March 11, 2021

SCHOOL CALENDAR

MARCH
11     School Family Dinner Event at Moe’s Southwestern Grill
14     Daylight Saving Time
17     St. Patrick’s Day!  Green Dress Down Day for $1.00
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
26     School Family Dinner Event at Skrimp Shack    
28     Palm Sunday

APRIL
1      Holy Thursday
1      1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal
2      Good Friday
2 -9  Easter Break – School and CARES Closed
4      Easter Sunday
12    Classes Resume
12-23  APEX Fun Run
23    NOON Dismissal for Students
30    4th Quarter Interim

ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT COVID-19 AND SCHOOL UPDATES
Information and Resources


NEWS AND EVENTS

Back by Popular Demand! Family Dinner Night at Moe’s Southwestern Grill on Thursday, March 11.  15% of your bill will be donated to our school!

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 SchoolVisit https://www.forfundsonline.com/home to place your online order.  Please click here for more information.

Papa John’s Dollar$ for Dough Fundraiser, On-going – Sunday, March 14th is Pi Day, and what better way to celebrate than with a Pi from Papa John’s.  Plus enjoy 30% off your regular menu order through March 28.  When purchasing ANY order ONLINE at www.papajohns.com use Promo Code:  PIUSX.  10% of every order will benefit St. Pius X Catholic School!

Afterschool Extracurricular Sports Activities for 4th – 8th Grade Students ONLY.   Sports will start on Monday, March 15 and run through Wednesday. March 31.  This month’s activity will be Basketball.  Students will learn new games, socialize with classmates, and work-up a sweat! Middle school students will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm and 4th and 5th graders will meet on Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  Space is limited to only 15 students per time slot.  Social Distancing Guidelines will be followed, students will be separated  by grade level, every student will have their own basketball, and games will be non-contact.  This activity is for Virtual and Face to Face 4th – 8th grade students ONLY, younger siblings will have to be picked up at normal dismissal time.  Virtual students that would like to participate will work on skill sets at home.  Participating students will exit out of the gym door.   Mrs. Lomogda is asking parents to stay in their vehicles and she will bring your student out to you.  If interested or for more information please email Mrs. Lomogda, PE Teacher at slomogda@piusxparish.org.   Click here for flyer.


GREEN Dress Down Day on Wednesday, March 17
.  Donate $1.00 and wear Green.

Dress Down Guidelines:

  • Shirts must have sleeves and cover the belt/waistline. No plunging necklines, tank tops or
    halter tops.  T-shirts that advertise politics, alcohol, tobacco, contraband or other inappropriate
    sayings are not permitted.
  • Frayed, torn, ripped or unsightly jeans/pants/shorts or shoes and yoga pants are NOT
    permitted to be worn.
  • Shorts are NOT allowed.
  • Cosmetics and jewelry are to be worn in moderation.
  • The administration is the final judge on the suitability of attire and/or appearance.

Order your yearbook while supplies last at ybpay.lifetouch.com to make sure your child doesn’t miss out on this year’s memories.  Order before Monday, March 29 using Yearbook ID Code:  1581121.  Cost is $25.00 each. Middle School Students – Yearbook is included in Middle School Fees.

Larrymore Elementary School Parking Lot.  Please note that Norfolk Public School students will start returning to school on March 15, 2021.  If your child is currently designated as a WALKER at dismissal and they meet you at the Larrymore Elementary School parking lot we ask that you please refrain from continuing to park at Larrymore’s parking lot.  If you need to change your child’s dismissal carpool please email your child’s homeroom teacher and the school at school@piusxparish.org..


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.  Round 2 of financial aid is now open.  Please ensure your FACTS application and ALL supporting documents are submitted via 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