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Catholic Schools Week 2.0: Resurrected! April 6-9

We finally get to celebrate our wonderful Catholic School in style during the Easter Season! Let’s all show our school spirit with pride…we have much to be grateful for! Click here to see the daily schedule and plan for your child to fully participate in the fun!

Check out our Virtual Open House

Thank you for your interest in our wonderful Preschool through Grade 8 school community! Traditionally we welcome new families at our Open House at registration time each year for student-led tours; and invite students to spend-a-day.  Given the current reality, that is unfortunately not possible. We wanted to connect with potential families in a way that gives you a sense for our school community as …

A Safe New Year for Our School Community

This break has been a great opportunity to decompress, and adjust our bearings for school to begin again on the 4th of January.  The New Bedford Department of Public Health has been in consultation with the Catholic Schools Office, and wants to acknowledge and extend their gratitude for the commendable job of teachers and students in maintaining a safe and healthy climate for in-person learning …

Register online to enter our waitlist!

Explore your reasons for wanting to enroll your son/daughter at our school. We look forward to getting to know you and sharing with you what makes our school community special!  Check out our Virtual Open House to get to know us better.  Please email or call with any questions you may have after reviewing our website. Applications for the 2020-2021 as well as the 2021-2022 …

Virtual Talent Show

An event like no other… is sure to be a “virtual” crowd pleaser! We are looking forward to December 4th at 6pm, when this virtual event will be launched and we will celebrate the gifts and talents of our amazing SFX students! PLEASE take the time to read the following IMPORTANT GUIDELINES pertaining to submitted Talent Show videos. Students/families that do not adhere to these …

Our social responsibilities

Our school community’s health depends on your actions and social responsibilities.  In an effort to keep our school fully open in the current model we are in, we are asking families to be extra diligent and cautious. As we approach the many holidays ahead, please do all you can to follow the best practices that the Department of Public Health has outlined when gathering outside …

A Blessed Christmas 2020

May the simple joys of Christmas that only He gives fill our hearts this season and into the New Year! Click here to enjoy our Christmas Message for 2020

SAL Day–Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

Because of the timing of the storm, and the impact on the safety of travel, our plan is to implement a SAL (Structured Alternative Learning) Day for Kindergarten through Grade 8 students on Thursday, Dec 17th. (please see below for SAL details) It is our intention to keep an academic finish to 2020! Students were sent home with supplies, books and materials that will help …

Back to School On-Going Action Plan for 2020-2021

We have been pleased to kick-off the 2020-2021 school year welcoming our Preschool through Gr. 8 students back to school full-time, on-site (as long as it is safe to do so), with remote option available for those in need. Click here to view a short video on how our school team worked together all summer to prepare for a safe return to school.  Monday, July …

Summer Packets & Student Supply Lists 2020

All the grade-appropriate summer work packets and school supply lists are linked below in PDF format. Please email your child’s teacher, or call the main office (508-995-4313), if you have any questions. Summer office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30am to 1:30pm (Jul 7 – Aug 27). » Preschool Student Supply Lists: PS3 Student Supply List PS4 Student Supply List » K – …

Embrace GRACE through our reinvented VIRTUAL Gala–now August 20th

Mark your calendars for a historic event! Looking forward to celebrating the grace that has brought us through our (not-your-average) school year. We have re-envisioned what this “event” normally looks like and hope you can join us for a VIRTUAL GALA! Stay tuned…more details to follow, as we get closer to the date: Thursday, August 20th @ 6:30pm Sneak peeks of items up for bid …

Remote Learning 2020: Guided By Our Compass Points

Videos, Zoom calls, Google Classrooms and Online Learning became the new reality for our school! Our teachers (Preschool through Gr. 8) hit the ground running March 17th to adjust their curriculum to distance learning strategies that reinforce old and introduce new content for our students. It was God’s Grace and the patience and understanding of our families that supported us as we navigated these uncharted …

COVID-19 UPDATE

Important Announcement ALL MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLS ARE TO BE CLOSED UNTIL THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR PER GOVERNOR’S ORDERS. April 21, 2020 Hello St.  Francis Xavier families, By now, you have most likely heard Governor Baker’s announcement to close both private and public schools in MA throughout the remainder of the school year.  Please know that our faculty and staff share in the tremendous amount …

Celebrate the 50 Days of Easter!

He has risen, as He said! ALLELUIA! Best wishes for a wonderful Easter filled with the joy of the Resurrection, and hope in the promise of everlasting life! Hoping to be reunited soon! God bless you all. ~Your St. Francis Xavier School family Click here for a very special Easter greeting from our school staff! Please share with your children…. We miss them so much! #Godsgrace #enoughforus …

Grades 7 and 8 –Science and Engineering Fair 2020

The Science and Engineering Fair is an exciting event that encourages students to explore a question of interest to them and to share knowledge with parents, teachers, and classmates. The educational benefits are numerous as students develop skills in writing, oral presentation, creative thinking, and problem solving.   Each 7th and 8th grade student is asked to develop a project based upon a question that they …

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