Saint Pius X Catholic School
School Newsletter
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Christ at the Core
                                                                            September 30, 2016
Mission


Saint Pius X Catholic School partners with the parish community to provide a safe and effective learning environment, anchored in the Gospel Values, fostering spiritual development, academic excellence and stewardship, centered on the Eucharist. 





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Quick Links


Have A Change in Plans for the End of the Day?
Please notify the school office as soon as possible, no later than 2:30 p.m. Requests received after 2:30 p.m. may not be able to be accommodated.


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Lunch Room 
Help Needed!


The school lunch program relies directly on parent volunteers to operate.  If you are able to help, even once or twice this year, please contact our Lunch Room Coordinator, Laura Salela, as soon as possible:
 
Thank you for considering this opportunity to serve Saint Pius X Catholic School!








mugsFirst Craft Club of 2016!


Open to all Saint Pius students. Click HERE for details and registration!












donuts Donuts with Dad
Save the date!


Wednesday, October 19
7:15 a.m. Donuts
Auxiliary Gym


Click here to save your chocolate frosted!
Inside the New Church


Recently, Father Bill Schooler served as tour guide to parish staff members who participated in a brief walk-through of the new church. In this video standing from the location of the chapel behind the altar, Father Bill explains where the current Saint Pius organ pipes will be located, as well as the pipes from the Basilica at the University of Notre Dame. Father Bill also talks about the ceiling of the church being covered in wood.

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Inside the church-September


Visit the campaign website to view hundreds of images of the construction project: Construction Images.
Eighth Grade Students Serve
Recently, a group of eighth grade students served dinner to guests at Hannah's House. Every student enrolled at Saint Pius X Catholic School participates in the Step-by-Step Children's Stewardship program. Click  HERE for more information on this program.
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Volunteer in the
School Library!


Click HERE or the image to the right for details and orientation schedule. Training scheduled Friday, September 30 (today!) and Monday, October 3.
booksAfter-School Student Book Clubs

K-2 (Young Hoosiers)  This club is for K-2 students and includes a read aloud and activity.  This club meets once a month, October-March.  Each month, a parent's permission is required. Sign up via the school library page.  

 

3-5 Book Club This club is for 3rd-5th grade students.  This club will read 3 books (1 per trimester) and will culminate in a movie night in April. This club will meet 5 times (Welcome, Book #1, Book #2, Book #3, Movie Night).  Each meeting, a parent's permission is required. Sign up via the school library page.  

 

Middle School Book Club  This club is for 6th-8th grade students.  This club will read 3 books (1 per trimester) and will culminate in a movie night in April.  This club will meet 5 times (Welcome, Book #1, Book #2, Book #3, Movie Night).  Each meeting, a parent's permission is required. Sign up via the school library page.

 

Click HERE or the image above to register!

Little Flowers Girls' Club
Kindergarten-Grade 2
Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 11


Little Flowers Girls' Club is a fun, flexible, faith-filled club that invites young ladies to deepen their faith as they learn about saints and virtues, while growing in friendship. The club is open to school and parish girls in kindergarten through second grade. The club will meet in the Saint Pius X Religious Education Center on the second Tuesday of each month.
 
For more information, email Jennifer Dees at jreed3@nd.edu
All-Schools Mass at Notre Dame
Monday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.
Grades 3-8


Field trip permission slips went home this week.  Please complete and return as soon as possible. Thank you!



Important Upcoming Dates
October 3 - Custodian's Day! CELEBRATE OUR CUSTODIANS!
October 12-Washington DC Meeting (eighth grade), 6:00 p.m., PEC Library
October 14-Grandparent's Day (grade 3 and 6)
October 19-Donuts with Dad (sign up to the left)
October 31-NO SCHOOL, Fall Break
November 11-NO SCHOOL, Veteran's Day, Teacher Work Day
November 17-SCHOOL IN SESSION, Conferences, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
November 18-NO SCHOOL, Conferences, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
November 23-EARLY DISMISSAL, Thanksgiving Feast, 1:00 p.m. Dismissal, No Preschool Today
November 24-25-NO SCHOOL, Thanksgiving Break
December 22-January 4, 2017-Christmas Break
January 5-School Resumes
January 16-NO SCHOOL, MLK Day, Staff Development Day
February 20-NO SCHOOL, President's Day, tentative snow make-up
February 27-March 10-ISTEP Test Window
March 13-17-IREAD-3 Testing (grade 3)
March 24-NO SCHOOL, tentative snow make-up
March 25-Dedication of the New Church
April 3-7-NO SCHOOL, Spring Break
April 10-School Resumes
April 14-NO SCHOOL, Good Friday
April 17-May 5-ISTEP Test Window
May 17-NO SCHOOL, Teacher Work Day, tentative snow make-up
May 29-NO SCHOOL, Memorial Day


St. Pius X Catholic School | (574) 272-4935 | kmauch@stpius.net |  http://www.stpiuscatholicschool.net

52553 Fir Road

Granger, IN 46530



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