Visitation Catholic School Home

Contact Info:

Main Office: 630-834-4931
Summer Phone Contact:
630-834-6700

Interested in VIS?
Click here!

Sick? Going to be late?
Call the Attendance Line:
630-834-4931 x330
OR Email
mbrazouski@visitation.il.k12us.com

Any student who is late MUST bring
in a note and check in at the office
before going to his/her classroom.

Families going on vacation MUST
notify the school office.

 

School Directory

RE Office: 630-279-7058
Rectory Office: 630-834-6700

Calendar

Today: 4/21/15

Please click here if you would like a paper copy of the 2014-2015 school calendar.

2015-2016 School Calendar

Please click here for a copy of the 2015-2016 school calendar.

Coming Up...

Apr 23: CCW "Sounds of
Music: Spring Gala
Apr 24: All School Mass
Apr 25: Market Day
May 1: All School Mass /
State Science Fair
May 2: First Communion /
State Science Fair

Calendar Change:
half-day dismissal times
Diocese of Joliet School Superintendent, Father John Belmonte, has asked teachers in every school during the course of this school year to take part in a unique prayer experience, The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola.  The process involves meditations and contemplations intended to help us find God in all things.  Ignatius believed that God can be found in all things not just in prayer, but in the mundane and ordinary events of life.  This is one of the graces Father hopes all teachers in the diocese will gain from making the Spiritual Exercises together as school faculties.  
 
Each school has discretion to implement and schedule these Spiritual Exercises as they see fit.  We are building some of this into most of our early dismissal days.  Instead of 11:40 dismissal, we will dismiss at 11:00.  Teachers will participate in the Exercises between 11:15 and noon on the following Fridays, December 19th, February 6th, March 13th, and May 8th. 

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Website
Photo Credits

Visitation School is blessed with many wonderful photographers that contribute to our website. Photos used are courtesy of Katy Costello, Kimberly Felten, Margaret Hohman, Dina Kwit, Mary McCann, and Joe Spevacek.
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Quote of the Week:
"Happiness & virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best."
-
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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VIS News
for the Week of April 20, 2015
 

WEDNESDAY / Apr 22

  • SpiritWear orders due. Click on the link above to download an order form.

THURSDAY / Apr 23

  • Student Council Walk-to-School Day and fundraiser for Misericordia Home. Walk to school and make a 50-cent donation for Jelly Belly candy and to support Misericordia. If your child can't walk all the way to school, consider dropping off a block or two from school and walk the last bit. Let's support our student council and this worthy cause.
  • CCW Sounds of Music Spring Fundraiser begins at 6 pm at the McDonald’s Lodge. See the Vis CCW page for more information.

FRIDAY / Apr 24

  • All School Mass at 8:15 am

 

SATURDAY / Apr 25

  • Market Day pick up is from 9-10 am. Helper class this month is Kindergarten. If you have volunteered to help, please arrive by 8:00 am.

 

SUNDAY / Apr 26

  • The Visitation Faith Board is sponsoring a wine & cheese event with a presentation on “Anxiety and Choosing Faith over Worry” featuring Christian author and speaker Amy Simpson. The event begins at 6 pm in the Parish Center. 

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OTHER NEWS

  • The Student Council is collecting Box Tops for Education. Click HERE for more information.
  • A Reminder from the Office: We take the responsibility of caring for your children very seriously, so it is imperative that we know where your child is when we expect them to be at school. If your child is going to be late or absent from school, please call or email the school office and not just your child’s teacher, by 8 am. 

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CCW Information

Please see the CCW Upcoming Events page and other CCW web pages for information on the Visitation Council for Catholic Women.

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Reminder
Visitation is always collecting used inkjet, laser cartridges
and small electronics. 
Small electronics are old cell phones,
MP3/4 players and tablet computers.

Please check the fundraiser page for more information.

The Principal's Corner

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Click HERE to go
to Dr. D's webpage.

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Click HERE to go to the
Vis/CJA Partnership Page!

Annie Ryan Fun Run

Save the date! May 17, 2015
For more information click
here.

Attention 8th Graders!

CCW is sponsoring
the 3rd Annual
Sister Thomas
Leo Scholarship

Click HERE to download information.

Click HERE to download a scholarship application.

Deadline: May 1, 2015


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Attention 8th Graders

2015 Knights of Columbus
$1,000 Catholic High School
Scholarship Essay Contest

 
Essay Question:

What do the Beatitudes ...
“Blessed is the pure of heart, for they shall see God”, and Blessed are the poor in Spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven”.

..mean to you? How have or will the
Beatitudes help you find joy?

 Click here for Applicant and Essay Requirements 

Essay Deadline: April 24th

Scholarship Award Notification will be made 
Monday, May 4th 2015

Donations to Fr. McDonald Council #1911 Scholarship Fund can be made online atwww.elmhurstkofc.org or checks, payable to Knights of Columbus, may be sent to 537 S. York Rd. Elmhurst, IL 60126 (attention Brad Carey)

 

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