Monday, January 28
The last day for Free Dress Mondays that were earned as an incentive for the Mustang Mile is Monday, January 28. School uniforms must be worn on all Mondays following January 28.
Parents All School Mass
Current Family Open House
Thursday, January 31
As a part of Catholics Schools Week, all parents are invited to join your children at the 8:15 a.m. all school Mass on Thursday, January 31st. Additionally, parents are invited to visit your children's classrooms following Mass until 10:15 a.m.
Sponsored by the SMM Beta Club
February 4 - 8
This band-aid fundraiser supports Supplies Over Seas in their mission to help the needy in other countries.
Please donate boxes of band-aids
(any brand/any size) OR you may donate money
$1.00 = 1 box.
The homeroom with the most boxes of band-aids will earn an
ice cream party!
Dine & Dash
Thank you to our
3rd & 4th grade families who gifted us with delicious appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts last Friday! We enjoyed the feast tremendously, and appreciate all of the hard work it takes to feed our SMM staff. Thank you!
Parenting the iGen
Tuesday, February 19
Do you know what your kids are doing on their smartphones?
Parents of Archdiocesan students are invited to attend a session regarding technology and their children. It comes highly recommended. Please click here to register. It is free, but spaces are filling up.
SMM Childcare Helpers Needed!
Our Childcare Ministry needs some volunteers! We offer childcare during 10:00 a.m. Mass on Sundays, Couples Date Nights, and several other events throughout the year. Could you offer your time? Please reach out to Kelly Miller, Childcare Coordinator at
. We appreciate your interest and support!
Bryson Bergamini (JKL) is a big brother to our newest Mustang,
Brayden who was born January 19! Congratulations to the growing Bergamini family!
Vicki Green, 2H instructional assistant, in her search for a kidney as she battles kidney disease.
Please join us in Sympathy . .
and her cousin Keedan Cissell (KW) and their family
on the passing of their grandmother.
Cindy Hancock, our SMM parish bookkeeper, and her family on the death of her mother.
Franciscan Kitchen Volunteers
On Tuesday, January 29 the following students will accompany
to volunteer: Josie Horlander, Sophie Ayre, Addison Wilcox, and Ava Gallahue.
This volunteer opportunity is available for 6-8th grade students. To access a permission slip, please
2019 Stewardship Cards
If you missed submitting your Stewardship Commitment Card at Mass before Thanksgiving, please drop it off at the parish office or send it into the school office.
Please remember that all parish school families must return a completed stewardship card in order to enroll for the 2019-20 school year.
1st-8th grade boys & girls
Boys volleyball is a fun, relaxed and very short league!
No experience is necessary. Click here to register.
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the gym (check-in at 5:30 p.m.)
- February 18th for 3/4th grade,
- February 19th for 5/6th grade
- February 20th for 7/8th grade
News from Mrs. Sims
Next week is Catholic Schools Week. It is truly a celebration for us all! I want to thank you, our school parents and guardians, for your continued support of this school. You make sacrifices each day because you believe that a Catholic education is a privilege and gift that your children deserve. For the faculty and staff members who work here, it is a mission to bring both faith development and academic excellence to those in our care. Catholic Schools Week 2019 - Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed. Below you will find a listing of our activities for the week.
God Bless You and Your Family,
Catholic Schools Schedule
Monday, January 28 - Friday, February 1
Monday, January 28
Celebrate Gratitude by Serving Others
Money Wars Competition to support Catholic Charities.
- Students will be grouped in clusters for the competition:
- JK - 2nd grades
- 3rd - 5th
- Students will also be given a sticker upon entering the school building.
Tuesday, January 29:
Support Staff Day
- A breakfast will be held for the Maintenance Staff, Parish Office, Cafeteria Staff and Bus Drivers. YMCA staff and the crossing guards will receive a small token of appreciation.
- Student Council officers will attend the Regional Catholic Schools Mass at St. Albert School.
Wednesday, January 30: Student Day
- Spirit wear for students.
- Free cookie for students in the cafeteria.
Thursday, January 31
Parent/ Family Day
- All School Mass at 8:15 a.m. followed by an Open House for current families from 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
- All school Bingo over the intercom at 1:45 p.m.
- No homework which is a great opportunity for a family dinner!
Friday, February 1:
- Staff will enjoy a catered lunch in the Hospitality Room.
- 8th grade vs. Teacher Volleyball Game at 1:30 p.m.
New Student Registration
(Any new to SMM . . .
JK, Kindergarten or
1st - 8th grade)
Monday, January 28
Drop-in anytime between
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Please help us spread the word.
School Advisory Council (SAC) Nominations
The School Advisory Council (SAC) is currently accepting nominations for new members. New members will be elected by school families. The primary purpose of the SAC shall be to give guidance and advice to the Pastor and Principal. The SAC will consider the interest of all parents, students, and faculty.
The term for a SAC member is three years. Nominations will be accepted through Thursday, February 14th.
If you are interested and have questions, please contact Abigail Costello
or Nikki Boehm
regarding this opportunity. For more information, nomination forms were sent home today to the youngest or only child in each family. You may also
to access the form.
Help us win a visit to SMM by author Jan Brett!
The school or library that has the most parents, teachers, friends, or supporters who enter the contest by April
8 will win a free school or library visit from Jan Brett in the 2019-2020 school year.
Feel free to share the link with family and friends to increase our chances of winning. We appreciate your participation!
Saturday, February 9
Louisville Downtown Marriott
Please click here to access the invitation with
details and registration form.
We can still use volunteers & donations!
We are looking for help with all aspects of the gala, please
to access the sign up genius.
Helping Hands Donations
Thank you SMM school families for your generous donations for the Free Dress Day on Wednesday. $1357.12 was collected!
Your donation will be used to purchase meals that will be packaged by our SMM community on Saturday, March 2 in the gym. Our goal is to raise enough money to package 45,000 meals. Each meal costs $0.50 and feeds six. The packaged meals will be sent to Burkina Faso Africa. Checks may be made to SMM, with Helping Hands in the memo line.
Besides your financial support, we will need 200 volunteers to staff our two shifts at noon and 2:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. There are fun jobs for everyone - young and old! Register by
Feeling overwhelmed or overburdened?
Take some time to renew yourself at the "Christ Renews His Parish" Retreat.
A Renewal Experience at
St. Margaret Mary 2019
for the Women's CRHP Retreat Information
Spots are limited and are expected to fill up quickly. Spots will be reserved on a first come/first serve basis. If availability remains, there will be sign-ups after all masses on January 19/20.