Trojan Times

February 19 - February 25

Week At A Glance

Monday, Feb. 19

  • Home & School General Meeting 7:00 pm
  • Second Grade "Deep in the Heart of Texas" program
  • Re-enrollment Period Opens

Wednesday, Feb. 21

  • Chess Club during lunch

  • School Mass 8:00 am

  • 8th Grade Catholic Charities Field Trip

Thursday, Feb. 22
  • Running Club 3:30 to 4:20 pm
  • Coker's Dine Out Night

Friday, Feb. 23

  • 2:00 pm Stations of the Cross (Church)
  • Kindergarten Field Trip
  • Basktetball at SMG and around the diocese
Saturday, Feb.24
  • Bastketball at SMG and around the diocese

Mrs. Pierce's Principal Message

Dear SMG Families,

At the beginning of Lent, we are reminded to repent and turn to the Gospel. Jesus reminds us there are temptations and sin all around us. To become better people, we need time of quiet to silence our hearts, so He can speak to us and we can hear His mission for us. Jesus wants us to build His kingdom. He calls us to repent and bring the Gospel message to others by what we say and do. Let’s make it our goal to do something more than nothing this week. The world will be a better place on Easter Morning.

Blessings,

Mrs. Pierce

Special Congratulations

Registration Opens February 19

Emails for Re-enrollment for 2018-2019 school year will be sent today. Please be sure to re-enroll your student by February 28. After that date, you may be required to complete an application and be subject to a $25 application fee.


Registration Fees are not due at the time of re-enrollment. The first payment for registration fees will be due March 15.

Financial Aid Applications Due April 15

If you are in need of financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year from Saint Maria Goretti, your application in FACTS is due by April 15. Funds will be awarded in May. For more information please contact our Director of Advancement, Nancy Benson.
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Saints in Action

Our youngest disciples used rice and beans to make babies with their same birthweight. The babies were swaddled in baby blankets which will go to new babies in the community. In addition, the classes raised about $1,000 to help those in need.

Carline Safety with Davis Drive Construction

Please remember to be patient and extra careful as construction has begun on Davis Drive. Allow yourself an extra few minutes in case of delays both in the morning and the afternoon. Our students' safety is our primary concern. Thank you for your patience!

Rosary Groups

We are in the Lenten Season and it is a season of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. Would you like to begin your day in prayer, but can’t seem to make the time? This Lent, consider taking one morning each week to begin your day with the Rosary. We have two morning Rosary Prayer Groups here at SMG – one each for men and women. We are very informal – come as you are. We meet in the St. Maria Center at 7:35 am. Drop off your student in car line, then stop in for 20 minutes of prayer. There is no better way to begin the day than spending a few moments with God. All are welcome to join us.


Women’s Rosary Group (babies / toddlers welcome)

Monday Mornings 7:35 am

St. Maria Center

Men’s Rosary Group

Wednesday Mornings 7:35 am

St. Maria Center

For More Information Contact:

Mary Rowell (682) 552-3082 mary@rowell.com

Upcoming Events / Save the Date

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Nolan Cheer Tryout Information

Cheer Tryout Informational Meeting - Monday, February 26 from 6:00pm to 6:30pm.

Parent and tryout candidate must be present to attend Nolan Catholic Cheer Tryouts and clinic.

Nolan Catholic Cheer Clinic and Tryouts - Monday, March 19 to Wednesday, March 21 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Candidates must attend all three tryout sessions to be eligible for Nolan Catholic Cheer Tryouts.

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Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

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