April 22, 2016


St. Margaret Mary
Schoo l Newsletter

One Stop Shopping is here!  

Order online by next Friday, April 29 and receive your books by the end of school. Plus 25% profit comes back to the SMM Library to purchase new library books!

To view the LIST of Summer Reading Books, please click here.

To read a DESCRIPTION of each book, click here.

Click here to access the Online Ordering.
Tickets are Almost
Sold Out!!

We are nearly sold out! Please buy your tickets online; we are concerned that there may not be tickets available at the door.

Tickets for Guys and Dolls, Jr. are now on sale at  showtix4u.com . Be sure it says St. Margaret Mary School. There are other productions of this musical on the website. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $7 for Seniors and Students (including high school and college students). 
  • Wednesday April 27 at 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 pm 
  • Friday, April 29 at 6:00 pm 
  • Sunday, May 1 at 2:00 pm  
The homeroom in grades K - 6 with the highest percentage of students who attend the musical at least one time will get a pizza and dessert party.   
 Star Sales - Guys & Dolls 
It's time to buy a star for your favorite cast or crew member for Guys and Dolls, Jr.   Click here to access the order form. O rders must be turned in by Monday, completed stars need to be returned by Tuesday, April 26.

The stars are $10 for a 15" star and $5 for a 12" star . . . you purchase them and take them home to decorate and then return them to the school office.  We will hang them in the PAC during the production, and then they will be sent home with the cast or crew member. 
This musical is presented by the 7th and 8th grade students....families of 1st and 2nd grade students should have a received a cast and crew list via email earlier to see if their Jr. High buddy is participating in the musical...in case they would like to make a star for him/her.
Thank you for supporting our students and our production!

Collection of Hygiene Products

Many thanks for the generous donations this week for the homeless served by St. Vincent de Paul. The SMM Girl Scout Troop 8 55 is very appreciative of your generosity!

Thank you to all who contributed to the collection for the St. Joseph Children's Home collection on Wednesday. We are counting the donation, and we will let you know the total soon!

We are pleased to say our SMM commnunity "ate more chicken" and brought in $199.83 for our PTO last week!  Thank you for your support!
We are so appreciative of the parent volunteers who joined us on Wednesday morning to assist with our hearing and scoliosis screenings. Thank you!

Susan Andriot
Laura Ochsner
Lizbeth Brumleve
Tracy Spalding
Dawn Hanke
Jason Tucker
Beth Huber
Band-Aid Raid Classroom Winners

The SMM Beta Club sponsored a Band-Aid Raid this winter, and the classrooms that brought in the most Band-Aids (per grade level) earned a SMM Spirit Wear Day. The date for the winning classes to wear their SMM Spirit Wear is Wednesday, April  27. The winners are:
8C (Jr. High Winner)
Box Top Collection Time
Box Top collections sheets will go home today in Friday Folders. Please start sending in all those box tops!
  • The homeroom that turns in the most will win a pizza and popsicle party!
  • Please make sure that your child's homeroom is marked on all collection sheets.
  • Should you need additional collection sheets, they may be found on the school website under parent resources or click here.
If you have any questions, please email Carla Barber at  barberfamof5@aol.com

Please keep in  your prayers . . .

Christopher Voor's (6S) grandfather. 
Please join us in sympathy
 for . . .

Zoe Cooper (5P) and her family  on the death of her uncle.
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Please keep the following 8th grade students in your prayers as they are confirmed on Saturday, April 23.

May the gifts of the Holy Spirit strengthen them, making them a witness of Christ's love. May they always life their faith with joy!

Nicholas Babey Kaitlin Grimm Katherine Poppe
Rachel Baird Olivia Hanke Cameron Priest
Camille Barber Logan Hans Mary Olivia Pullen
Matthew Bartholomai Ballard Harris Andrew Rafferty
Robert Bender Christian Henderson Aden Reader
Avery Boeckmann Andrew Higdon Jessica Roby
Brennan Bride Michael Huff Nell Rydzewski
Connor Burke Nicholas Huff Sophie Rydzewski
Jackson Chauvin Sara Huff Claire Simoneaux
Michael Chou Embry Jane Imorde Sabastian Smith
Casey Colley Elizabeth Jessie Kevin Sokol
Madeline Crum Samantha Johnson Kyle Sokol
Saylor Federspiel Natalie Justice Anna Sprau
Isabella Ferreri Ellen Kiefer Ella Springer
Madison Fischer Sydney Klakulak John Paul Stegman
Emily Fitzgerald Samuel Klawitter Clayton Stumler
Rylie Fletcher Campbell Kremer Blakely Tanner
Lily Ford William Lawrence Morgan Wagner
James Frayser Justin Lee Harrison Weis
Casey Gerhardt Maggie March Johnathan Wentzel
Elizabeth Gilliland Riley Monheimer Colton Wessel
Molly Glass Eliza Moorman Ian Whatley
Jackson Granger Elizabeth Nichols Emily White
Andrew Grass Nathan Pacanowski Timothy Williams

Congratulations to our St. Margaret Mary Alumni who have made the Honor Roll for the 3rd quarter at the following Catholic High Schools.

