February 24, 2021

 

SCHOOL CALENDAR

FEBRUARY
*Note the calendar change for February 25th and 26th
25     Noon Dismissal and No After CARES – faculty and staff will receive their 2nd dose of vaccine.
25     School Family Dinner Event at My Mama’s Kitchen
26     School and CARES closed

MARCH
1-3    Parent /Teacher Conference Day (please email teacher to schedule a conference)
2       National Read Across America Day
4       School Family Dinner Event at Which Wich
10     1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal Day
14     Daylight Saving Time
17     St. Patrick’s Day
19     End of 3rd Quarter
19     School and CARES closed
22     PD Day for Faculty and Staff. 
22     CARES and School closed for students
26     Report Cards released via FACTS SIS
28     Palm Sunday

ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT COVID-19 AND SCHOOL UPDATES
Information and Resources


FROM OUR PRINCIPAL, MR. ZAFRA
Parent letter 2.18.2021


NEWS AND EVENTS

Excellence in Catholic Education Award Nominee – We are proud to announce that Mrs. Lomogda, our Health and Physical Education teacher, is St. Pius X Catholic School’s nominee for the Excellence in Catholic Education award in the Diocese of Richmond. Mrs. L, as she is known by her students, has made a huge impact on our school by her dedication, professionalism, and her faith. Congratulations, Mrs. Lomogda!  We are PIUS PROUD!

Parent Satisfaction SurveyThe Diocesan Office of Catholic Schools seeks your participation in an anonymous survey.  The survey window for St. Pius X School will close on Friday, February 26, 2021.  Link to the survey:  St. Pius X Catholic School Parent Satisfaction Survey

Lifetouch Spring Pictures Cancelled – To limit the number of outside groups coming into the school, Spring Pictures scheduled for March 3rd have been cancelled.  We apologize for any inconvenience but as always the safety of our students, faculty and staff is a priority.

February 23 – March 6 – Exclusive event for St. Pius X by POWND CAKES.  10% of your bill will be donated back to St. Pius X School

Thursday, February 25 – Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our Family Dinner Night at My Mama’s Kitchen.  15% of your bill will be donated to our school!  To see the menu, please click here.

Join us at Which Wich on Thursday, March 4 for Family Dinner Night.    15% of your bill will be donated to our school!

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Spring Shopper Catalog Fundraiser, Now – May 1 –  St. Pius X School is holding an online shopping fundraiser featuring over 500 seasonal items. 40% of ALL sales will be donated to St. Pius X School.  Please click here for more information.

Papa John’s Dollar$ for Dough Fundraiser, On-going – When purchasing ANY order ONLINE at www.papajohns.com use Promo Code:  PIUSX.  10% of every order will benefit St. Pius X Catholic School!


CLINIC NEWS

2021-2022 Immunization Requirements for rising Kindergarten and 7th grade students:
7th graders must have the Tdap and the MenACWY vaccine prior to the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Rising Kindergarten students must have their 4 yr. old shots, 2nd MMR, 2nd Chickenpox vaccine, and school physical prior to the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Daily Health ChecksFor the health and safety of our school community, please keep your child(ren) home if anyone in your household isn’t feeling well.

Flu Shots – If your child(ren) will be getting their flu shot this year, please notify Mrs. Pile by email (spile@piusxparish.org) before the student’s scheduled appointment.  This will help us track students who may display symptoms.         


ADMISSIONS AND FINANCE NEWS

Facts Re-enrollment is now open through FACTS.  There is an increased interest in SPX School by new families and classes are filling up.  Please understand that your child’s spot in a classroom this year does not guarantee their enrollment for next year.   You must complete the re-enrollment through FACTS to secure a space for your child for the 2021-2022 school year.  For questions, contact Mrs. Burfield at kburfield@piusxparish.org.

Financial Aid Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-2022 school year.  Your FACTS application and ALL supporting documents must be submitted by March 1, 2021 to be considered for Round 1.  The application can be found on your FACTS account or visit https://online.factsmgt.com/aid.  For questions or concerns please contact Mrs. Weidman at sweidman@piusxparish.org.

Our Mission:

St. Pius X School community in accordance with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church commits itself to the education of the whole child in body, mind, and spirit.

 All Things New in Christ.

-Pope Pius X