April 29, 2016

St. Margaret Mary
Schoo l Newsletter

Last Day to Order Online!  

Order online by midnight 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). 
  • 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.   
PTO Open Meeting & 
Music Concert
6:30 pm Tuesday, May 3

Please join us 6:30 pm in the PAC for the PTO Open Meeting where the new By-Laws will be approved. Additionally, the SMM Music Concert will follow the PTO meeting and feature our SuperNova
Choir and the Beginning & Advanced Bands.
To view the PTO by-laws prior to the meeting , please  click here.
Salsaritas Fundraiser Day
Tuesday, May 3
Middletown & St. Matthews Locations!

All day! Please be sure to tell the staff that you are there in support of SMM so that 15% of the proceeds come back to the school. 

We are so proud of  Sam Winebrenner (3S) for his 1st place award in the Archdiocesan Young Authors East Regional competition for 3rd grade.  
He is pictured here at the awards ceremony with his proud teacher, Mrs. Michelle Stull.
Please Join Us for Lunch!
M2M Group

Please join M2M for lunch at Salsaritas to support our SMM PTO Fundraiser Day this  Tuesday, May 3.
Come for lunch and meet with other SMM moms  while supporting our school and PTO between 11:30-1:00 at the Middletown location - 12915 Shelbyville Road.   Feel free to bring a friend and drop in for a quick bite or stay awhile. 
Please contact Kim Brown at  hotbrowns@yahoo.com  if you have questions. 
May Lunch Menu

Please click here
to view the May lu nch menu. It is also posted on the school website under Parent Resources,then select Lunch Menu.
We are very proud to announce that $1,129.50 was donated by our school families for the Free Dress day to support the St. Joseph Children's Home held on Wednesday, April 20. Thank you for your amazing generosity!
SMM Summer School

Some of our teachers will be offering a Summer School program for students K-8 from June 13th - July 13th. Please click here to learn more.  To access the registration form,  please click here.
Box Top Collection Time
Please send in your 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

School Supplies 2016-2017

We are pleased to offer you the option to purchase your pre-packaged school supplies this spring for the 2016-17 school year.
Please click here to access the order form. Orders and payment are due to the school office by Thursday, May 26.
Please click here to view the list of school supplies needed for the 2016-17 school year. (Please use this list if you choose to purchase your child's school supplies yourself.)
Pre-packaged supplies will be in to your child's classroom on Student Orientation Day, Sunday, August 14.
It's Time to Register for VBS!
Tuesday, June 21st - Thursday, June 23rd
(4-year olds up to just finished 4th graders)

Please click here for more information and the registration form.

Please join us in sympathy
 for . . .

Quinn Nickell (6S) and his family  on the death of his maternal grandfather.
   Current School Calendar

2016-2017 School Calendar

Click here to view the 2016-2017 School Calendar.
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As our 2nd grade students prepare for their First Holy Communion on Saturday, April 30, please keep them in your prayers. Ms. Hagan's class (2H) and the PREP students will participate in the 10:00 am Mass, and Mrs. Lim's (2L) and Ms. Moore's (2M) class will participate in the 1:00 pm Mass.

May you always feel the presence of the Lord
now and forever as your receive Him at your
First Holy Communion.

2H - Miss Hagan & Mrs. Gilroy

Abby Adams
David Andriot
Brooke Brumleve
Calista Buchanan
Cooper Burnham
Savannah Caudill
Will Coon
Madeleine Cortes
Olivia Harris
Dylan Henry
Elle Jodry
Riley Liebbe
Emerson McDonnell
Patrick Moreschi
Allyson O'Bryan
Hilary Pehlke
Taylor Peklenk
Garrett Powers
Quinn Rice
Emma Rutledge
William Showalter
Ryan Smith
Jayden Noah Spurgeon
Ruby Stewart
Lane Weber
Marshall Wilson
Brody Woodruff
2L - Mrs. Lim & Miss Couturiaux

Blake Ackermann
Jackson Allen
Issac Brehm
Will Breunig
Braxton Cox
Hunter Earls
Tatum Etheridge
Brady Graves
Quinn Hall
Meredith Holbrook
Lucy Jenkins
Emma Lane
Addie Rose Maddux
Caroline McCubbin
John Meyer
Ryder Montgomery
Carter Quinlan
Maggie Raluy
Nick Rutledge
Aislinn Ryan
Sophia Schulten
Harper Stephenson
Natalie Vetrano
Pierce Watson
Jacob Weis
Peyton Wright

