October 29, 2021

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October
29    $1 Orange and Black Dress Down
29     Report Cards Released 

November
     Winter uniform starts
1      All Saints Parade
8      1st quarter Honors Ceremony
10    Blood Drive- NO CARES
11    1:30 Dismissal
11    Afternoon Parent Teacher Conferences
12    No School for students
12    Parent Teacher Conferences
13    Legacy Tree Planting Ceremony @ Larrymore
15    Virtue of the Month Ceremony 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT COVID-19 AND SCHOOL UPDATES
Information and Resources


NEWS AND EVENTS


Living Legacy Grove

 

St. Pius X Catholic School is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Norfolk in creating a school Living Legacy Grove, a planned grouping of trees of natural beauty to commemorate St. Pius X Catholic Schools 65th Milestone Anniversary.  This project is limited to 65 trees and will be sold on a first come first purchase basis. Please review the flyer additional information on how to participate in this exceptional opportunity for the community and St. Pius X Catholic School. Please Click  Legacy Grove Form to secure your tree. 

 

 

 

 

Spirit Day Guidelines from Handbook:

  • Students should use good taste, common sense and observe the guidelines given by the school administrators.
  • Shirts must have sleeves and cover the belt/waistline. No plunging necklines, tank tops or  halter tops.  T-shirts that advertise alcohol, tobacco, contraband or other inappropriate sayings are not permitted.
  • Frayed, torn or unsightly jeans/pants/shorts or shoes are NOT permitted to be worn.
  • Short shorts (more than 4” above the knee) and mini-skirts 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.

Hot Lunch Orders

Please check RenWeb/Family portal for the menu and to place an online order. Lunch orders are only open for the following dates: November 1  thru November 5, no advance orders at this time. Lunch orders most be submitted by Noon Friday, October 29, 2021.  Cost of lunch will be added to your FACTS account.


Attention 7th and 8th Grade Students– Granby High School is having a virtual IB Information night on November 18th at 6:00 pm for all interested rising 9th graders who would like to learn more about the IB Program at Granby.

 


Fundraising Opportunities

Click PALS SOCKS to browse and shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Papa John’s Regional Dollars for Dough Competition!

 

 

 

 

 

 

In addition to Papa John’s, remember to show our other school sponsor, Fuddruckers you support. 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the school. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have Fun, Eat Pasta, Raise Money!! please click on  Shop Pasta  to view flyer.   Use link on flyer to shop artisan quality pasta.

 

 

 

 

 


St. Pius X Church News

 

DESSERTS and ORNAMENTS :  The St. Pius X Women’s Club will be enjoying homemade desserts and making Christmas ornaments on Thursday, November 4, 2021.  Be sure to join us as we share fellowship, desserts, and learn how to make very unique Christmas ornaments.  Discover other exciting plans the Women’s Club has for the upcoming year. Festivities start at 6:30 in the Parish Hall and is open to all women of our Parish and School (ages 18 and up).  The purpose of Women’s Club is to unite women of the parish in acts of Faith, Charity and love. 

 

Thanksgiving Baskets for St. Francis House | Love Saint Mark's

SPX Food Pantry is still in need of the following items: Pie Filling, Cornbread mix, Pie Crust Mix, Cranberry Sauce, and Gravy. 


Faith Formation

First Reconciliation and First Eucharist: We invite all Catholic 2nd graders and older to St. Pius X First Sacrament preparation. Sacramental Prep will start January 2022.  First Reconciliation class will be on Saturday Mornings. Dates will be shared in November.  First Eucharist celebration will be after Easter this Spring.  Registration is online or you may call Cass in the parish office at 757-583-0291 ext. 13.

RCIA: Adults: Do you want to learn about the Catholic Church? Can we help you as an adult get ready for First Communion? We can assist you with these processes. Come to St. Pius X Catholic Church Open House for inquirers on October 5th at 6:30 pm in the Church.  We also invite children  over the age of 7 who have not been Baptized and/or received First Eucharist to enter our Children’s RCIA.  Please call Cass in the parish office for information.

Baptisms: Do you have an infant or young child whom you would like Baptized? Please call Cass in the parish office to register for class and information about the next Baptisms at the parish.

Middle School Ministry:  We invite your Middle School Teen to join us for EDGE  Sunday at 12:00 -1:30pm @ School Entrance. The goal each Sunday is for the youth to grow in community and have fun with one another! Teens are welcomed to bring a friend.  For more information or to register click the link: St. Pius X Youth Ministry – Home (weebly.com)

 

 

 

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