October 23, 2015

St. Margaret Mary
School Newsletter
Blue Ribbon Week Celebration Lip Dub
What an awesome week we have had celebrating being named a National Blue Ribbon School!
Click here to view the awesome Lip Dub featuring the finest students and staff around. A HUGE thank you to our very talented Mrs. Moth for all of her time and effort to make this happen!  Enjoy!
The password is Celebrate.
Spirit Wear Store
Stop by and shop 
at the Fall Festival
Please look for our booth at the Fall Festival tonight! Orders will processed weekly. Orders placed by Monday will be delivered on Thursday. Please click here to see all of the Mustang wear!
Halloween Skating Party 
Sponsored by the SMM Student Council

Tuesday, October 27
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Champs Rollerdome
Wear your favorite Halloween Costume!
$5.00 /student    
$10.00 /family
Box Tops Contest
Ends Tuesday
The class that sends in the most Box Tops will win a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Party!  Please send in your Box Tops on the sheet that was sent home in last week's Friday folder or in a baggie by Tuesday, October 27th. 

Vision Screening
Volunteers Needed

The school office is in need of parent volunteers to assist with this year's Vision Screenings. This year we will be testing students in grades 2/4/6. The event will be held on Thursday, November 12. The testing will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the PAC and end at approximately 11:30 a.m. If your child wears glasses, they are encouraged to bring them to school on the testing date. If you can assist with this opportunity, please contact Kim Gossett in the school office a   kgossett@stmm.org
We appreciate your assistance!

St. Margaret Mary Social Committee

Welcome to the SMM Social Committee!
If you would like to be a volunteer in helping organize social committee future events, please contact Michelle Price-Stull at  mstull@stmm.org
Children's Christmas Celebration

SMM is now planning it's annual Children's Christmas Celebration. All children over age 3 may participate!  Please click here for complete information and the registration form. Forms are NOW DUE.

Chunkin' Pumpkins at Cancer
Sunday, October 25
11:00 am - 7:00 pm 
Captains Quarters
25th Annual Holiday Boutique
November 7
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Jewelry, wreaths, embroidery, doll clothes, quilted items, pottery, florals, stationary, blankets, bake sale and lots more.

Volunteers needed, including Jr. High students. Please click here.
SMM Athletics Ministry
Volleyball news!

SMM has 5 girls volleyball teams in the City Championships! Way to go!

7/8th grade teams:
5/6th grade teams:

Tennis  Opportunity

SMM Fall Tennis Clinic
Sundays 4:00 - 5:00 pm
The Tennis Club at Springhurst
October 18-November 22

This clinic is open to all grade and skill levels, the cost is $80.00 for the 6 week session. For more information, contact Tammy Anderson at (859) 409-0554 or you can register online at www.springhurst.com
Try Hockey for FREE

On Saturday, November 7 boys and girls ages 4-11 may try hockey for free. Please click here for more information.
Assumption High School
Fall Dance Clinic

Saturday, November 7
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please click here  for complete information.
In our prayers . . .

Please join us in our sympathy to the following students :
  • Braxton Cox (2L) and his family on the death of his great grandfather. 
  • Samuel Kauffman (6A) and his family on the deaths of his great uncle and great grandmother.
  • Liam Schepers (KO) and his family on the the death of his great grandfather.
News from Mrs. Sims

Please join us tonight at the  . . .

5:00 - 9:00 pm
Do it All 
at the Fall Festival!
  • NEW!!! Rock Climbing Wall
  • Photo Booth
  • Run the Obstacle Inflatable
  • Face off with a friend in our Jousting Inflatable
  • Cake Booth
  • Chili Supper in the Cafeteria - Courtesy of Goose Creek Dinner
  • Chick-fil-A for grab and go outside 
  • Neighborhood Baskets
  • Pull Tabs 
Way to go!
We Made Our Goal!
Congratulations, Mustang students and families on selling 30,000+ raffle tickets!  Starting Monday we will have Free Dress Mondays until January 31, 2016. Also, make sure you attend the Fall Festival to see Mrs. Sims and Father Bill each take a pie in the face!
We love our students and families and the wonderful love and support they show our school!
Thanks to our Sponsors
of the 2015 Fall Festival

The St. Margaret Mary PTO would like to thank all the generous families and  businesses sponsoring the 2015 Fall Festival.  
We couldn't do it without you!

