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19-20 Daily Order & Dates

Daily Order Calendar

Prep Week

Prep Week

Schedules & Supplemental Books

Dear Students and Parents,

The 2019-20 Class Schedules will be available to view in PowerSchool https://stxavier.powerschool.com/public on Wednesday, July 24.  Please login to PowerSchool via a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) to view schedules, NOT the mobile app.  If your PowerSchool password has expired or you do not remember your password send an email to helpdesk@stxavier.org.

ACTION ITEMS

1.       LOGIN TO POWERSCHOOL

View the attached instructions to login to PowerSchool.

2.       ORDER SUPPLEMENTAL BOOKS

Beginning July 26, students will be able to order supplemental books online from the Follett Bookstore directly from their schedule in PowerSchool.  View the attached instructions on how to order books from the Follett Bookstore. ALL STUDENTS (including freshman) will have to purchase some supplemental books. Please note that English vocabulary books will NOT NEED to be purchased this year. Students will receive them from their teachers in class at no cost.   

3.       REQUEST SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENT

There is a very limited schedule adjustment period.  The dates outlined below will be your only opportunity to submit an online request for an adjustment.  Please read the guidelines carefully and follow the process listed below to submit an adjustment request.  Walk-in and/or phone requests will NOT be considered.

TIMELINE

  • Seniors - Monday - July 29, 2019
  • Juniors and Sophomores - Tuesday - July 30, 2019
  • Freshmen - Not Applicable

GUIDELINES

·         Every attempt was made to schedule students into primary course requests; however, alternate requests were used when necessary.

·         Adjustments to schedules are limited to those courses in which a student has had the assigned teacher in a previous year or other changes that are   

           deemed academically valid by the Assistant Principal for Academics (Mrs. Jennifer Ziebol).

·         The majority of classes are at their maximum capacity so changes may not be possible.

·         As was communicated during the course registration process, AP courses may not be dropped.

·         Students may drop a non-required elective course and replace it with a free bell as long as it does not take them below the required 6 classes per semester.

          If a student has 6 classes on his schedule HE MAY NOT ADD AN ADDITIONAL CLASS AND HE MAY NOT DROP.

·         Requests will NOT be accepted to change courses due to a preference for a different teacher (other than previously having the assigned teacher) or to

          change a course time in order to gain a specific free bell.

PROCESS

•         On the designated day STUDENTS may send an email to courseadjustments@stxavier.org with their name and graduation year in the subject line.  The following information must be included in the body of the email:

  - course name and number

  - a compelling reason for requesting the adjustment (i.e. dropping a 7th class)

•         Multiple requests within one email are acceptable but only one email submission per student is permitted.

•         After each request is reviewed, a response will be emailed to the student's St. Xavier email address with the results of the request.

•         All adjustments are final.

Spirit Shop Hours

St. Xavier High School Spirit Shop

There are two ways to shop for St. X Gear! 

Shop the St. Xavier Spirit Shop at school for new and exciting St. Xavier branded apparel, accessories, home décor, gift items, school supplies, gym uniforms (Freshmen do not need gym uniforms), and sport locks.

Shop Hours 

Re-opening August 8th and 9th for Prep Days

Open 8:30am –11:30am

12:30pm-3:30pm 

Closed August 12th

 

Open August 13th 8:00am -9:00am -  Welcome to class of 2023 families 

Beginning Regular School Day hours (7:45am-3:30pm) on August 14th  

 

To purchase St. Xavier Sport/Cocurricular Branded Apparel and Accessories  

Visit StXFangear at https://stxfangear.merchorders.com/

All Sports, TX, Music and Family (Mom, Dad, Grandma & Grandpa) logos are available on the site, as well as items for certain clubs/organizations.

Grade Level Specific Information

FRESHMEN - 2023

Freshman Orientation Information

·         All freshmen are required to attend a two-day Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, August 13th and Wednesday, August 14th. All activities are led by a trained group of over 90 seniors who will be your son’s homeroom Bomber Pilots for the entire year.

