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2015-2016 SCHOOL INFORMATION

One Faith, One family, One Spirit

May 2016

Tue. 5/24 Moccia's Train Stop - Help our Youth Group night (bring flyer)
Wed. 5/25 RFE Reward - Dress Down Day (Bring in your Cards!)
Thu. 5/26 Field Day; Corpus Christi Procession, meet by cafe@ 6:30pm, start time 7pm
Fri. 5/27 Mass 9am Gr. K-8; PreSchool 4's picnic; Memorial Day Celebration
Sat. 5/28 Memorial Day Parade, Harleysville - details on the right
Mon. 5/30 NO SCHOOL ― Memorial Day
Tue. 5/31 Dress Down Day $1
Thu. 6/2 PreSchool 3's Last Day of School; Harleysville Dairy Queen - Help our Youth Group night (bring flyer)
Fri. 6/3 PreSchool 4's Last Day of School (11:30am dismissal)
Sun. 6/5 CYO "Closing Mass" 10:30 mass (wear spiritwear); JV Sports Banquet ― 6-8pm, parish hall
Mon. 6/6 Blood drive9am-7pm, parish hall
Wed. 6/8 8th Grade Graduation Mass ― 7pm
Thu. 6/9 Ortino's Northside - Help our Youth Group Mexi-Thursday night (bring flyer)
Fri. 6/10 Grades 1-7 Last Day of School11am dismissal
Sun. 6/12 Ortino's Northside - Help our Youth Group Burger night (bring flyer)
Thu. 6/16 Catholic Charities Night at the Phillies

Get classroom supply lists, summer reading assignments, and info on camps, tutoring, and programs offered this summer.

 

We have opened the end of year satisfaction survey beginning today until June 17th. Please take some time to access and submit the survey linked below.


End-of Year Survey

 

CYO "closing mass"
Sunday, June 5th at the 10:30am mass. We are encouraging CYO participants to wear their spiritwear to the mass.

St. Mary’s 2016 JV Sports Banquet

Sunday, June 5, 6-8pm, parish hall.
Please email Karen Mazzio at kcmazzio@cs.com, if you plan on attending.

Congratulations to our new CYO Board for new 2016/2017 school year:

Kevin Bryant - Chief Adult Advisor
Marty Klisch - Varsity Athletic Director
Rob Caparella - JV Athletic Director
Robin John - Spiritual Adviser
Kim DiMaio - Treasurer
Janine Mahoney - Secretary
Pam Grauer - Fundraising/Spiritwear Chairperson
Karin Flanagan - Promotions/Advertising/Social Media Chairperson
Kris Kessler - Kitchen Chairperson

 


Order Now!!
Y
ou can still get your 2015-16 St. Mary School Yearbook order in. Fill out and return the order form to school. Any questions contact yearbook@smsk-8.org. Eighth grade worked very hard and put in a lot of effort into this year’s yearbook.


Race for Education
St. Mary School's Race for Education was amazing! A BIG Thank You goes out to everyone who donated (that includes all the supporters who donated their time to cheer on the kids)! Thank you very much to all of our families and friends for their unwavering loyalty to our school. Your help is greatly appreciated and keeps us a terrific school community. Check out the pictures in the slide show on the right and our Facebook site, for even more.

If you would still like to make a donation (our goal is $30K), it's not too late -- click the link below -- its that easy! Thank you for your continued support!


Art & Music News

Saint Mary students shined at the Archdiocesan Elementary Festival of the Arts held at Pope John Paul II High School! Over 80 student artists and digital animators were represented as well as over 20 musical performers! Thank you families for supporting the Arts here at St. Mary School!

Visit St. Mary's School online Art Gallery at Artsonia and St. Mary's Art Room Blog to find out what is going on in the Art Room! Both sites will be updated weekly, so keep checking back.

Photography Club...
Click the camera to see images taken by the St. Mary School Photography Club!! The students took some wonderful pictures, so be sure to check out their great work!


