St. Mary's Newsletter
St. Mary's Preschool and Elementary School
Catholic Schools Week, Part 2
Thank you to the faculty and staff who helped prepare dishes and serve during our Volunteer Luncheon on Wednesday, for our generous volunteers for joining us for lunch, and for Home and School parents and Club 609 for providing a delicious and relaxing lunch for our faculty and staff on Thursday. We truly have an amazing school community and family, thank you!
100th Day snacks are always a special treat!
Kindergarten loved estimating and weighing 100th Day items as a STEM activity
Kindergarten cuties enjoying Mrs. Taylor's fun activities
Raymond working hard on his Voices for Life entry
Third Grade helping lead our Divine Mercy Chaplet. A beautiful and moving video of our students singing the Divine Mercy Chaplet can be viewed on St. Mary's Elementary Facebook page.
A few Voices for Life entries from St. Mary's
Prayers and songs at our flagpole for our great nation and school community
Valentines for Veterans boxed up and ready to mail to the Ozarks VA Hospital
Thanks to Father Joe for leading us in prayer
Pre-K-5th Grade getting ready for our school-wide Rock, Paper, Scissors game
Our Pre-K- 5th Grade students and staff in their crazy hats!
Congratulations to Trace and Lydan for being our finalists in our Rock, Paper, Scissors game! Lydan is our champion!
School Mass started with a beautiful Our Lady of Lourdes skit by Third Grade
The sick come to the Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes to be healed
After washing in the spring water in the grotto, the sick are healed, praise God!
Congratulations to the St. Mary's Spelling Bee finalists!
Congratulations to Sarah and Tess for making it to the final round of the spelling bee
Sarah Burink is the 2022 St. Mary's Spelling Bee Champion, congratulations!
Rescheduled Charity Dress and Free Dress Days
- Charity Dress Day: Wednesday, February 16 (monetary donation to participate)
- Free Dress Day: Thursday, February 24
Please remember that Charity Dress Days are just that, days that students may dress out of uniform in exchange for a monetary donation to the month's charity.
Valentine's Day Parties
St. Mary's Open House
St. Mary's is hosting a Preschool and Elementary Open House for interested families on Saturday, February 26 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. The I Spy themed morning will include school tours, a fun I Spy game to complete, time spent in classrooms visiting with teachers, and information about what sets St. Mary's apart from other private and public schools in the area. For more information, please call the St. Mary's office, 623-1465.
Yearbook Photos Wanted!
Speaking of yearbooks, don't forget that 2021-2022 yearbooks are still for sale! Yearbook order forms can be picked up from the school office or may be ordered online from Inter-State Studio using www.inter-state.com/order and entering St. Mary's code: 64501X. Online yearbook ordering closes on Friday, March 11!
Important Dates to Remember
Monday, February 14: Valentine's Day Parties-Preschool parties starting at 9:30 a.m., Elementary parties starting at 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 15: Dr. Wilson's Dental Office visits Preschool classes and Kindergarten
Wednesday, February 16: Rescheduled Charity Dress Day due to CSW activities
Friday, February 18: Noon Dismissal, Faculty PD Day
Monday, February 21: No School, Presidents' Day
Thursday, February 24: Rescheduled Free Dress Day
Saturday, February 26: St. Mary's Preschool and Elementary Open House, 9-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 1: Home and School serves Mardi Gras Cake, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2: Ash Wednesday Mass, 8:30 a.m.