Weekly Update - January 19, 2018
Dear SMCS Families,
2018-2019 Registration
Dear SMCS Families,
It's time to register for the 2018-2019 school year!  You should have received an email from TADS (our third party tuition payment system) with instructions on how to begin the registration process. Please look the information over carefully to enroll your child/children. We have tried to simplify registration as much as possible.
We know the financial strains on families and understand that a Catholic education is truly an investment. You will notice a $100 increase in tuition from $4,400 to $4,500 to help with the rising cost of education. You will also notice a change in the multi-student discount structure as we try to make it possible for families with 3 or 4 (or more!) children to commit to our school over time. The registration fee is $100 per student, with a $300 cap per family. The fee increases on Monday, February 26 to $200 per student with a $600 cap per family. As always, no child will be turned away for financial reasons. If a family wants to be here, we will find a way to make it work. Tuition assistance applications are due Thursday, February 15, 2018. Please refer to the registration tab on the school website for additional information at https://saintmpl.org/enrollment .


In This Update


  skolTomorrow - Friday, January 19

Students may wear their purple pride from WAIST UP tomorrow. 
SKOL Vikings!!


Today, Mrs. Vochoska and Mr. Case took four of our Student Council members (Noah Kuboushek, Kyla Nauertz, Grace Simon & Sadie Chappuis) to deliver all of the wonderful donations our school families have given. Over 100 schools participated.  It was the most successful event yet with over 43,000+ items donated.  EJ Henderson, former player and pro bowler, ran drills with kids. Over 500 kids in were in attendance.

WeekThe Weeks Ahead

January 18
5:00 p.m.

Marketing Committee 

January 25

Early Release (12:15)
January 25

End of 2nd Quarter
January 26

No School
January 27 & 28

Catholic Schools Week Masses

January  28 -

February 3 

Catholic Schools Week
February 7
8:00 a.m.
High Honors Awards following children's mass
February 8
6:30 p.m.
February 9

7:00 p.m -

10:00 p.m. 

Valentine's Day Dance grades 6-8
February 10

5:30 p.m. -


Winter Wonderland Gala at The Wilds
 Golf Club
You can view the entire school calendar  here.
Teaser # 4
Be like a diamond
Precious and rare
Not like a stone
Found everywhere

  galaThe Blues & White Ball presents:
A Winter Wonderland
The Wilds Golf Club 
Saturday, February 10th
5:30 pm - midnight
Tickets $60 each

Includes dinner, auction and live music plus so much more! 

(click on the Blues & White Ball logo)
 raffle2Gala 2018 Raffle
Chance to win:
Jersey signed by #14 Stefon Diggs
Football signed by #97 Everson Griffen
Youth Jersey signed by #19 Adam Thielen
Helmet signed by Quarterbacks
Sam Bradfield #8
Case Keenum #7
Tickets are only $10 each! 
Tickets available while they last!  Purchase at school, during CSW, at hospitality after mass on Jan. 28th or on the gala website
(saintmpl.org and click on the Blues & White Ball logo).

  middleUPDATE Middle School Information Night!

We are excited to share that all 5th graders are invited to experience a day in the life of middle school on Friday, February 16, 2018
Your students will have the opportunity to visit middle school classrooms, participate in elective activities, meet the teachers, review the curriculum, and find out what middle school is all about. Please note the information presented at the Middle School Information Night, originally schedule for Monday, January 22, will be communicated at Parent Conferences on February 20 and 22. Our students are very excited to spend a day in the middle school!  Please do not hesitate to contact the office with any questions regarding the schedule change.  

  alumniAlumni in the News

What is God calling you to do? Thank you to St. Mikes alumni Ryan Glaser for visiting our classrooms. Ryan is studying at the St. Thomas seminarian school and came to share his calling. It was so great to see you. You will be in our prayers.

  wishTeacher Wish List

Do you ever want to donate something to the school, but don't know what may be needed? Parent Connections introduces the Teacher Wish List. These are items that will contribute to the success of individual classrooms. The list can be found at the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ba5a72da1fa7-teacher
Keep checking back as items will continue to be added. All donations remain anonymous. Thank you for your continued support of St. Michael Catholic School!
  scienceMad Science

NASA Academy of Future Space Explorers
Explore the Earth, Moon, Mars ... and beyond.  Mad Science teams up with NASA to bring you the excitement and wonder of space in this program featuring student activities from the NASA Academy of Future Space Explorers Program.  This voyage of discovery features unique hands-on activities, amazing demonstrations and fun educational take-homes, in an experience that is truly out of the world!  Class content varies depending on series length. Visit mn.madscience.org for class syllabus at your location. Cost for a 6 week series is $78.00.

  vdayValentine's Day
Party Information

This year Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day fall on the same day. Our Valentine's parties will be moved to Tuesday, February 13th so we can properly observe Ash Wednesday as a solemn day of prayer and fasting.

Need new uniforms?
CSW Sale at Educational Outfitters
Holy Family Catholic High School
Winter Open House

Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria invites families to attend our Winter Open House on Thursday, February 1, at 6:30 p.m.  Families will learn more about Holy Family academics, arts, music, athletics, service and co-curricular clubs and activities. Transportation options, scholarship offerings, and tuition assistance information will also be presented.  Visit www.hfchs.org/RSVP to learn more.


  SUGVolunteer Opportunities!
  didyouknowDid You Know?
  • Absentee Line: 952-447-2230
  • School fax: 952-447-2132
  • Federal tax ID: 41-086790
  • Order spirit wear year-round: spirit wear
  • Share your time & talent: Signup Genius 



Victim/Survivor Assistance

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis partners with Canvas Health, an independent and professional local care provider, to offer confidential, compassionate assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (651) 291-4497.

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