Tuesday, April 26, marks the middle of the 4
th nine-week grading period. Emailed progress notes should be delivered to your inbox tomorrow morning.
Quinn Kott Scholarship
Fifth grade students are eligible to apply for the annual Quinn Kott Scholarship. Completed applications should be turned into the office by Friday, April 29
. A copy of the application form is attached
you may print a copy or pick up a paper copy in the office.
School Council Elections
April 30 - May 1
We have an opportunity to select leaders for our school this weekend. The school council has an incredibly important job in working to advance our school. We are blessed to have highly qualified candidates who have offered to help our school. Please learn about the candidates
You may print the ballot and turn it in to the office or you may vote in church this weekend.
Kinder Kick Off
We invite those interested in SMS Kindergarten to campus on April 28 from 9:30-11. Remember that SMS families get a $100 referral credit if a family registers and attends St. Mary's! Please share this Kindergarten Kick Off information with friends.
Administrative Professionals Day
This Wednesday is a time to thank our office staff for the wonderful job they do in assisting our students, our parents, and our teachers. They help provide the friendly and helpful environment that makes our school special. It's a good day to say "thank you!"
National Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2-6, National Teacher Appreciation Week, is dedicated to letting your teachers know how much they mean to our families. Please consider having your student write a note of appreciation to their teacher to be given that week.
The Big Give
St. Mary's will be participating in a 24 hour on line giving campaign on May 3. You will be hearing more about this. St. Mary's has the opportunity to win thousands in prize money! We know how competitive our Apaches are. Let's use that competition for 24 hours to raise funds for our school and WIN MONEY!
Hope for the Future/FACTS
We are not using FACTS for our tuition management for 2016.2017. However, Hope for the Future is using FACTS for scholarship applications. Go to the page
to complete the application form - there is a $30 fee to apply, and families must provide W2's and 1040's to complete the process. The Hope for the Future Office informed our school that they have received less than half of the applications they received from our school last year.
Muffins with Mom Donuts with Dad
Please join us on Thursday, May 5 beginning at 7am to enjoy breakfast with your student and then stay for mass!
The event calendar on our website is up to date so don't forget to check it often for new dates of school and church events.
Registration for 2016.2017
We are receiving new registration forms every day. We have computers available to assist you with the registration process and to assist you with the Hope for the Future Scholarship Application. Please call to set an appointment.
Our students will attend Mass on Thursday, April 28
. Students should wear Mass day uniforms. We invite parents to join us for the Mass at 8:00 a.m. The readings for the day can be found at:
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Our students will gather in church at 3:00 p.m. on Mondays to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. We invite you to join us. We have scheduled this activity to reinforce the Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis.
Aluminum Can Drive
See important information about this week's student council can drive
This year's books will have pictures of all students and lots of pictures of school activities. You may place your order online at:
Softcover books are now $25 and hardcover books are no longer available.
Thank you for supporting our school by purchasing Scrip cards. Thanks especially to those parents who are able to help us with weekend sales at church.
The April sponsors for the drawing are Fredolin and June Kaderli. Thank you!
Scrip Card Sponsors for Drawing
We need sponsors for the monthly Scrip card drawing. The sponsorship is $100 for any of the months of the year. Please call the school office if you would like to help with this as an individual or a business.
Seventh Grade Fund-Raiser
The seventh graders will also be having a popsicle sale after school on Friday, April 29.
The student council will sponsor a talent show at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26.
MaiFest Paddle Wheel Prizes
Our PTC is starting to collect paddle wheel prizes for our May 27
th MaiFest. Please contact Brandi Seegers or Suzanna Sanchez for more information.