·         Tuesday, August 13th

o   8:00am – 3:05pm

o   Welcoming for new parents hosted by the Mother’s Club in the Cafeteria from 7:30 – 8:30am

o   Local school district transportation is usually not available

o   If your son is seriously ill or injured, please call the attendance line

o   Your son needs to bring a lunch for Tuesday’s orientation

o   Dress code is Jesuit appropriate casual but gym shoes are required

o   Students will attend a prayer service as part of the day’s activities

o   Meet in the Ellis Gym Lobby by 8:00am

o   No book bag or devices needed.

o   Dismissal – 3:05pm at the front entrance

·         Wednesday, August 14th

o   8:00am – 3:05pm

o   Local school district transportation is usually not available

o   If your son is seriously ill or injured, please call the attendance line

o   The cafeteria will be open if your son wants to buy lunch, or he may pack

o   Dress code is school dress code (appropriate shorts, collared shirt, socks, gym shoes, school ID)

o   Students will attend a prayer service as part of the day’s activities.

o   Meet in the Chapel of the Holy Companions by 8:00am

o   Book bags and devices are required

o   Your son will be given a locker assignment and a lock today. Senior leaders will help them acclimate to opening them

o   Dismissal – 3:05pm at the front entrance

Summer Reading Assignments

The summer reading books are available for purchase through Follett, our on-line bookstore.  To access the online bookstore, login to PowerSchool and click on the “Summer Reading” icon.

https://stxavier.powerschool.com/public

Click on the “Summer Reading” icon

Click here to download the summer reading information.

Ender’s Game                     

by Orson Scott Card       

ISBN 9780812550702

Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Greek Myths   

by Bernard Evslin 

ISBN 9780553259209

See Attached Assignment for Class of 2023 on Mythology Introduction

 

SOPHOMORES-2022

Sophomore Orientation Information

·         All sophomores are required to attend Sophomore Kick-Off Day on Wednesday, August 14th. All activities are led by a trained group of seniors who will be your son’s homeroom Navigators for the entire year.

o   10:00am – 2:45pm

o   Meet in the Ellis Gym Lobby by 10:00am

o   The cafeteria will be open if your son wants to buy lunch, or he may pack.

o   Dress code is Jesuit appropriate casual but gym shoes are required

o   No book bags or devices are needed

o   Dismissal at 2:45pm

Summer Reading Assignments

The summer reading books are available for purchase through Follett, our on-line bookstore.  To access the online bookstore, login to PowerSchool and click on the “Summer Reading” icon.

https://stxavier.powerschool.com/public

Click on the “Summer Reading” icon

Click here to download the summer reading information.

Into the Wild 

by John Krakauer

ISBN 9780385486804

The Old Man and the Sea

by Ernest Hemingway

ISBN 9780684801223

Alive                                                  by Paul Piers Read        ISBN9780380003211

See Attached Assignment for Class of 2022 on Alive                      

JUNIORS - 2021

Junior Orientation Information

·         All juniors are required to attend Junior Challenge day on Wednesday, August 14th. This day is designed to invite juniors to reflect upon the “challenges” of the upcoming year. All activities are led by a trained group of seniors who will serve as your son’s homeroom Crew for the entire year.

o   8:45am – 12:30pm

o   Dress code is Jesuit appropriate casual but gym shoes are required

o   Students will attend a prayer service as part of the day’s activities

o   Students will report to their homerooms by 8:45am

o   The Mother’s Club helps provide lunch for the juniors in the Fine Arts wing. Your son does not need to pack a lunch

o   Students do not need book bags or devices

o   Dismissal around 12:30pm

Summer Reading Assignments

The summer reading books are available for purchase through Follett, our on-line bookstore.  To access the online bookstore, login to PowerSchool and click on the “Summer Reading” icon.

https://stxavier.powerschool.com/public

Click on the “Summer Reading” icon

Click here to download the summer reading information.

Picture of Dorian Gray       
by Oscar Wilde
ISBN 9781593080259 
        

Station Eleven
by Emily Mandel
ISBN 9780804172448

 

AP CLASSES ONLY

A.P. European History
The Measure of Reality
by Alfred Crosby
ISBN 9780521639903

A.P.  U.S. History 
Barracoon
by Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN 9780062748201

A.P. English Lit (class of 2021)
Odyssey
by Robert Fagles translation
ISBN 9789609012201

Station Eleven
by Emily Mandel
ISBN 9780804172448

SENIORS - 2020

Summer Reading Assignments

The summer reading books are available for purchase through Follett, our on-line bookstore.  To access the online bookstore, login to PowerSchool and click on the “Summer Reading” icon.

https://stxavier.powerschool.com/public

Click on the “Summer Reading” icon

Click here to download the summer reading information.

All Religion Electives    

Man’s Search for Meaning
by Viktor Frankl
ISBN 9780807014271
   

AP CLASSES ONLY

A.P. European History
The Measure of Reality
by Alfred Crosby
ISBN 9780521639903

A.P.  U.S. History 
Barracoon
by Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN 9780062748201