Principal's Memo 10-24-2017
From your Principal...

Dear STM Families,

This past Friday Reports Cards were sent home via email.  If you have not received your child's Report Card, please contact Judy Gentempo in the school office at

November 3rd will be our Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Dismissal will be at noon that day with conferences from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Teachers will be requesting conferences as they deem necessary.  The office will send a letter home late this week with the schedule.  If you are not requested for a conference but would like to meet with your child's teacher on November 3rd, we will accommodate those requests as the schedule permits.  Please send those request to

Congratulations to our Tiger Football team as they won 2nd place in the GHCAA 6 Man Football Division Championship on Saturday! Congratulations to our girls Volleyball Teams who had a fabulous season.  Our Varsity team ended in 4th place in District. Congratulations Lady Tigers!!  

One of our former students, Ian Novak, is working on his Eagle Scout Project.  Please see this flyer to see how you can help him in this important endeavor.

Parents, please remember  if you need to pull your child out of school early for doctors appointments or other reasons, all requests must be made by 2:45.  After this time, children will not be dismissed until 3:20 with the rest of the student body. 

Things to know:

Have a good night.
Yours in Christ,
Kristen Thome                                      
Middle School Events...
Middle School Students, don't miss out on these upcoming High School Open Houses.  All of these are taking place within the next 3 weeks so mark your calendars!
High School Open Houses:
St. Pius X HS - Wednesday, Oct. 25th - 6:30 p.m.
St. John XXIII - Sunday, Nov. 5th - 1-3 p.m.
Incarnate Word Academy - Sunday, Nov. 5th - 1:30 -4:30 p.m.
Frassati Catholic HS- Sunday, Nov. 5th - 2-4
Duchesne of the Sacred Heart - Thursday, Nov. 9th - 6 p.m.

Middle School Girls:   Mark Your Calendars! Incarnate Word Academy will host an OpenHouse on Sunday, November 5th from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. All middle school students and their parents/guardians are cordially invited to attend. There will be a keynote speech at 1:45 p.m. followed by guided tours where you can see our beautiful downtown campus and interact with faculty, staff, and students who love IWA! Visit  to register today!

All Middle School Students:  St. John XXIII College Preparatory will host a Middle School Football Night next Friday, October 27th! The game will start at 7 pm: St. John XXIII vs. St Dominic Savio Catholic High School All visiting middle school students and families will receive free admission into the game as well as free concessions! In addition, all middle school students will have the opportunity to meet Coach Richards and are invited to run on to the field with the players at the beginning of the game!
Please rsvp to  if you are interested in attending! 

Middle School Students, get a start on those service hours.  This Saturday October 28th, there will be a Campus Clean-up opportunity from 8:00-11:00am.  If  you would like to work this and earn some service hours, you must sign up with Mrs. Izard this week.  Walk-ups will not be allowed.  
Programs & Events...
Fall Sports Teams and Club Pictures will take place Next Tuesday October 31st. 

Sign up for the 5th Grade Developmental Girls & Boys Basketball Program.  See details  here

Be prepared for the cold weather, order your new STM hoodie and gear  here.

Ms. Macfarlane is now offering Private Painting Lessons.  Please see attached  flyer for more information.

Mrs. Maninno has started a Prayer Club for our 1st and 2nd grade students.  Click here for details.  

Don't forget to celebrate your child's special day.  Click here for our  Birthday in Lights  order form!
PTO News...

Mark your calendars for the 1st Annual Tiger Family Camp Out on Friday November 10th.  Check out all the details here!  


Thank you to all who took a night off cooking and came out to the STM Spirit Night last night at Escalantes.  Mark your calendars now, our next Spirit Night is scheduled for November 14th at Napoli.  Details to follow in the next couple of weeks.  

As Renweb will continue to be an important resource and form of communication in regards to your child's academic performance, lunch menu and ordering, family directory, etc.  Please make sure your information is updated in the system.  Inaccurate information could delay you receiving such.   If you have not already done so, please make sure you have set-up your account.  If you have any problems, please contact Judy Gentempo  at or by calling the office.   Please follow the links below for Renweb tutorials:
Church News
Thank you to all who joined the Knights of Columbus for their  Family Movie Night  this past Saturday.
Coming up at STM...

Wednesday, 10/25 - Virtue of the Month:  Stewardship
  • 5th Grade - Camp Kappe
  • 8th Grade Retreat
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm 7th grade Boy's Basketball Tryouts
  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm 7th grade Boy's Basketball Parent Meeting
  • 5:00pm- 7:00pm 7th grade Girl's Basketball Tryouts
  • 7:00pm - 7:30pm 7th grade Girl's Basketball Parent Mtg
Thursday, 10/26
  • 3:20pm - 4:00pm  Art CLub
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm - Developmental Volleyball Practice 
  • 8th grade Retreat Reception
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm 6th & 7th grade Boys & Girls Basketball Practice
Friday, 10/27
  • 8:15am All School Mass
  • 5th Grade return from Camp Kappe
  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm 6th grade Girl's/Boy's Basketball Tryouts
  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm 6th grade Girl's Basketball Parent Mtg
Saturday, 10/28
  •  12:00-2:00 8th grade Girl's/Boy's Basketball Practice 
Monday, 10/30
  • 3:20pm - 4:00pm Chess Club 
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm JV/V Girls' Basketball Practice 
Tuesday, 10/31 - Spirit Day
  • Fall Sports Teams and Club Pictures 
  • 3:20pm-4:30pm Spanish Club 
  • 3:30- 5:00 C Boy's Basketball Practice 
  • 5:00pm JV/V Boy;s Basketball Practice 

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