Parent Reminders...

Send in Notes...
Please remember to send a note to school stating changes to your child’s afternoon destinations. There are 275 students at Saint Mary’s and teachers will not have time during the day to check their email several times. We need your help in this communication effort. Many times a student come to the office saying “they are a car rider”, because they talked about it at home, but we have no note. Notes would alleviate all the undue stress.

Uniform - Exchange

Check out the Uniform Exchange if you have old uniforms to donate, or your child needs anything.

We continue to seek Nurses and Recess Helpers - Can you Help?

Our school is greatly in need of volunteers to help in the nurse’s room at lunch and recess time. Time would be 12:25 to 1:10pm. Can you spare 45 minutes? Primarily it is just knee scrapes and ice packs. We can really use your help! Parents/Grandparents - are you looking for some time around the children/ grandchildren? Please call the office if available. Thank you!

 

Announcements

Remember to Like Us on Facebook!!

May Lunch Menu


Principal's Pen, May 20, 2016
Click here to read the letter from our principal, Mr. Kevin Conwell.

Pictures include: PreSchooler's at St. Mary's; Race for Education; St. Mary's production of "A Little Princess"; Preschoolers celebrate Earth Day; Archdiocesan Elementary Arts Festival.

Memorial Day Parade in Harleysville
Please Join SMS in our 4th year of Marching in the Harleysville Parade on Saturday, May 28th! Families & friends arrive at Indian Valley Middle School (Maple Ave., Harleysville) by 10:15am for parking and lineup. Parade starts at 11:00am and ends back at the school at noon. The route is square, one mile in length. Starts on Maple Ave., left on Main Street, left on Kulp Road and left back to Maple Ave. Wear your St. Mary’s gear or blue & white colors and bring your school spirit! Please help show the community what a great school St. Mary’s is and have fun while doing it! Questions? Please contact Kathy Leach atktsleach@verizon.net/ 267-474-9889


Help our Youth Group & Enjoy delicious food!
Visit the restaurants below on the dates indicated and Saint Mary's Youth Group will receive a portion back to help offset the costs of their transportation to the upcoming Youth Conference in Steubenville, OH.  What a great way to help the youth of our parish!

PRINT OUT THIS FLYER AND BRING IT WITH YOU

Tuesday, May 24th - Moccia's Train Stop
Thursday, June 2nd - Dairy Queen (Harleysville)
Thursday, June 9th - Ortino's Northside (Mexi-Thursday)
Sunday, June 12th - Ortino's Northside (Burger Night)

BRING THIS FLYER WITH YOU


Catholic Charities Night at the Phillies

It's fun to watch the Phillies again, so why not go watch them
and support Catholic Charities.

Thursday, June 16 @ 7:05pm
Citizens Bank Park
To Purchase tickets, visit www.phillies.com/catholiccharitiesnight



April ~ Faithfulness

Grace Brady
Peyton McCue
Aidan Bryant
Jorden Stockton
Sophia Cervantes
Lucas Borghi
Isabella Everitt
Angela Lista
Scott Larson
Carson Glose
Quinn Leach

 

Please click here to join the our mailing list.
Please begin informing all graduates and their families to
join us. More details to follow! All parishioners and
friends of the parish are welcomed to this event.

PennDOT has closed the Route 73 (Skippack Pike) Bridge in Schwenksville and it will continue to be closed through December 2016. In addition, the structurally deficient bridge carrying Route 29 (Gravel Pike) over Swamp Creek in Lower Frederick Township is also being worked on and is scheduled to reopen in late October 2016. During construction, traffic on Route 29 (Gravel Pike) will be restricted to a single lane between Meng Road and Zieglerville Road, so allow extra time when traveling that route.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

Do you Recycle? Please use the paper recycle bins across from Church and next to the school café. Saint Mary’s also collects: used ink jet cartridges, old cell phones, Box Tops, and Campbell Soup Labels.

 

   

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