March 18, 2021

SCHOOL CALENDAR

MARCH
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


FROM OUR PRINCIPAL, MR. ZAFRA
Parent Letter 3.18.2021

NEWS AND EVENTS

CARES PICKUP REMINDER: When picking up children from the side entrance of the parish hall, please park on the side parking spots of the building before coming in to sign your student(s) out. Do not block the side door by the overpass, this becomes a fire hazard if the driveway is blocked.

 

Join us on Friday, March 26th  for a delicious Lenten Family meal at Skrimp Shack located at 1269 N Military Hwy Suite 7, Norfolk, VA .  15% of your bill will be donated back to St. Pius X School!  Take out orders only!

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!

 

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.


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