July 13, 2021 / Xavier Mothers' Guild
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Summer is in Full Swing!

I hope you're having a fabulous summer!

I know the weeks before school begins will be filled with a flurry of activity for you and your families - wrapping up summer reading, getting books and supplies in order and making sure all the uniforms are in good shape.

I hope you're also able to enjoy some relaxing time bonding with family, exploring new places and just being still before we return to our hectic schedules next month.

We look forward to reconnecting with you at our August Mothers' Guild Meeting and at our other back to school activities.

Thank you for your ongoing support, Gator families.

Enjoy the rest of the summer!

Katie Caris
Mothers' Guild President 2021-22

Mothers' Guild Zoom Meeting

August 4, 2021
6 - 7 p.m.

Kick off the school year with this important Mothers' Guild meeting.

School nurse Cara Gillem will discuss COVID-19 requirements for the new school year and what to expect when the girls head back to campus.

Please note: The link below will not work until the meeting is live.

Meeting ID: 759 3268 9553 Passcode: 3g1q5D
Need-to-Know Info for July and August!

For July:
  • Schedules will be available in mid-July. Make make sure tuition is paid and your health form is complete to receive the schedule. (Upload the health form to GatorNet if you haven't already.)

For August:
  • Aug 9 - First day for freshman
  • Aug 10 - First day for sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Aug 12 - Noche de Bienvenida for all classes (in Spanish) from 6 - 8 p.m. in Founders Hall (daughters are welcome to attend if needed to assist with translation)
  • Aug 23 - Back to School Night for freshman from 6:15-8:15 p.m. on campus
  • Aug 24 - Back to School Night for sophomores, juniors and seniors from 6:15-8:15 p.m. on campus
Gator Gear: Get Ready for the New School Year!  
Make sure to shop for all your back-to-school needs! You can shop online and pick up your orders the week before school.

Pre-order is back!
Order your class sweatshirts and pick them up before the school year begins! 

Back to school hours
Gator Gear is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the following days:
  • Monday, August 2
  • Tuesday, August 3
  • Wednesday, August 4
  • Friday, August 6
Wrapping Up Summer Reading!
Incoming freshman
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Incoming sophomores
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Incoming juniors
When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Incoming seniors
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
August Book Club Selection
You're invited to join the Xavier Mothers' Guild Book club, which resumes on August 18 at the home of Lisa Sullivan. 

The August selection is from the summer reading list, so you can enjoy discussing the book with your daughter, too!

August 18 
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Email Lisa Sullivan to get added to the Evite list and join the fun!
Enjoy the Last Weeks of Summer!