SFS COVID-19 Response

As we enter into the summer, we want to thank you for entrusting us with your son’s education.  We will continue working over the summer to prepare for the new school year.  There are a few final items we want to communicate to help you prepare for the fall.    


Please see the information below for important updates.


  1. Final Forms 

    1. On June 7, 2021, Final Forms will open for the 2021-2022 school year.

      1. In order to access Final Forms, please check parent email for the notice, or go to sfsknights.org/finalforms to sign in. 

      2. Final Forms must be completed by August 1, 2021

      3. Final Forms athletic forms must be completed to participate in summer athletic training.


  1. Dress Code 2021-2022

    1. Students will return to the normal dress code for the 2021-2022 school year.  A full description of the dress code is in the student handbook.

    2. Students must be dressed in a collared dress shirt with tie, dress pants, dress shoes, belt, and socks. A sport coat is required during school hours from October 1st through April 30th. Extreme styles must be avoided. 

    3. Dress Shirt: Students must be dressed in a collared dress shirt, tucked into the student's pants. This is required both before and during school. Turtlenecks, mock turtlenecks, knit sport shirts, flannel shirts, rugby shirts and some printed shirts are not acceptable. Lettering from undershirts may not show through the dress shirt and long sleeve shirts or thermal underwear may not be worn under a short sleeve dress shirt.

    4. Sweaters: Cardigan, quarter zips, SFS quarter zips, V-neck, or crew-neck may be worn with a dress shirt and tie. Quarter zips should be unzipped enough to show the student’s tie. Letter winners may wear the approved St. Francis letter sweater in place of a suit or sport coat all day on Mondays and Fridays.

    5. Dress Pants:  Dress pants must be a solid color and worn properly fitted at the waist. Pants with outside pockets, loops, etc. (cargo/carpenter pants) will not be allowed nor will extremely baggy pants or pants that have frayed, split or cut cuffs. Within reason, pant bottoms should be at or near the top of the students' dress shoes. Jeans or pants of jean material are not permitted.

    6. Sport Coats/Jackets: Sport coats must be worn at all times during the school day from October 1st through April 30th. Sport coats must be solid or may have a moderate pattern. All extreme colors and patterns are not permitted.  Sport coats are needed for Orientation Day in August.

    7. Dress Shoes:  Shoes must be leather dress shoes. Shoelaces must always be tied. Slippers, Ugg style boots, work boots, and cowboy boots are never permitted.

    8. Jewelry: Earrings or posts cannot be worn nor covered with a bandage, tape, etc.

    9. Hats: Hats, hoods from sweatshirts, winter caps, durags, etc. should not be worn in the building.


  1. Masks 

    1. As of June 2, 2021, St. Francis de Sales School is no longer requiring the use of masks on campus.  

    2. People may use masks if they desire.  


  1. COVID-19 Vaccination Update

    1. On May 10, 2021, The FDA authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12 years and older.

    2. CDC recommends everyone 12 years and older should get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against COVID-19. SFS does not currently have any more clinics scheduled, however you can find a clinic near you by going to https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/


  1. CASE Construction

    1. The Center for Advanced Scientific Exploration (CASE) at SFS is being completed this summer.  This involves construction primarily on the east side of the building.  

      1. When on campus, please pay attention to any construction signs.

      2. The construction may impact parking and building use over the summer.


  1. Summer Information

    1. Summer Enrichment for the Class of 2025 starts June 7th. Please email drathbun@sfsknights.org for more information.

    2. Summer reading requirements are posted at https://www.sfsknights.org/summerinfo


  1. Important Dates 

    1. September 1st New Student Orientation Day

    2. September 2nd Returning Students Orientation Day  

    3. September 3rd Student Holiday

    4. Virtual New Parent Orientation Evening will be Sept. 1st at 7:00 pm to provide guidance of procedures for new parents.  This will be done virtually via Google Meets and recorded if unable to view live.

    5. SFS Meet the Teacher Knight will be Sept. 15th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.  


  1. Finance

    1. Registration Fee of $400 is due immediately. https://www.sfsknights.org/registration

    2. Families may still apply for financial aid through https://factsmgt.com


Please let us know if you have any questions. Have a great summer!

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Updated: 6/7/21 10:00 am