FJVD Weekly Info

We Live the Word!

From the Principal's Desk

Dear Father Doyle Families,

While our celebration of Catholic Schools Week was delayed and interrupted by inclement weather, we still had a great week! Check out a few photos of events and activities below, including:

  • School Mass to Kick-off the Week
  • School-wide Bingo and No Homework Day to Celebrate our Students
  • American Figurine Decorating Contest to Celebrate our Nation
  • School-wide Rosary as to Celebrate (and pray for!) Vocations
  • And our "Soup"-er Bowl Competition to Celebrate (and support!) the Local Community!

One additional note regarding Catholic Schools Week, with the inclement weather day today, the students' "Price is Right" competition will be moved to Friday, February 11th. We're looking forward to what should be a fun-filled and entertaining event!

Ultimately, Catholic Schools Week is a time to celebrate all that makes Father Doyle special - our faith, our mission, and our incredible community. So thank you for celebrating with us! We hope you enjoyed the week.

Please continue reading below for some additional updates and other important information:

Catholic Schools Week Mass - Sunday, February 6 11:30am

The Catholic Schools Week Mass originally scheduled for this past Sunday has been rescheduled to this Sunday, February 6th. All families and students are invited to attend, and students are encouraged to wear their school uniforms to represent FJVD!

Reminder: Re-Enrollment for the 2022-2023 School Year

As communicated via email last week, re-enrollment is now open for current families. In order to provide current families with priority for enrollment, we strongly encourage all current families to re-enroll within the window of January 28th through February 11th. All current families who re-enroll within this window are guaranteed a spot for the 2022-2023 school year. Some classes currently at capacity, and we are not able to guarantee a spot for current families who attempt to re-enroll after February 11th.

I am grateful for your continued dedication and support this year, and I pray that you will continue to entrust us with your children’s education and formation by re-enrolling for the 2022-2023 school year.

The Annual Father John V. Doyle School Auction

Save the date for our Annual FJVD Auction Dinner, Saturday March 26, 2022 at Quonset O Club, with a Silent Auction Livestreamed Kickoff Event one week prior. Proceeds will go to support the first phase of the FJVD Classroom Renovation Project: the purchase of new desks and chairs for two of our classrooms! See below for samples!

A special Auction Announcement, including the theme for this year's event, will be released on Monday. Stay tuned!

The Auction Committee is continuing to ask for donations of Gift Cards from local businesses and for other items to be used for the Auction. Our Wish Board is up and located at all three entrances to the Church, and can also be found online at

Businesses and individuals can purchase ad space in this year's auction program and on our auction website. Ad pricing is as follows: Small $50; Medium (1/2 page) $100; Large (full page) $200. If you are interested in purchasing an ad or becoming an event Sponsor please email Jen at or call Fr. Woolley at 821-5764 if you’d like to learn more about our Partners in Education program which encompasses all our major FJVD Events.

Thank you again for all your support, and helping to make each year's auction a huge success!

Inclement Weather Days and Distance Learning

Today, Friday, February 4th marked our third inclement weather day of the school year. With this in mind, and in accordance with our Parent-Student Handbook, the next inclement weather day will be a distance learning day. You can find a review of distance learning day policies in our handbook, as well as at the link here.

Please note, distance learning days due to inclement weather are not intended to replicate an entire school day, but rather to provide students with learning opportunities and materials that reinforce concepts and enrich understanding, while also allowing time for kids to be kids and enjoy indoor/outdoor play, family time, etc.

Lastly, the distance learning policy is subject to administrative discretion based upon the impact of severe weather on the school community. For example, a storm in which power outages or other damage is expected to be widespread may prevent the school from utilizing distance learning.

NEASC 4-Year Strategic Planning - Alumni Survey

Are you an alumnus of Father John V. Doyle School? Or do you know an alumnus of Father Doyle? The school is currently looking for feedback from alumni to inform our 4-Year Strategic Planning process. Any interested alumni can complete the survey here: to provide their feedback. This link is fully shareable with any alumni you may know! Thank you so much!

Stay warm this 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.

Catholic Schools Week 2022

Academic Calendar and Other Documents

Weekly COVID-19 Data and Information

Last Week:

Tests Completed On-Site* - Week of 1/23-1/29: 33

Student Positive Cases - Week of 1/23-1/29: 7*

Staff Positive Cases - Week of 1/23-1/29: 0

This Week:

Tests Completed On-Site* - Week of 1/30-2/5: 39

Student Positive Cases - Week of 1/30-2/5: 7

Staff Positive Cases - Week of 1/30-2/5: 0

*Because positive case date is determined by the date the test was administered, some week's numbers may be updated retroactively based on test results being received after these numbers were published.

Please note, tests completed on-site does not represent the total number of tests performed on all members the school population, as some testing, including identification of some positive cases, is conducted at state sites.

In addition, rapid tests used to end isolation early are not included in the testing numbers, as these individuals had previously tested positive.

Scheduling a Test for Your Symptomatic Student

If your child develops symptoms and is need of a PCR test to return to school, we recommend scheduling a drive-up test at the school. We usually receive results within 24-48 hours, which is must faster than the current turnaround time at state sites.

You can schedule that test here:

Please note, the link will be updated each week with the days that PCR testing is available. You do not need a new link each week.

We are only able to offer drive-up PCR testing on certain days based on the availability of our nurses. Thank you for your understanding!

Ordering Lunch through the FACTS Family Portal

We have heard feedback from families that it is difficult to know when the lunch menu for each month has been posted and will be closed for ordering.

With this in mind, we have contacted the provider and developed the following schedule:

  • The lunch menu will open for ordering on the 7th of the month prior (i.e. the March lunch menu will be available February 7th)
  • Ordering will close on the 14th of each month (i.e. the March lunch menu will close on February 14th)

We hope this new schedule will assist families is submitting their lunch orders. If you have difficulty ordering lunch through the FACTS Family Portal, please contact Mrs. Boiardi at

Thank you!

Ice Cream Orders- February

As you may have seen, we have piloted ice cream ordering through our FACTS Lunch Menu ordering system for the month of February.

Many families have ordered through this new system. If you have ordered ice cream through FACTS for this upcoming month, there is no need to place another order.

If your child does not order lunch through FACTS, or you were unable to order ice cream through the FACTS Lunch Menu, you can still order as you have done in the past through the Google Form found here: February Ice Cream Orders.

Thank you!

Stay Connected

Fundraising & Contest Opportunities

Got Ink?

Reduce Waste and Help our School!

Do you have used ink cartridges at home? Father Doyle School is partnering with Planet Green Recycling to recycle use ink cartridges. The best part? It's entirely hassle free - all you have to do is drop your ink used ink cartridges off in the main office. We'll package and ship them to Planet Green, who ensures cartridges are properly recycled. Ultimately, the program helps save the environment and supports the school! Find out more here.

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 $50.00 check or $75.00 tuition reduction.

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.