Author Archives: St. Pius X School

December 11, 2019

Upcoming Events:

DECEMBER

11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
12…………….. M.S. Midterm Exam – Spanish.
No Mass – Students may  wear their regular school uniform.
13…………….  M.S. Midterm Exam – Social Studies and Science.
3rd Grade Pizza Party
16…………….. M.S. Midterm Exam – ILA.
Choir, Band, and Strings Concert at 6:30 pm.
18…………….  M.S. Breakfast.
19…………….  Mass at 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
20…………….  Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3.……Christmas Holiday.

St. Pius X School Families – If you did not get an opportunity to pick up your St. Pius X School ornament gift from the hot cocoa and cookies after Carol Night, please stop by the school office.

Save the Dates:

The National Junior Honor Society is sponsoring a Toy Drive for CHDK .  New toys can be dropped off in the bin located in the School Office. Monetary donations are also being accepted.

Toy Drive

Order your CANDY GRAMS today!

Candy Grams

Lunch order forms for the week of December 16.  Lunch order form and payment are due by NOON on Friday, December 13.

PK LUNCH Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

December 4, 2019

Upcoming Events:

DECEMBER

5………………  CHS Day at Catholic High for 8th Grade.
Mass at 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
6………………  St. Nicholas Day.
Start of Basketball Season Pep Rally at 2:15 pm in the Gym.
7………………  Start of Basketball Season!
9………………. M.S. Midterm Exams – Math and Religion.
Mass, Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
10…………….. Carol Night at 7:00 pm in the Church.
Cookies and Cocoa after Carol Night in PH.
11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
12…………….. M.S. Midterm Exam – Spanish.
No Mass.
13…………….  M.S. Midterm Exam – Social Studies and Science.
16…………….. M.S. Midterm Exam – ILA.
Choir, Band, and Strings Concert at 6:30 pm.
18…………….  M.S. Breakfast.
19…………….  Mass at 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
20…………….  Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3.……Christmas Holiday.

– The Pius Press – Important dates and Information.

12-4-19 Newsletter

– This year, St. Pius X Catholic School is one of a number of schools within the Diocese of Richmond undergoing a Self Study. This process allows us to determine our school’s strengths and weaknesses in regards to standards including Catholic Identity, Mission, Leadership,
Academics, etc. To support our work, we are gathering data and feedback from our teachers, staff, students, and parents.
Whether you have been a part of our school community for a number of years or if this is your first or second year, your participation and input is invaluable to this process as we grow as a school.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated.  To access the survey please click here.

– Lunch Order form for the week of December 9.  Payment and lunch order are due by NOON on Friday< December 6.

PK LUNCH Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

November 25, 2019

Upcoming Events:

NOVEMBER

26……………….  Thanksgiving Prayer Service at 10:30 a.m. in the Gym.
27-29…………..Thanksgiving Holiday.  CARES will be closed.

DECEMBER

2…………….… Classes Resume.
4…………….… PK– Kdg. Christmas Program at 10:30 a.m.
5………………. CHS Day at Catholic High School for 8th Grade Students.
6………………  Start of Basketball Season Pep Rally at 2:15 p.m. in the Gym.
St. Nicholas Day.
8……………….. School Spiriti All-U-Can-Eat Grande Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall.
9………………. Middle School Midterm Exams – Math and Religion
12…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – Spanish
13…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – Social Studies and Science
16…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – ILA
10…………….. Carol Night at 7:00 p.m. in the Church.  Cookies and Cocoa after Carol Night in the Parish Hall.
11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
16…………….. Choir, Band, and Strings Concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
20…………….. Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3….… Christmas Holiday.

This year St. Pius X School is one of a number of schools within the Diocese of Richmond undergoing a Self Study.  A letter from Mr. Zafra, School Principal was emailed last week asking all of St. Pius X School Parents/Guardians to please complete the Parent Survey.  Our goal is 100% Parent participation.  To access the survey please click here.

Parent Survey Letter

Join us for the start of Basketball Season Pep Rally on Friday, December 6.  All are welcome!

Basketball Pep Rally

Lunch order form for the week of December 2.

