February 5, 2021
Please pray for the families and friends of our SMM community who have asked for our prayers. If you would like us to pray for a loved one, please send Coach Gay an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all service men and women; first responders; police; firefighters; health care workers; and everyone who is keeping us safe, protected, and fed during the COVID 19 crisis.
Simone Boell, Dale McCloskey, Ryan Ware, Lorraine Olmo, Jessica Bodron, Krista Soileau, Nicholas Eirich, Carla Hurlburt, Cheryl Walters Swanson, Juan Peralta, Nicole Forrest, Courtney Palulio, Lisa Ferrer, Mrs. Peterson's Mom, Richard Michell, Patsy Meyers, Dana Cline, and Mary Grace Dragon.
For the repose of the soul of Richard Roach; for his family and friends; and for all those who mourn his loss.
For all those sick and suffering from the Coronavirus, may they recover quickly and completely.
Please Pray for Our Priests
Rev. John-Nhan Tran; Rev. Msgr. J. Anthony Luminais; Rev. Tuan Anh Pham; Rev. Jude Emunemu; Rev. Wilginyz Polynice, S.D.D.; Rev. Stephen Leake, S.D.B.; Rev. David Keong Seid, O.P.
Here is a brief prayer that you may want to use:
Eternal Father, we lift up to you these and all the priests of the world. Sanctify them. Heal and guide them. Mold them into the likeness and holiness of your Son, Jesus, the Eternal High Priest. May their lives be pleasing tp you. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen
WE RECEIVED A GOOD NEWS (ANONYMOUS) MESSAGE FROM A PARENT THAT MR. COLLINS WANTS TO SHARE WITH YOU
Hi Mr. Collins,
I just wanted to “anonymously” brag about one of our SMM parents. Today while I was taking my daughter to school, there was a truck stalled in the right hand lane of Gause Blvd near 9th St. As I passed, the driver was starting to get out of his truck, so I told my daughter to say a prayer for him as the roads were wet and it was a dangerous spot. We prayed for him and continued on to school. While I was returning home, after safely dropping off my daughter, it warmed my heart to see that a kind gentleman was helping the older driver push his truck to a safe spot. As I got closer, I recognized that the kind gentleman was an SMM parent (and son of SMM faculty - their family is pretty distinguishable). It was Jeff Ganucheau who had pulled over (and safely parked his minivan - which I assume was full of his beautiful children on their way to school) to get out in the rain and help the driver. If the Ganucheau crew was tardy today, I sure hope they were excused, as witnessing their daddy’s act of kindness is one of life’s best lessons! I’m proud to be part of the SMM family!
K - 2nd Grade
Abigail Bourg K-1 & Ava Valencia K-2; Leah Olmo 1-1 & Carnell Roussell 1-2; Abigail Homburg 2-1 & Cullen Martinez 2-2.
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3rd & 4th Grade
Makayla Stacey 3-2 & Lucas Hart 3-1; Emma Sprunk 4-2 & Aiden Abdalla 4-1.
THANK YOU, SMM PTO
Special thanks to Kelly Songy, PTO President, and her husband, Shane, for picking up & delivering our pre-packaged meals. You are the best!
THANK YOU, SMM MEN'S CLUB
We can always count on our Men's Club to pitch in wherever and whenever needed. You guys rock!
They Say It's You Birthday ... Happy Birthday To You!
1 - 2 February Birthdays on WSMM Monday, February 8 @ 8:10 am
2 - 1 February Birthdays on WSMM Tuesday, February 9 @ 8:10 am
2 - 2 February Birthdays on WSMM Thursday, February 11 @ 8:10 am
3rd Grade February Birthdays on WSMM Monday, February 22 @ 8:10 am
4th Grade February Birthdays on WSMM Tuesday, February 23 @ 8:10 am
5th Grade February Birthdays on WSMM Wednesday, February 24 @ 8:10 am
6th & 7th Grade February Birthdays on WSMM Thursday, February 25 @ 8:10 am
SINCE PARENTS ARE STILL NOT ALLOWED ON CAMPUS, YOU MAY VIEW THE WSMM MORNING SHOW LIVE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE MONDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS AT 8:10 AM. WSMM WILL BE POSTED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AFTERWARDS AT SAINT MARGARET MARY SCHOOL @ SLIDELL
TWO FOR ONE DAY
This is the plan ... order pizza ahead of time ... shop & swap at the Used Uniform Sale ... pick up pizza on the way home ... relax ... your work is done!
