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Final Day to Order Edukits

Information regarding school supplies for K-8 students lives on the School Supplies page of the website here. Please note that families who still wish to purchase supplies through Edukit.com must do so no later than tomorrow, August 3rd. After this date, orders will no longer be accepted. K-8 families are also invited to purchase supplies on their own through retailers of their choosing – simply download the cl
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Medical Form Reminder

Dental and medical forms needed for the return to school this fall can be found here. An updated overview of health requirements for the 2020-2021 school year can be found on this page indicating which exams and information must be complete and on file in the school office by the first day of school, August 26, 2020. Please contact the School Nurse at catherinecerone@sfx-school.org with questions.
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Survey Links

School parents are asked to please take a moment to complete two surveys over the coming days: the After Care Survey and the Family Learning Preference Survey. While the After Care form is only applicable to your family if you anticipate using this service in the fall, all parents are asked to complete the Family Learning Preference Survey by this Wednesday, August 5th. Families should choose from in person learning,
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sfx-school.org/reopening

August is here and we are eagerly counting down the weeks until our community returns to campus for in person learning! Our traditional Back to School Page returns to our website in mid-August featuring exhaustive links and information all families need to be prepared for the school year. In the interim, we invite families to visit sfx-school.org/reopening for links to summer reading, updates and back to school infor
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Health & Safety Committee Update

The Health and Safety Committee has been hard at work planning for a safe return to campus this fall. Regular updates will be shared across four key themes as we approach August 26th: Masks, Screening at Home, Arrival and Dismissal, and Health Procedures. Please take a moment to review this week’s update regarding the use of masks that provides detail about how and why they are important, and shares tips about
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After Care Survey

Before and After Care programming is being adapted with safety in mind this fall. After Care will be offered from 3-6pm beginning Tuesday, September 8th on both campuses for $15 per hour per family. Families who require care across two campuses will pay a single per family fee of $15 per hour for that coverage. At this time, school leadership is evaluating the safety and logistics of a Before Care program. An announc
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Fall Updates

All school families are invited to review last night’s SFX School News email from Principal Barrett regarding fall reopening. We continue to dedicate ourselves to planning and preparations in support of a safe and joyful reopening on August 26th! Find links to summer updates and back to school information here on the website, including a link to a new FAQ page that will be updated regularly as new and evolving
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Summer Reading Reminders

The SFX School library team has assembled a resource page for families seeking fun and enriching summer reading resources here. Rising K-5 students are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge with the chance to win exciting prizes once we are back at school in the fall. Preschool students are also invited to take part in our Summer Reading Game Challenge with the help of a parent or an older sibling! B
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Early Childhood Fall Updates

Parents of rising 2 Year Old Preschool, 3 Year Old Preschool, Jr. Kindergarten and Kindergarten students are asked to review this weekend’s letter regarding fall reopening details specific to Early Childhood. We are grateful for your cooperation and flexibility as we plan for our Early Childhood move to the St. Joseph campus and make many preparations in support of safety, health and the emotional well-being of
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Uniform Closet Open Tomorrow

Calling all new and returning school families! The Uniform Closet will set up shop on the sport court on the SFX campus tomorrow, July 20th from 9-10:30am. Please drop by for a “social distance” shopping experience (note that masks are required of all shoppers). In the event of rain we will reschedule for a future date. Questions may be directed to Darci Tauke at tauked@gmail.com.
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Uniform Closet Opens Monday

Calling all new and returning school families! The Uniform Closet will set up shop on the sport court on the SFX campus this Monday, July 20th from 9-10:30am. Please drop by for a “social distance” shopping experience (note that masks are required of all shoppers). In the event of rain we will reschedule for a future date. Questions may be directed to Darci Tauke at tauked@gmail.com.
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Register by Tomorrow for School Leadership Conversations

Members of our school leadership boards seek to connect with school parents to hear feedback, answer questions, and discuss any hopes or concerns in anticipation of our return to school this fall. This initiative is undertaken to incorporate critical family input and to be responsive to parent suggestions and concerns as we proceed with fall reopening planning. Parents who are interested in sharing input or asking qu
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Fall Planning Presentation Tonight

School parents are invited to join Principal Colleen Barrett and Fr. Wayne Watts for a Zoom presentation tonight, July 13th at 7pm. This evening’s presentation will review considerations and background regarding base case planning for fall in-person learning, as well as additional planning scenarios including hybrid (in-person + at-home) and remote learning. Find a link to this presentation in last night’
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Support our Friends at St. Thomas

Many thanks to those who have contributed to food collection efforts in recent months! We recently received an updated list of items needed by the Outreach Ministries in support of the Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry at our sharing parish, St. Thomas of Canterbury. We encourage parishioners and school families to donate non-perishable food and personal hygiene products to support this continued ministry to those in need
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2020-2021 SFX Athletics Interest Form

Dear Crusader families, I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday weekend! I write with a reminder that if your rising 5th-8th grade son or daughter plans to participate in a sport this year, please follow this link and confirm his or her interest so that we may plan for the proper amount of equipment and uniforms. Given the current climate with regards to coronavirus, we will not be collecting participation fees yet.
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Fall Reopening Informational Presentation

School parents are invited to join Principal Colleen Barrett and Fr. Wayne Watts for a Zoom presentation this Monday, July 13th at 7pm. Monday’s presentation will review considerations and background regarding base case planning for fall in-person learning, as well as additional planning scenarios including hybrid (in-person + at-home) and remote learning. A more detailed overview of schedules and procedures fo
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School Liaison Touch Base

Members of our school leadership boards seek to connect with school parents to hear feedback, answer questions, and discuss any hopes or concerns in anticipation of our return to school this fall. This initiative is undertaken to incorporate critical family input and to be responsive to parent suggestions and concerns as we proceed with fall reopening planning. Parents who are interested in sharing input or asking qu
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Welcome to Dennis Uniform

Families new to St. Francis Xavier School this fall, and any families who could benefit from a “refresher” in how to size, select and purchase SFX uniform items are invited to refer to this New Family Welcome letter from Dennis Uniform. Families seeking guidance specific to St. Francis Xavier School with regard to uniform guidelines may reference this Uniform Policy and the Dennis Uniform Guide. Shop thro
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Virtual Summer Programming

Virtual Summer Programs are underway! Additional spaces remain in Summer Science, Session 2 of the Parent/Child Book Club, and Irish Dance. Learn more and sign up here. Questions regarding Irish dance may be directed to kerrysiefer@sfx-school.org. Questions regarding all other programs may be sent to camps@sfx-school.org.
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Support Our Friends at St. Thomas

Many thanks to those who have contributed to food collection efforts in recent months! We recently received an updated list of items needed by the Outreach Ministries in support of the Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry at our sharing parish, St. Thomas of Canterbury. We encourage parishioners and school families to donate non-perishable food and personal hygiene products to support this continued ministry to those in need
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