Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

March 27-31

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, March 27

6:30PM - 8th Grade Parent Meeting in the Cafetorium

Wednesday, March 29

School Mass @ 8:00AM

8th Grade Catholic Charities

Friday, March 31

Spirit Day! (SMG shirt and jeans or uniform bottoms with uniform shoes)

Stations of the Cross at 2:00PM

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4th Grade Animal Essay Contest Winner

Kyle Crissey won first place in the City of Arlington's Animal Essay Contest. Mrs. Rios joined Kyle for an interview at the Arlington studio. Congratulations Kyle!

Calendar Changes

Below are a list of official calendar changes for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year.

Our May snow day has been moved from Friday, May 5th to Monday, May 1st.

Grandparents Day, Band Concert, and Sports Banquet have been moved from

Friday, May 12th to Friday, May 5th.

May Crowning has been moved to Tuesday, May 9th @ 10AM.

Candle Passing will be on Wednesday, May 17th.

Thank you for your patience and flexibility. Please direct all questions, conflicts, or concerns to Leah Rios.

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Dinner Dance Class Outings

Our first BidPal release will be a pre-event auction for CLASS OUTINGS. Class Outings are fun, teacher-hosted parties that your children will be eager to attend! There is a limited number or spots available for each outing, therefore we encourage you to bid early. This pre-event auction will commence Friday, March 24 at 7:00 pm and will close the Saturday before each outing is scheduled.

To participate in the pre-event auction for Class Outings, please visit our event website at to register and start bidding!

Thank you for all of your support and stay tuned for more Dinner Dance news!

Claudia Clark & Robyn Coffey
2016-2017 Dinner Dance Chairs


On Sunday, April 30, 2017, SMG will once again participate in the Stephen Breen Memorial Foundation Spirit Games. This foundation has been a tremendous help in offering financial assistance to those families seeking the traditional values and academic excellence SMG offers to students and families. At present, the Stephen Breen Foundation has helped several SMG families with tuition assistance. This is an incredible blessing, and we are so very grateful for the help received from the foundation. We would like to be the number one participating school this year to show our gratitude! Please visit the SMG website and click on the Stephen Breen Memorial Foundation link to register online for this fun-filled event. Students may wear their Stephen Breen Memorial Foundation Spirit Game t-shirts to school on Friday spirit days.

See you on Sunday, April 30th to celebrate Mass with the Bishop on Nolan's football field, enjoy live music by our very own Mr. Smith, and have lots of fun with SMG's sponsored dunk booth along with many other booth activities and field events!

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Lord, may we all take the time to reflect on the opportunities and challenges you have placed before us during this Lenten season. May we all be grateful for the blessings you have offered. Give us the strength to continue your work in educating and growing your children closer to you. Thank you, Lord, for the opportunity to serve your children as parents, educators, and faith-filled supporters. Please grant us the courage to turn to you and be open as well as accepting to your call. Amen.