Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

December 12-16

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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, December 12

7th-8th Midterms - 1/2 day for 7th-8th ONLY

All grade option to wear Christmas Socks

7:00PM - SAC meeting off campus


Tuesday, December 13

7th-8th Midterms - 1/2 day for 7th-8th ONLY

All grade option to wear Christmas Socks

3:30-5:00PM Staff Christmas Party sponsored by Home and School

6:30PM - Musical (A Classes)


Wednesday, December 14

7th-8th Midterms - Full Day

Mass Uniform - No Christmas Gear

6:30PM - Musical (B Classes)


Thursday, December 15

9:30AM - 3rd-5th Penance Service - (Small change: Christmas socks allowed for all grades)

PK-3rd Polar Express Day - Students may bring a pillow and slippers to change into for story and hot chocolate


Friday, December 16

End of Quarter/Parent-Web Grade Access closes until Friday, January 6th

Christmas sweaters/shirts/socks with uniform bottoms or jeans

9:00AM - Musical in the Cafetorium

1:30PM - Prayer Service in the Gym

2:00PM - Class Parties

7:00-9:00PM - 6th-8th Grade Winter Wonderland Dance


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December 19 - January 2

Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!


Tuesday, January 3

Welcome back to school in 2017!

Registration begins!

7th-8th Midterm Schedule

Monday, December 12th (1/2 day)

7th Grade: ELAR & Math

8th Grade: Social Studies and Science


Tuesday, December 13th (1/2 day)

7th Grade: Social Studies & Science

8th Grade: ELAR & Math



Wednesday, December 14th (FULL day)

7th Grade: Religion

8th Grade: Religion

Choose to Give

Below are the ways SMG is giving back! Discuss the options below as a family and allow your children to pray and contribute toward the drive that answers to each child's own call from God.

Congratulations to the following SMG WINS for Basketball

St. Rita's Tournament

6th Grade Girls - 1st Place Championship

6th Grade Boys - 3rd Place


SMG Tournament

7th Grade Girls - 1st Place Championship

7th Grade Boys - 3rd Place


OLV Tournament

8th Grade Girls - 2nd Place

SMG Robotics wins BIG at the North Texas Official Qualifying Tournament

What an incredible two weekends for the SMG Robotics teams!! All teams came home with winnings! What great teamwork! Thank


SMG Teslas Team

1st place at the games and advanced to the regional championships in February

2nd place OVERALL


SMG Robot Raiders

3rd Place


SMG Robotastik 5

4th Place and advanced to the 2nd Round Qualifier meet in January


SMG Short Circuit

Core Values Award

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Prayers

Please keep eight year old Aaron Moran, brother to Avery (5th) and Caleb (8th) in your prayers. On December 13th, Aaron is having surgery. Aaron has autism, hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy and epilepsy due to his premature birth. After years of failed efforts to control his seizures with medications, the decision was made to do surgery in hopes of reducing and possibly eliminating the seizures. On the 13th, Dr. Donahue at Cook Children's Hospital will perform a functional hemispherectomy on Aaron. The surgery involves removing the left side of Aaron's brain. This is the side that sustained the most damage from a stroke Aaron suffered at birth. This is where Aaron's seizures are originating from, and the hope is that by removing the damaged portion of the brain, the seizures will cease. Please lift the Moran family up in prayer as they will be in the hospital for 3-4 weeks. A sign-up genius for meals will be set up on our school website no later than Tuesday, December 6th. If wanting to contribute through gift cards, SCRIP will be available in the office and Mrs. Malloy will collect and deliver cards to the Moran family.


Please keep all of our teachers, students, and family members healing from sickness, surgeries, and medical concerns in your prayers.


Pray that we grow closer to Christ in every word we speak, every person we encounter, and every step we take.


Continue to pray for our Bishop, priests, administrators, educators, and parents as we continue to guide these young disciples closer to Christ.