Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School

Bulletin February 1-5

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.

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Catholic School's Week

Monday, February 1 "Celebrating Our Community"

Favorite Jersey with Jeans or uniform bottoms and white tennis shoes

7th Grade Donation Drive Kick Off for the Homeless


Tuesday, February 2 "Celebrating Students"

Free Tennis Shoe Day

Parents are invited to come and have lunch with their students

SAC will provide Cookie Refreshments for lunch

2nd Grade Field Trip to Bass Hall - Wear Mass Uniform (Change to tennis shoes after)


Wednesday, February 3 "Celebrating Our Nation"

Wear any combination of Red, White, and Blue socks

Students will be writing letters and cards to various members of our government, police and fire departments, and servicemen explaining the importance of a Catholic Education and thanking them for their service to our country, city, and state.

Kinder and Preschool Coffee and Information will be held in the Library from 8-10AM


Thursday, February 4 "Celebrating Vocations"

Mass Dress

Mass dedicated Alumni - Hosted by 6th Grade

Members of the Religious Community to visit each classroom


Friday, February 5 "Celebrating Faculty and Staff"

Western Dress and Free Dress for students who came to Mass in uniform

8th Grade students super-hero dress for Staff vs. Student Volleyball Game

Staff vs. 8th Grade Volleyball Game at 10:00AM

NOON DISMISSAL - SMEED Available

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What a great presentation, students and teachers! Thank you to all for visiting our Open House and supporting Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School!

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Thank you to all of our parishioners, families, and friends for making our Spaghetti Dinner a success!

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Thank you!!

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers for continuing the Spaghetti Dinner tradition! The joy and dedication devoted to organizing and participating in this event was so inspirational! Thank you, thank you!
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SMG Alumni Reunite!

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Building Champions

Students began the morning with a beautiful breakfast spread provided by the fifth grade parents. Eighth graders led fifth grade students through their second leadership retreat of the year integrating faith and leadership. Fifth graders are ready to use their skills and strategies with their kinder little buddies.


Thank you to all of our parents for providing this wonderful feast to celebrate our students and prepare them for a great retreat!

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Congrats to all of our students with Science Fair!!

Message from Nurse O'Brien

Dear Parents and Teachers,

As we push through the cold/flu season, a few reminders of what we can all do to help keep our children healthy may be helpful.

Please remember to:

· cover coughs and sneezes with “elbow pit” or “chelidon”

· wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently (especially before eating or after using the restroom)

· avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

· refrain from eating or drinking after others

· avoid close contact with others who are sick

It’s not too late to:

· Get a flu shot

Helathy habits to help prevent illnesses:

· Eating healthy food

· Drinking adequate amounts of water

· Getting plenty of rest

· Regular exercise

· Good handwashing

Below are the diocesan guidelines regarding when students should stay home and when they are ready to return from an illness.
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Online Registration will begin mid February. More information to come.

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Prayers

Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Saint Maria Goretti Catholic School and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. Saint John Neumann, pray for us. Saint Maria Goretti pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen.