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eSPX Newsletter



September 22, 2014
Volume 12, Issue 8

Dear St. Pius X Parent,

We are pleased to provide you with the St. Pius X weekly e-newsletter, eSPX. The newsletter, which is sent every Monday during the school year, includes information about happenings at St. Pius X.

This Week
Fall Annual Fund Pledge Turn-in Day, 9/26
We would like to remind you that the Fall Annual Fund Pledge Turn-in Day is Friday, Sept. 26. Members of the Development Office will meet you in the carpool line before school to collect pledges. It is not too late to reach our participation goal. No amount is too small, and all gifts go to cover the gap in tuition and cost to educate.

Buckhead Uniform One-More Item Sale, 9/23-27
Buckhead Uniform is offering 20% off one item this week, from Tuesday, Sept. 23-Saturday, Sept. 27. This includes online or in-store purchases.

New Information
Emergency Text Messaging at St. Pius X
In mid-October St. Pius X will be implementing an emergency text messaging service. Please keep an eye on future eSPXs as we provide more information on the service soon.

Campus Ministry Reminders
Class Pilgrimages
Parent chaperones are needed for our annual Class Pilgrimages. We are always honored by the support and presence of our parents on these important days. If you are interested in chaperoning any of the pilgrimages, please contact Kathleen Swann in Campus Ministry. The dates of this year's pilgrimages are as follows:
Sophomores - Monastery of the Holy Spirit - Monday October 20th
Juniors - Atlanta Vocations Retreat - Wednesday November 5th
Seniors - Stone Mountain - Monday April 27th

Weekly Sacramental Schedule
Under the patronage of St. Pius X, Pope of the Eucharist, we are pleased to offer the following opportunities to receive the Sacraments at St. Pius X on a regular basis. Please click for fall schedule.

St. Pius X Prayer Chain
The St. Pius X Prayer Chain is up and running for the 2014-2015 school year. Would you like us to pray for you or your intentions? Please send all prayer requests to Once received, prayers will be forwarded to a group of over 600 people who will pray for the intentions of this wonderful community. If you would like to join the prayer chain and join with others in praying for our St. Pius X family, please email Kathleen Swann in Campus Ministry.

6th Annual Claws for Cause Volleyball Games, 9/30
Please make plans to attend the 6th Annual "Claws for a Cause" volleyball showcase on Sept. 30 between St. Pius X & Marist. The team has chosen Camp Kudzu, a camp to assist diabetic children, to be the beneficiary from the event. The evening will kick-off with the Middle School and JV matches beginning at 4:30 followed by the Varsity teams facing off at 6:30. Admission is $5 students free.

Georgia ADAP Certificate Information
Parents / Students needing a Georgia ADAP certificate should send an e-mail to Chad Garrison with the following information:

1. Full name as it appears on the child's birth certificate
2. Date of birth
3. School year and semester the student took health

Please send the request at least 3 days before the certificate is needed. This should be requested ONLY if your child is testing for a Georgia Driver's License.