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After Care Registration Due Today

After Care registration for the second half of May remains open here. Registration closes today, May 14th at 3pm. Cohort-safe staffing is custom designed around every family who reserves dates for After Care service. With this in mind, families who commit to After Care registration through this form will be charged for one hour of service each day they have reserved, but subsequently cancel. Quest
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2021-2022 School Supplies

St. Francis Xavier School is pleased to work with Edukit again this fall as a provider of K-8 school supplies. As in past years, families who prefer to purchase items through other retailers may continue to do so during the summer months ahead. Early Childhood families on the St. Joseph campus during the 2021-2022 school year do not need to purchase any supplies prior to the start of school as teachers will advise th
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Scholastic Book Fair Reminders

Thank you to the many families who have already visited this year’s Virtual Book Fair to check out exciting new titles, engaging games and activities, and required summer reading titles for rising 7th and 8th graders. Families are invited to review the following links and reminders when they are ready to visit the fair: Can’t find the Virtual Book Fair? Visit our school website at sfx-sc
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May, June & July Birthday Dress Down Day

Our final Birthday Dress Down Day of the school year takes place on Friday, May 21st. Please note this new date on your calendar at home. Students whose birthdays take place during the months of May, June and July are invited to come to school out of uniform on this special day. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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Covid Vaccination Opportunity for 12+

Dear School Families,  A friend of our schools, Rabbi Yisroel Matzliach of the Chicago Center Refuah-311, has received Pfizer vaccines for children and adults ages 12 and up available today, May 13th through next week. The Rabbi has kindly extended an offer to vaccinate students and siblings of the Schools of Saints Joseph and Francis Xavier ages 12+.  Vaccines will be available at the Chicago Center at 655
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Sign Up for Weekend Mass

Sign up for this weekend’s parish Masses is now open here. Masses happen on both the St. Joseph and the St. Francis Xavier campuses this Saturday, May 15th and Sunday, May 16th. Thank you to the many generous parishioners who volunteer as part of the parish reopening team to make car and in-person liturgies available to our families! Questions may be addressed to mkgorman@ssjfx.org.
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Beta Fish Raffle with Fr. Paul

Fr. Paul is a visiting Jesuit priest who is graciously spending time with our students and saying Masses at our parish this spring. Several seminarians from his Jesuit residence are traveling this summer in connection with their religious studies, and are seeking a good summer home for their two beta fish. Both fish come with tanks and food, and the Jesuits will return at the end of the summer to offer a prayer and r
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Important K-8 Student Virtus Training Update from the Archdiocese

Dear Parents, In an effort to assist in the monumental mission of protecting children from abuse, SSJFX is partnering with you to present a safe environment lesson to your youth within their youth education program. It is our cherished role as adults to fully protect children. In addition, we must also teach children about their safety rights and boundaries, so that they have tools to protect themselves.  This m
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After Care Registration Due Friday

After Care registration for the second half of May is open here. Registration closes this Friday, May 14th at 3pm. Cohort-safe staffing is custom designed around every family who reserves dates for After Care service. With this in mind, families who commit to After Care registration through this form will be charged for one hour of service each day they have reserved, but subsequently cancel. Questions may be directe
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Mass Today

This week’s school liturgy takes place today, May 11th at 10:10am and will be led by Mrs. Georgalas’s homeroom. All grades will participate remotely via the Parish YouTube Channel. Parents who wish to watch from home this morning should tune into YouTube here and watch for the live stream link to activate at 10:10am or shortly thereafter.
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2021-2022 School Supplies

St. Francis Xavier School is pleased to work with Edukit again this fall as a provider of K-8 school supplies. As in past years, families who prefer to purchase items through other retailers may continue to do so during the summer months ahead. Early Childhood families on the St. Joseph campus during the 2021-2022 school year do not need to purchase any supplies prior to the start of school as teachers will advise th
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May, June & July Birthday Dress Down Day

Our final Birthday Dress Down Day of the school year takes place on Friday, May 21st. Please note this new date on your calendar at home. Students whose birthdays take place during the months of May, June and July are invited to come to school out of uniform on this special day. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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Scholastic Book Fair Reminders

Thank you to the many families who have already visited this year’s Virtual Book Fair to check out exciting new titles, engaging games and activities, and required summer reading titles for rising 7th and 8th graders. Families are invited to review the following links and reminders when they are ready to visit the fair: Can’t find the Virtual Book Fair? Visit our school website at sfx-sc
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Reminders from the Office

Please note several reminders as we being our week together! iReady testing is scheduled during the month of May. There is no action or preparation required of families in connection with these digital, in-class assessments. Learn more here. Teachers Light the Way is underway! Please consider a gift to this annual, year-end bonus we offer our teachers and staff for their many gifts during the school year in support o
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RED Blessing Bags

All Kindergarten through 3rd grade students met last week with Jahkil Johnson, a school-aged activist from Chicago. Jahkil founded Project I Am, a non-profit organization designed to help the homeless in Chicago through the distribution of blessing bags to our local homeless population. Jahkil is living out God’s call to serve the poor and less fortunate.At Jahkil’s invitation, we continue to collect bles
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