FJVD Weekly Info...

We Live the Word!

Friday, October 19, 2018

Living Rosary

As October is the month of the Holy Rosary, Father John V. Doyle School students in grades 2 through 8 participated in a Living Rosary on Monday October 15. Thanks to Father Woolley's efforts, students were able to gather around a large Rosary made of blue and red roses.

Student Leaders each held a rose and led the prayers of the Rosary while meditating on the Joyful Mysteries. This wonderful experience made the Rosary come alive for our students!

November Lunch Menu

The Lunch Menu is available here and on our website.

Orders and payments are due by 9 AM on Tuesday October 23.

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School Board Open Session!

The next meeting of the School Board will be held on Tuesday October 30, 2018 in the parish rectory conference room. Prior to the meeting, Any FJVD parents/guardians who wish to address the School Board with suggestions, questions, or concerns are invited to attend an Open Session at 6:30 PM.

"In today's educational environment, the Catholic school principal requires the assistance of a group of people who are committed to the Catholic school and are willing to work for the good of the school and parish. Just as a parish council serves with the pastor on behalf of the overall parish community, so shall the school board serve with the principal for the good of the school community."

(Introduction: School Board By-Laws)

Space in the conference room is limited. For seating purposes, please let Mrs. Smith know if you plan on attending. Thank you!

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Don't forget to join the PTO Facebook group!

The PTO would like to invite parents, teachers, and families at Father John V. Doyle School to join the PTO Facebook group! Our PTO team will maintain the group to provide an online community where families can get information about events, share volunteer opportunities, be able to ask questions, and have a chance to give your opinion through surveys and open discussions.

If you are on Facebook, please join the group at:

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STORM the STATE HOUSE Phone Campaign

The Diocese of Providence Catholic School Office has asked all school parents and teachers to call the Office of Governor Raimondo to ask her to raise the cap on the Education Corporate Tax Credit Program.

Please call 401-222-2080 to say:

"I am calling to inform Governor Raimondo that I want her to raise the cap on the Education Corporate Tax Credit Program."

Then give your name, address, and phone number!

That's all there is to it! Thank you for calling!

RI Catholic School Parent Federation

Father John V. Doyle School needs two parent liaisons to join the Parents Federation. Please contact Mrs. Smith if you can fill this role!

The Rhode Island Catholic School Parents Federation organizes parents to assure equal opportunities for quality education to all who desire it. It is committed to educating, advocating and mobilizing Catholic school parents, public policy-makers and the public at large to ensure that Catholic school students and parents receive all the rights and privileges to which they are entitled. Its primary purpose is to maintain state and federally mandated services which include student transportation, health and special education services, textbook loans and federal entitlement grants and services. A secondary purpose is to provide parents with access to public tax funds which may include tax credits, tax deductions and educational opportunity scholarships.

For more information, call the Catholic School Office at (401) 278-4550.

Catholic High School Open Houses...

Bishop Hendricken High School

  • October 14 - Noon to 3pm
  • November 18 - Noon to 3pm

La Salle Academy

  • October 28 - Noon to 3pm

Mount Saint Charles Academy

  • October 14 - 10am to Noon

St. Mary Academy - Bay View

  • October 14 - 1pm to 3pm

St. Raphael Academy

  • September 30 - Noon to 3pm

The Prout School

  • October 14 - 1pm to 4pm

Please refer to high school websites for more information!

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.