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Back to School Information

We look forward to welcoming students back to campus at the end of August! At this time we ask that families pay close attention to upcoming dates and the St. Joseph Campus phase-in schedule outlined here in the Orientation Schedule. In mid-August, families will be invited to log into a new Blackbaud school dashboard where all links, forms and instructions to start the year will be housed. Thank you for your patience
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Archdiocesan Covid-19 Task Force Survey

The Archdiocese of Chicago invites all schools parents to participate in a Covid-19 Task Force Survey to gauge attitudes and opinions around masks as we quickly approach the 2021-2022 school year. Please note that this survey closes at the end of the day today, August 3rd. Find a link to the original survey letter and take a moment to participate in this survey here.
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St. Vincent de Paul Drive

Our Parish will host a St. Vincent de Paul Donation Drive on Saturday, August 14th. The event happens in the St. Joseph Church parking lot and runs from 10am-2pm. Families are invited to bring bags or boxes of clothing and household goods such as pots and pans, plates, glasses, silverware and small appliances like toasters and blenders. We regret we are not able to accept furniture at this event. Clean out your
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Back to School Orientation Schedule

We are actively planning for an exciting year together on the St. Joseph and St. Francis Xavier campuses! Please take a moment to mark these important Back to School Orientation dates on your calendar at home. Of particular note: SFX Campus K-8 orientation and classroom visits happen on Monday, August 23rd. All families with students entering K-8 are invited to visit homerooms, greet teachers, and deliver any school
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St. Vincent de Paul Drive

Our Parish will host a St. Vincent de Paul Donation Drive on Saturday, August 14th. The event happens in the St. Joseph Church parking lot and runs from 10am-2pm. Families are invited to bring bags or boxes of clothing and household goods such as pots and pans, plates, glasses, silverware and small appliances like toasters and blenders. We regret we are not able to accept furniture at this event. Clean out your close
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Back to School Orientation Schedule

We are actively planning for an exciting year together on the St. Joseph and St. Francis Xavier campuses! Please take a moment to mark these important Back to School Orientation dates on your calendar at home. Of particular note: SFX Campus K-8 orientation and classroom visits happen on Monday, August 23rd. All families with students entering K-8 are invited to visit homerooms, greet teachers, and deliver any school
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Back to School Update from the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Chicago has released an update regarding fall health and safety guidance for our Catholic Parish schools. School parents received this communication by email last night. You can find a copy of this letter, reflecting the most recent news and updates regarding fall procedures, here. We are thrilled to kick off a year of in-person learning together this fall with a series of orientation and welcome e
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Athletics Pre-Registration Reminder

Thank you to the many Middle School families who have pre-registered their students for 5th-8th grade athletics teams for the 2021-2022 academic year. If you were unable to sign up your child by the July 16th deadline, please take a moment now to submit this form confirming your student’s interest one or more of our school teams. A copy of this Athletic Permission Form with a doctor’s stamp or signature m
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Final Edukit Deadline is Sunday

St. Francis Xavier School is pleased to work with Edukit again this fall as a provider of K-8 school supplies. The deadline for late orders through Edukit for rising K-8 students is this Sunday, July 25th. Families may place orders with Edukit here. As in past years, families who prefer to purchase school supplies through other retailers may continue to do so. Links to PDFs that include all school supplies needed in
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Middle School Athletics Sign Up Due Friday

Find a copy of the required Medical Permission form for Student Athletes here.
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Summer Reading Reminders

Our reading and library teams are thrilled to provide literacy resources for students across all ages that encourage a love of reading over the summer months. Be sure to visit our Summer Reading page here to find great tips and resources for readers of all ages. Rising 5th-8th grade students can also find links to summer reading assignments on this page. We invite you to review this overview prepared by Polly Breen a
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Medical Forms

Please take a moment to review this overview of health requirements for the 2021-2022 school year to best understand which items are required by grade this fall. We ask that families take advantage of free time this summer to schedule any doctor appointments your child will need in order to deliver state forms to the school office by August 15, 2021. All required forms can be found here
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Middle School Athletics Sign Up Due July 16

Find a copy of the required Medical Permission form for Student Athletes here.
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Preseason with the Pros Forms Due Tomorrow

Hello, PreSeason with the Pros Families! We hope that your athletes are excited to start our mini-camps!  Preparations are well underway, and we can’t wait to welcome sports back to campus. A friendly reminder was emailed to registered camp families this past Friday, July 2nd asking parents to please submit camp paperwork. All three forms must be completed and returned prior to participation in c
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D39 Bus Service Deadline

Wilmette’s District 39 will again offer bus transportation during the 2021-2022 academic year to all families who live within District 39 boundaries. The cost to SFX families for one-way transportation per rider is $333; round trip service is $575. Learn more here through the District 39 site. If you would like to register for bus transportation for your student for the fall, please download the Trans
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Boiler Room Asbestos Abatement

Asbestos abatement will take place as part of maintenance work performed in the school’s boiler room on the SFX campus between July 6 and 13, 2021. This work space will be isolated from all other areas of campus and air-scrubbing machines will be in operation 24 hours per day overseen by a state licensed environmental consultant. Questions regarding this project may be directed to Joe D’Arco at jdarco@ssj
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