SMM PARENT NEWSLETTER

January 10, 2020

TOGETHER WE MAKE GREAT THINGS HAPPEN

Please pray for the families and friends of our SMM community who have asked for our prayers. If you would like us to pray for a loved one, please send Coach Gay an email: gknock@saintmm.org.


Teena Galatas, Simone Boell, Brad Binder, Sister Donna Baker, Marion Ciulla, Karen Soulet, Sandra Chester, Cherie Stockton, Kathleen Craig, Kaleb Manuel, Gerald Doucet, Mike Reams, Dale Davis, Lorraine Olmo, Zachary Cresson, Keith Baumgarter, Gay LaFleur, Leslie Bouvier, Burt Bamping, Trent Hoogacker, and Dale McCloskey.

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT OPEN HOUSE

If you own a business or work at a local business, we would appreciate it if you would place some Open House cards (see picture below) in the reception area. Please contact Coach Gay and let her know how many you would like her to send home with our child. She can be reached at gknock@saintmm.org.


Thank you.

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LOUISIANA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION


Louisiana Scholarship Program, also known as LA Believes, application window opened December 10th and will close on January 31, 2020. The Louisiana Scholarship Program is designed to provide students with additional opportunities to attend the school of their choice.

To be eligible for a scholarship, students must have a family income that does not exceed 250% of the federal poverty line and must be entering kindergarten for the first time.

To learn about the Louisiana Scholarship Program, including how to apply for a scholarship, please review the Scholarship Program FAQ PDF.

https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/school-choice/faq-scholarship-program.pdf?sfvrsn=49d02864_30

To apply for a scholarship, please go to the Online Student Application for the Louisiana Scholarship Program webpage and submit your application by January 31st.

https://webapps.doe.louisiana.gov/publicapps/scholarshipsonlineapp/

SPRING PICTURE DAY IS COMING

Mother's Day Out, Pre K 3 and 4 will take Spring Pictures on January 22nd in the Early Childhood Building.


Kindergarten through 7th grade will take pictures on Thursday, January 30th. Picture proofs will be sent home for viewing and purchase, so no pre payment or pre-ordering is necessary.


Students may wear free dress on spring picture day, following the free dress regulations outlined in the student handbook.

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SMM Parish Louisiana Life March Info

On Saturday, January 25, 2020 the bus for the Louisiana Life March in Baton Rouge will leave from St. Margaret Mary at 7:15 a.m. and will arrive in downtown Baton Rouge. Lineup for the march will be in the grassy area outside the Louisiana State Capitol at the corner of Spanish Town Road and N. 4th Street. The march will proceed on N. 4th Street to Galvez Plaza, where a program will take place. (This is the same route as last year.) See more information go to LALifeMarch.com or call 1-866-463-LIFE(5499).


Seating is limited so if you plan on taking the bus to Baton Rouge, please call Mary 985-643-9547 or Eileen at 985-649-6281. The cost for the bus trip is $20 and checks should be made payable to St. Margaret Mary Church. Water will be provided but you will need to bring your own lunch.

PTO Mother/Daughter Mardi Gras Mom-Beaux Party

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Click Below for Registration & T-Shirt Info

SPECIAL MAGNIFICAT BRUNCH

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SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS FOR JANUARY

2019-2020 SMM SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

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Friday, January 10

  • School Mass 8:30 am Parents Are Invited
  • Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest 3:15 - 4:30 pm SMM Gym
  • Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby Tech Night 6:00 pm Gym

Sunday, January 12

  • Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby1:30 pm Gym

Tuesday, January 14

  • Girls Basketball vs First Baptist 4:00 pm @ SMM

Wednesday, January 15

  • SV Boys Basketball vs Mary Queen of Peace 4:00 pm @ Coquille

Thursday, January 16

  • Room Parent Mtg 8:15 am E-Bldg
  • SV Boys Basketball Game 4:00 pm @ Our Lady of the Lake School

Friday, January 17

  • School Mass 8:30 am Church Parents are Invited

Monday, January 20

  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day Observance - NO SCHOOL

School Humor

What school subject do snakes like the best?


Hiss - tory

Don't Forget About These Important Links

PARENTS, DON'T FOGET TO LOGIN TO SMILE.AMAZON.COM WHEN BUYING ONLINE. A PART OF YOUR PURCHASE GOES TOWARDS SMM. WE ARE LISTED AS "ST. MARGARET MARY SCHOOL" IN SLIDWELL, LA. (OUR ORIGINAL INFO WAS INACCURATELY ENTERED, THUS THE MISSPELLING OF SLIDELL)


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PARENTS, PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CHILDREN HAVE ADEQUATE FUNDS IN THEIR LUNCH ACCOUNTS BEFORE SCHOOL BEGINS. YOU MAY LOG ON BELOW IF YOU ALREADY HAVE AN ACCOUNT. IF NOT, PLEASE SET ONE UP ON CHECK REGISTRATION DAY.
MY SCHOOL BUCKS IS AN ADDITIONAL APP FOR A SERVICE TO HELP PARENTS KEEP UP WITH THEIR CHILDREN'S LUNCH ACCOUNTS.