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Back-to-school “need to knows”

Time to pick-up Paperwork and drop-off School Supplies August is here!  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: Folders containing the required start-of-year paperwork are ready for pick-up in our gym beginning Tuesday, August 14th during normal summer office hours– (Tues/Wed/Thurs-10am-2pm).  We are also selling the school …

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.

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” …

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 …

Thankful for your support!

“Life with Christ, is a wonderful adventure.” ~St. John Paul II St. Francis Xavier School has over time invested greatly in the development of its staff, renovation of its facilities, and enrichment of the breadth and quality of its programs. None of this would have been possible without the generous support of the St. Francis Xavier School family —  parishioners, alumni, alumni parents, current parents, grandparents, faculty …

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 …

Connect through School Events Committee Events

The school family that plays together…. The School Events Committee planned a wonderful Spaghetti Supper Italian Night at the school in February.  Click here to enjoy some of the photo booth fun from the night. All parents are members of the School Events Committee (SEC). Be sure to connect with your class SEC representative who attends the monthly meetings to find out how you can …

Catholic Schools Week 2018 Activities

January 28th–February 3rd “Life with Christ is a Wonderful Adventure.” ~ St. John Paul II We had a fantastic week celebrating Catholic Schools Week together…so many great events highlighting our school’s mission and calling us to live a joyful life with Christ!  Click here to enjoy the coverage from The Standard Times of our Finale Assembly honoring our Military service men and women. Click here …

Faith Formation~Adult Education Opportunities

OPEN WIDE the DOORS to CHRIST Reflecting on the Legacy of St. John Paul II The 2017-2018 Adult Education Series. Please join us! A flier was sent home with the descriptions of all adult education presentations that will be offered throughout the year at the parish. Each topic unpacks a gift from St. John Paul II more deeply. Presentations are on the scheduled Sundays between Holy …

St. Nicholas reminds us to “Be Giving”!

Here is a short video that may be helpful to set a stage for you.    “Love for Christ is the secret of holiness!” ~ St. John Paul II As is the St. Nick feast day tradition, “shoes” which students made in school were set out in the hallway outside their classroom at the end of the school day on Tuesday Dec 5th awaiting a simple treat …