August 17, 2017

Dear Saint Mary’s Families,


August 21 – First Day Of School  UPDATE: EARLY DISMISSAL, Regularly Scheduled LUNCHES, 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

(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   (PLEASE NOTE ASC UPDATE: If your student is attending After School Care and you would like them to view the Solar Eclipse, please provide them with the correct Solar Eclipse glasses.)

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


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.


Chess: Information and Registration will be coming soon for Instructional Chess.  Day and Time: Friday after school 3:00PM to 4:00PM, for the fall session September 1, through October 27th.


Saint Mary’s Annual School Kick – Off CelebrationInvite and Volunteer


Go Forth 5K: September 23, 2017  at Deep Run Park. The kids’ run will start at 8 a.m. and the 5k at 8:30.  Register Here


Painless Fundraising: Click Here for information on three easy ways you can earn money for our school.



A Retreat for MenSaturday, September 9th 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Please join us for a day of spiritual reflection, scriptural guidance,
and to gain understanding on what it means to be a good Catholic husband, father,
and man in the world in which we live. Click Here For Additional Information


September 23 – Go Fourth 5K