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School Alert-we are safe

Dear parents, There was a disturbance that caused our school to initiate a shelter-in-place at 1:45pm on Wednesday, May 8th. Police were on the school property for an isolated incident.  All students and faculty were safe in the building the entire time. As of 2pm we were cleared for normal indoor activity.  As of 2:10pm we were cleared for outdoor dismissal. All after school activities …

Holy Week 2019

Come pray with us this week-April 14-21! Students may be on break this week, but all are welcome to come to any or all of the following Holy Week services at the parish, as we continue to seek the face of the Lord this Lent.  We wish you all a blessed week!

FACE Financial Aid opportunities

Do you desire a Catholic education for your child, but are not sure if you can afford it?  There is assistance available to you! The Financial Aid application process for the 2019-2020 school year has already begun! Click here to learn more about Financial Aid opportunities within the Diocese of Fall River.  If you are a current recipient of FACE funding, you should have already …

Catholic Schools Week 2019 Jan 27-Feb 2

We had a great week celebrating our Catholic School Community together! Click here to visit our photo galleries and view memories from this week Please refer to the Week-at-a-Glance Schedule linked here to see each day’s activities! Thank you for your support of our school.  

Come to our OPEN HOUSE Sunday, Jan 27th 12-2pm

We have an Open House coming up on Sunday, January 27th from 12:00-2:00pm.   If you are interested in visiting St. Francis Xavier and taking a tour, we invite you to join us.  We look forward to sharing with you what makes our school special! Applications for the 2019-2020 school year (Preschool 3 and 4 year olds through Grade 8) will be made available online that …

K-5 Nativity Concert

Our students in K-5 will help us to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord in pageant and song… Thursday, Dec 20th @ 6:30pm evening performance *Please note: This is a mandatory K-5 music performance. Christmas best attire.

St. Nick’s Workshop 2018

Jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas visited students on his feast day, Dec. 6th. As students entered into the gym they offered their new or gently used toys to St. Nick to be given to children less fortunate than themselves.  St. Nicholas then cut the ribbon to open his workshop that will be run by our 8th graders, for the purpose of raising funds for end of …

Come to our Holiday Vendor Fair Saturday, Nov 3rd

Support our local vendors while doing some holiday shopping! Thank you to our School Events Committee for putting together this wonderful opportunity for the community.  Great vendors represented…see below for just a few.  There will be raffle prizes as well! Come check it out!  

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 …

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