Click the images to download and print carpool maps
Please review pick-up and drop-off times on the Parents tab
Carpool will begin on Tuesday, August 9th (First Day of School). Parents may walk students in on the first day of school. After that students must be dropped off in carpool. Each family will be emailed their carpool numbers on
Monday, August 8th to print at home.
Homeroom Assignments
Homeroom and House (Advisory) Assignments will be available after 5PM on Friday, August 5th! Log into your FACTS Family Portal to view the information.

Middle School will have grade-level homerooms this year and an advisory time. Middle School parents should be on the lookout for an email Sunday evening, August 7th, from Mrs. Trudell, Mrs. Smith, & Mrs. Sanchez with important Middle School details.
All families should log into
District code: SMSD-TX
Under School select "Web Forms"
Then select "St. Monica Family Demographic Form"
Please make sure all your information on this form is current.
Bearcat Annual Fund Launching soon: A huge thank you to Tom and Elizabeth Morgan for accepting the leadership role to chair this important fundraiser. The Bearcat Annual Fund makes a difference in your children's experience here at SMS. More to come.

Security at SMS: We welcome our Dallas Police Officers who will be on the campus from 7am-6pm starting Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

  • Aug. 8 - New Student Orientation
  • Aug. 8 - Meet the Teacher
  • Aug. 9 - First Day of School
  • Aug. 9 - Back to School Mass (students do not attend this Mass)
  • Aug. 9- Back to School Coffee after Mass
  • Aug. 11 - Dads' Club Meeting
  • Aug. 13 - Back to School Picnic
2022-2023 Perpetual Calendar
Can be found on our website under
 "Quick Links"! Please make note of the early dismissal on 9/23. This is a new addition to the calendar.
Safe Environment Training
is required for any volunteer to be on campus. If you have not done Safe Environment training at St. Monica, now is a great time to start the process.
Did you know we have an app?
Just scan the QR Code above to download it to your Android and Apple devices.
The app allows you to have so many beneficial tools at your fingertips. (i.e. directory, grades, and event calendar are just a few)
After School Program Registration
Is now open for the 2022-2023 school year!
More information about after school care can be found on our website under "Campus Life".

New PTO Website
Make sure to check back often to see new content.
Spirit Store
Monday, August 8th
in the cafeteria
Backordered items & items ordered over the summer can be picked up in the cafeteria. Items ordered after August 2nd will be delivered after school starts.

Reminder: Fleeces may take 2-4 weeks for delivery. Please note that there has been a slight price increase for hoodies and fleece jackets. Supply chain issues have also caused a variation in the material used for the hoodies.
Upcoming Events
New Student/Family Orientation
Monday, August 8th
Preschool - 9:00AM
K-8th - 10:00AM
Meet the Teacher
Monday, August 8th
12-2 PM
4th-8th grade will pick up Chromebooks in their homerooms.
Back to School Mass
Parents are invited to attend 8AM Mass after dropping their children off for thier first day. PTO's Back to School Coffee will be in the small gym after Mass. All are invited to join.
Back to School Picnic
Please join us for the Annual Back to School Picnic, Saturday, August 13, 2022,
after 5pm Mass.
Meet new friends, reconnect with old friends, and start the 2022 school year off right!
DJ Geoff will have the party rocking with music and games and the SMS Cheerleaders
will be supplying the Bearcat spirit! Help your child connect with their classmates by
wearing their grade’s spirit color:
  • Preschool - Pink
  • Kinder - Purple
  • 1st - Orange
  • 2nd - Yellow
  • 3rd - Green
  • 4th - Silver/Gray
  • 5th - Red
  • 6th - White
  • 7th - Carolina Blue
  • 8th - Navy Blue
We are expecting a wonderful turnout, and we have some great vendors
supporting us again this year. The Knights of Columbus will be grilling burgers
and hot dogs outside this year with all the proceeds going back to SMS! We will
also have the Waffles O’licious truck back, as well as Cinco Taco Truck serving up
some delicious bites. Kona Ice will be cooling things off again this year, and they
will also be donating a portion of their sales back to the SMS PTO. You can avoid
the lines by preordering your meal from the Knights of Columbus at As always, you are welcome to brown-bag your own dinner.
Hope to see you all there!

After School Activities
Junior Author Camp
Wednesdays from 3:15-5:00PM
Camp begins August 24th
Best Ever Book Club
Grades 3rd-5th
Thursdays from 3:15-4:45PM
Book Club begins August 25th
St. Monica Bearcat & Pride Choirs
Choir begins the week of August 22nd.
Bearcat Athletics
SMS Athletic wear
Order by Friday, August 12th
Play Like A Champion
Coaching Workshops
Fall Sports Registration Deadlines (5th-8th Grade)
Friday, August 5th: Volleyball
Friday, August 12th: Football
Friday, September 16th: Cross Country
8th Grade Volleyball Tournament
Friday, Sept. 2nd – Saturday, Sept. 3rd
Entry Fee: $175 payable to St. Monica
Entry fee due by Fri. Aug. 26th
St. Monica Catholic School
4140 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75229
Attn.: Daniel Neves  
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Did you know the parish has a monthly newsletter?

St. Monica Catholic School
Preschool (3) - 8th Grade
4140 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75229

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