Saint Pius X Catholic School
School Newsletter
Christ at the Core
                                                                              December 2, 2016

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. 

In This Issue

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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.

Email changes to:

Dress Down Day
Tuesday, December 6

skier_poles.jpg Ski Club Forms and Payment Due by End of Day Friday, December 2!

Questions: Contact Mrs. Pearl,

Boxtops for Education
Save a clipping date!

Boxtops can be found on thousands of products and each Boxtop is worth 10 cents to Saint Pius School! Snip, save and send in today!

Join the Boxtops Clipping Club on Friday mornings at 8:00 a.m. in the Auxiliary Gym on the following dates:

December 16
January 27
February 24
March 31
April 28
May 26

dance camp
Saint Joseph High School
Saturday, December 10
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

for details and registration.
Saint Pius Students Participate in All-Region Band! 
Congratulations to Saint Pius School band students Alyssa Lieurance,  Emma Hazel, Ben Kromkowski, Joseph Maffetone, Kate Bellia, Katie Casbon and Olivia Agostino who participated in the All-Region Band recently! "They did a fantastic job!" said Co-Director Mark Druyos of LaSalle Academy Bands.
gymwear Gym and Spirit Wear Orders
Now Being Accepted!

Registration 2017-2018 Registration Timeline

December 19, 2016
Enrollment packets will be sent home with the youngest family member (preschool 4s, 4/5s and kindergarten through grade seven). 

December 20, 2016
Enrollment packets will be sent home with students in preschool 3s. (NOTE:  If a 3-year-old has a sibling in K-7, it will be sent home with their sibling.


January 9-20, 2017
Enrollment opens to current school families and siblings not currently enrolled

January 23, 2017
Enrollment opens to non-school, parish families

January 29, 2017
Enrollment opens to the general public

As always, contact the school office if you have any questions, (574) 272-4935.
S P E L L I N G  B E E!
Grades 4-8
Informational Meeting
Monday, December 5
3:00-3:15 p.m., room 216

If your child is interested in participating in the annual Saint Pius School Spelling Bee, they should attend the informational meeting. 

Contact Mrs. Closurdo with questions:

Euchre Night
Saint Pius ThirdAnnual:
Euchre Night and Silent Auction
Friday, January 27
6:30 p.m., Auxiliary Gym

Dial My Calls
Emergency Call System at Saint Pius School
In the event of an emergency, Saint Pius X School will use the DialMyCalls system to notify all families of the situation. This calling system is reserved to communicate a delayed start, a closing or emergency situation.

In addition, information will be emailed direct to all families, posted on the school website and conveyed to all local media channels when possible.

If you have a change in phone number or email address, please keep us up-to-date.  Thank you! 
montana-teacher.jpg Substitute Teachers Wanted
Saint Pius School is always in need of qualified, dedicated substitute teachers. Please visit the diocesan website for details and an application. (Must apply through the diocesan website).

Important Upcoming Dates
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

MHS Marian High School

Admission Application-now available online:
High School Placement Test-Saturday, December 3, 
8:30 a.m.-12:00 noon. Testing fee is $20.

Marian Baseball Hitting Camp
Tuesday/Wednesday, December 27-28
Grades 5/6 and 7/8
Click HERE for details and registration form
St. Pius X Catholic School | (574) 272-4935 | |

52553 Fir Road, Granger, IN 46530

St. Pius X Catholic Church | 52553 Fir Road | Granger | IN | 46530