School News & Announcements

Take Our Kids to Work

posted Oct 13, 2017, 8:09 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Wednesday, November 1 marks the 23rd annual Take Our Kids to Work Day.
For students, it's more than just a fun day. It's an opportunity to:
  • Understand the important of staying in school by seeing first-hand the skills required in today's workplace.
  • Start exploring career options in a practical way and gaining a better understanding of how many career choices are open to them.
  • Experience a day in the world of work and begin thinking about the kind of job they might aspire to.
More information can be found at
Information and permission forms have been distributed to all grade 9 homerooms. Please have your son/daughter return the form to their homeroom teacher asap.

High School Parent Teacher Interviews

posted Oct 5, 2017, 10:18 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Parent Instructions: You Can Book Me
Electronic Sign Up for Grade 9-12 Parent-Teacher Interviews

Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:30 – 4:30 pm & 5:30 – 7:30 pm

We are providing an opportunity for parents to book interviews electronically. Upon submission of booking you will receive an email confirmation (with directions to cancel appointment if necessary).

In order to secure an interview time, click on the teacher’s name below. The link will take you to the booking calendar for that teacher. Please realize that there is limited availability. Out of courtesy to other parents, you may only book one time slot per teacher. If you have any questions on procedure, please contact the main office. If your network server at work is blocking you access from booking an appointment, please try booking an interview from home.

We appreciate your continued support.
The teacher links will only be made available as of Friday, October 13, 2017 at 3:00 pm.


Abunassar, Jenny

Gagnon, Corrine

McKee, Andrew

Ahearn, Graham

Galveias, Laurie-Anne

McPhee, Kelly

Aiston, Katie

Gauthier, Jennifer

Monette, Jessica

Andreoli, Daiana

Gervais, Melissa

More, Martha

Baars, Tom

Gibson, Angela

Mullally, Finley

Baine, Ashley

Greffe, Shannon

O’Donnell, Leah

Bastasic, Anisia

Guerrero, Erin

O’Hagan, Pam

Berry, Bridget

Guevremont, Julie

Oliviero, Maria

Blakely, Kyle

Gulas, Courtney

Pedari, John

Blank, Joshua

Hay, Robert

Pignat, Dan

Boucher, Jeff

Highley, Ashlee

Plummer, Natalie

Brooks, Nicole

Hill, Jana

Prigent, Dean

Broomfield, Luke

Huntington, Jordan

Racicot, Dominique

Brown, Sue

Jamieson, Scott

Ramsay, David

Capyk, Tamara

Jeffrey, Daniel

Ramsay, Rochelle

Cloutier, Elizabeth

Jennings, Mark

Raso, Michael

Coccimiglio, Jerry

Ketcheson, Roy

Riopelle, Colleen

Comerford, Erin

Kozowy, Brandy

Royko, Robert

Cooper, Marcy

Kuseler, Alexis

Russell, Nicole

Creanga, Elena

Lahey, Terry

Scerbo, Mike

Dale, Jaime

Langill, Stephen

Schwartz, John

DeCoste, Keith

Larade, Alyson

Scrim, Kellie

Denis, Gayle

Lemieux, Zak

Silenu, Judy

Desjardins, Jessica

Little, Erin

Sipes, Carolyn

Dillon, Carol Ann

Loy, Dylan

Stevens, Julie

Divell, Jennifer

Lussier, Brent

Thibault, Sylvie

Doyle, Justin

Luth, Adrian

Thompson, Trevor

Egan, Candice

MacCuaig, Mark

Townsend, Sara

Evangelista, Janice

Magee, Colleen

Whelan, Michael

Francey, David

McCaffrey, Tyler

Yemensky, John

High School Math Help

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:21 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Are you:
    - in grade 9-12?
    - looking for some extra help in math?

Visit room 214 during high school lunch on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays to receive math help from SFX teachers.

