May 16, 2017

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday, May 17               All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 3 – reads; Grade 2 – sings

                                                Catholic Daughter’s Awards/Ice Cream Social – 6:00 PM

Thursday, May 18                   No Study Hall or Track Practice

                                  Spring Concert – 7:00 PM – Sonny Kenaston Family Gym

Friday, May 19                       “Free” Free Dress

Saturday, May 20                   Qualifying Track Meet – 3:00 PM – Highland High School, Burien

Sunday, May 21                      First Communion – 11:00 AM Mass, Children’s Choir sings

Monday, May 22                    2:00 PM Dismissal

Wednesday, May 24               All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 7 – reads; Grade 8 – sings

Friday, May 26                      “Free” Free Dress

Monday, May 29                    NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day


Wednesday, May 31               All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 6 – reads; Grade 5 – sings

                                  8th Grade Graduation – 7:00 PM

Thank you to all of you for a fabulous Teacher Appreciation Week – The teachers and staff are so grateful for all the wonderful treats provided throughout last week.  Thank you for the donations that supported the SCRIP Gift Cards to all the teachers.  It took many volunteers to make the delicious snacks, desserts, lunches, flowers and Starbucks orders.  We truly felt spoiled!!  It was so much fun to see all the students dressed in their teacher’s favorite colors too.  We all feel very blessed to work with such wonderful students and families in our faith community.  Many thanks to the Parent Club for organizing this wonderful week and to all the volunteers who helped make us feel so special!

Raffle – Thank you for doing such a great job in selling raffle tickets!  We sold 9,822 tickets this year!  The $1,000 first prize went to Mike Deymonaz; the $250 second prize went to Oscar Arechig and the $100 third prize went to Idelfonso Lopez. Our winning class is 4th Grade who sold 1,444 tickets and won the class party!  Thank you to Nga Nguyen and Rhea Moore, our Raffle Coordinators and all the volunteers who helped make the Raffle a success!  Please see the enclosed flyer.


Catholic Daughters of the Americas Education Contest Ceremony/Ice Cream Social Please plan on attending the CDA Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 17th  at 6:00 PM in the Fr. Sean Fox Social Hall.  These students will be honored:  Sophia F, Lara I, Sophie J, Cece K, Isabella O, Kara O and Catherine R.   

Spring Concert Our Spring Concert will be this Thursday, May 18th at 7:00PM in the Sonny Kenaston Family Gym.Please have your child(ren) in their classrooms by 6:40 PM dressed in their Sunday Dress clothes (No jeans, T-Shirts or Tank tops please).

CYO Track – Congratulations to our St. Pius X students who participated in the meet last Saturday.  Everyone did a great job!!  Also Congratulations to Michaela H for participating in CYO's Track and Field 8th Grade Pentathlon on Sunday and representing St. Pius X School. She ran the 100m, 400m & 800m dash, threw shot put and jumped in the long jump. Great job Michaela!

The 4th-8th graders have their Qualifying Meet this Saturday, May 20th at 3:00 PM at Highland High School in Burien - See you there and feel free to email Coach Jess with any questions at

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First Communion – This Sunday, May 21stis a special day for our students who are receiving their First Communion.  Please join us at the 11:00 AM Mass.  Best wishes and God’s special blessings on all of the children families!   In addition, our St. Pius X students will be singing in the Choir.   Catholic Daughters of the Americas are hosting a reception following this special occasion in the Sonny Kenaston Family Gym.

Children’s Choir – Our Children’s Choir will be singing for the First Communion Mass at the 11:00 AM Mass this Sunday, May 21st.  As this is such a special day for our students and the last Children’s Choir Mass for the school year let’s have as many students as we can singing at this Mass. 

School Commission Election – The School Commission ballot is in your Family Folders today.  Please vote for three nominees that you would like to have representing St. Pius X in discussing, discerning and deciding on major issues that benefit our school.  Please return it in your folder on Wednesday, May 17th. 


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.


* The Golf Tournament – Saturday, June 3

*Maintaining and weeding the flower gardens