2M - Miss Moore & Mrs. Reed

Spencer Babin
Logan Blincoe
Desmond Cottoner
Brennan Fore
Rowan Hall
Caroline Hartlage
Addison Hayes
Abby Herm
Scott Jennings
Natalie Knights
Gaby Lauersdorf
Will Legere
Ava Mathes
Kelsey Meyer
Olivia Morales
Savannah Price
Joe Reader
Addie Reed
Grayer Russell
Logan Schweitzer
Eli Sims
Justin Stegman
Aleks Welekski
Ashlyn Young

SMM Alumni News
Emma Pfitzer Price, a SMM  alumna , and soon to be graduate of DuPont Manual Youth & Performing Arts School (YPAS) will attend The Juilliard School in New York City next year for drama. This is a first for a YPAS student to be admitted to the drama program. Ten students are selected nationally following a  three-day "callback" weekend. Congratulations to Emma!
Congratulations to  Lydia Hummel , a former SMM graduate and a senior at  Presentation Academy for being named to Pres' 3rd quarter Honor Roll.
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 30
10:00 am

First Holy Communion - 2H & Prep classes
1:00 pm
First Holy Communion - 2L & 2M classes

Sunday, May 1
10:00 am & Noon Masses
Resonare Handbell Choir Performances
2:00 pm
Guys & Dolls - PAC - Closing Show
6:15 - 8:00 pm
8th graders may attend - High School Youth Ministry event "Moms vs. Teens" - Library Click here for more information.

6:30 - 8:00 pm
Drug & Alcohol Awareness - Mentors Meeting - All are welcome (5th grade and up) - Hospitality Room

Monday, May 2
2nd grade only - NO School
SuperNova Concert for the School - afternoon
7:15 am
Beginning & Advanced Band Rehearsal - Drama Room
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 3rd grade attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm   Jazz It Up - 1R

Reading Reinforcement - 1D 

3:00- 4:30 pm   Girls on the Run - 1C
Tuesday, May 3
Salsarita's Fundraiser Day - all day at both locations!
8th grade - Acuity Test
7:15 am
SuperNova Rehearsal - Music Room

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Arts & Crafts Enrichment - 2H

Jazz It Up! - 1R

KinderPhonics - KL

Math Mania - 1st & 2nd grades

3:00-4:30 pm
Math Mania - 4th grade - 4R

Pottery Wheel Enrichment - Art Room

Ready, Set, Study - 3S

6:30 pm
PTO Open Meeting and Spring Music Concert - SuperNova & Beg. & Advanced Bands - PAC

Wednesday, May 4
8th grade trip - Cincinnati
8:15 am
Daily Mass - 1st grade attends

3:00 - 4:00 pm   
Bricks 4 Kidz - Art Room

Chess Club - Library 

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Girls on the Run - 1C
Thursday, May 5
7th grade Acuity Test
8:15 am

  All School Mass -  Sit with Buddies - 1D Planning
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Arts & Crafts Enrichment - 2H

Math Mania - 1st & 2nd

Reading Reinforcement - 1 D

3:00 - 4:30 pm
Rosary Club - A/B Meeting Room
(Will meet 5/5, and NOT meet 5/12)
Friday, May 6
No School - Happy Oaks Day/ Derby Weekend!

Looking Ahead  . . . Save the Dates!
May 9
1st & 8th grades - Buddy Ice Cream Social
May 10
May Crowning of Mary @ 1:15 pm 

Art Fair - Parent viewing 2:00-3:00 pm - PAC

May 11
Chick-fil-A Fundraiser Day

Mock Kindergarten - Welcome event for new incoming Kindergartners

Art Fair - Parent Viewing 2:00 - 3:00 pm and 5:00 - 7:00 pm - PAC

3rd grade field trip - Cedar Ridge Camp

May 12
Mock Kindergarten - Welcome event for new incoming Kindergartners

2nd Grade Field Trip - Belle of Louisville

May 13
4th grade - Pioneer Day

1st Grade Field Trip - KY Horse Park

2nd Grade Field Trip - Cathedral of the Assumption

May 16
8th Grade Field Trip - Kings Island

May 17
Kindergarten Field Trip - Zoo

4th Grade Field Trip - The Parklands

8th Grade Lunch Cookout 

May 18
8th Grade Breakfast, Mass, & Graduation
May 20
4th Grade Field Trip - Waterworks

6th Grade Field Trip - Parklands

May 23
AR Inflatable Party - front lawn
May 24
5th Grade Field Trip - KY Down Under
May 25
2nd Grade Field Trip - Kentucky Science Center
May 26
Field Day - Bring a Sack Lunch
May 27
Last Day of School - Bring a Sack Lunch
Early Dismissal at 12:30 pm