April 25, 2017

Dates to Remember:

Wednesday, April 26              All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 4 – reads; Grade 5 – sings

                                                Track begins

Friday, April 28                      “Free” Free Dress Friday

                                                Bowling with the Teachers – Auction event


Saturday, April 29                  International Dinner – 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Sunday, April 30                     Renaming of the Gym – 12:00 PM

Monday, May 1                      2:00 PM Dismissal

Wednesday, May 3                 All School Mass – 9:00 AM, Full Uniform

                                                Grade 5 – reads; Grade 4 – sings

                                                May Crowning

                                                Grades 5th and 6th leave for Camp Hamilton

Thursday, May 4                     Grades 5th and 6th at Camp Hamilton

Friday, May 5                         Grades 5th and 6th at Camp Hamilton

Sunday, May 7                        Pancake Breakfast – after the 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM Masses

                                                Raffle Drawing – 1:00 PM

NET Ministry – A special thank you goes to NET Ministry for leading our Middle School retreat today.  We are glad to continue our partnership.  Our students have always enjoyed Net Ministries and had a wonderful experience again this year!

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

Rename the GYM – For the Auction, the school offers the opportunity for families to bid on renaming the gym.  This year, Karen and Monte Kenaston gave the winning bid!!  Please join the teachers and the Kenaston family for cookies and coffee to celebrate the renaming of the gym on Sunday, April 30th at 12:00 Noon.  We look forward to seeing you there!!


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

Raffle – Keep selling those Raffle tickets!  Each student is required to sell 50 raffle tickets (2 books of 25 tickets) maximum 4 books per family.  Each ticket costs $1.  The monetary prizes are: 1st prize - $1,000; 2nd prize - $250 and 3rd prize - $100.  This is one of our major fundraisers for the school. The Raffle drawing will be on Sunday, May 7th at 1:00 PM


***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

Registration Contract – We are still waiting for a few families to re-register for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.  Each year returning families need to resubmit a current registration contract. 

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 there are financial concerns please contact Mr. Parker in the school office.

School Commission Election: There are three open spots on the School Commission.  Nominate yourself or someone you think is a good candidate. The election will be held in Mid-May. School Commission meets 10 times a year beginning in August on the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. It's a great way to be involved and improve the school discussing, discerning and deciding on major issues that benefit St. Pius X. Please contact Bernie Jocson by calling 425-773-7009 by May 1st if you have any questions.Thank you to Liz Tassani and Kim Clark who have posted interest in candidacy. We are looking forward to hearing from more candidates out there.


**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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Edmonds Art Festival – For those who would like to submit artwork to be displayed at the Edmonds Art Festival the due date is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26th.

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.


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.


* Altar Server Coordinator/Scheduler

* The Raffle- ongoing

* International Dinner – Saturday, April 29

* Pancake Breakfast – Sunday, May 7

* The Golf Tournament – Saturday, June 3