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October 22, 2018

Congratulations to the Apache Volleyball Teams on a great season!

Apache Week Ahead
The Apache football team will play in the Championship game on Saturday, October 27 vs. Holy Cross at St. Gerard.

Pep Rally
There will be a pep rally this week on Thursday, October 25, at 2:45pm. Come cheer with us for the Apaches!

Coffee with the Principal for new families
Turkey Dinner
Please turn in money for raffle and meal ticket sales by Wednesday or earlier. Thank you for helping SMS by selling tickets.
We still need volunteers. Please sign up in any blue box here.

8th Grade fundraiser
8th Grade will be selling $1 chances to guess how many pieces of candy are in a jar. They will be going around to classes so send your child with a $1 if he/she wants to guess. The winner will get the jar on Halloween. The funds raised go to the 8th Grade service project which will leave a legacy gift at SMS.

Thank you, Mr. Gatti's
We appreciate the generosity of Mr. Gatti's hosting our October Apache Night Out and donating back to SMS. We will update you with totals on amount raised.
Buffy Frantzen won the social media drawing with this photo of her future Apache. Thank you to everyone who helped us spread the word with check in's at Mr. Gatti's. We have a lot of cute Apaches!

Student Mass
Ms. Jones 6th Grade Homeroom is leading the Mass Thursday at 8am. Please join us! Thursday will be Mass/Pep Rally Schedule.

Apache Football Playoffs will be on the Radio!
JD Rose will be broadcasting the Apache playoff game on Texas Radio thanks to our generous sponsors: Dutchman's, Majors Dermatology, Segner's Jewelers and West End Pizza Company, Security State Bank & Trust, Lawnforce and Phoenix Construction. 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!
Report card conferences !
Friday, October 26th is an early release

Red Ribbon Week
Monday- students may wear a backwards t-shirt with blue jean or khaki pants/shorts
Tuesday- Students wear crazy socks with their school uniform
Wednesday- Wear a red shirt with blue jean or khaki pants/shorts
Thursday- Wear sunglasses AFTER MASS with Mass day uniform
Friday- Wear blue jean pants or shorts with a school shirt (spirit or uniform)

Altar Server Training Saturday, October 27th
Fr. Nolan will be conducting Altar Server Training
on Saturday, October 27th at 10am in the Main Church.
Existing Altar Servers - this will be a refresher course for existing servers and all are invited to attend.
New Altar Servers - this is open to all ages (who have received First Holy Communion) interested in serving in this very important ministry for St. Mary's.
If you have any questions or would like to participate as a new server, please contact the Altar Server team at:
Looking Forward
Here are a few things to mark on your calendars...
Tuesday, 10/23: Coffee with the Principal
Wednesday begins Turkey Dinner Preparation
Thursday, 10/25: Pep Rally at 2:45pm
Friday, 10/26: Early release @ 12:00; Report card conferences; NO LUNCH SERVED  IN CAFETERIA due to Turkey Dinner preparation
Saturday, 10/27: Championship game 11am @ St. Gerard
Sunday, 10/28: TURKEY DINNER
Monday, 10/29: NO SCHOOL

Giving Back Made Easy

You can now shop Office Depot on line and choose St. Mary's Catholic School as your charity of choice, with 5% given back to our school!
Show SMS your love by purchasing H-E-B gift cards to do your shopping with! SMS receives 5% of the purchase back and that could equal a lot of love!
You can now shop Amazon through Amazon Smile and choose St. Mary's Catholic School as your charity of choice, with 0.5% coming back to our school!
Visit the SMS office to purchase one today.
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