St. Mary Catholic Schools News

January 12, 2022

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Upcoming Events

Winter Sports

Cheer on your Zephyrs this winter season! View the Big East calendar here to find games that work with your schedule. All SMCS students get in free to home events. Go Zephyrs!

St. Mary Catholic Middle School Preview Night

January 25, 2022

5:30 p.m. Open House and 6:30 p.m. Presentation

St. Mary Catholic Middle School

Prospective parents and students are invited to SMCMS Preview Night. Tour our amazing campus and learn about academic offerings, faith formation, athletics, fine arts, STEM programs, student life, and much more. No RSVP required. Learn more here.

ZCabaret

January 28 and 29, 2022

7 p.m.

This annual event will feature many fabulous performers and offer an evening of entertainment, apps, and drinks. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

St. Mary Catholic High School Preview Night

January 31, 2022

6 p.m.

St. Mary Catholic High School

Prospective parents and students are invited to SMCHS Preview Night. Our teachers, administrators, and current students will present and answer questions about academic offerings, courses, college preparation, faith formation, athletics, fine arts, STEM programs, and much more. No RSVP required. Learn more here.

Catholic Schools Week

January 30-February 5, 2022

Stay tuned to campus newsletters and principals' communications, SMCS social media, and the SMCS website for further details about Catholic Schools Week 2022 happenings and celebrations at all five of our campuses and across our system.

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Planned Giving/Estate Planning Presentation

February 24, 2022

5:30 p.m.

Save the date for February 24, 2022! SMCS is hosting a free informational night, highlighting legacy gifts and estate planning. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Registration starts at 5:45 p.m. Presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. More details forthcoming. Contact SMCS Director of Development Chris Decker with questions.

Zephyrfest 2022

April 30, 2022

Fox Cities Exhibition Center

Save the date! This annual premier event brings the St. Mary Catholic Schools community together in celebration of students, teachers, and our mission. www.smcszephyrfest.com

Click here to view the SMCS calendar for more upcoming events and happenings.

COVID Updates

A system-wide COVID-19 protocol update was most recently shared on January 7, 2022. The updates reflect changes supported by the CDC and local health organizations. Review updated policies here.


SMCS will continue to monitor COVID-19 levels on our campuses and will make necessary adjustments to keep our schools open and mitigate risk for our students and staff.


Testing at SMCHS is currently unavailable due to supply shortage. Find a nearby testing clinic at https://doineedacovid19test.com.


Click here to review daily dashboard and other COVID resources here.

SMCS Emergency Notifications

SMCS utilizes a text message notification system for emergency notifications, weather-related closures and delays, and other information. To enroll your phone number, please text SMCS to (844) 947-5948. You will receive a confirmation text. You may enroll multiple cell phone numbers using that same process.


With winter here, a reminder that as soon as a weather-related delay or cancellation is determined for school day or activities, information is posted on the SMCS Facebook page, SMCS email, text notification mentioned above, and local TV and radio stations.

Tuition Bills

Please continue to check your tuition bill online for payment adjustments due to newly applied fine arts and sports fees, co-curriculars, and quarterly scrip credits.


Families can view their tuition bills at: https://parent.smarttuition.com/


If you have not logged in to review your billing statement, select “I AM A FIRST TIME USER”. Make note of your computer-generated username for future log in. (TIP: Click the gold button, “My billing details” to see fees and credits.)


Please contact Shelley Wautlet swautlet@smcatholicschools.org with questions on fees and discounts. If you need help logging in, please call customer service at Blackbaud Tuition Management at 888-868-8828.

In Case You Missed It/SMCS Happenings

Parish Connection

Summer 2022 Mission Trips

The Neenah-Menasha Catholic community, in partnership with SMCS campus ministry, is hosting three mission trip opportunities for middle and high school students in summer 2022. Learn more here. All students are welcome, regardless of parish/church affiliation.


Neenah-Menasha Summer Service Mission Experience

June 6-10, 2022, Neenah/Menasha, WI


Catholic Heart Workcamp

June 12-18, 2022, New Castle, PA


Catholic Mission Trips

July 9-17, 2022, New Orleans, LA


Upcoming info session is on January 27. RSVP for an informational session here.

SMCS students are invited to attend the annual Disciples For Life Conference at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help on Saturday, January 22, 12:30-5 p.m. Students may register here or reach out to SMCS Director of Ministry Eric Rudd for more information.

St. Gabriel

You're invited! St. Gabriel Parish invites all students in grades 6-12 to join them for the Wisconsin Catholic Youth Rally on March 19, 2022. St. Gabriel is taking a bus to Milwaukee for the day filled with worship, breakout session, Mass, and more for youth. Sign up here.

St. Margaret Mary

St. Margaret Mary Parish will host Open Wide Our Hearts exhibit January 15-17 after Masses at the parish. The exhibit features photos of Catholics from various racial and ethnic backgrounds alongside written narratives that document what life in the Church is like for them. Learn more at gbdioc.org/openwideourhearts.

St. Mary and St. John the Baptist

A youth lock-in is scheduled for January 15-16 at St. Mary/St. John Parish. See details in the flyer attached, and register at www.signupgenius.com/go/9040545aaaa22a7fc1-middle1.

St. Patrick

Lent is around the corner! Mark your calendars for St. Patrick's Parish Lenten Fish Fries on March 4, 11, 18, 25, and April 1 and 8!

St. Mary Catholic Schools is preparing and inspiring students to lead meaningful lives, rooted in the teachings of Christ in our Catholic tradition.