August 6, 2020
Fall Activities Sports Wear on Sale Now!
Show your Guardian pride by ordering NEW fall items to support your SMA team or activity! The first deadline is August 13, so CLICK HERE on our website to order now.
Tryouts and practices begin August 10
Physicals and MSHSAA paperwork due
First official day of practice for fall sports begins on August 10th. All pre-participation forms and physicals must be turned in prior to Monday. Athletes will not be allowed to participate in tryouts if all forms are not on file. Please click HERE for the paperwork.
Concussion Testing - Make-Up Date
Any fall sport athlete who has not completed their concussion test, there will be a makeup date on Monday 8/10 at 2pm at SMA. Please email Mary Kroening at if you have any questions.
Girls Tennis
For any young ladies interested in playing tennis, practices begin on August 10th. No experience required. Practices will be Monday through Friday from 3:45 to 5:30 at the Lakewood Oaks tennis courts. Please bring a racquet, court shoes and a 2-quart jug of ice water. We're looking forward to a fun and successful 2020 tennis season. If you have any questions, please email Coach Hirtzel at
Picture Day is Coming!
August 25 - freshmen & sophomores
August 26 - juniors & seniors

Click here to order today: VIEW PACKAGES

Please note, when ordering pictures, you will not be able to view any proofs before picking out your package and paying. If you are unhappy with your pictures, they are 100% refundable. A picture retake day later in the year if your student would like to have their picture retaken.
Parking Passes on sale the week of August 24
More information coming soon!
Changes to outside guests attending Mass

Due to the CDC, local, state and county guidelines regarding social gatherings, we will not be allowing any outside guests to our morning or all school Masses. Only staff and students will be allowed to attend the Mass.
2020/2021 France Trip - A Few Spots Left!
This trip is available to the classes of 2021, 2022 and 2023, whether you have had French courses or not.

9 days discovering Paris, the Loire Valley and its castles, Normandy beaches, Mont-St-Michel abbey... A great visit of the capital and northwestern France, various sites of religious, historical and cultural significance!

Tour: Paris and the Chateaux
Requested Dates: 5/28/21 – 6/5/21
Tour Number: 2385852EX
Student price: $3,925

For questions, contact Madame Evans at
Summer AP English Reading Requirements

Students enrolled in AP English classes for the 2020-2021 school year, please see the following summer assignment. This assignment should be completed by the first day of classes on August 28. CLICK HERE for the assignments.
Seniors: AP English Literature Class
Juniors: AP Language & Composition Class
Nurse's Office Reminders
All incoming seniors are required to have their second meningitis vaccine before the first day of school in August. Now would be a good time to schedule an appointment. CLICK HERE to view the Jackson County Health Department's Back to School vaccination clinics. Students that have already received the vaccine may send in documentation to the front office or email to
Guardian Golf Classic
Team photos ready to view!
To view final results, team photos and other fun pictures from the successful day, CLICK HERE. Thank you for your support in raising $25,000 for SMA!
College Financial Aid Resources for students during COVID-19
As COVID-19 spreads across the nation, many families and financial situations have been affected. Where can students and families go for help. Enter SwiftStudent - the only free, central repository of financial aid appeals/ requests letter templates for students. This site is an easy resource to use to understand appeals and create an appeal letter.
The ACT section retesting has been postponed to prioritize first time test takers.
Please CLICK HERE to read more.
SMA Laptop Roundup (New students only)
CLICK HERE for information on SMA laptop roundup.
Purchasing a new Macbook?
CLICK HERE to view recommendations or email
Updates for the 2020-2021 School Year
Christian Service Projects require only 15 hours for the 2020/2021 school year due to COVID-19. Please check out approved sites HERE and be on the lookout for updated information regarding your CSP projects. No tangible approval form is necessary for the 2020/2021 school year.
Limited number of yearbooks left!
$105 each - CLICK HERE to submit payment online or bring cash/check to the Academic Office. For questions, please contact LaShea Wilson
Uniform Orders
If you have not ordered your uniform items for the upcoming school year, please CLICK HERE. If you have already placed an order, you will receive notification through email for pick-up information. Questions, please email Anna Favrow
Returning Students
This year you will need dress uniform attire for the weekly all school Mass which consists of the white oxford cloth shirt and tie for men and the white oxford cloth shirt and V-neck vest for women.  
Is your tuition payment set up for this school year?
Please be sure all your enrollment paperwork is complete. If you have been receiving emails/calls indicating that your student's enrollment is incomplete, please log in to the Parent Enrollment Portal or contact Colin Karr at

Families paying tuition annually, payment is due now. For questions on payments, please contact Jim Chladek at
Financial Aid Applications for 2020-2021 school year are still being accepted.
Please go to FACTS Payment Plan & Aid to complete the necessary forms for consideration.
SMA Satisfaction Survey
If you haven't already, please click here to complete this brief, anonymous SMA Satisfaction Survey: CLICK HERE
Trash bags for sale
We have 13-gallon white, 39-gallon yellow and 55-gallon blue trash bags for sale for $12/roll. You may purchase at SMA Advancement Office during business hours.
8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly
8 AM - 1:30 PM - School Office Open 
Fall Sports Practices Begin
8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly
8 AM - 1:30 PM - School Office Open

8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly
8 AM - 1:30 PM - School Office Open

8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly
8 AM - 1:30PM - School Office Open
8 AM - 3:00 PM - Community Leadership Retreat

8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly
8 AM - 1:30PM - School Office Open
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Community Leadership Retreat
8 AM - on Facebook "Day to Day in the Word" with Fr. Sly