TUITION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
If your family is in need of assistance, you many submit an application via FACTS from now until March 31st. You can access the link through Family Portal (RenWeb). After logging in, click on the Family button on the left menu. Click the Financial Aid button.
Please be advised that completing a Grant & Aid application does not guarantee financial assistance.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SMM SPRING PICTURE DATE
5th grade thru 7th grade spring pictures will now be taken on Thursday, March 18th.
Spring Picture Day is a "free dress" day. Please remember that no make-up, sandals, boots, spaghetti straps, tank tops, or special jewelry are allowed. Please refer to the parent/student handbook to become familiar with acceptable dress and shoes on free dress days. Thank you for your cooperation.
NEW INFO: Parents CAN pre-order spring pictures if they choose, so order forms will be sent home on Friday. If you pre-order, your picture package will arrive within a couple of weeks. Your child(ren) must bring the pre-order package with him/her on picture day, otherwise, a picture proof will be sent home and you may order a package at that time.
NOTE: There is no make up day for spring pictures!
PINEWOOD DERBY RESULTS
CAN YOU SPOT THIS YELLOW MUSCLE CAR?
Jim also has his cars managed by a company that finds vintage cars to be used in movies. HIs yellow muscle car can be seen in a new Disney Plus TV mini-series, rated PG, called "Secrets of Sulphur Springs." It is about a family who, unbeknownst to them, bought a haunted hotel on the edge of a small town. The trailer for the new series is below the pictures of Jim's cars.
IMPORTANT - COVID QUARANTINE PROTOCOLS
It is important that all parents are aware of and follow these guidelines when encountering a positive COVID situation. Please click on the link below for the guidelines:
If a student or teacher tests positive OR comes in direct contact with a positive COVID person, please call Coach Gay Knock immediately at school (985) 643-4612 or cell (985) 290-2743 or by email
Cafeteria Menus January 25 - 29
HOT: Red Beans & Rice; Chicken Smackers; Glazed Carrots; Mandarin Oranges; Milk
SANDWICH: Fried Chicken Tenders; Baked Beans; Glazed Carrots; Mandarin Oranges; Milk
Tuesday, February 9
TACO TUESDAY: Soft Beef Taco; Shredded Cheese; Shredded Lettuce & Chopped Tomatoes; Golden Corn; Fresh Fruit; Chilled Pears; King Cake; Milk
Wednesday, February 10
HOT: Chicken & Broccoli Lo Mein; Seasoned Green Beans; Strawberries; Milk
SANDWICH: Bacon Cheeseburger on Bun; Shredded Lettuce/Tomatoes/Pickles; Strawberries; Milk
Thursday, February 11
HOT: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo; Steamed Rice; Potato Salad; Glazed Carrots; Chilled Pineapples; French Bread; Milk
SANDWICH: Mini Corn Dogs; Fries; Glazed Carrots; Chilled Pineapples; French Bread; Milk
Friday, February 12
HOT: General Tso Chicken Smackers; Steamed Broccoli; Chilled Peaches; Cookie; Milk
Mon, Feb 8
Registration for New Students Begins
February Birthdays in 1-2 on WSMM 8:10 am
Tues, Feb 9
PreK, K & 1st Graders Attend Mass 8:30 am
February Birthdays in 2-1 on WSMM 8:10 am
General PTO Mtg Postponed Until Further Notice
Wed, Feb 10
2nd, 3rd, 4th Graders Attend Mass 8:30 am
All 3rd Graders with February Birthdays on WSMM 8:10 am
Thurs, Feb 11
SPIRIT DAY/ PAPA JOHN'S PIZZA NIGHT
February Birthdays in 2-2 on WSMM 8:10 am
5th, 6th & 7th Grade Students of the Month on WSMM 8:10 am
Fire Drill 1:25 pm
Used Uniform Sale 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Fri, Feb 12
5th, 6th & 7th Grades Attend Mass 8:30 am
Mon, Feb 15 - Fri, Feb 19
MARDI GRAS HOLIDAYS - NO SCHOOL
Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler
Fri, Feb 19
Men's Club Fish Fry - Drive Thru Only 5:00 - 8:00 pm