St. Francis Xavier observes Catholic Schools Week

To commemorate Catholic Schools Week, St. Francis Xavier Elementary School’s administration, faculty, staff and students participated in a number of fun and educational activities.

The weeklong schedule of events kicked off with a family Mass, observed by the entire school, and visitors also had an opportunity to see the students hard at work during an open house held at the school, 763 President Street in Park Slope.

Also among the exciting events was a spelling bee, Ice Cream Day, andthe grand finale, Carnival Day, in which all the students participated in face painting, “catching fish,” basketball, leap frog andtons of other fun activities.