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                                             Getting Started 2018-2019


Welcome to Xavier Catholic Schools! We are thrilled and honored you have chosen our faith-based, academically excellent schools to partner with you on your child's educational journey!

We know that transitioning to a new school can be a bit overwhelming so we have collected and assembled many of our common questions and answers below for you as a resource. Admissions is available all summer long should you need any help. We can be reached at (920) 735-9380 or by emailing Admissions@XavierCatholicSchools.org. We hope these links will help answer some of your questions as you prepare for school.                                                      

Schools and Administrative Info         
                              
                                                          Summer Office Hours                        School Day Office Hours              School Day Hours

                                
 System Admissions    

 1600 Prospect Avenue,   Appleton 
 (920)735-9380
                                                                                                        
 Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.        
 

 
 Monday - Friday
 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                 
  N/A                                                                                                                  
 
 Xavier High School


 1600 Prospect Avenue,   Appleton
 (920)733-6632

 

 Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
 Monday - Friday
 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 XHS School Day Hours                                
 Xavier Middle School

 2626 Oneida St,   
 Appleton
 (920)730-8849                                    

 Right before school starts in August,   we will also be open Monday through   Friday, 8:00   a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

 Monday - Friday
 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.     
                                     
   
 
 
8:00 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.           (Early drop off begins at         7:15 a.m.)                                         


 
 Xavier Elementary,       Marquette St

 500 W. Marquette St,   Appleton 
 (920)733-4918            
 August 1-20. The office will be open   from 8:00   a.m. until   NoonMonday through Friday.
 August 21-24.  The school office will be   closed   so that all   staff may attend   Staff Orientation   Days.
 August 27. The office will be open   from 8:00   a.m. until   Noon.  Parent   Orientation Night will   begin at 6:00   p.m. that evening.
 August 28. We return to school year   hours, 7:45   a.m. until 3:45   p.m.  August  28 is   Backpack   Drop Off   and Picture Day. 
 Monday - Friday
 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.     
 PK3 Morning
 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


 4K Morning
 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 


 (PK3 & 4K walk students into   school)

 Kindergarten - 4th grade
 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.     

 (Car Line K-4
 8:00 a.m.)               
 Xavier Elementary,   McDonald St

 1810 N. McDonald St,   Appleton   
 (920)739-7826  
 Week of 8/6-8/9  Reg. Office hours   Mon. -   Thurs 8:00   a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 Week of 8/13-8/16 Reg. Office hours   Mon. -   Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 Week of 8/20-8/24 office closed for   Inservice 
 Mon 8/27 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 Tues 8/28 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 Wed 8/29 normal office hours   resume: 7:45   a.m.  - 3:45 p.m.
 Monday- Friday
 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
 PK3 Morning
 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


 4K Morning
 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 


 (PK3 & 4K walk students   into school)

 Kindergarten - 4th grade 
 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.


 (Car Line K-4
 8:00 a.m.) 

Calendars
 Elementary School  Middle School  High School
 
Care Program Information
 Elementary School      Middle School   
Course Selections
 Xavier Middle School  Xavier High School
   5th Elective Sheet    Freshman Selections
 2018-2019 Course
 Description Book
 6th Elective Sheet  2018-2019 Course
 Description Book
 Sophomore Selections
   7th Elective Sheet    Junior Selections
   8th Elective Sheet    Senior Selections

Lunch
Information will be sent with start of school materials. Our lunch accounts are pay ahead programs, money can be sent through your child's school office or dropped off at 101 E. Northland Avenue. If you have a question about a lunch balance please reach out to Madalyn Long at mlong@xaviercatholicschools.org
 
Free and Reduced Lunch
2018-2019 Application    en español


Mentoring at Xavier Catholic Schools
Xavier Middle School and Xavier High School offer programs called WEB (XMS) and Link Crew (XHS), which assists all new transitioning students become acclimated to their new school community through peer mentoring. To learn more click below.  If you are a new family to Xavier and would like to be matched with a current Xavier Family, please click the System FamilyMentor link below.

