April 11, 2017

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday, April 12              All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 7 – reads; Grade 6 – sings

Thursday, April 13                  Holy Thursday Reflection Meal – 12:00 Noon

                                                NET Ministries – Middle School Retreat

                                                No Study Hall

Friday, April 14                      Good Friday

                                  Stations of the Cross Re-Enactment – 10:30 AM

                                                NOON DISMISSAL – NO AFTERNOON ESS

 

Sunday, April 16                     EASTER NO SCHOOL – SPRING BREAK

 

Monday, April 24                   School resumes

 

No Afternoon ESS Friday, April 14thPlease note there will be no afternoon ESS on Friday, April 14th.  Have a Safe and Blessed Spring Break.

Raffle Ticket Sales – Keep selling those Raffle Tickets!  Our goal this year is 12,000 tickets or more!  Raffle drawing will be on Sunday, May 7th at 1:00 PM

 

CYO Track – St. Pius X Track practices will begin on Wednesday, April 26that 3:15 PM.  Practice times will be on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 3:15 – 4:45 PM. 

 

Rice Bowl – Please turn in your child/ren’s Rice Bowl to their class by this Wednesday, April 12th.  We wish to thank the students who have collected money for Catholic Relief Services through the Rice Bowl.  It will be combined with the parish Rice Bowl collection.

Holy Thursday Reflection Day – On Holy Thursday, April 13th, at 12:00 NOON students will participate in a Holy Thursday Reflection lunch.  The purpose of the day is for us to be aware of the number of people including children that do not have enough to eat every day!  Volunteer parents will prepare chicken noodle soup, cheese, a roll and milk for lunch.  The entire student body eats quietly while the 7th grade students act out the events that happened to Jesus on Holy Thursday.  Please have your child/ren bring $3 to be donated to St. Vincent de Paul Society. We encourage you to pack a healthy snack for first recess.

Good Friday – On Friday, April 14th, Miss Nadalin and the 8th Grade class will present the Passion of Our Lord Stations of the Cross at 10:30 AM in the Church.  Please feel free to join us.

***Date Change - Spring Concert – Due to a Holy Day Conflict (Ascension Thursday) please note that our Spring Concert is being rescheduled to Thursday, May 18th from 7:00 – 8:30 PM

 

PancakeBreakfast - Our last Pancake Breakfast is on Sunday, May 7th after the 9:00 & 11:00 AM Masses.  As always, we need your help in making this a fun and successful event. Calling all parents who may not have met their Volunteer Hours yet to come and join us! And even if you have given more than enough volunteer hours but just want to do more for our school - and hang out with a fun group of parents - come and help us cook, serve, clean up and enjoy our delicious Pancakes, Eggs & Sausages! 

The Sign up sheet is available online.  Please follow this link: http://signup.com/go/CKkKG7

**Altar Server Coordinator/Scheduler – The church office needs someone to take over the scheduling and coordinating of the Altar Server calendar.  These hours would count towards your school service hours and could be done at home.  If interested please contact Mary at 425-778-9861 or at

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***CYO Coaching – Anyone over 18 years who would like to coach any CYO team should consider taking this one time training class.  PLACT (Play Like a Champion Today) Coach’s Training Wednesday, April 26th, 8:30 PM. (Yes 8:30 PM).  This class will give you information on all the rules and requirements that you will need to coach a CYO team.  Please call or text Chris Raney at 425-974-9234.

CYO Adult Coed Softball – Anyone interested in registering a St. Pius X team please call or text Chris Raney at 425-974-9234.  Sign ups are due Friday, May 5th.

            League Weeks 1 – 8 - (1 game per week, on either Thursday or Monday)

            Tournament – (Location: Moshier Park & North SeaTac Park)

 

Volunteer Hours – Please keep an ongoing record of your service hours on the volunteer tracking form inside your Family Folder.  There are four columns with the required totals for each category (Fundraising – 18, Auction – 4, General – 25 and PTO meetings – 3).  Two parent families are required to give 50 service hours and one parent families give 25 service hours or more each school year.  We still have more volunteer opportunities available before the end of the school year such as Raffle, International Dinner and the Golf Tournament.  Final service hours must be met by June 2, 2017 or payment of unfulfilled hours at $15.00 per hour will be required.

 

Registration Contract – We need to know who is registering for next year so that we have an accurate count in our classrooms.  Please remember to turn in your Contract/ Registration in order for your child/ren to attend St. Pius X School for the next school year.  You will notice that tuition for 1 student did increase slightly this year.  Once the contract is completed and turned in to the school office, a onetime $50 FACTS fee and your registration fee will be billed through

FACTS Tuition Management System.  If you have any questions, please contact Mary in the school office.

Volunteer Opportunities – Please contact Mary at

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or 425-778-9861 if you are interested in earning volunteer hours with the volunteer opportunities listed below.

 

* Holy Thursday Reflection Lunch Crew

* Altar Server Coordinator/Scheduler

*Pancake Breakfast

* The Raffle

*International Dinner

* The Golf Tournament