Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

News Bulletin May 3-6

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

Tuesday, May 3

3rd - 8th Grade Kickball Outing with Mrs. Rios and Ms. Schump 3:30-5:30


Wednesday, May 4

PK-2nd Grade Kickball Outing with Mrs. Rios and Ms. Schump 3:30-5:30


Thursday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo


Friday, May 6

Grandparent's Day


Saturday, May 7

Holy Communion @ 11:00AM in the Church

May Calendar at a Glance

Tuesday, May 10

8th Grade Retreat

Groovy Tuesday - Students and teachers wear groovy getups


Wednesday, May 11

May Crowning @ 10:00AM

Adoration with the Monstrance given to the US by Saint John Pail II @ 12-3:00PM in the Church


Thursday, May 12

7th and 8th Grade Talent Show


Friday, May 13

Band Concert @ 8:15AM in the Gym

Sports Banquet @ 6:30PM


Saturday, May 14

Parish Picnic @ 11:00AM


Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 18

Junior High Finals


Tuesday, May 17

Home and School Meeting - All 8th Grade families encouraged to attend as recognition and appreciation will be announced


Thursday, May 19

Candle Passing (immediately following Mass)

Junior High Dance 7:00 - 9:00


Friday, May 20

8th Grade Luncheon

Walk for Life @ 2:00PM


Monday, May 23

Drama Club's Performance @ 7:00PM


Tuesday, May 24

Kinder Promotion @ 1:30PM

8th Grade Graduation @ 6:30PM


Wednesday, May 25

Career Day (all grades)


Thursday, May 26

Field Day (all grades)

NO MASS


Friday, May 27

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL/ NO SMEED

School-wide Mass @ 9:00AM

School-wide Awards Ceremony @10:00AM (Parents Welcome)

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Principal of the Day

Miss Morano should be nominated for Principal of the Year! She began her day greeting students as they entered the building and ran the school beautifully. Her work with the Assistant Principal, Miss Proctor, included getting a sub for one of her teachers, managed a few discipline issues with some of our "veteran students" (teachers in uniform) who got their phones taken away, sat in on some teacher observations, was called into the gym for an eighth grade protest against their teacher of the day, and of course, no administrator gets out of lunch duty.


Great work, Faith! I'm putting a good word in to the Fort Worth Diocesan Superintendent.

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Assistant Principal of the Day

Miss Proctor's professionalism and keen eye for campus needs was stellar! She worked in tandem with Miss Morano to keep those "veteran students" in control. Checking in on teachers, conducting classroom observations, and assuming the glamorous duties such as lunch and hall duties were among the top assignments of the day. There were a few pop-up meetings with the business office and with individual teachers.


Hats off to our patient yet "get down to business" Assistant Principal, Miss Proctor!

Teacher of the Day Slide Show

Check your email for the Teacher of the Day Slide Show.
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SMG Butterflies

Grades kinder through fourth grade are studying and raising butterflies. Students are very excited about their discoveries and experiences while watching the metamorphic process.
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8th Grade Liturgical Appreciation Lunch

Father Luke hosted the first annual 8th Grade Liturgical Appreciation Lunch at El Gabacho's followed by distribution of recognition certificates in the Church last Friday. Thank you to all of our Liturgical leaders for your service in this ministry!
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Eighth Grade Diocesan Mass

Last Thursday, we celebrated Mass with Bishop Olson held for eighth graders from all the schools in the diocese. Our SMG eighth graders are on their journey through their end of year events. Keep them in your prayers as they embark on their new journeys while leaving their footprints behind.
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Teacher Appreciation Week

What a great time to send your teacher lots of love!!
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Get your Groovy on!

Book Fair begins this Friday!! This is our big Grandparent's Day sale!
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Registration 2016-2017

Registration is now open to all families. Please return registration forms or contact the office if you are planning on returning so that we can secure your spot. Enrollment packages and forms will be emailed to families within the next week to fill out online.

Preschool classes are filling quickly! We are looking to expand our preschool 3 and 4 year-old programs as needed...so get your registration forms in soon!

If there are any questions or concerns contact Business Manager, Nancy Benson or Registrar, Judy de la Pena.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid applications are available in the office. Online applications may be submitted on the FACTS website. Applications should be submitted before April 15.
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Prayers

Please keep family and friends of Rosalie Scottino in your prayers. At the age of 97 Rosalie Scottino died peacefully Wednesday, April 28th. Rosie was a lifelong member of Saint Maria Goretti and the Women's Guild. She was most known in the SMG school community for sharing her family spaghetti sauce and meatball recipe and initiating our annual Spaghetti Dinner.


The Rosary and Funeral Mass will be Monday, May 9th at Saint Maria Goretti Church. The Rosary will begin at 10:30AM followed by the Mass at 11:00AM.