Principal Nook

Listening and Walking Together

Value of the Month - COMPASSION

Compassion is a sympathetic understanding of another person’s pain with the desire to relieve it.

And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ. (Ephesians 4:32)

Campus Life & Student Growth

  • SOUPERBOWL Fundraiser supported a local soup kitchen and allowed us to showcase our favorite team.
  • MAP Growth Reports diplsay that we are moving in an upward direction, meeting goals, and reflecting on what needs to be done next to get us there.
  • Catholic Schools Week was a blast - visit our Facebook page to see us in action.
  • D.A.R.E. Program began in grade 7 - we look forward to participating and learning more about how we can remain safe with healthy habits.

Important Calendar Reminders:


17: Half Day - 11 am Dismissal

20: Presidents Day - No School

21: Burning of Ashes (outdoors TBD)

22: Ash Wednesday Mass and Distribution of Ashes @ 10 am

28: Touring Tuesday (9-11 am) - Government-Issued ID Required


2: Read Across America - Dr. Suess Day

3: Half-Day Dismissal @ 11 AM

Class Pages - Learn More About Student Life

St. Margaret of Antioch School provides a value-centered learning environment that fosters spiritual growth, service to others, and personal development. We are committed to educating the whole child according to Catholic Christian principles. Our students seek to become individuals of intelligence, insight, and faith, and our educators, parents, and parish community consistently work toward creating an environment that promotes that idea.

SMS Motto: To Serve, Not to be Served

Busing Information - Time Sensitive - APRIL 1st

  • April 1st: Deadline to Register or Reregister with the transportation department of your [home] district of residence.
  • IMPORTANT UPDATE for Pearl River School District Residents for the 2023 - 2024 School Year:
    • Mileage requirements for the Pearl River School district are:
      K - 4 must live more than 1/2 mile from the school
      5-7 must live more than 8/10 mile from the school
      8th grade must live more than 2 miles from the school.
    • Any child that would not fall within that mileage - would not be eligible for busing.
  • Visit NYSED to learn more.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

KiwiCo Science Kits

Science kits were issued to students in grade Kindergarten through 8th. Catapult will give a total of three throughout the year. These hands-on projects engage students while allowing them to strive at their pace and accomplish a goal.

Share pictures with us to post on FB.

SMS Home School Association

We are meeting goals and having fun while doing so...

Catholic Schools Week
  • Pig Races
  • Mental Math Challenges
  • Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader
  • Amazing Auctions
  • Athletic Races
  • Valentines for Service Men and Women
  • Movie Afternoon
  • Teacher Luncheon

HSA Run Events

  • Valentines Cookie Kits
  • Host Open Houses & Tours for Prospective Families
  • Volunteer for Ice Cream Fridays
  • ...and so much more!!