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Join us for Fall Harvest Night–Saturday, Oct. 13

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FIRST TIME EVENT! Fall Harvest Night @ Silverbrook Farm Saturday, October 13th 6-10pm Time to Relax Come enjoy a relaxing night at Silverbrook Farm (934 Main Street, Acushnet), where we can kick back under the tent, or sit by the fire pit while listening to live music from solo guitarist, C J Martin. Fostering friendships while enjoying great food and …

Blessing of the Animals–feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Horses, doggies and snakes, oh my! Just a few highlights from our school’s annual Blessing of the Animals on October 4th, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, to commemorate his love of animals and nature as gifts from God. Thank you to the many families who were able to join us this morning! Click here to visit our own photo gallery of the …

Disney Family Fun Night 7

Grateful for our school community! Magical World of Disney FFN7 festivities were well-attended…the games, activities, projects, raffle items, and ice cream sundaes were huge hits! Click here to enjoy more photos of the night! BIG THANKS TO… Acushnet Creamery! our School Events Committee our grade level representatives our “experienced ice cream scoopers” our Grade 8 students who helped to run the games for our younger …

K-2 Grandparents Day Celebration–Monday, September 17th

Quality Family Memories! We celebrated Mass as a school family, and then welcomed some honored and loved guests to our school for a grand celebration! A fantastic time was had by all in attendance  Highlights from the event included munchkins, a photo opportunity, BINGO and dancing. Click here to enjoy more heartwarming memories of the morning A HUGE thank you to Shannon Kearney, event chairperson, …

Acushnet Remembers 9/11/01

Please make a special effort to join us if you are able…. Tuesday, September 11th at 5:15pm at the church for a special Mass remembering the victims of 9/11, to be followed by the Town of Acushnet memorial service at 6:00pm across the street at the 9/11 Memorial. (Students should come in uniform to show our school’s solidarity with victims.)

Back-to-school “need to knows”

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! It’s been great to see your sun-kissed faces as you drop off school supplies and pick up your Friday Folders!  Please click the following link for a detailed letter regarding the start of the 2018-19 school year: Summer Parent Letter 2018-2019 Please note the following: Due to the extreme temperatures for this week, students in grades K-8 may wear …

Thankful for your support!

Looking to the future… Want to support our vision?  Share our vision with others who may want to join us in our efforts as we continue to plan strategically for our long-term goals. Please call the school office @ (508) 995-4313 or email info@sfxacushnet.com St. Francis Xavier School has over time invested greatly in the development of its staff, renovation of its facilities, and enrichment of …

Summer Fun at St. Francis 2018

Campers enjoyed another AFFORDABLE, ACADEMIC, ACTIVE and Faith-based Summer Program!  We were proud to offer our 3-week Summer Camp again in July for children Preschool age through Grade 6 (12 years old).  There were field trips to the movies, arts and crafts, guest presentations, group games, water games, science experiments, a Zumba lesson, and much more. BIG THANKS go out to Mr. Martin, Miss “G” …

Summer Packets & Supply Lists 2018

All the grade-appropriate summer work packets and 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 10:00am to 2:00pm (July 9th to August 23rd). Completed work and supplies are to be submitted on the first day of school.

Registration for 2018-2019 OPEN

Registration is now open for the 2018-2019 School Year. Please visit the Admissions page of our website, or call the office for more information.  We look forward to sharing with you what makes our school special.  Please note that submittal of the registration form does not guarantee or confirm admission into the school. There limited preschool openings available for families interested in enrolling their 3 or 4 year old …

A joy-filled Fine Arts Night 2018!

We hope you enjoyed our gallery of K through 8 student artwork and the musical entertainment of our talented K-5 and upper grade chorus singers and musicians! Our mid week Fine Arts Night was absolutely phenomenal, bringing the “house down” with musical talent and artistic ability! Numerous parents mentioned how impressive the show was, and how each year it seems to get better. A HUGE thank …

Easter Celebration, Friday April 13th 1:15pm

“We are an Easter people, and Alleluia is our song!” ~St. John Paul II We are looking forward to sharing the joy of the Resurrection with our school families on Friday, April 13th at 1:15pm in our gym. Come enjoy student performances that are bound to warm your heart, offer hope, and bring a smile to your face! Celebrate the 50 Days of Easter! Click …

Come to Fenway with St. Francis!

All St. Francis Xavier School families are welcome! We will be organizing a group to go to Catholic Night with the Red Sox on Tuesday, July 10th. Here is a form that you can print, fill out, and return with payment to the parish office. BY APRIL 6th.   Forms will also be available at church doors. Transportation will be provided – there will be no charge, …

Think GREEN and offer hope through #almsgiving!

Forget the snow…Think GREEN! Students enjoyed a no-uniform GREEN dress down day (for $1 or more) on FRIDAY, March 16th to get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit and give the gift of hope!  Together we were able to raise $320 as a part of our Lenten Almsgiving efforts which we will donate to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute. The members of the NJHS are also …

Journey Closer to Christ in these 40 Days of LENT

We entered into the liturgical season of Lent with our tradition of the Burying of the Alleluia…a symbolic gesture of how the next 40 days should be different in our minds and hearts. Join us this Lent as we strive to be more deliberate about our PRAYER, FASTING, and ALMSGIVING in these 40 days.  Click here for our Lenten Guide where we hope you find …