Category: Student Life

Gingerbread Math

Wednesday, December 20 Students in grade six will be working on a mathematical formula that involves art design, geometry, quite a bit of sugar, and lots of fun! Be sure to check out our Facebook page for these sweet creations!

String Ensemble Performance at Maplewood

Tuesday, December 19, 3:15 – 4:30 P.M. Mrs. Loewen and St. John Paul II High School & St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School will be performing their concert music as well as leading the residents in a Christmas Carol sing-along on December 19. There will be cookies for students and residents following the performance!

Grade 6 Field Trip to Harvard University

Tuesday, December 5 Grade 6 will take a field trip to Harvard University. They will be visiting the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. The students will participate in two workshops. Exploring Evolution, explores evolution through the examination of museum specimens, discussion, and scientific reasoning.  Foragers to Farmers, utilizes primary sources to compare nomadic hunting and gathering to peoples to sedentary farming peoples during the Neolithic period.

From Student Council

This year we had a successful running for Student Council! Our officers for the year 2017-2018 are: President: Joey Landry Vice President: Jake Walman Secretary: Kailey Gorsuch Treasurer: Delaney Burrell And these are the class representatives of the Student Council: Grade 8: Kailey Gorsuch, Joseph Landry, Sophia McManus, and Jake Walman Grade 7: Delaney Burrell, Pedro Cruz-Fratus, Michael Hyde, and Sophia Menyhart Grade 6: Stella Cassell, Haleigh Maurice, Bridget Moran, and Maeve Shortt Grade 5: Colin Buckley, Allison Coursey, Jack Melanson, and Benjamin Squarcia Thank you to everyone who ran, and congratulations to the 2017-2018 Student Council!

BREAKFAST WITH THE LIONS

Grade 8 To Visit St. John Paul II High School On November 8, grade eight students will visit JPII from 9:00 to 10:30. JPII students from the leadership organization “Reach Out” will address the value of being involved in school activities and managing the balance of academics with extra-curricular activities. Student leaders representing academic clubs, campus ministry, performing arts, visual arts, co-curricular activities, and athletic teams will be leading discussions and answering questions.  SFXP students will be joined by eighth graders from St. Pius X School and St. Margaret Regional School.

BREAKFAST WITH THE LIONS

Grade 8 To Visit St. John Paul II High School On November 8, grade eight students will visit JPII from 9:00 to 10:30. JPII students from the leadership organization “Reach Out” will address the value of being involved in school activities and managing the balance of academics with extra-curricular activities. Student leaders representing academic clubs, campus ministry, performing arts, visual arts, co-curricular activities, and athletic teams will be leading discussions and answering questions.  SFXP students will be joined by eighth graders from St. Pius X School and St. Margaret Regional School.

Earthview is Coming to SFXP

On Tuesday, October 24th our middle school students will participate in an Earthview session led by Ms. Walsh. Earthview is a 20 foot inflatable globe that travels to school gyms throughout the United States. This teaching tool allows students not only to get a close up view of the exterior of the globe, but also to step inside and understand the world from its interior. Ms. Walsh received her license to use and present Earthview to schools at a three day workshop at Bridgewater State University last spring.

Class of 2018 & Dr. Bagwell

Dr. Mallory Bagwell, performer and educator, returned to SFXP,  Friday, September 22, to work with the Class of 2018. This is Dr. Bagwell’s 16th year working with our grade 8 students in games of problem solving, communication, cooperative learning, and leadership techniques.