Thank You
Thank you for an amazing Catholic Schools Week! We loved seeing all the parents at lunchtime and other events throughout the week. A huge shoutout to the PTO for organizing all these wonderful activities, the amazing staff luncheon, and of course all of our fabulous volunteers. Our community is what truly makes
St. Monica such a special place.
competed in their regional tournament this past Saturday.
CONGRATULATIONS TO our team competing in the Scientific Challenge, The Sub Atomic 7: Will C., Archie P., Jack P., Avery G., Carter F., Sydney S., and Banks T., and team manager, Mrs. Stojak
CONGRATULATIONS TO our team competing in the Improv Challenge, AAA Batteries: Ava P., Lainey C., Alejandra K., Bella K., Anna B., and team manager, Mrs. Cazarres!!
They will advance to the state tournament in April!
The Great History Challenge
Congratulations to Derek S., Vanessa S., Case W., Matthew R., Xavier H., Holland R., Charles D., Michael R., Archie P., William B., and Patrick S. for not only competing in The Great History Challenge regional competition, but for also qualifying for the National Championship in
Chicago, IL!! The National Championship will take place May 24-26.

  • Feb. 12 - Lenten Reflection
  • Feb. 13 - Spirit Dress Day
  • Feb. 13- Valentine Parties PK-5th
  • Feb. 13 - Shadow Day (4th-8th)
  • Feb. 14 - Ash Wednesday
  • Feb. 16 - OU Surveys are Due
  • Feb. 18 - First Sunday of Lent
  • Feb. 19 - No School - Parent/Teacher Conferences
Valentine Parties & Spirit Dress
Students and staff may wear an appropriate Valentine's 's-themed or SMS shirt with jeans or uniform bottoms.
Spirit Dress guidelines are in the
Family Handbook.
If you plan to come to the Valentine's parties, please bring your current Safe Environment badge with you.
Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
On Wednesday, February 14th, PK-8th grade will attend a Liturgy of the Word at 9:45AM in the church. All students will receive ashes at this time.The 9:45AM Liturgy of the Word is for the school only.
Oklahoma Parent Survey
Parents should have received your survey on Monday, February 5th via email. Please complete the survey by Friday, February 16th. The emails will come from Please check your spam.
Our goal is 100% participation.
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, February 19th
Homeroom teachers will email sign-up links to parents on Tuesday, February 13th.
Maintenance Appreciation Week
The Junior Catholic Daughters of America are collecting monetary donations in advance of their annual Maintenance Staff Appreciation Day. The funds will be distributed directly to St. Monica Catholic School and Church maintenance staff as a gift expressing our appreciation for their service on behalf of the entire St. Monica community. If you would like to contribute to the gifts, please email
Natasha Sanchez by February 19th.
No donation is too small!
Gala Raffle:
The Comeback of the Year
Buy your tickets now!
Only 500 available
KofC Lenten Dinners 
Every Friday night during Lent in the St. Monica Family Center. Doors open at 6:30pm. Price per person is $12/adult and $6/children. Look for the Lenten Dinner link on
St. Monica Endowment Trust Scholarships Are Open
The St. Monica Endowment Trust offers numerous scholarships each year to current and newly admitted students. Scholarships are awarded based on Financial Need, Academic Standing, Community Service, and Fine Arts (Visual and Performing Arts). Scholarship applications and all supporting documents are due by
Friday, March 22nd at 5:00 PM
The Jethsuby Scholarship Fund
The Catholic Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for The Jethsuby Scholarship Fund for the 2024-2025 school year. The fund will provide scholarships of up to 50% of the in-parish tuition rate, depending on financial need, to Hispanic students attending or planning to attend a Catholic elementary school in the Diocese of Dallas.
Eligibility requirements for the award include:
  • Hispanic ethnicity and at least one parent must have been born outside the United States
  • For students entering 1st thru 8th grade
  • Excellent academic performance.
  • Demonstrable financial need. (FACTS)
  • The student is not receiving financial aid from any other source, such as a diocesan scholarship, or a parish/staff tuition discount.
Documentation needed:
  • School transcript.
  • Principal/Teacher recommendation letter.
  • Parish pastor’s recommendation. 
  • FACTS application submitted via the Diocese by February 19th.

Did you forget to purchase a yearbook last year (22/23)??
Here is your last chance to purchase last year's yearbook (22/23 school year)!
Deadline is Monday, February 19th.
Questions?? Email
Upcoming Events
Wondering What to Wear to Gala??
Save the Date for SMS Dads' Club Game Day Gala
Saturday, April 20th, 7PM-12AM
AT&T Stadium
Tuition Pool
On sale now! For $125 per square, enter for your chance to be the one lucky winner of free SMS tuition for the '24-'25 school year. Winner will be pulled live at the Gala. 
JCDA Daddy/Daughter Dance
Saturday, March 2nd
Grandparents Day
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Invitations will be mailed next week.
Bishop Dunne 4th Annual Festival
April 9th @7PM
Bearcat Athletics
Spring Sports Registrations are Open!!
Baseball - closes 2/23
Softball - closes 2/23
Futsal/Coed Soccer - closes 2/23
Track - JV closes 3/15 & Varsity closes 4/19
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Did you know the parish has a monthly newsletter?
St. Monica Catholic School
Pre-K (3) - 8th Grade
4140 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75229

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