August 11, 2017
OH MY, THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL WILL BE HERE BEFORE WE KNOW IT!
Dear St. Mary’s Families,
August 16 – Back To School Night Parent Information Meetings (Bishop Sullivan Room)
JK – 6:00PM
K – 6:30PM
First Grade 7:00PM
August 17 – Meet The Teacher (2:00pm until 5:30PM)
August 21 – First Day Of School UPDATE: EARLY DISMISSAL, LUNCH SCHEDULED, ASC PROVIDED
August 22 – Back To School Night Parent Information for 2 Grade through 5th (Parish Hall/Gym)
August 23 – Back To School Night Parent Information for Middle School (Parish Hall/Gym)
August 25 – Saint Mary’s Annual School Kick-Off Celebration
September 23 – Go Fourth 5K
(Please visit the school calendar regularly for up to date information as times and dates may change.)
First Day of School Early Dismissal: Please Read
Lunchroom Volunteers are needed: We need your help in our Cafeteria! Duties include, but not limited to, distributing milk, help with opening containers, noise management (we are starting a new system this year!), promoting positive behaviors. Giving our wonderful teachers a chance to refuel for the afternoon!
Times will be the following:
11am-11:40am (1st-5th Grade)
11:40am – 12:20pm (Kindergarten & Middle School)
We are looking for two parents/shift. If you’d like to work both shifts in the same day, we’d love it! A sign up Genius will be out soon.
Morning Drop off for school Duty: It is important that our students are safe at all times. We need six parent volunteers in the morning to assist students exiting cars for school. At each drop off point two parent volunteers, open car door for student, make sure they have belongings, close car door and send parent on their way. A sign up Genius will be out soon.
New Families Virtus: Attendance is required to volunteer at Saint Mary’s Catholic School. This is for adults only and for our new Volunteers. If you have already attended a VIRTUS class, you do not need to attend this class. Class will be held on Tuesday, August 29th at 6:30pm. Volunteer background screening is now part of our registration process.
Protecting God’s Children for Adults: (class 510 Richmond) at Saint Mary’s Catholic School/church, Bishop Sullivan Room, starting at 6:30PM lasting 3 hours (arrive 10 minutes early for registration), only 30 spaces are available. This session will be conducted in English. click on the link below to register, click Start Registration, then look for Saint Mary’s (510) Richmond and follow instructions. Register Here
School Uniform Policy: Please Read so that your student is prepared for school as expected, everyday.
Summer Packet: Our Return to School (Summer Packets) is update for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Please visit our website, “Parent Tab”,
Summer Reading: All summer reading lists have been updated for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Please visit our website, “Parent Tab”, “Summer Reading”.
School Supply Lists: Student supply lists for the 2017 -2018 school year have been updated. Please visit our website, “Parent Tab”, “School Supply Lists”.
Reminder Students Entering 6th Grade: A Tdap Booster is needed, prior to the beginning of school.
SMCS New Band Program: Greater Richmond School of Music offers instructors that have received degrees from some of the finest music schools and performed with major orchestras, jazz ensembles, and chamber ensembles. Instruction time during school and fees are similar with our previous band program. Additional, information and specifics will be sent to families soon.