K-8 Grade Lunch week of Dec. 2

PK LUNCH Form Week of Dec. 2

St. Pius X Catholic Church Men’s Club is sponsoring a School Spirit All-U-Can-Eat Grande Breakfast on Sunday, December 8, 2019.  Proceeds after expenses will assist St. Pius X Catholic School.

School Spirit All-U-Can-Eat Breakfast

Middle School Midterm Exam Dates.

_2019 Middle School Midterm Letter

We are excited to announce that our St. Pius X School Choir will again be singing the National Anthem before the start of the ODU Men’s Basketball Game on Thursday, January 2!  ODU Men’s Basketball will be playing Middle Tennessee.  Hope to see everyone there!

ODU Basketball Game

 

November 20, 2019

St. Pius X Middle School Parents/Guardians and Students join us tomorrow, Thursday, November 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the School Gym for the first High School Information Night held at St. Pius X School.

Upcoming Events:

NOVEMBER

20…………….. .1:30 pm Dismissal.
21…………….. .High School Information Night for SPX Middle School Students (6:00 p.m.) in the Gym.
23…………….. .Buckley Tournament.
27-29…………..Thanksgiving Holiday.  CARES will be closed.

DECEMBER

2…………….… Classes Resume.
4…………….… PK– Kdg. Christmas Program at 10:30 a.m.
5………………. CHS Day at Catholic High School for 8th Grade Students.
6…………….… St. Nicholas Day.
9………………. Middle School Midterm Exams – Math and Religion
12…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – Spanish
13…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – Social Studies and Science
16…………….. Middle School Midterm Exam – ILA
10…………….. Carol Night at 7:00 p.m. in the Church.  Cookies and Cocoa after Carol Night in the Parish Hall.
11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
16…………….. Choir, Band, and Strings Concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
20…………….. Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3….… Christmas Holiday.

This year St. Pius X School is one of a number of schools within the Diocese of Richmond undergoing a Self Study.  A letter from Mr. Zafra, School Principal was emailed this week asking all of St. Pius X School Parents/Guardians to please complete the Parent Survey.  To access the survey please click here.

Parent Survey Letter

Middle School Midterm Exam Dates.

_2019 Middle School Midterm Letter

Lunch order forms for the weeks of November 25 and December 2.  Order form and payment are due by NOON on Friday, November 22.

PK LUNCH Form week of Nov. 25

PK LUNCH Form Week of Dec. 2

K-8 Grade Lunch week of Nov. 25

K-8 Grade Lunch week of Dec. 2

Milk order form for the month of December.

December Milk Order

Handy Cash Order Form for the Holidays, deadline to submit your order is Monday, December 9  Orders will be filled by Friday, December 13.

What is the “St. Pius Handy Cash” program?
A. The “St. Pius Handy Cash” program is a certificate program in which everyone – St. Pius families, grandparents, friends, neighbors, and even out-of-town relatives – can participate. St. Pius X School purchases certificates/gift cards in bulk at a discounted price from national merchants and then resells them at face value to you. You, the buyer, pay and receive face value for the certificates/gift cards.

Handy Cash Order Form

November 13, 2019

ST. PIUS X SCHOOL HOLIDAY BAZAAR
THIS WEEKEND!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO  3:00 P.M.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17 FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.

Upcoming Events:

NOVEMBER

13……………..  Blood Drive in PH  2:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
15……………….Pirates’ Gold Raffle End of Sales PEP RALLY, 8:30 a.m. in the Gym.
16-17…………. Christmas Bazaar.
18………………  Virtue of the Month Ceremony at 2:15 p.m. in the Church.
18-22…………..Christmas Shop for Students.
20…………….. .1:30 pm Dismissal.
21…………….. .High School Information Night for SPX Middle School Students (6:00 p.m.) in the Gym.
23…………….. .Buckley Tournament.
27-29…………..Thanksgiving Holiday.  CARES will be closed.

DECEMBER

2…………….… Classes Resume.
4…………….… PK– Kdg. Christmas Program at 10:30 a.m.
5………………. CHS Day at Catholic High School for 8th Grade Students.
6…………….… St. Nicholas Day.
10…………….. Carol Night at 7:00 p.m. in the Church.  Cookies and Cocoa after Carol Night in the Parish Hall.
11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
16…………….. Choir, Band, and Strings Concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
20…………….. Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3….… Christmas Holiday.

