thank you to student council for helping us all create many lasting memories!

10th ANNUAL JOHN R. RUSSELL CLASSIC

On Sept. 12th, the 10th Annual John R. Russell Golf Classic was in full swing. St. Hedwig parents, alumni, and community supporters gathered together for a day on the golf course followed by an evening of fun. The After Party Cocktail Hour kicked off a lovely evening that included a banquet dinner, raffle prizes, and auction items galore. St. Hedwig community members had a blast participating in a decade old tradition that raises money for the school.

Summer Reading and Solidarity in the Third Grade Classroom

"In solidarity there is strength; We can move mountains when we're united."
- Unknown

This year, Saint Hedwig School kicked off a new summer reading program based on the Catholic Church’s Social Justice Themes: Care for God’s Creation, Solidarity, Call to Family, and Human Dignity. The Church's social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society. Students read one assigned book in their social justice theme. Upon returning to school in August, students began completing assignments across the curriculum based on the books they read.

In third grade, students were required to read the book,Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? This third grade chapter book chronicles the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the challenges he faced as an African American civil rights leader. This book was chosen because it ties in beautifully in to the third and fourth grade social justice theme of solidarity.

Back to School BBQ

Saint Hedwig's Back to School BBQ was a success! Students, teachers and parents alike joined together to ring in the new school year this past Friday, September 9th. The evening was filled with good food and great company! Welcome back Celtics!

SHS Teachers and Staff Start the Year Off Right

SHS Teachers and Staff started the school year by participating in an amazing service project. They boarded the "Do Good Bus" and were taken to a mystery location where they spent the day helping The Good+ Foundation in Los Angeles.

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Celtic Student View

Celtic of the Month

The last week of September brought along with it the much anticipated Celtic of the Month awards. Teachers were proud to recognize many students' achievements in front of the student body. Go Celtics!

Friendship Week 2016-2017

One of the most beloved traditions at Saint Hedwig School is Friendship Week. Students in grades 1 - 8 met their friendship partners and enjoyed a week of themed days together.

This year's themes included Pajama Day, Crazy Day, Superhero Day, and Twin/Triplet Day.  Throughout the week, friendship partners bonded while reading and playing with one another. This much-anticipated week concluded with Mass followed by a Friendship Rally presented by Student Council.  Friendship partners competed in various team-building activities and proved just how valuable teamwork is.  What fun it is to be a Celtic!

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Calendar

MEET THE MASTERS (VanGogh)
Date: 9/27/2016
HOME - "B" Football vs. St. Simon & Jude
Date: 9/27/2016, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
HOME - Varsity Football vs. St. Simon & Jude
Date: 9/27/2016, 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
Location: St Simon & St Jude School, 20400 Magnolia St, Huntington Beach, CA 92646, USA
Parents Assoc. Mtg
Date: 9/27/2016, 7 PM 8 PM
ESDP Available
Date: 9/28/2016