Monday Morning Memo
November 20, 2023
Grandparents Day Mass
Grandparents Mass will take place this Wednesday, November 22nd at 10:00 AM in the school gym. All grandparents and those that play a grandparent role in children's lives are welcome to attend. PK3-5th grade will each put on a small performance immediately following mass. Light refreshments will be available after mass in the Family Life Center.
Our annual Christmas Music Program will take place on Friday, December 15th at 6:30 PM. All classes will participate. Please feel free to invite family and friends to enjoy this wonderful event.
Santa's Secret Shop - Volunteers Needed
We are bringing back a St. Mary's tradition! Santa's Secret Shop will take place November 28-30 at school. We are looking for Virtus Certified volunteers to assist Mrs. Bagley those three days. If you are interested in helping out and earning service hours, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Santa's Secret Shop, see the information below.
No Aftercare - Wednesday, December 20th
Let’s Decorate SMA School!
Calling all decorators! On Sunday, November 26, 2023, HSA will be decorating the school from 2:00pm until 5:00pm. All are welcome to bring the holiday spirit to our teachers and students. Parent volunteer hours are available. The sign up link is below:
Christmas Craft Fair
Our Christmas Craft Fair is less than thirty days away! Make sure your calendars are marked for Saturday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We are looking forward to a fun filled day supporting both St. Mary’s of the Assumption School and our local community. Please bring the entire family out for an afternoon filled with Christmas Cheer!
HSA Vacancy Announcement
Are you interested in supporting St. Mary of the Assumption School as an HSA Executive Member? We are seeking a Recording Secretary. Please reach out to either Bianca at HSAPresident@stmaryum.org or Karen at HSAVicePresident@stmaryum.org for more details.
Save the Date - Friday, December 8, 2023 - 6th- 7th-8th Grade Dance. Details forthcoming!
Santa's Secret Shop is Back!
Next week, Santa's Secret Shop will be coming to SMA! Students will have a chance to shop for gifts for their family and friends. These gifts will be wrapped on site and ready to put under the tree. Prices will range from under $1 to $20.
Students will be able to checkout with cash, e-gift card, or both.
Want to make shopping easy and safe for your student and school volunteers? Order an e-gift card now! All gift cards will be loaded into the school’s cash register app making it simple for your student to shop and checkout without the need to bring cash.
Buy your e-gift card at: www.schoolshoppes.com/buy/polar-pals/F1X111
Tuition Assistance for the 2024-2025 School Year Now Open
Applications close on February 16, 2024. The application cost is $42.
- Application link: http://secure.tads.com/
- Application FAQ : https://adwcatholicschools.org/tuition-assistance/faqs/
- Family Application Guide: https://adwcatholicschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/TADsFamilyGuide24-25.pdf
- Family Application Worksheet: https://adwcatholicschools.org/tuition-assistance/archdiocesan-tuition-assistance-program/
November 22nd: Grandparent's Mass; Half Day
November 23rd-27th: No School; Thanksgiving Holiday
November 26th: Decorate the School
November 28th-30th: Santa's Secret Shop
December 1st: Half Day
December 2nd: Christmas Craft Fair
December 8th: Middle School Dance
December 15th: Christmas Program
December 20th: Half Day; NO AFTERCARE