Monday Morning Memo
November 13, 2023
Honor Roll Ceremony
This Friday, we will hold our first quarter honor roll ceremony after Mass at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend, including non-Virtus certified family members and friends. Please park in the back lot and enter through the gym doors, as visitors will not be permitted to walk through the school building or leave the gym.
November Fundraiser - Chipotle
Saturday, November 18, 2023 4-8 p.m.
9141 Alaking Ct, Suite 111, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
We are excited for our upcoming Chipotle fundraiser this weekend. As a reminder, if you are ordering online, please use code R2HAZ8B. If you are ordering in person, please show the cashier a copy of the Chipotle Flyer - it can be either be hard-copy or electronically via your phone for St. Mary’s to receive credit. As a reminder we need $150 worth of purchases for our school to benefit from this fundraiser.
Let’s Decorate SMA School!
Calling all decorators! On Sunday, November 26, 2023, HSA will be decorating the school from 2:00pm until 5:00pm. All are welcome to bring the holiday spirit to our teachers and students. Parent volunteer hours are available. The sign up link is below:
Christmas Craft Fair
Our Christmas Craft Fair is less than thirty days away! Make sure your calendars are marked for Saturday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We are looking forward to a fun filled day supporting both St. Mary’s of the Assumption School and our local community. Please bring the entire family out for an afternoon filled with Christmas Cheer!
HSA Vacancy Announcement
Are you interested in supporting St. Mary of the Assumption School as an HSA Executive Member? We are seeking a Recording Secretary. Please reach out to either Bianca at HSAPresident@stmaryum.org or Karen at HSAVicePresident@stmaryum.org for more details.
Save the Date - Friday, December 8, 2023 - 6th- 7th-8th Grade Dance. Details forthcoming!
Santa's Secret Shop is Back!
In two weeks, Santa's Secret Shop will be coming to SMA! Students will have a chance to shop for gifts for their family and friends. These gifts will be wrapped on site and ready to put under the tree. Prices will range from under $1 to $20.
Students will be able to checkout with cash, e-gift card, or both.
Want to make shopping easy and safe for your student and school volunteers? Order an e-gift card now! All gift cards will be loaded into the school’s cash register app making it simple for your student to shop and checkout without the need to bring cash.
Buy your e-gift card at: www.schoolshoppes.com/buy/polar-pals/F1X111
Want to volunteer as a gift wrapping elf? Please look out for an email in the next few days with more information.
Tuition Assistance for the 2024-2025 School Year Now Open
Applications close on February 16, 2024. The application cost is $42.
- Application link: http://secure.tads.com/
- Application FAQ : https://adwcatholicschools.org/tuition-assistance/faqs/
- Family Application Guide: https://adwcatholicschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/TADsFamilyGuide24-25.pdf
- Family Application Worksheet: https://adwcatholicschools.org/tuition-assistance/archdiocesan-tuition-assistance-program/
November 17th: 10 a.m. Mass and Honor Roll Ceremony
November 18th: Chipotle Night Fundraiser
November 22nd: Grandparent's Mass; Half Day
November 23rd-27th: No School; Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26th: Decorate the School
December 1st: Half Day
December 2nd: Christmas Craft Fair
December 8th: Middle School Dance
December 15th: Christmas Program