Blood Drive today, November 13 from 2:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  Donate blood and earn 2 service hours towards your family service hours required for the school year.

Blood Drive

Lunch order forms for the week of November 18.  Order form and payment are due by NOON on Friday, November 15.

PK Lunch Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

Pirates’ Gold Raffle End of Sales Pep Rally, Friday, November 15 at 8:30 a.m. in the Gym. All are welcome!

Pep Rally

SPX Home and School presents THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE, Monday, November 18 – Friday, November 22 from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  We need volunteers!  If you would like to volunteer and receive service hours, please click here.

Christmas Shoppe

Did you catch a Pirates’ Gold Raffle T-Shirt at the Pirates’ Gold Raffle Kick-Off Pep Rally? Did you sell 30 tickets or more and earn a Special Edition Raffle T-Shirt?  Please see attached flyer to see what day the students can wear their t-shirts.

Pirates’ Gold Raffle T-Shirts

  • We are in need of the following items:
    Water Bottles for this weekend’s Holiday Bazaar
  • For Art Class:
    Yarn
    Material Scraps
    Paper towels
    Plastic dishes from microwave meals with dividers
    Small shells
    Glass beads
    Old newspapers
* For every $5.00 spent, families receive 1 service hour.  Items can be brought in to the School Office.

November 6, 2019

Upcoming Events:

NOVEMBER

7………………  Military Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!  Light Breakfast for our Military Families and their child(ren).
11……………..  Veterans Day.  No School for Students!
CARES will be closed!
Parent / Teacher Conference Day (8:00am – 3:00 pm).
12……………..  Parent / Teacher Conference Day (3:30pm –7:00 pm).
Regular School Day for Students.
13……………..  Blood Drive in PH  2:45pm – 7:00pm.
16-17…………. Christmas Bazaar.
18……………… Virtue of the Month Ceremony.
18-22…………..Christmas Shop for Students.
20…………….. .1:30 pm Dismissal.
21…………….. .High School Information Night (6:00pm) in the Gym.
23…………….. .Buckley Tournament.
27-29…………..Thanksgiving Holiday.

DECEMBER

2…………….… Classes Resume.
4…………….… PK– Kdg. Christmas Program.
6……………… St. Nicholas Day.
10…………….. Carol Night.  Cookies and Cocoa after Carol Night.
11…………….. 1:30 pm Dismissal.
16…………….. Choir, Band, and Strings Concert.
20…………….. Noon Dismissal.
23-Jan. 3….… Christmas Holiday.

The Pius Press.

11-5-19 Newsletter

Lunch order form for the week of November 11.  Payment and order form are due by NOON on Friday, November 8.

PK LUNCH Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

Milk order form for the months of November and December.  If you have already placed your order for November, please disregard the top portion of the order form.

November – December Milk Order

CARES will be closed on Monday, November 11.

CARES Closed

The Home & School presents the annual Christmas Shoppe.  Students will be able to purchase gifts for family and friends during the week of November 18.  Hours 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Christmas Shoppe

We need CANNED GOODS!  St. Pius X School in partnership with Food Lion Canned Food Drive will end Friday, November 8.

St. Pius Handy Cash Order Form deadline is Friday, November 8.  $5.00 and $10.00 gift cards are available for a limited time.  Another order will go out before Christmas.

Handy Cash Order Form

The St. Pius X Christmas Bazaar will be held Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17.

White Elephant Item request flyer

Lumpia and Bake Goods Request

Pint-Size Hero.  Blood Drive, Wednesday, November 13 from 2:45 pm – 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall.  Donate blood and earn 2 service hours towards your family service hours required for the school year.

Blood Drive

October 29, 2019

Upcoming events:

OCTOBER

31…………….. All Pirates’ Gold Raffle tickets and money are due!
Dress Down Day
, donate $1.00 and wear Halloween colors.  No costumes for Grades 1-8!No School Mass.
PK and Kindergarten Halloween Parade.

