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Summer Food Service Program Extension / Al continuar el programa de servicio de alimentación de verano
Summer Food Service Program Extension Al continuar el programa de servicio de alimentación de verano

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School Calendar 2020 - 2021

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: General News

School Calendar 2020 - 2021
School Calendar 2020 - 2021

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Guidelines for Returning to School / Pautas de regreso a la escuela
Catholic Diocese of Jackson Office of Education Back-to-School Guidelines Diócesis Católica de Jackson - Oficina de Educación Pautas de regreso a la escuela    

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School News - COVID-19

Posted on June 19, 2020 in: General News

School News - COVID-19
Dear Parents, We, at St. Francis School, are preparing to open school and receive students on August 10, 2021, as published in our 2020-21 school calendar. We are working in consultation with the Diocesan Office of Education and a diocesan task force established to create guidelines for Catholic Schools to adhere to CDC and state requirements. We will create guidelines for St. Francis School based on the diocesan guidelines. We will publish those guidelines once developed. Please be assured that developing a plan for the safe return of students and staff is the first pri...

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2020 - 2021 Registration Documents / Documentos de Inscripción
Accepting Applications for School Year 2020-2021! St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, please call 662-453-9511. Thank you. Have a blessed and wonderful summer! 2020-21 Registration Documents ¡Inscripciones para el Año Escolar 2020-2021! La primaria de san Francisco de Asís está en proceso de aceptar inscripciones para el año escolar 2020-2021 de las 8:00 a.m. a las 3:00 p.m., de lunes a viernes. Para más informació...

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Congratulations to our Sixth Graders! / ¡Felicidades a los estudiantes que cumplen el 6º grado!
Congratulations to our Sixth Graders! We wish the best to our sixth graders as they prepare to leave St. Francis Elementary School.  This has been a unique year in all their years at St. Francis, especially having to deal with COVID-19 pandemic.  We honor them, their families, their teachers, their principal, Mrs. Jackie Lewis, and all the administrative and support staff of the school.  God bless you!  And, congratulations to all our other students, their families and teachers.  ¡Felicidades a los estudiantes que cumplen el 6º grad...

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Free at-home access to our online learning programs Nuestros programas de aprendizaje son gratuitos para su hogar

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School Closed - March 16 - 20 , 2020
After consultation with medical and educational professionals and considering the recommendation of Governor Tate Reeves, the Office of Education has revised the directives for school closing.  Schools are closed March 16-20, 2020.  Please be assured that we are monitoring this ever-changing situation closely and will update you as decisions are made for the health and welfare of all.  Thank you for your patience and support.  

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Grab 'n Go Lunches

Posted on March 15, 2020 in: General News

Grab 'n Go Lunches
Meals will be provided at 10 school sites throughout the district March 16 – 20, 2020, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. each day. Meals will be served to children ages 18 and under. Each child must be present to receive the meal. ALL SITES OPEN 11AM – 1PM Claudine Brown Elementary School Cafeteria, Threadgill Primary School Cafeteria, Bankston Elementary School Cafeteria,  Davis Elementary School Cafeteria,  East Elementary School Cafeteria,  Threadgill Elementary School Cafeteria,  Greenwood Middle School Cafete...

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Spring Ahead! / ¡No olvídese de adelantar a sus relojes una hora esta noche!
Don’t forget – Change your clocks tonight – Spring Ahead! ¡No olvídese de adelantar a sus relojes una hora esta noche!

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Spring Break – March 9th – 13th – No School!  Las vacaciones de la primavera del 9 de marzo hasta el viernes, el 13 de marzo - ¡No hay clases!
Spring Break – March 9th – 13th – No School! Las vacaciones de la primavera del 9 de marzo hasta el viernes, el 13 de marzo - ¡No hay clases!

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Black History Program

Posted on February 15, 2020 in: General News

Black History Program
Please join our students for "Black History - From Struggle Comes Strength" on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

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Extension of Early Registration Discount at St. Francis School! / ¡El descuento de pre-inscripciones contínua para la escuela de san Francisco!
The Early Registration Discount for St. Francis Grade School has been extended to Friday, February 28th.  That is, registraton is at 50% - $100.00 – until the end of the month.  Afterward, the registration fee will be the usual $250.00.  So, take advantage of this offer and please help promote our school in the community.  Thank you! Early Registration Discounts El descuento de pre-incrcipciones para la escuela de san Francisco va a continuar hasta el final del mes, el viernes, el 28 de febrero.  ¡Aproveche de esta oferta para su h...

