The Weekly Howl

St. Francis Catholic School - Sunday, September 27th

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9 27 2020 Weekly Howl
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Week of 9/27 - 10/3/2020

Monday, September 28th

  • PE Uniform for 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th Grades
  • 3:30pm: Cross Country Practice at Jarvis Creek
  • 5:00pm: Sr. Girls Volleyball Match at Holy Trinity
  • 6:00pm: Jr. Girls Volleyball Match at Holy Trinity

Tuesday, September 29th

  • Feats of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels
  • PE Uniform for 3rd Grade
  • 4:00pm: Sr. Girls Home Volleyball Match vs. HHCA
  • 5:00pm: Jr. Girls Home Volleyball Match vs. HHCA
  • 5:00pm: Cross Country Meet at HHP - Cancelled
Wednesday, September 30th
  • Memorial of Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church
  • 10:00am: School Mass
  • 3:00pm: Jr. Girls Volleyball Practice
  • 3:30pm: Cross Country Practice at Jarvis Creek
  • 4:15pm: Sr. Girls Volleyball Practice
Thursday, October 1st
  • Memorial of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, Doctor of the Church
  • PE Uniform for 5th, 6th & 7th Grades
  • 5:00pm: Sr. Girls Home Volleyball Match vs. JPII
  • 6:00pm: Jr. Girls Home Volleyball Match vs. JPII

Friday, October 2nd

  • Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels
  • PE Uniform for 3rd, 4th, 8th Grades
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Check out all the happenings in PreK with Mrs. Burke and Mrs. Tami by clicking the link below.


It was a big week in Kindergarten! ! They began their Small Guided Reading Groups and finished their Social Studies Unit on Family with beautiful picture frames in their cubbies! They also had time to play at recess and play some basketball in PE. Great job Kindergarten!!!

1st Grade - Art

The 1st grade was germinating pumpkin seeds in Art Class in preparation of the fall season with all the fun art activities that come with it!!!

2nd Grade

The Second Grade started work centers this week! Each student had their own basket which included a skill, a drill, and a frill! After the baskets are cleaned and sanitized, the students will switch to the next one! They did a FANTASTIC job!!!!

6th Grade

The 6th grade students were able to take advantage of the wonderful weather this week in preparation for the test on Mesopotamia. Students were working hard on their review sheet.

7th Grade

7th grade students were preparing skits and game shows this week for Social Studies. Students worked in teams to create the skit and/or questions and in costume and all. Great job 7th grade!
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Volleyball Season

The Volleyball season is in full swing with our Lady Wolves having another successful winning season! Go Wolves!!!

Support the Wolfpack!!!

Time to get or renew your SFCS Athletic Department by becoming a sponsor. Check out the levels of participation to become a supporter of the Wolfpack!
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Halloween has been a hot topic lately. The answer to the question, "Will SFCS be celebrating Halloween?" is "Yes". We will still be having a Trunk or Treat portion as well. A group of faculty members met this week and the faculty is working on a plan to be able to keep with this fun SFCS tradition while keeping with our current safety guidelines. More information will be coming so keep an eye out for it.

School Pictures Have Been Scheduled!!!

Mass uniform is required for school pictures.

  • Wednesday, October 7th - PreK through 2nd Grade
  • Wednesday, October 14th - 3rd through 5th Grade
  • Wednesday, October 21st - Middle School
  • Wednesday, October 21st at 10:00am - Virtual Students

Class pictures will be taken at a later date which has yet to be determined.

Extended Care Projection - October

Below is the October Projection Form for Extended Care. Remember that currently we are not accepting "Drop Ins" for Extended Care and we need at minimum a notice of 2 school days if you would like your child(ren) to attend.

School Family Mass

Thank you to all the students that wore their Mass uniform to mass last weekend! Also thank you to all the parents that encouraged them to do so. It was so nice to see many of our families at mass this past weekend!

School Mass Link for Wednesday, September 30th

Click the following link or the embedded link below to watch our next School Mass on Wednesday, September 30th.
September 30th - SFCS Mass - 10 a.m.
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FSA - Hot Lunch Opportunities!!!

Thank you to our awesome FSA for coordinating some more Hot Lunch opportunities for the students!!! Check out the information below and thank you for supporting your Family School Association (FSA).

October Hot Lunch

Please order through the link below and pay through Venmo. After ordering, please send payment to: Venmo: @Julie-Pavlick

If you would like to volunteer to help with Hot Lunch, please sign up through the sign up genius link Volunteers must have a completed background screening from the Diocese of Charleston. Check with Mrs. Markery at for details.

Friday, October 2nd. – Chic-Fil-A

  • $6 – Original Chicken Sandwich or 8 Count Nuggets with Chips and a Capri Sun
  • $4.00 – 4 Count Nuggets with Chips and a Capri Sun
  • Additional Sandwich - $4.00
  • Additional 8 count nuggets - $4.25
  • Additional 4 count nuggets - $2.25

Please have orders and payment in by Wednesday, September 30th.

Save The Date

Friday, October 16th. – Salty Dog

  • Buttered Noodles with Parmesan (or Marinara) with a side of fruit and a Capri Sun

Friday, October 30th. – Pizza Hut

  • Personal Pan Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni), cookies, and a Capri Sun

If you have any questions, please email Julie Pavlick at or Megan Drescher at

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Knights of Columbus - "Keep Christ in Christmas" Initiative

The Knights of Columbus will be selling faith-based Christmas cards as part of the Knight's "Keep Christ in Christmas" initiative. You can purchase these cards in the following ways:

  1. Buy Online: by clicking on this link, you can access the "KOC Online Christmas Card Sales Instructions."
  2. Order and Pay by Check: by clicking on this link, you may access the "Brochure-Christmas Cards Council 10668 2020" order form. Simply print out this form, make your selections, and send the order form with your check (made out to KOC Council 10668) to: Jim Jumpeter - 15 Sweetwater Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.
  3. Buy In Person: Our credit card team will be selling cards this weekend, September 26th and 27th after all Masses and again on October 17th and 18th.

Other Parish News

New Mass Times - Not Until October 10th and 11th

Please note that the new Mass times will begin on October 10th and 11th. The new times will be:





Women of St. Francis

October 3rd - right after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, the WOSF will be doing a First Saturday Devotion in the Church. This is also called the Act of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. All are welcome to join!

Evening Bible Study

Evening Bible Study will begin (via Zoom) on Thursday, October 8th at 7 p.m. For more information and how to register, please click on this link.

Pregnancy Center of the Low Country

The Pregnancy Center of the Low Country would like to thank all of our parishioners for their generous donations of food and personal care items.

Disaster Relief Fund

Finally, our parish collected $9,488 for the Disaster Relief Fund. Thank you all for your generous donations to those victims affected by Hurricanes and Wildfires.

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