Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

News Bulletin May 16-20

Mission Statement

Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School is a living testament to our Lord's work in his youngest disciples, exemplified by academic excellence, spiritual formation, and compassionate service to others.

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 18

Junior High Finals

Tuesday, May 17

Home and School Meeting - All 8th Grade families encouraged to attend as recognition and appreciation will be announced

Cantoring Appreciation Awards Ceremony @ 3:30PM in the Saint Claire and Hope Room in the HFLC

Wednesday, May 18

Altar Server Training from 3:15-4:45PM (incoming 5th-8th graders) Day 1

Thursday, May 19

Candle Passing (immediately following Mass)

Altar Server Training from 3:15-4:45PM (incoming 5th-8th graders) Day 2

Junior High Dance 7:00 - 9:00

Friday, May 20

8th Grade Luncheon

Walk for Life @ 2:00PM

May Calendar at a Glance

Monday, May 23

Drama Club's Performance @ 7:00PM

Tuesday, May 24

Kinder Promotion @ 1:30PM

8th Grade Graduation @ 6:30PM

Wednesday, May 25

Career Day (all grades)

Thursday, May 26

Field Day (all grades)


Friday, May 27


School-wide Mass @ 9:00AM

School-wide Awards Ceremony @10:00AM (Parents Welcome)

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Altar Server Training

Altar Server Training will be held on Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19 from 3:15-4:45. Open to current grades 5th -8th graders. Students receiving the training must attend both days to complete the training. Please confirm attendance to Mrs. Benson via email:

School Supplies and Summer Reading

School supply lists have been greatly reduced and more information will come by the end of the week.

Summer Reading lists will be sent with students the last week of school. Teachers will review the assignments that will go along with summer reading prior to students leaving for the year. We will also post books and assignments on our website.

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SMG Student Selected for UTA's Engineering Camp

Oscar Morales was selected to participate in the Entry to Engineering Day Camp at UT Arlington. This camp is for 6th-8th graders and is a weeklong day camp where they get exposed to different branches of Engineering. They selected 50 students out of 130 applicants based on an application, grades for this year and last and an evaluation form from his Math teacher (Mr. Sulak).

Congratulations, Oscar!! We look forward to hearing about your project!

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Thank you to all those who joined us for a beautiful May Crowning celebration!

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Thank you to our first graders for sharing their beautiful voices with all of us at Mass!

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Wonderful job to our SMG band with putting on the end of year concert!

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Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Timberlake Recipients!

Congratulations to Matthew Gassert and Ashley Benson for being awarded the 2015-2016 Timberlake winners at the Sports Banquet.
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Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Trojan award winner, Marcos Franco!

Thank you to all of our winners at the annual SMG Sports Banquet! Also, thank you to all of our coaches, parents, supporters, attendees, and volunteers! A huge shout-out to Nancy Benson and Tracy Rickey for a fantastic sports season!
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8th Grade Retreat at The Pines Catholic Camp

Words can't even express this powerful experience! Thank you to all of our families, teachers, and Father Luke for the long hours it took to make this incredible day full of Christ happen! Every second was totally embraced and the Holy Spirit was definitely present!
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7th and 8th Grade Variety Show

SMG's definitely got talent! Thank you to all of our students for sharing those amazing talents with us!
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2015-2016 Field Day

Field Day

Thursday, May 26

- PK-2nd Field Day Activities

11:00-11:45 - Picnic Lunch

(Hotdogs provided by the school and snacks and drinks provided by each class)

12:00-2:30 - 3rd-6th grade Field Day Activities


1) Please apply sunscreen on your children prior to coming to school (the school is not allowed to apply sunscreen per diocesan policy)

2) Lunch will be provided

3) Small backpacks with a hat, towel, and water bottle are encouraged

4) Students should wear athletic shorts, SMG shirt, and closed toed tennis shoes

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2015-2016 Yearbooks

Calling all parents and teachers!! This year's Annual needs pictures of students in all grade levels from various events. Please submit pictures according to the instructions on the flyer.
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Ads for the 2015-2016 Yearbook

Calling all Holy Communion students or eighth graders! Ads for the 2015-2016 yearbook will be accepted through the next two weeks. Get your forms filled out and turned into the front office! Businesses may also sponsor a student if desired.
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Online Enrollment 2016-2017

Online enrollment through Renweb is in full swing! If there are any questions or concerns contact Business Manager, Nancy Benson or Registrar, Judy de la Pena.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid award letters will go out the last week of school.
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