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Congratulations to our Students at the Regional Reading Fair! /¡Felicidades a nuestros estudiantes al Concurso regional de lectura!
Camila Gámez, 4th Grade, and Khamani Love, 6tj Grade, won First Prize and Second Prize respectively this past Friday, February 7th, at the Regional Reading Fair held at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS.  Congratulations, Camila and Khamani!  Kaci McClung, 3rd Grade, and Jimena Villasana, 5th Grade, also participated.  Mrs. Banks, 4th Grade teacher at St. Francis, was their moderator.    Camila Gámez, 4o grado, y Khamani Love, 6o grado, ganaron los primer y segundo premios respectivamente el viernes, el 7 de febrero, al Concurso regional de...

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Science Fair Picture

Posted on January 19, 2020 in: General News

Science Fair Picture
Science Fair Pictures

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Christmas Holiday Ends! / ¡Terminan las fiestas navideñas!
Classes resume Monday,January 6, 2020!      Resumen las clases a san Francisco, el lunes, el 6 de enero. 

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What a wonderful Christmas Concert ! / ¡Que maravilloso el concierto navideño escolar!
What a wonderful Christmas Concert last Sunday! Last Sunday evening, December 15 th , the children of the school put on a wonderful Christmas program. Congratulations to them! And, a big THANK-YOU to Mrs. Griggs for the musical presentation and teaching the children how to play the recorder! A blessed rest of Advent and Christmas to all! ¡Que maravilloso el concierto navideño escolar del domingo pasado! El domingo pasado, el 15 de diciembre, por la tarde, se llevó a cabo el Concierto escolar anual Navideño en la Iglesia de san Francisco. ¡Felicidades ...

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Diamonds of the Delta for November 2019! /  ¡Diamantes del Delta de noviembre 2019!
St. Francis of Assisi School recently selected its Diamonds of the Delta for the Month of November . Those students being honored are Alex West ll 4th Grade; Samantha Villasana 3rd Grade, Franchesca Bodin 2nd Grade ; Allyse Jackson 1st Grade, Katorrica Richards 6th Grade and Jimena Villasana 5th Grade .

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Thank You! / Gracias!

Posted on December 07, 2019 in: General News

Thank You! / Gracias!
This past Friday evening, December 6th, was the Annual Greenwood Christmas Parade. We are grateful to everyone who helped and who otherwise participated in the St. Francis School’s float. A special “thank-you” goes to Br. Mark for his hard work and dedication! May God bless all who helped and who were inspired by our school’s Christmas float announcing the Good News of Jesus’ birth! El viernes ya pasado, el 6 de diciembre, por la tarde, se llevó a cabo el Desfile Anual Navideño de Greenwood. Les agradecemos a todos que ayudaron a construir e...

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Christmas Parade / el desfile navideño
St. Francis Grade School will once again participate in the City of Greenwood’s Annual Christmas Parade this coming Friday evening, December 6 th , beginning at 5:00 p.m. Bring your coffee and/or hot chocolate and get an early seat to watch this wonderful community-building parade to celebrate Christmas. And, for us, that means celebrating the Birth of Jesus Christ! Este viernes que viene, el 6 de diciembre, comenzando a las 5:00 p.m., se llevará a cabo el desfile navideño anual de Greenwood, de el centro de la ciudad hasta la “Grand Avenue”, y termina ...

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Box of Joy

Posted on October 11, 2019 in: General News

Box of Joy
St. Francis of Assisi School is participating in the Cross Catholic Box of Joy project.   Every year thousands of poor children experience a Christmas without hope.  Burdened by poverty, their parents are simply too poor to provide anything but the most basic necessities.  These are children who have never held a picture book.  Never wore a new shirt. Never owned a toy. The gifts you pack in a Box of Joy show God's unconditional love and spark the joy every child should experience at Christmas.  More important...

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2019 Draw Down Results

Posted on October 05, 2019 in: General News

2019 Draw Down Results
2019 Draw Down Results

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Draw Down Oct. 4th / "Draw-Down" 4 de octubre
Draw-Down – Friday, October 4th, in the School Cafeteria, beginning at 6:00 p.m. till .? There will be a Silent Auction and refreshments available. Draw-Down Tickets are $50.00 each and can be purchased at the School and Parish Offices during office hours OR Online. The Grand Prize is $5,000.00! The prize for the 450th ticket will be for the Green Bay v. Carolina Panthers football game on Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Green Bay, WI. “Draw-Down” – esta clase de rifa, que es muy popular en Misisipi, se llevará a cabo el viernes, el...

