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Sign Up for Weekend Mass

Sign up for this weekend’s parish Masses is now available here. Masses happen on both the St. Joseph and the St. Francis Xavier campuses this Saturday, January 30th and Sunday, January 31st. 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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Lace Up! Collection Continues

SFX Athletics continues to accept donations of gently used sneakers, slides and school shoes through next week. Learn more about details of Lace Up! here, and download a form that students may use to select the SFX Athletics team they choose to “play for” with their donation here. Middle School students should look for blue barrels in the Atrium where they may deposit donations; Preschool through 4th grad
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Registrations Due This Sunday

Our school office has received a high level of interest from new families in securing spaces in 2021-2022 classrooms. With this in mind, we strongly advise all returning St. Joseph School and St. Francis Xavier School families to submit online registrations via Docusign no later than the upcoming Sunday, January 31st due date. Find links to returning family registrations, new student applications (for new siblings),
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A Note from the Library

It’s time to get down to the logistics of this year’s 4th-6th grade Battle of the Books! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will be taking our Battle of the Books online. We will again be competing against teams from Roycemore and Chiaravalle Schools. In the past we could only have 12 students participate but the online environment will allow us to have a total of 20 representatives from SFX.  4th-6th g
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Order Pictures through Lifetouch

Lifetouch will be on the SFX campus on February 2nd to photograph all SFX K-7th grade students. Please note that 8th graders will be photographed on a new date, on Tuesday, February 9th. Parents of K-7th grade students on the SFX Campus are invited to download this flyer and place orders before February 2nd through the Lifetouch website here. Parents of 8th graders are asked to reference this flyer and place orders t
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Lunch + Pizza Day Reminder

Our next 8th grade pizza day happens this Monday, February 1st. All students who have signed up for pizza days will receive a pizza lunch from Domino’s. Please send your child to school with a refillable water bottle from home to enjoy with lunch. Or, if your child orders milk service through SFX, he or she will receive their milk with their pizza day order. Please keep in mind that Quest does not operate on mo
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Birthday Celebration Day

Our January Birthday Celebration Day happens this Friday, January 29th. Students whose birthdays take place during the month of January are invited to “dress down” on this day. Download the attached Birthday Celebration Day schedule to find the date when your SFX student may dress down for his or her birthday this year. Please contact office@sfx-school.org with any questions.
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Elijah Cup

The Elijah Cup ministry seeks volunteers from our parish. Families are asked to sign up to receive the Cup for a designated week, during which time prayers are offered in support of an increase in vocations. At this time, families are needed to host the Cup in their home during the months of February, March and April. For more information or to sign up please contact Kirsten Solmos at k.solmos@comcast.net.
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Snow and Winter Weather

Please take a moment to review yesterday’s SFX School News email from Principal Barrett Halaburt regarding winter weather and the ways we communicate with parents in the event of a school delay or closure. Families may find a copy of this communication here. With snow and winter weather conditions upon us this week, we ask families to please keep in mind the reminders outlined in this letter, including the need
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Registrations Due on Sunday

Our school office has received a high level of interest from new families in securing spaces in 2021-2022 classrooms. With this in mind, we strongly advise all returning St. Joseph School and St. Francis Xavier School families to submit online registrations via Docusign no later than the upcoming Sunday, January 31st due date. Find links to returning family registrations, new student applications (for new siblings),
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Mass Today

This week’s school liturgy takes place this morning, January 26th at 10:10am and will be led by Mrs. Greenawalt’s 2nd grade homeroom. All grades will participate remotely via the Parish YouTube Channel. Parents who wish to watch from home today should tune into YouTube here and watch for the live stream link to activate at 10:10am or shortly thereafter.
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A Note from Showcase Chairs

The countdown has begun to the biggest virtual PJ Dance Party that the SSJFX Community has ever seen! The legendary DJ FAMOS has put together a playlist that will have everyone on their feet and dancing on March 4th! We invite and encourage all families – and teachers and faculty! – to send a short clip of themselves dancing to one portion of the playlist.  Below are a few tips: 1- The play
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Lace Up! Collection Begins Today

SFX Athletics begins to accept donations of gently used sneakers, slides and school shoes today, January 25th. Learn more about details of Lace Up! here, and download a form that students may use to select the SFX Athletics team they choose to “play for” with their donation here. Middle School students should look for blue barrels in the Atrium where they may deposit donations; Preschool through 4th grade
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After Care Registration Due Friday

After Care registration is open for the first two weeks of February. Families interested in securing coverage during the weeks of February 1st and 8th are invited to register here.  Registration closes on Friday, January 29th 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
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Faculty Feast Sign-Up

Catholic Schools Week is just around the corner! As part of our Saints JFX tradition, we will be “hosting” our annual Faculty Feast on Wednesday, February 3rd to treat our teachers and staff to a night off from cooking! Let’s show our dedicated faculty how much we love and appreciate their ongoing support and commitment. While we know many families love to share their favorite salads, meals and/or dessert
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Showcase Sponsorships

Thank you to the 26 school families who have already signed up as Showcase VIP Family Sponsors! Showcase Sponsorships, raffle tickets, and event tickets are all available here. Thank you for your continued support of Showcase and for considering how you can lend a hand to ensure that this year’s virtual event is a great success!
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Domino’s Dough Raiser Ends Monday

The Schools of Saints JFX have partnered with Domino’s to share an exciting opportunity that gives back to the HSO! Purchase a Domino’s Slice the Price Card for $10 through this unique Saints JFX link good for a Buy One, Get One FREE large Domino’s pizza at regular menu price anytime between now and December 31, 2021. Families get a pizza of equal or lesser value each time they order one in person o
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2021-2022 Academic Registration Reminder

Returning school families are reminded to submit 2021-2022 academic registrations no later than February 1, 2021. After this date, all open spaces will be released to new, incoming families across both campuses. Find links to SJ and SFX registrations for returning students, as well as links to SJ and SFX applications for new siblings, in this SFX School News letter. Questions may be addressed to office@sfx-school.org
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Picture Day

Lifetouch will be on campus February 2nd (SFX K-7) and 3rd (8th Grade + SJ Campus) to photograph students. Parents of K-7th grade students on the SFX Campus are invited to download this flyer and place orders through the Lifetouch website here. Parents of 8th graders are asked to reference this flyer and place orders through the Lifetouch website here. Questions regarding Picture Day may be directed to office@sfx-sch
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