Dear St. Mary’s Families,


Friday April 7 – Fish Fry Friday The Last Of This Lenten Season

Tuesday April 11 – 5th Grade Field Trip Basilica of the National Shrine

Tuesday April 11 – Science Fair & 8th Grade Community Project 6:30PM Parish Hall/Gym

Wednesday April 12 – School Mass

Thursday April 13 – Early Dismissal 12:20 NO ASC

Friday April 14 – Spring Break Begins.  Everyone Enjoy!

Monday April 17 – April 21 School Closed Spring Break 🙂

(Please visit the school calendar regularly for up to date information as times and dates may change.)



Friday April 14 – Easter Holiday School Closed through April 21 (No ASC)

Monday April 24 , 27 – Book Fair, Family Night, Tuesday April 25th

Thursday April 26 – Sister Nancy Murray, OP; “St. Catherine of Sienna: A Women for Our Times”

Saturday April 29 – Saint Mary’s Catholic School Gala

Thursday May 4 – *SMCC Dr. Amy-Jill Levine “Jesus, the Jewish Storyteller: Of Pearls & Prodigals”

Friday May 5 – Early Dismissal 12:20, School Mass, May Crowning, Art Show, Grandparents Reception/Classroom visits, and Spring Sing (No ASC)

Friday May 19 – Field Day/Early Dismissal 12:20 ASC available

Monday May 22 – No School Snow Day! (No ASC)

Thursday May 25 –  May 26 & May 30 Eight Grade Final Exams

Friday May 26 – May 30 & May 31 Middle School Exams

Monday May 29 – Memorial Day School Closed No ASC

Tuesday May 30 – 8th Grade Student Lunch, Graduation Photos and Graduation Rehearsal.

Wednesday May 31 – 8th Grade Fun Day

Thursday June 1 – 8th Grade Retreat to U of R Challenge Discovery

Thursday June 1 – Early Dismissal 12:20 No ASC

Friday June 2 – Last Day of School, Early Dismissal 12:20, Classroom Awards, School Mass, Award Assembly, Kindergarten Graduation, 8th Grade Graduation/Reception

June 5 – Saint Mary’s Catholic School Summer Camps June 5 – 9th.

June 26 – Saint Mary’s Catholic School Summer Camps June 26th – 30th.

July 10 – Saint Cecilia Band Camp July 10 – 14th.

October 2017 – Golf Outing, More Information will be coming

* SMCC Church Events



Please keep these families in your prayers:  They have experienced tragedies and our support in prayer is needed.

Our tutor Liza Fierro-Cioffi  lost her home to a fire on Friday March 31. The family is safe, but their home was a complete loss.

Our school counselor Lucy Norton and her husband Kevin have experienced the loss of their baby on Tuesday April 4th.

Sometimes in this crazy, mixed up world, when our hearts are grieving and we’ve suffered devastating blows, when loss feels too deep, and the battle seems fierce, the most comforting words of all are just these 2:

“Jesus wept.” John 11:35


Monarch’s Of  The Month for March:

Theme = Be a RISK-TAKER:  Your independent spirit allows you to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies.  You are COURAGEOUS, but not reckless.

First Grade – Matthew Hingst and Priya Wiatt

Second Grade – Chase Green and Caden Green

Third Grade – Ricky Short, Matthew Osborne and Sutton Olesen

Fourth Grade – Matthew Faraci and Andrew Seavey

Fifth Grade – Priscilla Weiss and George Pellei

Middle School – Elizabeth Burmeister, Tommy Griffith and Lara Phillips

Musical Monarchs – Ben Lewis, Jocie Brown and Kylie Clark


Fish Fry Friday: – See the attached Menu for week 6 Below


Spring Book Fair: the week of April 25 – 27, family night on Tuesday April 25.  See the attachment below for more information.


Sister Nancy Murray:

Sister Nancy Murray, OP (sister of actor Bill Murray) will be at Saint Mary’s on Wednesday, April 26 to perform her one-person show, Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times.

Sister Nancy Murray, is making her mark on audiences across the country and throughout the world, bringing to life the Dominican Saint Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church. With simple props and a fertile imagination, Sister Nancy portrays Catherine as the colorful, strong, passionate and enthusiastic personality that she was. Thanks to Sister Nancy’s gift of transforming herself into this 14th century saint and patroness of the Dominican Order, numerous churches, schools and organizations have become acquainted with Catherine’s fierce devotion to and love for God.

Tickets are $5 online or $10 at the door, and are available here or at the school front desk.


Saint Mary’s GALA:

April 29 at the Historic Jefferson Hotel!   Tickets are going fast and only a limited number still remain.  Tickets are on sale until April 21st or until we sell out.  To get your tickets, click here to register.

One of the new biggest live auction items is a “Wall of Wine” which will include over 100 different bottles of wine for the lucky winner.  We are asking all Saint Mary’s School families to donate at least one bottle of wine to this important auction item.  You can drop off your bottle of wine anytime to the front office OR drop it off at the Saint Joseph statue after morning drop-off this upcoming Tuesday, April 11th.

NEW! This year:  We are honored to have Saint Mary’s own The Remnants Rock-n-Soul band providing live music for the silent auction and dancing during the Gala.

For any questions, contact Mike School at


Change for Haiti Boxes:  This lent, here at St. Mary’s, we are focusing our outreach on our twinning relationship with St. Benoit de Angouman parish and school in Haiti. The needs are great!! We are hopeful to complete a building already begun that will shelter our medical/dental team, enhancing their ability to provide maximum service to our sisters and brothers there, as well as to complete out project to bring enough potable water to this remote village. We are working in partnership with our parish Human Concerns Ministry /Haiti Outreach to help to achieve these goals.

BOXES CAN BE BROUGHT IN Holy Week April 10 through 14, to your students homeroom


Saint Mary’s Catholic School Summer Camps: Fun for the summer with our Saint Mary’s teachers. Sports and Games, Monarchs in Motion, Fine Arts, Musical Theater, Learn from the Masters Art Camp, Travel Around the World, S.T.E.M, Craft Club and Band!

For more information, See the Camp attachment and Registration Form Below


Church Events:  

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine: “Jesus, the Jewish Storyteller: of Pearls and Prodigals”  See the attachment below for more information.


Book Fair Flyer – Spring 2017

SummerCampRegistrationForm 317

Summer Camp Information June 5