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2019 Fall Festival T-Shirt Logo

Posted on September 26, 2019 in: General News

2019 Fall Festival T-Shirt Logo
Click here to see the 2019 Fall Festival Logo which will appear on the front of the T-Shirt. Signatures of the students will appear on the back of the T-Shirt. The T-Shirt will be gold.

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Aluminum Cans / Latas de aluminio

Posted on September 20, 2019 in: General News

Aluminum Cans / Latas de aluminio
Aluminum Cans – You can drop off your aluminum cans in the trailer behind St. Francis Church.  The money from recycling these cans goes to help tuition scholarship for students at the grade school.  Thank you for your help! Latas de aluminio – Se puede depositar las latas de aluminio para los refrescos en el carrillo detrás de la Iglesia de san Francisco.  El dinero ganado por reciclando estas latas beneficia a la escuela de san Francisco por ayudar a los costos de la cuota escolar para los estudiantes a la escuela.  ¡Gracias por su ...

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Fall Festival October 12th / El Festival Anual Otoña 12 de octubre
Annual Fall Festival – Saturday, October 12th, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the school grounds. Come to this wonderful event for children and families! Please pray for great weather! El Festival Anual Otoñal – el sábado, el 12 de octubre, de las 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. en el terreno escolar. ¡Vengan a disfrutar este evento para los niños y familias! ¡Por favor recen por clima agradable!

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Letter to the Parents or Guardians / Carta a los Padres o Tutores de los niños
Letter to the Parents / Guardians of the children of St. Francis of Assisi Grade School  Carta a los Padres / Tutores de los niños de le escuela de san Francisco de Asís

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Free or Reduced Meals Program / Programa de Comidas Gratis o a Precio Reducido
Applications MUST be in school office by August 6, 2019 Tiene que entregar la solicitud de su hijo(a) no más tarde que el 6 de agosto 2019.                Frequently Asked Questions      Application Instructions      Application              Preguntas Frequentes     Cómo Solicitar Comidas     Solicitud    

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FACTS - SETUP PAYMENT PLAN FACTS - CONGFIGURAR PLAN DE PAGO

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St. Francis of Assisi School Summer Schedule
St. Francis of Assisi School Summer Schedule June - Summer hrs. 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (The Office will be close during the week of June 24-28,(VBS) July - Summer hrs. - 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (Close July 4th -5th. will reopen July 8th@9:00 a.m.)

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Refer a Family for Tuition Discount / Refiera Una Nueva Familia Recibirá Descuenta
Pre-registration Form Fomulario de Pre-registración

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2019 Mardis Gras Ball

Posted on January 31, 2019 in: General News

2019 Mardis Gras Ball
Saturday February 16, 2019 7pm - Midnight Leflore Counctiy Civic Center, 200 Hwy 7, Greenwood, MS $35.00 donation per Adult including entertainment by DJ TRAXX CRESTOR New Orleans Style Buffet, Party Favors, and Set-ups Mardi Gras Festive or Semi-Formal Dress Attire NO Jeans - NO Children - ADULTS ONLY Proceeds Benefit St. Francis of Assisi School

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Pre-K & K Celebrate 100th Day of School
Pictures of 100th Day of School Celebration

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Pre-registration / Pre-registración
Pre-registration form Fomulario de Pre-registración

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Weekly Classroom News

Posted on November 28, 2018 in: General News

Weekly Classroom News
The faculty are posting weekly classroom newsletters to inform parents of the lesson plan for the week.  Please take advantage of these newsletters to assist your child at home.  The newsletters are available on the school's website. www.sfgwschool.org > Classrooms > Homerooms > Grade level

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#iGiveCatholic

Posted on November 12, 2018 in: General News

#iGiveCatholic
Beginning November 12, 2018 you can make an advanced day #iGiveCatholic gift in support of our school at St. Francis of Assisi School, or on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27!  For  more information on #iGiveCatholic

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August 30, 2018 Parent Newsletter / 30 de agosto 2018 Noticias Escolares  Click here / Cliq aquí

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Mandatory Parent Meeting / Junta de Padres obligatoria
August 23, 2018-1st Mandatory Parent Meeting To be held in the church @ 6:30p.m. Apunte la fecha:23 de agosto de 2018 a 1 era  Junta de Padres obligatoria será en la iglesia a las 6:30 PM.

