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Our Ongoing Action Plan for 2021-2022

Our Reopening Plans Parents should have received an email with our Ongoing Action Plan. It is also posted as a resource document within the FACTS Family Portal.  Families should please take the time to read the document in it’s entirety, as there are a few shifts in our school procedures for families to be aware of before the start of school. Thank you for your …

Some need-to-knows for 2021-2022

August is here… it is time to begin preparing for our return to school! If you haven’t done so already, it is time to “get moving” with SUMMER PACKETS & PURCHASING OF SUPPLIES! CLICK HERE for quick access to our school website for all that you need to accomplish this task and check it off your list! PLEASE NOTE: We will be opening our school …

Summer Packets & Student Supply Lists 2021

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 6 – Aug 26). » K – Grade 8 Summer Reading Lists: Summer Reading Titles » 2021 Summer Work Packets …

Welcome Father Ryan Healy for the 2021-2022 School Year

Transitions go into effect August 18th Click here for a farewell message from Father Williams. The announcement of the transfer of Father Williams has become a bittersweet reality for our school community. We will certainly miss Father Williams, and are grateful for the past 4 years we have enjoyed with him as a part of our school community!  It was very nice of Father Williams …

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 …

Come Glow in the Dark on Thursday, August 12th

As we are all well aware, the 2020-2021 school year was quite a ride! Amidst all of the guidelines and challenges, our school families were and continue to be incredibly supportive and grateful for our parish school… we have SO much to celebrate and be thankful for! It is with great excitement that St. Francis Xavier School announces our 9th Annual Gala and Auction,  Glow in the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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