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2016-2017 SCHOOL INFORMATION

One Faith, One family, One Spirit

February 2017

Mon. 2/20 NO SCHOOL — President's Day
Fri. 2/24 Mass, 9am — Grades 5-8; Student Council Dance, 7-9:30pm
Sat. 2/25 Confirmation Retreat
Tue. 2/28 Dress Down Day — $1

March 2017

Wed. 3/1 Ash Wednesday Mass, 9am; CYO Spring Sports registrations close
Fri. 3/3 First Friday Mass, 9am; Second trimester ends; Race for Education Kickoff Rally; Stations of the Cross 1:30pm; Lenten Fish Dinner 4-7pm
Sat. 3/4 First Reconciliation
Tue.-Thu. 3/7-3/9 Parent-Teacher Conferences
Fri. 3/10 Stations of the Cross 1:30pm; Lenten Fish Dinner 4-7pm
Sat. 3/11 HASA Trivia Night 6:30-10:30pm, Parish Hall
Fri. 3/17 NO SCHOOL Faculty Meeting; Stations of the Cross 1:30pm; Lenten Fish Dinner
4-7pm
Mon. 3/20 Report Cards Published
Fri. 3/24 Stations of the Cross 1:30pm; Lenten Fish Dinner 4-7pm
Fri. 3/31 Stations of the Cross 1:30pm; Lenten Fish Dinner 4-7pm

Dates to Mark Down:

March (end of the month) - Terra Nova Testing
April 10 – NO SCHOOL
April 13–14, 17 – NO SCHOOL - Easter Break
April 18–20 – Book Fair
April 20 – Spring Arts Open House – 4-7 pm
May 12 – Field Day – 9 am
May 12 – 4th Annual Golf Outing and Dinner Social
May 18-21 – School Play
May 24 – Memorial Day Celebration
May 26 – NO SCHOOL
May 29 – NO SCHOOL
June 2 – Kindergarten Celebration 9am/last day; Pre-K 4s last
            day
June 5 – NO SCHOOL – Professional Development
June 7 – Eighth Grade Commencement – 7 pm
June 9 – Last Day of School – 11 am dismissal

June 26-30 – SMS Vacation Bible Camp

Spring Sports Registration Open! Registration is open for St. Mary CYO Spring sports, including Golf, Baseball, Softball, Track, and Co-ed Highschool Volleyball. Go to the CYO Athletics page (under Activities above) for links to registration and other required forms.

NOTE: Through affiliations with other parishes there are opportunities for boys and girls to participate in lacrosse. Check the CYO page as more info and registration links for LAX will be coming soon, or contact saintmarysspartans@gmail.com for more details, if interested.

CYO Photos needed for Yearbook
If you have any children on any St. Mary CYO team, it would mean a lot to the 8th Grade students, if you could take and send pictures for the yearbook. They are working hard on the yearbook and would love to add many pictures of CYO activities as possible.  Please send any/all CYO pictures that you have to yearbook@smsk-8.org. This would be greatly appreciated by our 8th Grade!


Science Fair
We are looking for help to keep our Science Fair going into the future. If you think you would be interested in helping our Science Fair inspire your scientist, please contact Kevin Conwell to discuss.


St. Mary School Gallery on Artsonia


Please view our school's amazing artwork by visiting Artsonia! Parents if you have not granted permission yet, please do so online so your child's art can be seen!

 

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FAMILY SURVEY

St. Mary Catholic School participates in several federal programs that provide our students with a variety of materials and services. It is one of the ways in which we receive benefits from your tax dollars. We certainly wish to receive our fair share of federal dollars in education and your assistance is critical in supporting our efforts.
Please complete and return the survey by Friday, March 3rd. Your prompt response, which will be kept confidential, is used only in reporting the numbers of students in St. Mary school who are entitled to materials and services, and in no way has any effect on financial assistance you receive through parish, school, or private programs. A parent’s last name is not required on this survey.


Please return the form as soon as possible in a sealed envelope or email to school no later than March 3rd. If you have any questions or concerns about this survey, please feel free to contact Principal, Kevin Conwell.

You can access the survey form here.

Thank you for your support of our efforts in providing all students at St. Mary’s with the materials and services they justly deserve through federal programs.

 

PARENT SURVEY

At this time, St. Mary School is interested in measuring how well we have met your expectations so far this year as your child’s/children’s educational partner. We all share a common goal of making St. Mary School the best that it can be for our children. Your feedback is essential as we strive to meet this goal. To that end, we ask that you complete a survey online to help us assess how we are doing.

You can access the survey here.

Thank you in advance for sharing your feedback.
Survey will remain open until February 24th.


St. Mary Lenten Dinners

Join us for dinner every Friday in March in the Parish Hall
Friday, March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st
4:00 to 7:00pm • Sit Down or Take Out
WEEKLY BASKET RAFFLE DRAWING • A WINNER EVERY WEEK!Homemade Irish Potato candy • March 3rd, 10th, and 17th!
click here to view the menu and below to sign-up for donations


For more photos of events at St. Mary's, check out our School, HASA, and CYO Facebook pages!


Annual HASA Trivia Night, March 11th

It brings us great pleasure to invite you all to the 2nd Annual St Mary’s HASA Sponsored Trivia Night. This fun-filled event will take place on Saturday, March 11th from 6:30 to 10:30pm in the Saint Mary's Parish Hall (doors open 6pm). This event is open to adults only – Must be 21 years of age and older to play. It’s BYOB & Food so come prepared for a night of fun with friends and family!

Tables can be reserved for $120/Per Table (Max 8 Players). Return this order form to school or the Parish House. NO Tickets will be sold at the door.

Don’t forget to join our Trivia Night EVENT on Facebook
to get daily updates about our event or tips and bonuses that could help you win the grand prize!!! Thank you for the continued support of our parish.

What to Expect When Attending
a Trivia Night FUN-raiser

What do you need to bring with you on Trivia Night?
1) a GOOD Attitude
2) GREAT Friends
3) BYOB              
4) FOOD           

What are the Rules for Trivia Night?
1) Max 8 Players per Team
2) 8 Rounds 12 Questions
3) No Electronic Devices
4) All answers are Final

What can I WIN?
TABLE WINS $800

  Save the Dates(s)  
Confirmation Retreat
Saturday, February 25th
First Reconciliation
Saturday, March 4th
St. Mary Vacation Bible Camp
June 26-30
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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, and Box Tops.

 

   

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