FJVD Weekly Info

We Live the Word!

From the Principal's Desk

Dear FJVD Families,

Thank you for joining us at our Virtual Town Hall Meetings over the past two weeks as we discussed key elements of our Reopening Plan (the plan is included in the attachments below under Forms and Important Documents). Your questions and insights continue to help guide our preparations for the start of the school year. A reminder that, as the guidance from the Department of Health and Department of Education continues to evolve, so too will our plan evolve and change. If and when revisions become necessary, you will be notified of these revisions via email and the revised plan will be posted on the school website.

2019-2020 Annual Appeal Raises $41,922.00

We want to thank and recognize all of our community members who supported our school through the Annual Appeal over this past year, helping to raise over $40,000! These funds will be utilized to pave the east side parking lot, which is phase one in the installation of our multi-sport outdoor court. In addition, an anonymous parent of an alumni gave a very generous donation and requested that a significant portion of this donation be used to increase the supply budget for every teacher, so that each of them could purchase “something special” for their classroom. Our teachers were very grateful for this “bonus” gift for their students! More information, including a list of donors and a thank you letter from Fr. Woolley, can be found attached below.

Updates from Around the School:

  • Textbook orders have begun arriving at the school. These orders include our brand new K-2 reading program and a new vocabulary program for our middle school students.

  • Work continues on our middle school lockers, which are receiving a deep cleaning and fresh coat of paint for the start of the year.

  • Work has begun on the east wing (elementary side) blacktop. The east side blacktop will be repaved next week, and we are also making some alterations to the landscaping along the east side of the building.

  • The nurse's office move is underway. Nurse Patti is excited to move into her new office to the right of our main entrance which provides more space for student care, has increased ventilation, and will better serve the needs our community during this challenging time.

  • Our facilities manager, Mr. Al Harel, and the summer maintenance team have been working hard preparing our classrooms, ensuring desks and furniture are properly arranged to keep students and staff safe, meet RIDE guidelines, and continue to provide an engaging learning environment. More information to come in the weeks ahead!

Before/After Care for 2020-2021 School Year

If you are planning to utilize our Before School or After School Care services during the 2020-2021 school year and you have not yet completed this brief survey, please do so at your earliest convenience. While this survey does not serve as registration for before or after school care, the data gathered will assist in planning for the appropriate staffing and facilities for these services.

Finally, Father Doyle graduate Matt St. Jean - Class of 2016 - would like to invite Father Doyle students to join the Let's Rock School of Music here in Coventry. There is a flyer below under Important Forms and Documents with more information.

Have a great weekend! God Bless and Go Saints!


Mr. Peloquin

The Mission of Father John V. Doyle School is to provide students with a solid, well-rounded education based on Roman Catholic Tradition.

We live the Word of God in a caring, safe, and nurturing environment.

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Forms and Important Documents

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Uniforms by Donnelly's

Looking to purchase uniforms for next year? Donnelly's has shifted to an online ordering system during the current crisis and is currently offering 20% off and free alterations on all orders placed by June 15th. Learn more about ordering online from Donnelly's by viewing the attached flyer below.

Not sure what you need for your uniform? View our dress code details here.

Busing for Coventry Residents

If you reside in Coventry and your child is planning on taking the bus to school next year, please complete the registration from attached here and submit via email as soon as possible (and no later than July 31). This form should be completed and submitted by all Coventry residents interested in taking the bus for the 2020-2021 year, regardless of whether or not you were registered to take the bus this year.

Stay Connected

Fundraising & Contest Opportunities

Box Tops for Education

Keep Saving Those Box Tops!

See the newsletter attached below for information on how to upload your box tops using the new Box Top App!

Participate in the FJVD Certificate Program!

This program is a great way to reduce the cost of your tuition while supporting FJVDl!

The Process:

  • The school purchases shopping cards from all of your favorite stores
  • You purchase the cards from the school, paying face value and spending the same dollars you would have paid to the stores directly
  • The school earns a percentage discount offered by participating stores.

For each $50.00 you spend, you get a stamp on your Tuition Discount Card. Fill the entire card and redeem it for a $75.00 check!

Cards currently available include:

Stop & Shop, Applebee's, Barnes & Noble, Dave's, Dunkin Donuts, Panera, Wal-Mart and more!

Stop by the school Monday-Friday 7:45am-8:15am, the Rectory Monday-Friday 1:45-2:15pm, or in the Parish Center after the 7:30, 9:30 and 11:30am Sunday Masses to purchase your gift cards!

Shop with Amazon Smile!

If you shop on, your purchases could be benefiting Fr. John V. Doyle School! Simply go to and utilize your normal Amazon login information, select Fr. John V. Doyle from the list of organizations, and shop away!

For more information, see the PDF attached below. Happy shopping!

Aluminum Can Tab Collection

What: Aluminum can tabs are being collected

Why: To support the Ronald McDonald House in Providence

How can you help? Save can tabs and send them in to Mr. Godin’s room.

Bottle Cap Drive

We’re excited to share that our school is part of the Coca-Cola Give program. This provides new funding opportunities to help improve learning environments for students. The best part? Donations don’t come out of your own pocket. When you make Coca-Cola purchases, you simply send in bottle caps or product codes from boxes of beverages and our school receives a donation.

All caps and codes should be sent to Mr. Godin. Codes will be entered on one account to gain larger and quicker donations.

Thank you!

About Us

The Mission of Father John V. Doyle School is to provide students with a solid, well-rounded education based on Roman Catholic Tradition.

We live the Word of God in a caring, safe, and nurturing environment.