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Lunch Updates & Reminders

Please note the following reminders regarding our first day of school tomorrow, August 26th: All K-8 students will have a lunch period beginning Monday, August 26th. If you ordered hot lunch for your child, he or she will receive a lunch during their lunch period from Quest. Parents who still need their students’ unique Hot Lunch ID# to open an account or place future orders should email office@sfx-school.org.
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From the School Nurse

Families are asked to share any information regarding special health concerns, allergies, medical conditions, or medications being taken during the school day with the school nurse through this confidential form. Please also include any information that might be helpful to classroom teachers including hearing, vision or other conditions that might warrant accommodations to help support the happiness and success of yo
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Back to School Coffee

All school parents are encouraged to drop by the Back to School Coffee tomorrow, August 26th beginning at 8:10am (immediately following drop off) in the SFX Gym. Families new to SFX are invited to stop by our “welcome” table for meet & greet and to ask questions – look for Colleen Simpson, our HSO co-chair of Community Life there. The Uniform Closet will also be open for business accepting and p
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Reminders for Monday

Welcome back, SFX! Please note the following updates and reminders as we approach the first week back to school: We hope to see all school parents tonight at the Back to School Bash! Join us for mass at 5pm in the SFX Church followed by live music, food and drink. Tickets remain available at the door! Watch for an SFX School News email this weekend inviting you to subscribe (or resubscribe) to the Newsblast and class
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Cross Country Registration Reminder

Students in 4th-8th grade who have yet to register for this fall’s Cross Country team yet who wish to participate are asked to sign up by end of day on Monday, August 26th. Fourth grade students should register using this 4th grade form, and 5th-8th graders should register with the 5th-8th grade form. Practices begin this Wednesday, August 29th and run from 4-5pm at Gillson. All necessary forms and fees must be
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Fall After School Clubs

Registration for Fall After School Clubs is coming soon! SFX After School Clubs provide after school experiences for JrK-8th grade students guided by St. Francis faculty in areas such as Debate, Jewelry Making and Legos. Twice per year, teachers submit proposals for a range of returning and new club ideas and students are invited to register for up to 3 choices (registration is first come, first served). This year
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K-5 Math Update

We’re thrilled to announce a new Math Curriculum for SFX K-5 for the 2019-2020 school year: Math in Focus! This past week, all K-5 Math teachers who will be teaching Math this year gathered for a full day of Professional Development for the Math in Focus curriculum. The training was led by Mary Connolly, content specialist from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and facilitated by our Math Specialist, Kathy Carey. Twen
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Family Orientation and Back to School Reminders

Welcome back, SFX! We can’t wait to welcome you to campus over the coming days. Please note the following events and reminders as we embark upon an amazing school year together: All Preschool and Kindergarten parents are encouraged to join us for an Early Childhood Parent Meeting tonight, August 22nd at 7pm in the Gym. Enter through the school’s main doors. Homeroom assignments will be sent to families by email via S
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SSJFX Women’s Club

The Saints Joseph and Francis Xavier Women’s Club invites moms to join them for opportunities to join other women of faith in spiritual bonding and friendship. Learn more here regarding the Women’s Club’s upcoming schedule and how you can get involved.
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Back to School Reminders

Welcome back to another amazing school year! We remind families of the following upcoming events as we approach the return to school this fall: New Parent Meeting (for parents new to SFX this fall), August 21st @ 7pm Early Childhood Parent Meeting (for all Preschool and Kindergarten parents), August 22nd @ 7pm 5th-6th Grade Student Orientation, August 23rd from 9:30-10:30am in the Xavier Room All School Family Orient
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From the School Nurse

Families are asked to share any information regarding special health concerns, allergies, medical conditions, or medications being taken during the school day with the school nurse through this confidential form. Please also include any information that might be helpful to classroom teachers including hearing, vision or other conditions that might warrant accommodations to help support the happiness and success of yo
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A Note from the Library

Dear School Families, I am very excited to welcome students back to our wonderful SFX library space. I hope everyone had an amazing summer and I can’t wait to hear what the students have been reading! Please be sure to stop by the SFX library during the All Family Orientation on Friday, August 23rd. Stop by the library to say hello to me and Mrs. Clohisy, and come by for your chance to win a Raina Telgemeier gi
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Irish Dance Fall Registration Now Open!

St. Francis Xavier School is home to a robust Irish Dance program, proudly affiliated with the Foy School of Traditional Irish Dance. Registration for the Fall Session is now open to all students in grades Kindergarten and up. Our upcoming session begins September 10th and runs through our Christmas Show on December 10th. Two additional sessions of Irish Dance take place during the school year (both Winter and Spring
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Order Hot Lunch

Links to order hot lunch for K-8 students are open and families who wish to order from Quest during the first week of school are encouraged to learn more now. Lunch service begins with the first day of school on Monday, August 26th and orders must be placed at least 3 days prior to your preferred day of service. Learn more about Quest Foods on the Lunch Program page or through the “Lunch & Milk” secti
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Early Childhood News

SFX parents Elizabeth Sheedy and Kate Kerwin will lead a new HSO committee this year, serving as our Early Childhood Community Life Chairs. The purpose of this new HSO role is to build community and to help our preschool families feel welcome and connected at SFX. Elizabeth and Kate will be coordinating efforts with our Mentors and Room Parents, and will be on hand to greet new parents at the Early Childhood (Parent-
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