St. Xavier Honor Roll, please click here.

Trinity High School Honor Roll, please click here.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness and Its Devastating Impact
An evening of testimony and education
Sunday, May 1
6:30 - 8:00 pm - Hospitality Room

Join us for an evening of great importance to you, your children, and your families. An evening of testimony and education on the perils, the pitfalls, and the warning signs of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.  This is a community presentation and is open to all school and parishioner families...information will be presented as suitable for 5th grade and above (below 5th, please use parental discretion).
On Sunday May 1st, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Hospitality Room, all parents AND children are invited to attend a special evening with some very special guests. These guests will be discussing the impact and education surrounding Drug and Alcohol abuse, as well as real life testimony on the impact it can have on lives. True accounts from a collection of guests telling the hard truths on the devastation they have seen.
Speakers include an active AA sponsor and recovering addict. A current community service provider for a drug and alcohol treatment center...also a recovering addict. Finally...Katie Marks, Experimental Psychologist at the University of Kentucky, with an emphasis on drug and alcohol addiction and treatment will speak to the physiological impact of drugs and alcohol.
This evening is brought to you by the MenT.O.R.S. program, in conjunction with school administration, and is open to St Margaret Mary parents and children, and any guests you wish to bring!  For more information contact Eric Thomas at 718-1776 or send your email to Mentorsprogramstmm@gmail.com

 This Week . . .
Saturday, April 23
11:00 am

Confirmation - Church (Students arrive by 10:30 am to be included in the group picture.)

Sunday, April 24
6:30-7:30 pm
Resonare Handbell Choir - Indp. Study Room

Monday, April 25
8th grade only - NO School
3rd grade Field trip - Lion King Jr.
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 3rd grade attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm   Games Galore - 2L

Reading Reinforcement - 1D 

3:00- 4:30 pm   Girls on the Run - 1C
Tuesday, April 26
Kindergarten Field Trip - Clifton Center
5th grade Field Trip - Frazier History Museum
Guys & Dolls Preview - afternoon
7:15 am
SuperNova Rehearsal - Music Room

8:15 am
Daily Mass - 5th grade attends

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Jazz It Up! - 1R

KinderPhonics - KL

Math Mania - 1st, 2nd, 5th, & Jr. High

3:00-4:30 pm
Math Mania - 4th & 6th grade

Ready, Set, Study - 3S

Wednesday, April 27
Spirit Wear Day for Band-Aid Raid Classroom Competition Winning Classrooms ONLY - KL, 1D, 2L, 3G, 4G, 5P, 6Z, 8C
Click here for guidelines.
7:15 am
Beginning & Advanced Band - Drama Room
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 6th grades attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm   
Bricks 4 Kidz - Art Room

Chess Club - Library 

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Girls on the Run - 1C
6:00 pm
1st Commuinion Rehearsal - 2L & 2M - Church
7:00 pm
Guys & Dolls, Jr. High Musical - PAC
Thursday, April 28
SuperNova Field Trip 
8:15 am

  All School Mass -  5F Planning
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Jazz It Up - 1R - Performance!

Math Mania - 1st, 2nd, & Jr. High

Reading Reinforcement - 1 D

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Rosary Club - A/B Meeting Room
6:00 pm
1st Communion Rehearsal  - 2H & Prep Only - Church
7:00 pm
Guys & Dolls, Jr. High Musical - PAC
Friday, April 29
Springtime Tea -1st Grade
6:00 pm
Guys & Dolls, Jr. High Musical - PAC

Saturday, April 30
10:00 am
First Communion 2H & Prep - 10:00 am Church
First Communion 2L & 2M - 1:00 pm Church

Looking Ahead  . . . Save the Dates!
May 1
Guys & Dolls - PAC at 2:00 pm (Closing Show)

Drug & Alcohol Awareness - Mentors Meeting - 6:30 pm 

May 2
2nd grade only - No School
May 3
PTO Open Meeting and Band/SuperNova Concert - PAC at 6:30 pm

Salsarita's Fundraiser Day

8th grade Acuity Test

May 4
8th grade field trip - Cincinnati
May 5
7th grade Acuity Test
May 6
No School - Happy Oaks/Derby!
May 10
May Crowning of Mary

Art Fair - afternoon carpool

May 11
Chick-fil-A Fundraiser Day

Mock Kindergarten

Art Fair - 5:00 - 7:00 pm

May 12
Mock Kindergarten
May 13
Pioneer Day