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God Bless our military personnel! Ms. Cordeiro’s preschool class welcomed Captain Stephanie Sylvia this week.  She came to thank them in person for a care package they sent with the help of Emma’s dad, Mr. Jacintho, a U.S. Marine who visited the class in the Fall.  He and his wife shipped the package to the 936th Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan where Captain Stephanie (who …

Thank you to all those who were able to join us  to honor Mary in the month of May. We attended Mass at the church and our 1st communicants “did the honor” of leading the rest of the school back in procession and with flowers ready to crown the statue of Our Lady of Fatima on our school grounds.  They also led us in praying the …

Did you miss our in-school uniform fitting days?  It’s still not too late.  Order early to get additional discounts and have your uniform pieces in time for the first day of school. Contact Donnelly’s directly:  A flyer was sent home with instructions on how to place an online order. Click here for Donnelly’s online order instructions

 St. Francis Xavier School teaches Latin in the 7th and 8th Grades. Each year students along with some other 154,000 students throughout the United States and various other countries take the National Latin Exam (NLE). The Philosophy of the NLE is as follows: The philosophy of the National Latin Exam is predicated on providing every Latin student the opportunity to experience a sense of personal …

Congratulations to Baylen Brunelle (7) who earned an Honorable Mention on an essay he submitted to the Barnes and Noble “My Favorite Teacher” Contest.  Baylen wrote about his favorite teacher, Miss Cournoyer, and both were recognized at a recent ceremony at the Barnes and Noble in North Dartmouth, where he read his essay to those in attendance.     We are so proud of both …

We would like to congratulate the following students who recently participated in the Massachusetts Regional Science Fair.  GREAT JOB! Some of the students placed and were awarded the following recognition:       Joshua Fernandes (Grade 6)–Certificate of Participation for his project “Remote Lighting” Catherine Miller (Grade 6)–Certificate of Participation & Honorable Mention for her project “Uncommon or Common Names” Connor Araujo (Grade 7)–Naval Science Award …

Join us for this very special on-site viewing of a recently released documentary on the original image of Divine Mercy.  Friday, April 1st at 7pm in the school gym…free of charge.  Click here to learn more about this great opportunity during this Year of Mercy!  

Alleluia!  He Has Risen as He Said!   We look forward to resurrecting the Alleluia and celebrating the hope of Easter as a school community in the next 50 days! Please join us, if you are able, for our school Easter Celebration, Monday, April 4th at 1:00pm.  Each class has a short presentation that is sure to add great joy to this already joyful season!

Pictured here are members of the St. Francis Xavier School National Junior Honor Society and their faculty moderator, Miss Westbrook, who took the initiative to organize a service trip to volunteer their time at Gifts to Give during their Winter Break.  We are so very proud of their leadership and willingness to take time for others. Learn more about our NJHS Program by clicking here.

Students “Buried the Alleluia” and prepared to embrace the Lenten Season and deepen their faith in these 40 days through prayer, fasting, almsgiving and repentance. Click here for ways that you and your family can journey closer to Christ this Lent.

Click here to see our photo albums from all the exciting events of Catholic Schools Week 2016. Students and faculty demonstrated their pride and joy in the truly Catholic education St. Francis Xavier School provides through participation in various fun activities, including… a prayerful Sunday Mass kick-off Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the school grotto to pray a rosary for our families Mass with …

Click here to enjoy photos from the day of the Science and Engineering Fair. Congratulations to all our students in grades 6-8 on a job well done on each of their projects!   We are very proud of you!  Thank you also to our Middle School Science Teacher, Mrs. Plante, for her hard work and dedication in supporting all her students in their project planning through …

All students in the Greater New Bedford Catholic Schools GNBCS are “Dressing Down for Life” together on Friday, Jan 29th.  Donations of $1 or more to dress down on this day will be gathered together and donated in Bishop da Cunha’s name to Diapers ‘n Things of New Bedford.

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