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October 1, 2018
Apache Week Ahead

Lunch Orders
Lunch orders for this week include Hoegemeyer's Pulled Pork on Thursday and Dutchman's sandwiches on Friday!  Fill out the lunch order by tomorrow, Tuesday October 2nd at noon.

Solidarity Day
Tomorrow is Solidarity day, a day to support anti-bullying efforts across the Archdiocese of San Antonio.  We will wear orange to show our support for being united in faith, hope and love against bullying. Students may wear orange from head to toe, as long as it is appropriate.  If wearing an orange shirt, students may wear it with khaki or blue jean pants or shorts. All shirts/dresses MUST have sleeves.

Cross Country
Congratulations to the SMS Cross Country teams on the fantastic finish in the AIAL District Meet. Boys B, Girls A and Girls B all won 1st place in the team standings.
Ann Claire Cop medaled with a 2nd place finish in Girls A and Michael Jung won 3rd in Boys B. We are proud of all of our runners.

Spirit Shirt Day/Pep Rally
This Friday, October 5th, is Spirit Shirt Day!  We will have a pep rally on Friday at 2:45 in the Murchison-Pahl Gymnasium.  Come show your support for the Apaches as they prepare to extinguish the Flames of Holy Spirit of San Antonio!

Student Mass
Mrs. Wikander's 4th Grade Homeroom is leading the Mass Thursday at 8am. Please join us!
Blessing of the Animals
On Thursday afternoon, we will have the Blessing of the Animals to honor the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  Parents may bring live animals to the blessing at 2:45. Students may not bring live animals to school with them.  All dogs must be on a leash. Students in grades 3K-3 may bring a stuffed animal with them to school that will be blessed during the prayer service.  Family and friends with their animals are welcome. Livestock may be brought but will not be allowed on the field.

Homecoming 2018
Click here to see a video highlighting the weekend of welcoming back Apaches and Indians.
Thank you V & V Sausage Company for your donation of sausages to feed our tribe, and thank you to Justin Cop for manning the grill.
Thank you to the Apache Tribal Council for setting up and running the pre-game tailgate and Lil' Apache Baking Championship.  And THANK YOU to everyone else who volunteered to take pictures, film, take stats, run the chains, clean-up, post-game tailgaters, and everyone who came out to support our Apaches in their win over the Rebels! The Apache Tribal Council appreciates all the support for Apache athletics.

Lil' Apache Baking Championship Winners
Congratulations to the following students for their award-winning baking!


  • Cupcakes- 1st Sadie Seidenberger; 2nd Samantha Wegner



  • Cookies- 1st Annie Eilers; 2nd Bear Garza
  • Brownies- 1st Lily Brewer; 2nd Minot Frantzen


Apache Football is on the Radio!
JD Rose will be broadcasting the Apache home games and playoff games on Texas Radio thanks to our generous sponsors: Dutchman's, Majors Dermatology, Segner's Jewelers and West End Pizza Company. Install the free Texas Radio.Net app and listen anywhere, anytime. In your App Store, search Texas Radio. Or listen on your computer at .
Thank you Texas Radio for being our home for Texas Country and St. Mary's Apache Football!

Turkey Dinner
Look for an eBlast with all things Turkey Dinner!

Picture Retakes
Picture retakes will take place Monday, October 15.


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