Our February School Mass will be on Ash Wednesday, 2/26/20. We will worship with our parish family at the 12:15pm Mass. All are welcome to join us as we begin the holy season of Lent. Please remember that no PE uniforms should be worn to Mass.
Looking Ahead to March - School will be closed on Friday, March 6 for Faculty Faith Formation.
Our March School Mass will be on Tuesday, 3/10/20, at 9am in the Church. All are welcome to join us.
Club News -
|Session 1 Create It! -|
Furry Friend Toy
Make two - one for your
furry friend &
donate one to a homeless pet!
Let's Get Creating!
Create It! Club is open to Kindergarten thru 8th grade students and features a new creation to be made each week. First of five sessions begins next Monday, 2/24/20. All sessions will run on Mondays from 3:45-5pm. Crafty kids can choose to do all five creations or only the ones they like. Parents only pay for the creations chosen! Cost covers materials and kids take their creations home!
Limited seats available, click here for more information and to sign up for sessions.
SPRING SESSION! Kids in Business - Session 2 begins next Monday, 2/24/20. ! Kids in Business for students in grades K-8 will resume for the spring with our kickoff meeting on Monday, February 24, 2020. New club members are always welcome. The Club will meet on 2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, and 4/20 after school from 3:45-5pm. Our sale will be during school hours on 4/22 and 4/23. Please contact Mrs. Herron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SESSION 2 - Chess Club - It's not too late to make your move! New members welcome! The second session of Chess Club starts Thursday, February 27th thru April 2nd from 3:45 to 4:45pm in the Reading Room of the Magowan Center. Registration and payment can be sent to the school office via kidmail. Questions? Contact Toni Chagnon - tchagnon@stmarysimsbury.
2020 Altar Server Training for New Servers: Have you ever thought about becoming an altar server? Then please join us for our 2020 training. Classes will be held from 4-5pm on the following Tuesdays: March 17th, 24th, and 31st. All boys and girls in the 4th grade or above are to attend. Please contact our altar server coordinator, Sheila Garilli, at ServerLeader@
Grade 8 Fundraising - Support our 8th grade and stock up on quality reusable, multiuse totes, organizers, storage items and more from Mixed Bag Designs/Boon Supply! An order form for Mixed Bag Designs was sent home with all students on Friday, 2/14/20. Orders and payments are due NLT 2/28/20. You may also order online- Click here and then click on "Find a Fundraiser" and enter our Fundraiser ID# - 1040759. A couple of important things to remember - 1. Online orders DO pay sales tax. Orders submitted to the school office via paper order form DO NOT pay sales tax. 2. If using the paper order form, your check should be made payable to St. Mary's School with "Boon Supply" in the memo section.
Yearbook Orders Now Being Accepted! Don't miss a minute of memories! The SMS yearbook contains a photo of every student along with candid photos from all major school events. Yearbooks are $35 each and may be ordered online - click here. You may also complete a paper order form. Order forms were sent home earlier in the month with all students and extra order forms are available in the school office. Our yearbook ID code is 9415320. Please note that the order deadline is March 27, 2020 and that all yearbooks must be preordered.
Congratulations to Mikayla Zordan, SMS Class of '15. Mikayla was named to the Dean's List at the University of New England for the 2019 fall semester.
Granny's Attic & Boutique, the Farmington Valley's best tag and treasure sale, is coming up in April! This year, Granny's Attic will be conveniently located in our Parish Center and will be open from Wednesday, April 15 - Saturday, April 18. Your clean, good condition donations will be welcome and your help is always needed! The school receives a generous portion of the proceeds from Granny's Attic, so please help as you can. Click here for more information, hours for donation and to sign up to help.
The Simsbury Public Library has lots of great programs coming up for all ages in March. Click here for their event calendar.