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Come Out & Enjoy / Salga Y Disfruta
Snow Cones |  Popcorn | Face painting conos de nieve | palomita de maíze | pintura de la cara Fun activities and refreshments while learning more about education opportunities and scholarships available at MVSU! Actividades, divertidas y recuerdos mientras aprendes más sobre oportunidades educativas y begas disponibles en MVSU! Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Martes, 31 de julio de 2018 3 P.M. - 6 P.M. St. Francis School Greenwood, MS

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Summer Office Hours

Posted on May 25, 2018 in: General News

June 1- 22, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm June 25 - July 6, 2018 Office closed (Vacation) July 9 - 31, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm August 1 - 6, 2018 8:00 am - 3:00 pm August 7, 2018 7:30 am - 3:30 pm  (Regular Schedule) Please note, summer office hours are posted here and on the school calendar.

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Awards Day

Posted on February 16, 2018 in: General News

Awards Day
St. Francis students will be recognized for their achievements in a special ceremony on Thursday, February 22. The event will begin at 1:00 pm in the church.

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The St. Francis Difference

Posted on February 15, 2018 in: General News

The St. Francis Difference
Empower Mississippi highlighted St. Francis School in a recent article.  The article shares the experience of two parents in making the choice of St. Francis School for their children.  To read the article Click here

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Donut Sales

Posted on February 02, 2018 in: General News

Donut Sales
The donut sales have been extended. Orders need to be finalized and turned in by Friday, February 16th

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Ruben Martinez takes 3rd place in the Greenwood Spelling Bee
Congratulations to 5th grader Ruben Martinez for taking 3rd place in the Greenwood Spelling Bee!

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Mardi Gras Tickets

Posted on February 02, 2018 in: General News

Mardi Gras Tickets
Mardi Gras tickets are on sale now for $35.00 per person. The celebration will be on February 10 at 7:00 pm until…  All tickets contribute to your Give & Get obligation.

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Parents, In compiling the surveys, results indicated that a large percentage of parents would be willing to register their child/children early so that we can successfully plan for another school year. We are offering 3(three) five hundred-dollar incentives towards your 2018/2019 tuition. Your name will be entered in a drawing to determine the winners of the three incentives. Your 2017/2018 tuition and lunch fees must be current to be eligible for the incentives. February 19, 2018-Deadline for registration (to be eligible for incentive drawing) February 19, 2018-Drawing for the incentive See attached form Th...

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Parent Meeting - Dec. 19

Posted on December 15, 2017 in: General News

Parent Meeting - Dec. 19
We will have a meeting for all parents on Tuesday, December 19 at 6:30pm. All parents please be present to discuss the results of the survey and pre-registration for the 2018-19 school year. The meeting will conclude with light refreshments.

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Christmas Program / Programa Navideño
Christmas Program Information (English)  Click here Informacion de la Programa Navideño (Espanol)  Clic aqui

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Christmas Float / La Carroza Navideña
We are still in need of volunteers to help work on the float.  Please call the school and let us know if you can help. Float committee are working on November 17, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, and 30 at 6:00 PM.  Location:  Delta Mobile Homes, 32800 CR 512, Sidon, MS, 38954.  Contact Mrs. Sandra Santos 662-299-7110 for additional information. Todavía necesitamos voluntarios para ayudar a preparar el carro alegórico para el desfile navideño de Greenwood, que se llevará a cabo el viernes, 1ro de diciembre.  Por favor llame a la oficina escolar y avíse...

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Mandatory Parent Meeting / Reunión Obligatoria de Los Madres y Padres
On Thursday, November 16, 2017 there is a Mandatory Parent Meeting at 6:30 PM in the church. All parents must be present for important updates. El jueves, 16 de noviembre de 2017 habrá una Reunión Obligatoria para los padres de los estudiantes de la Escuela San Francisco a las 6:30 p.m. en la iglesia. Es importante que todos estén presentes para que estén al día con la información mas reciente.  

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Thanksgiving meal with your child(ren) / Comida de Acción de Gracias con sus hijos
November 16, 2017 Please come out and have lunch with your child beginning at 10:45 a.m. The price is 5.00 and you must preorder with the attached form. We will not sell plates on the day of the meal. 16 de noviembre 2017. Por favor venga y almuerce con sus hijos comenzando a las 10:45 a.m.  El precio es de $5.00.  y deben hacer su orden al usar la forma adjunta antes del jueves.  No estaremos vendiendo comida ese mismo día si no completaron sus formas.  Download Thanksgiving Lunch Form

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St. Francis School is participating in the Domino’s Slice the Price Card Fundraiser as a new fundraising opportunity for our School. Please click here for additional information.  If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact the School office at 662-453-9511. For more information on the fundraiser program and prizes, click here.

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October 26th Newsletter

Posted on October 27, 2017 in: General News

St. Francis of Assisi School Weekly Newsletter Click here to download the newsletter - (English/Spanish)

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