July 26, 2017


Dear St. Mary’s Families,


PLEASE NOTE: Our School Office will be closed Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28, for construction. PLEASE email if you need assistance.  We will not be able to return phone calls until returning on Monday, July 31.

Cheryl Henig           chenig@saintmary.org

Dee Dee Kelly          dkelly@saintmary.org

Anne Leigh Bisese  albisese@saintmary.org

Lisa Flint                   lflint@saintmary.org

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

August 21 – First Day Of School

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.)



Important Letter Faculty Update:  Letter to Parents

Middle School Student Camp: Is your son or daughter nervous about the transition to middle school?  MIDDLE SCHOOL GETTING READY CAMP 717

School Shoe:  Our School Uniform shoe can be purchased at SAXON SHOES a copy of the flyer is necessary for the discount. Our Uniform shoe can also be purchased at Shoe Carnival.

School Uniform Policy Update:   Now available through Flynn O’Hara for girls grades Junior Kindergarten through 8th grade, Navy Blue Leggings with SMCS above the ankle.  Only these leggings can be worn with the girls uniforms in school.   All grades can wear Saint Mary’s fleece jacket during school.  Additionally, the current gym shirt will be worn while supplies last; we will then have a blue cotton T-shirt for our gym uniform.

Please Note: Our new PE uniform shirt will not be available until Flynn O’Hara has depleted their supply of our current PE uniform shirt at their manufacturing facility.  Also, our Flynn O’Hara retail store in Midlothian will not sell the new PE uniform shirt until they have depleted their stock and we have approved the new PE shirt for sale.

Summer Packet: Our Return to School (Summer Packets) will be updated by August 1, 2017. 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”.

Middle School Supplies, Binder Instructions, and Supply Instructions :  Click Here

Students Entering 6th Grade Reminder: 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.

Saint Mary’s Annual School Kick – Off Celebration: Invite and Volunteer