Mustang Club Level  ($200 and Higher)
  • Shawn Norris Flooring, LLC
  • Jenkins Family
  • Bart & Magdalena Rydzewski
  • Jodry Family
  • James & Lesley Carrico
  • Pro Auto Care
  • Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Centers
  • Dr. Christopher Hubbard
  • Bruenderman & Dattilo Home Improvements, LLC 
  • Pediatric Dentist, Heidi D. Yang DMD
   Super Star ($50-$199)
  • East End Endodontics
  • The Lee Family
  • Kristen Pawlak, Decorating Den Interiors

The St. Margaret Mary PTO would like to thank all the generous families and businesses sponsoring the 2015 Fall Festival. We couldn't do it without you!

 The Week Ahead  . . .

Friday, October 23
* Blue Ribbon Week Celebration - Carnival 1:15 -2:30 pm 
* Fall Festival!
2:15-3:15 pm    Drop off treats for the Treat Booth during carpool to the gym
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Fall Festival Fun!
Drop off treats for the Treat Booth
Sunday, October 25
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Resonare (Youth Bell Choir) Practice - Independent Study Room

Monday, October 26
Free Dress Monday   Please click here for details on free dress.
7:15 - 7:50 am

Encore Rehearsal - PAC
8:15 am

Daily Mass - 6th & 2nd Grade Attends
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Reading Reinforcement - 1D

Spanish Club (3-5th grades)  - Art Room
3:00 - 4:30 pm

Girls on the Run - 1C
Tuesday, October 27
7:15 - 7:50 am    Beginning Band - Drama Room

 7:15 -7:50 am    Supernova Rehearsal - Music Room 
3:00-4:00 pm   Arts & Crafts - 2H

Jazz It Up! - 1R

KinderPhonics - KL

Math Mania - 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, & Jr. High 

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

Ready, Set, Study - 3S
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Skating Party at Champs
Wednesday, October 28  
SMM Blood Drive - Hospitality Room 12:30 - 5:30 pm 
7:15 -7:50 am    Advanced Band - Drama Room 
8:15 am   Daily Mass - 4th grade attends
1:15 - 2:15 pm
8th grade - Communion Minister Training
3:00 - 3:45 pm
Beta Club Meeting - Hospitality Room
3:00 - 4:00 pm    Chess Club - Library

Reading Reinforcement - 1D

Yearbook Meeting - Spanish Office & Computer Lab
3:00 - 4:30 pm   Girls on the Run -1C
Thursday, October 29 
8:15 am   All School Mass - 1C planning 
3:00-4:00 pm   Jazz It Up - 1R

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

Tiny Techies - KI

3:00-4:30 pm   History Club - Halloween Party - 7G

Rosary Club begins - grades 3-8 (Meeting Room A/B) 
Friday, October 30  
8:15 pm   Daily Mass - Jr. High
1:15 - 2:30 pm
Classroom Halloween Parties hosted by Room Parents

Looking Ahead  . . . Save the Dates!


November 2-6
Care to Care Food Drive
November 3

2M & 2H Field Trip - Safety City
November 5

2L Field Trip - Safety City

Dine and Dash Luncheon - hosted by 2nd & 5th grade families
November 7 & 8

Commitment Sunday - Stewardship Commitment Cards collected at all Masses
November 11
Chick-fil-A Spirit Day
November 12
Vision Screening
November 13
Picture Re-Takes for Individual School Pictures

End of 1st Trimester
November 18
Early Dismissal at 1:15 pm

Spirit Wear Day

November 18, 19 & 21
6th Grade Musical - Peter Pan, Jr.
November 19
First Reconciliation
November 25-29
Thanksgiving Break