Monday Morning Memo

St. Mary of the Assumption School

April 25, 2022

Note from the Principal

Happy Monday!


I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Easter Break. I am so thankful to Mrs. Ruckstuhl for leading our school during my absence. I was blessed with a wonderful maternity leave and enjoyed bonding with Baby Alice, but I am grateful to be back with my other family, all of you! Seeing the students and parents this morning in carline was a wonderful way to start my first day back.


Congratulations to all the students who read and hit a homerun! Students who read 4 books will receive two (2) tickets for the Friday, May 6th Bowie Baysox game! Look for the tickets to go home this Friday.


This week we will have school pictures for grades Pre-K through 3rd, as well as 8th grade cap and gown pictures. Please continue to bring in your Gala donations and purchase your tickets! It will be an amazing time.


With only five weeks left of school (three for our 8th graders!) please help us encourage the children to continue striving for academic excellence and finish the year strong! We remember to live Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam, for the greater glory of God, with all of our words, actions, and thoughts.


Have a blessed week!

Mrs. Lewis

HSA Corner

Track it Forward- Here is the link for entering your Parent Service Hours. If you have any questions, please email our Hours Recorder, Mary Butler at hsahoursrecorder@stmaryum.org.

https://www.trackitforward.com/site/st-mary-of-the-assumption-hsa


Amazon Smile- AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of purchases to our school when you sign up!


From your desktop, go to http://smile.amazon.com and sign in to your Amazon account. Click on Select Your Charity, then search all charitable organizations, and type in "Saint Mary of the Assumption". Choose the option located in Upper Marlboro. Every time you shop, go to smile.amazon.com. Purchases from the regular Amazon site are not eligible.


From your app, click on the menu, and go to "All Programs". Click AmazonSmile. Click on Select Your Charity, then search all charitable organizations, and type in "Saint Mary of the Assumption". Choose the option located in Upper Marlboro. If AmazonSmile is "On" on your phone, there is no need to do anything different when you go to your app. You should see the AmazonSmile logo at the top.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Omar Q. Wilkins at hsapresident@stmaryum.org.

Upcoming Dates

April 27: Picture Day (Grades PK3-3rd) and 8th Grade Cap and Gown

April 29: 12:30 Dismissal

April 30: Confirmation Retreat

May 3: Confirmation Rehearsal

May 4: Picture Day (Grades 4-8)

May 4: Confirmation 7:00 PM

May 6: May Crowning

May 11: HSA Meeting 7:00 PM

May 13: Progress Check

May 13: 12:30 Dismissal (CHANGE FROM PRINTED CALENDAR)

May 14: 80s Prom Gala

May 19: Field Day

May 20: Candle Mass

May 20: 12:30 Dismissal

May 25: 8th Grade Class Trip

May 26: Graduation Rehearsal

May 27: 12:30 Dismissal

May 27: 8th Grade Honor Ceremony and Graduation

May 30: No School

June 9: Pre-K Graduation

June 10: 12:30 Dismissal

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