NOVEMBER

1….……………All Saints Day. Mass 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
Winter Uniform in effect.
Pirates’ Gold Raffle drawings begin.
2………………Breakfast w/ Santa 9:00 am– 1:00 pm (PH).
Mass of Resurrection for Mrs. Kathy Bennett is scheduled for 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church. The reception will be held after the 5 p.m. Saturday mass in the Parish Hall.
3……………….Daylight Saving Time Ends.
6……………….1:30 pm Dismissal.
7…………….…Mass in recognition of our Military Families at 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
11………………Veterans Day.  No School for Students!
CARES will be closed!
Parent / Teacher Conference Day 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.
12……………..Regular school day for students.
Parent / Teacher Conferences 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
13……………..Blood Drive in PH  2:45 pm – 7:00 pm.
16-17…………Fall Bazaar.
18………………Virtue of the Month Ceremony.
20………………1:30 pm Dismissal.
21………………High School Information Night 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Gym.
23………………Buckley Tournament.
27-29………….Thanksgiving Break

Pirates’ Gold Raffle Tickets still on Sale!
Last day to turn in raffle tickets and money is Thursday, October 31.

Congratulations to all our students who made the Honors list for Quarter 1.  A ceremony to to recognize our Honors students hard work during Quarter 1 will be held on Monday, November  4 at 2:15 pm in the Gym.  We are PIUS PROUD!

Q1 Honors

Dress Down Day, Thursday, October 31st.  Donate $1.00 and wear Halloween colors.  Sorry, no costumes for Grades 1-8.

Dress Down Day

Santa is Coming to Town!! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to have Breakfast with Santa this Saturday, November 1st from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Send in your Reservation Form and payment as soon as possible so that we can properly prepare to make this a memorable event for everyone!

Breakfast with Santa

Lunch orders and payments for the week of  November 4th are due by NOON on Friday, November 1st.

PK Lunch Form

K-8 Lunch Form

We invite all our Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, and Veterans to join us on Thursday, November 7th at our 8:30 am Mass. We would like to recognize all of you for your Military service to our country.  A light breakfast will be available after Mass for our Military Families and their school child(ren).

We are also asking our Military Families to send in a picture of your Military family member to be displayed on our Table of Honor.  You can send your picture in to the school office or CARES.

Military Mass

Join us on Thursday, November 7 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Teachers’ Lounge for a Home & School Meeting.  Bring your ideas and concerns.

Home and School

St. Pius X School in partnership with Food Lion Canned Food Drive from October 28 – November 8.

Our Fall Holiday Bazaar is coming soon.  How can you help?  You can help by donating lumpia or baked goods for the bake sale, or items for the Treasure Store.  You can also help by volunteering your time to help facilitate various activities, set up, or clean up.  Please contact Sr. Rita at srkeller@piusxparish.org if interested in volunteering to help.  Thank you for sharing your time and talent.

White Elephant Item request flyer

Lumpia and Bake Goods Request

October 21, 2019

PIRATES’ GOLD RAFFLE TICKETS STILL ON SALE THROUGH OCTOBER 31ST!
ALL RAFFLE TICKET MONEY WILL GO TOWARDS A
NEW PLAYGROUND FOR THE STUDENTS!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming events:

OCTOBER

21……………..  K-2 Field Trip to TCC Roper Performing Arts from 8:30-11:30am.
24………………Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!
25…………….. Report Cards Released via FACTS SIS.
PK3 & PK4  Field Trip to Hunt Club Farm from 8:15am – 12:00 pm.
31……………..All Pirates’ Gold Raffle tickets and money are due!
Happy Halloween!
PK and Kindergarten Halloween Parade

NOVEMBER

1….…………… All Saints Day.  Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!
Pirates’ Gold Raffle drawing begin.
Winter Uniform in effect.
2……………… Breakfast w/ Santa 9:00am– 1:00 pm (PH).
3……………… Daylight Saving Time Ends.
6……………… 1:30pm Dismissal.
7……………… Military Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!
11…………….. Veterans Day.  No School for Students!
CARES will be closed!
Parent / Teacher Conference Day. (8:00 am – 3:00 pm)
12…………….. Parent / Teacher Conference Day.
Regular school day for students. (4:00pm – 7:00pm)
13…………….. Blood Drive in PH  (2:45pm – 7:00pm).
16-17…………. Fall Bazaar.