Spirit Week & Coyote Prowl

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:16 AM by Sarah Schildknecht   [ updated Oct 2, 2017, 6:10 AM ]

Monday: Sweats and Sweaters Day
Tuesday: Twin Day
Wednesday: Hat Day
Thursday: Coyote Wellness/Prowl and Coyote Pride Day
                    Check out our Grade 9-12 Wellness Activities
Friday: PD Day

Attention Grads

posted Sep 19, 2017, 8:05 AM by Sarah Schildknecht   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 8:08 AM ]

Mark your calendar: Wednesday, September 20 (tomorrow) is a very important date!

Period 1: Carleton University presentation - Learning Commons
Period 2: University of Ottawa presentation - Learning Commons
HS Lunch: Atlantic Universities Fair - Atrium
Period 4 - Grad Meeting - Learning Commons

If you (Grade 12 students only) are interested in attending the presentations by Ottawa and/or Carleton University, you MUST sign up in Student Services. Please go to your class first, show the teacher your university sign out slip, then go immediately to the Learning Commons for the presentation. Since our graduating class is so large, the grad meeting during period 4 will be split into two. Your period 4 teacher will let you know when to go to the Learning Commons.

Parents & Graduates: If you haven't already done so, please be sure to sign up for important grad updates through remind.

Meet the Teacher & Academic Awards Night

posted Sep 19, 2017, 7:22 AM by Sarah Schildknecht   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 7:36 AM ]

Our Meet the Teacher Night will be held at SFX from 5:00-6:30 pm on Thursday, September 21. Parents are encourages to drop in for an informal visit, tour the building and meet their child's classroom/subject teacher(s). Parents are reminded to ensure to have their child's timetable/list of classroom teachers. At this point in the school year, it is too early to discuss individual student progress, however any questions regarding curriculum are encouraged.

Students being recognized for Academic Achievement for the 2016-2017 School Year have already been contacted. If a student is attending, they are reminded to report to the Wood Floor Gym ("The Den") by 6:15 pm on Thursday, September 21. There is no reserved seating for guests. Doors will open at approximately 6:30 pm for guests to be seated in the Cafeteria. the awards night begins at 7:00 pm.

Transportation Information Now Available

posted Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Stop information for the 2017-2018 School Year is now available through OSTA's Parent Portal. Please re-verify transportation information the week prior to school as stop timings may have changed. Please be sure to choose St. Francis Xavier High School for Grade 9-12 students, and St. Francis Intermediate School for Grade 7 and 8 students.

School Supplies & PhysEd Uniforms

posted Aug 21, 2017, 4:50 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Suggested Supplies List for Grade 7&8 Students

As part of the Physical Education program at St Francis Xavier we require each student to come prepared with a change of clothes. To make this easy and affordable we will be selling SFX PhysEd t-shirts online starting August 21 and the first two weeks of school for only $10 per t-shirt. Please go to cash online to order shirts for your son or daughter. The shirts are all Gildan cotton so please ensure the proper size is ordered. We have Youth XL, Adult S, Adult M, Adult L sizes. Please go to school cash online at to place your order.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the purchase of PhysEd clothing, please contact Marlies Wilson at SFX. 

Attention New Students!!!

posted Aug 18, 2017, 7:16 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

SFX will be hosting a Welcome Event for all new students on Wednesday, August 30 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
The gathering will start with a free BBQ (hot dog, chips & drink), followed by a presentation in the cafeteria, and tours of the school.

Please Note: This event is for new students only.

Suggested Supplies List for Grade 7&8 Students

Completed Registration Packages due August 25

posted Aug 15, 2017, 8:35 AM by Sarah Schildknecht

Please Note:
Completed Registration Packages are due to SFX no later than Friday, August 25 if your child is to start on the first day of school.

Did you miss our Program Night on February 16? Check out the presentations here:

Please pick up a registration package from St. Francis Xavier CHS during our summer office hours (Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 2:00 pm).
ompleted registration packages (with supporting documentation) are to be returned to the SFX Student Services Department, at which point a
 future registration appointment will be assigned to complete the process.
SFX will not accept incomplete packages.
Please call 613.822.7900 x 414 if you have any questions or concerns.

The Communications Department has assembled content to create an online "Parent Information Guide". The content targets parents of students entering high school, so it includes information about the differences students will encounter moving into the grade 9-12 environment, and helpful hints to experience a successful transition.

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