Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

October 31- November 4

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, October 31

Happy Halloween!


Celebrate Halloween in a saintly manner! Students may come dressed as saints and will end the day in the church with a prayer service.

Good Works Club Meeting is Cancelled for Today

Tuesday, November 1

All Saints Day Mass at 10:00AM

Wednesday, November 2

No school Mass today

Strategic Plan

We are continuing our strategic planning process for Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School. Eventually we will be working closely with Catholic School's Management to help us with this process. A strategic plan is a living, breathing document that will help Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School continue to grow forward in all areas. We began this process last year and made many changes based on parent, student, and teacher feedback and surveys. The goal is to observer, research, survey, and create a document of goals with a timeline and accountability factors to be formally written and monitored. We will begin meeting about this survey process within the next few weeks. Please email if interested in participating in this process. Meetings will be held monthly during the school day and in the evenings. Depending on the category, there may be more frequent meetings to prepare for researching and reporting at monthly meetings. The categories are listed below as stated by TCCED:

Mission and Catholic Identity - Need two to three participants to work with Advisory Council chair, principal, and pastor to help set goals

Governance and Leadership - Need one to two participants to work with Advisory Council chair, principal, and pastor to help set goals

Academic Excellence - Need two participants to gain understanding of current practices and work forward to set goals for campus needs

Operational Vitality - Need two to three participants to help with research and development to set goals for advancement, enrollment, fundraising, and budgeting needs.

Technology - Need two to three participants to work with Advisory Council chair, Technology Director, Business Manager, and Principal to set a five year plan for technology

Facilities - Need three to four people to work with the principal and pastor to help research and develop a comprehensive master five year facility plan for the entire school campus

We would appreciate any time, expertise, and support from our community and parents in working through the strategic planning process with the intentions of growing Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School forward in forming students closer to Christ.

Dine Out Success

Thank you all for the participation at Saljo's Pizza on Thursday and Friday! What a great way to support SMG!

Faculty Book Study Reflections

Saint Maria Goretti faculty and staff are reading The Seven Laws of Teaching which follows the mission of the school and intentional approaches to instruction. Teacher reflections are posted in the hallway outside the 5th/6th Science Lab. Feel free to stop by to read what is true, good, and beautiful in the field of teaching through the lens of our teachers.
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Second Grade Reading Bee Champs

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Please keep all our school families in your prayers as we continue to work through the challenges our Lord places before us.

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