What's Happening

March 23, 2020 - updated 3/25/20

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St. Mary's Catholic School partners with families in the formation of children as disciples of Jesus and His Kingdom, through FAITH, SCHOLARSHIP, LEADERSHIP, and SERVICE.
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Let's Get Social

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Facebook: @St. Mary’s Catholic School

Instagram: @st_marys_catholic_school

Twitter: @StMarysLongview

Use the following hashtags

#weareknights #smslearning #smsdoingourpart

Complete Schedule

Technical Help

If you need help with technology for your student, complete this form and either Jeff Palmer or Zack Peters will be in touch with you.


You may also email Zack at zpeters@stmaryslgv.org

Fortitude - Virtue of the Week

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Try to Watch Without Crying....

Our virtue this week is FORTITUDE - The strength to overcome fear and to remain steady in our will in the face of obstacles always being reasonable. What are some of the fears that you most often have to deal with? What helps you to steady your will?

Regarding Remote Learning and other COVID-19 Actions

Celebrate Calm

Tentatively scheduled for April 23 for a parent development workshop, Celebrate Calm is offering some great words of wisdom and podcasts for this time. Please check them out at


A Day in the Life of a Stressed Out Mom

Fellowship Fridays - Look for Updates on Getting Together Digitally

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Fellowship Fridays

We will be doing Fellowship Friday a little different this month. Later today, all parents and teacher should be receiving a link via email. You will be able to go to that link and sign in for Fellowship Friday online. From 8:30 am until 9:30 am, Dr. Safford will be available for discussion.

Please email some questions you would like answered between now and Thursday afternoon to dsafford@stmaryslgv.org

If for some reason you do not get the email or have a grandparent who would like to join, please send an email address to mdunn@stmaryslgv.org We hope to see many of you join us with your favorite breakfast, coffee, or tea, and a little social collaboration, while practicing social distancing.

March 27 - 8:30 am until 9:30 am

April 24 - (Changed from April 17 due to many class trips)

May 15


Father Dower will celebrate Holy Mass online on Tuesdays. You will be able to view it on facebook or on the school's You Tube page at St. Mary's School Longview

Volunteer Opportunities

Tutoring - There will be students who will need tutoring assistance with remote learning. Please contact lkubicek@stmaryslgv.org

Church Community Initiative to help seniors with groceries and errands during this time of

Contact Melissa Aguilar at maguilar@stmaryslgv.org or (903) 263-9819 or (903) 757-5855

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, if you see a need, please let us know.


Enrollment - Re-Enrollment

  • You must complete the fees sheet as well as your tuition finance worksheet and return to the school. Digital Fees Form Here
  • Please be sure to log in to your parent web and complete the re-enrollment packet. If your student is NOT returning, you must indicate so in the Re-enrollment window. Family Portal
  • Parish Subsidy Letters should be sent to your pastor and then picked up and returned to the school. Digital Parish Subsidy Letter Here

Where Our Seniors are Headed

Texas A&M

Louisiana TECH

University of Dallas

Houston Baptist University

Abilene Christian University

Schriener University

Mary Hardin Baylor University

University of Houston

Sam Houston

UT Dallas

St. Edward's University

Centenary College of Louisiana

UT Tyler

Scholarships Earned to Date: $330,000

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Congratulations April Jones on committing to Centenary of Louisiana

Centenary College of Louisiana Competitive Cheer and Dance added a new photo to the album: 2019-2020 — at St. Mary's Catholic School.

March 21 at 11:05 AM · Longview ·

We are so excited to announce our next Centenary Competitive Dance commit, April Jones! April is a senior at St. Mary’s in Longview, TX where she is on the dance team. She is coming into Centenary on the pre-med track.
We’re so excited to have you, April!

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Raffle Tickets can still be dropped off at the Church Office

Please turn in your tickets and money as soon as you can. You do not have to wait until all tickets are sold to turn in what you have. This will be helpful in tallying tickets and in managing the class contest.

Class Contest Update

4th Grade at 22% to goal

11th Grade at 21% to goal

12th Grade at 17% to goal

Kindergarten at 9% to goal

5th Grade at 7.5% to goal

6th Grade at 6% to goal

3rd Grade at 4% to goal

1st Grade at 4 % to goal

7th Grade at 3% to goal

A Knight to Remember Gala

Next Meeting: TBD

Please come if you would like to volunteer on any committee.

Marketing: Jackie Weaver

Invitations/Reservations/Thank You's: Jen Billodeaux, Lisa Van Burkleo

Underwriting: Cindy Verhalen & Gillian Peters

Food & Beverages: Jeanie Folzenlogen & Kathy Mendicello

Decorations: Stacy Lammers

Emcee and Entertainment: Sam Dunn & Jim Tucker

Raffle: Melissa Aguilar

Program: Jackie Weaver, Gillian Peters & Melinda Stacy

Day of the Event Coordinator: Bob Ward

Silent Auction: Lisa Van Burkleo and Barbara Kenning

Home & School Liason: Therese Kenning and Mechelle

Contact Bob Ward with questions

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Spirit Shirt Days

May 8th – Pep Rally

Upcoming Events

All Middle School and High School TAPPS events have been cancelled until further notice.

2019-2020 Family Fundraiser Nights

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Family Fundraiser Night Funds Raised This School Year: $5,193

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