 
 System Family Mentor Request  XMS
 WEB Program
 XHS
 LINK Crew Program

Parishes
If your parish membership has or will change, please reach out to Madalyn Long at mlong@xaviercatholicschools.org or (920) 735-9380.

PowerSchool
PowerSchool is our ​S​tudent ​I​nformation ​S​ystem​ (SIS)​. It allows you​, ​as a parent​,​ to track your child's grades, academic progress, attendance, and lunch balances. New families at the elementary and middle school will receive the access codes required to create a PowerSchool parent account linked to their child(ren) with their start of school packet. The PowerSchool codes for Freshman will be available at the Mass/Ice Cream Social prior to school starting and the codes for new students going into 10th-12th will be mailed home prior to start of school. Xavier High School announcements can be sent to your parent email from the PowerSchool portal as well. Click here for​ the URL to log into​ PowerSchool. 

Parents can also sign up to receive urgent communications from the school system such as for school delays due to weather by going to the notification tab in PowerSchool and selecting text, email or voice option(s). 
 
Step by step directions on how to create your parent account and link your account to your child(ren) are available here. If you need the Access ID and Access Password for your child(ren) or need any assistance getting started, you will find the contact information for who to get in touch with at your school on the directions here.
 
Orientation Information  
Start of school information will go out to your family directly from the campus over the summer.  XE and XMS families can expect information on Orientation/Back To School Night near the 2nd week of August.  XHS will reach out with Orientation information in July.

SCRIP  
New families can begin purchasing SCRIP at any time for the 2018-2019 school year. Returning student families will be able to purchase SCRIP for the 18-19 school year from April 1, 2018 until March 31, 2019 and then the SCRIP cycle repeats. Please contact Roy Clark with any SCRIP questions at 920-735-9380 or by email at rclark@xaviercatholicschools.org.

School Supply Lists 
Social Media
Join Our Facebook Communities 
On our Facebook pages you will find a wealth of information on the life of our students, activities coming up, and great accomplishments of our students and staff. It is a great way to stay connected!
 St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System
 Xavier High School 
 Xavier Middle School
 Xavier Elementary, Marquette St
 Xavier Elementary, McDonald St

Follow us on Twitter @SFXavierHawks 

Like our Instagram Page  


Student Service
 High School Online Submission  Middle School Form
 
Summer Activities for Xavier Students and Families
 XHS News & Notes
 Xavier Elementary Summer Park Play Dates 
 These informal gatherings are designed to be drop in and stay as   long as you can type events. There are no RSVPs, no rain dates and   no expectation other than come, see some old friends and make   some new ones this summer. Please take these opportunities to get   and stay connected to Xavier.
 Xavier Summer Sports Camps
 XMS Band Opportunities 
 XMS Athletic Opportunities 
 Please see XHS camps above. New families can sign up for fall   sports programs by reaching out to Dennis Ferron, XMS Athletic   Director, by email to dferron@xaviercatholicschools.org
 More information about the sports offerings at Xavier Middle School   can be found here. 
XMS Orchestra Opportunities
 Families that are looking for summer lesson opportunities may   reach out to Melissa Gurholt at mgurholt@xaviercatholicschools.org.

Transportation
Reach out to the Transportation Department of your local School District to find out about transportation options.  Xavier Catholic Schools offers busing for XE and XMS students to and from St. Bernadette Parish as well as busing for XHS students from the Kimberly, Darboy and Sherwood area.  Information on XCS busing is available from John Ravizza at jravizza@xaviercatholicschools.org.

Tuition  
Smart Tuition is our partner for tuition processing. They will reach out to you via email from Customer Service at Smart Tuition to establish your initial tuition account.  Once you have your login info you may find the following Smart Tuition FAQ (Smart Tuition preguntas frequentes en español) helpful. Your best resource with tuition questions at Xavier Catholic Schools is Madalyn Long at mlong@xaviercatholicschools.org.

Uniform/Dress Code 
 Elementary School*  Middle School       High School        
*Elementary uniform policy does NOT apply to PreK3 and 4K students.

Volunteering - Adult
All parents/adults must complete Virtus training prior to volunteering in our schools. More information is available here.
Xavier Parent Volunteer Info
(Students, please see Student Service above)