Lunch order form for the week of October 28.  Payment and order form are due by NOON on Friday, November 1.

PK LUNCH Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

Fall Bazaar.

Lumpia and Bake Goods Request

Breakfast with Santa.

Breakfast with Santa

 

October 16, 2019

Upcoming Events:

OCTOBER

17……………..  Living Rosary in Church at 8:30am.
18…………….   NOON Dismissal.
5th Grade STEM DAY at Naval Station Norfolk.
End of 1st Marking Period.
Cross Country Championship at CHS.
Volleyball Game vs St. Patrick’s (Home).
19……………..  Trunk or Treat from 6:00-8:00pm in CPB Parking Lot.
20……………..  Middle School Rally. POC Mrs. Aponte,Youth Ministry.
21……………..  K-2 Field Trip to TCC Roper Performing Arts from 8:30-11:30am.
24……………… Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!
25……………..  Report Cards Released via FACTS SIS.
PK3 & PK4  Field Trip to Hunt Club Farm from 8:15am – 12:00 pm.
31……………..  Happy Halloween!
PK and Kindergarten Halloween Parade.

The Pius Press.

10-16-19 Newsletter

Milk order form for the month of November.

Milk – November 2019

Lunch order form for the week of October 21.  Order form and payment are due by NOON on Friday, October 18.

PK Lunch Form

K-8 Lunch Form

The St. Pius X Home and School Association is hosting our annual Trunk or Treat for the kids to be held this Saturday, October 19 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.   Come join us for an evening of treats and fun!  If you plan on having a vehicle (trunk) at Trunk or Treat, please sign up here.

We need your support to make this event a success!

Trunk or Treat

Breakfast with Santa, Advance Reservation. Get your tickets before it’s too late!

Breakfast with Santa

Our Bazaar needs your help! We are need of baked goods, Pancit and Lumpia.  If you can help please let us know.

Lumpia and Bake Goods Request

St. Pius X School White Elephant Treasure Store will be taking donations the week of November 11.

White Elephant Item request flyer

Pint-Size Hero Blood Drive, Wednesday, November 13 from 2:45 – 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall.

Blood Drive

October 8, 2019

Upcoming events:

OCTOBER
9…….…………  Early Dismissal (1:30pm).
10……….…….  Mass 8:30 am.  All are welcome!
11……………..  Cross Country Meet at CHS.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration (6:00-8:00 
pm) in PH.
13……………..  SPX Catholic Church Annual Parish Picnic.
14……………..  Columbus Day (Students are in School).
Virtue of the Month Ceremony (2:15pm) in the Church.
16…………….   Lifetouch Picture Retake Day.
17……………..  Living Rosary in Church.
18…………….   NOON Dismissal.
End of 1st Marking Period.

Cross Country Championship at CHS.
Volleyball Game vs St. Patrick’s (Home).
19…………….. Trunk or Treat from 6:00-8:00pm in CPB Parking Lot.
20…………….. Middle School Rally. POC Mrs. Aponte,Youth Ministry.
21…………….. K-2 Field Trip to TCC Roper Performing Arts from 8:30-11:30am.
24………………Mass 8:30am.  All are welcome!
25…………….. Report Cards Released via FACTS SIS.
PK3 & PK4  Field Trip to Hunt Club Farm from 8:15am – 12:00 pm.
31…………….. Happy Halloween!
PK and Kdg. Halloween Parade.

Pirates’ Gold Raffle Tickets on sale through October 21!! 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!  EARN SERVICE HOURS!!
Tickets will be on sale at Saturday’s Fair (October 12) from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and after each St. Pius X School Mass on October 12 and October 13!  To volunteer to set-up, sell tickets, and break-down please click here

Each Family that sells 25 raffle tickets will earn 10 service hours towards their required school service hours.

Lunch order form for the week of October 14.  Lunch order form and payment are due by NOON, Friday, October 11.

PK LUNCH Form

K-8 Grade Lunch

St. Pius X Catholic Church Annual Parish Picnic, Sunday, October 13, 2019.

picnic

St. Pius X Home & School Association invites you to their annual Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 19 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  If you are interested in participating please click here

Trunk or Treat Flyer

IMPORTANT!!  St. Pius X School CARES Program will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019.

CARES Closed