The School Board will meet on Wednesday, 9/18/13 at 7pm. The meeting will be held in the school - exact location to be announced.
Sign-up Genius links for Parent/Teacher Conferences in November will be posted on the Parent Page of the school's website and on a Parent/Teacher Conference blog page. These conferences will be held from Monday, 11/11/13 through Thursday, 11/14/13. Appointments begin at 1:30 pm. All conference days are early dismissal days and no PreK Enrichment or Aftercare is available. If you do not sign up for a conference before October 1, a conference will be assigned for you.
Lifetouch Photography will take individual student photos for students in Grades PreK, K-7 on Monday, 9/16/13. Paul Cryan will take individual student photos of grade 8 students and the grade 8 class picture on Friday, 9/27/13. Thanks to the efforts of a volunteer, appointments will be available for after school Paul Cryan appointments for students in other grades and for siblings that do not attend SMS. Click here for important details about all school picture days and opportunities.
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Guidelines for Requests for Publication & Setups for Events - Please keep in mind that all request for information to be published in the school blog must be received NLT Tuesday at dismissal each week in order to guarantee publication on Wednesday. If you are coordinating an event that is already scheduled on the school calendar and need tables, chairs or other items like display boards, please compile a list of items needed and prepare a setup diagram. Submit this information to the school office at least 72 hours in advance of your event. If you are coordinating an event that has not yet been scheduled on the school calendar, please keep in mind that Mrs. Gannatti must approve all school events and that all campus facilities must be reserved by the school office through the Parish Offices before they can be added to the school calendar. Only then can setup arrangements be made.
Fall Sports Practice Schedule -
Soccer Practice is 3:45-5pm on Fridays
Cross Country practice is Tuesdays and Thursday 7:50-8:30am
Field Hockey is Monday and Wednesday 3:45-5pm
Basketball Sign-up Form is now available. Students in grades 2-8 are eligible to participate Click here for more information. All forms are due NLT September 20, 2013.
Private coaching with Mr. Gangloff is available now through Spring 2014. Click here for more information.
Home & School Association News
This Friday, 9/13/13, is the annual Fall Festival! Pack a picnic dinner and join us for family fun! Please keep in mind that this is a family event and that all children attending need adult supervision. Volunteers, including grade 8 student volunteers, are still needed! Please contact our Fall Festival Chair Person, Mrs. Jennifer Pavlonnis at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your time and talent!
CHOICE News -
CHOICE is looking for a few parent volunteers to sell Choice cards on Wednesday mornings (8:30-9:30am) and Friday afternoons before pick up (2:45- 3:30pm) and on alternating Mondays (8:30-9:30am). Also, if anyone has any leftover choice zippy pouches to please send them into the office as our supply has depleted. If you have questions about CHOICE or about volunteering to help with the program, please contact Tammy Budnick at email@example.com
Community News -
Simsbury Arts Academy announces Fall offerings - Exciting classes in the visual, theatrical and creative arts are available to students in elementary and middle school age ranges. Click here for more information.
Are you interested in joining cub scouts? There will be a Recruitment Night next week, September 12th in the 7th and 8th grade classrooms at St. Mary’s School, from 6:30-8pm. Please stop in to see scouting demonstrations and pick up an application. Find out what scouting is all about! If you can’t make the 12th, then please stop into our Pack meeting on September 20th in the parish center between 6:00 – 7:30. Any questions, please see our website: www.simsburypack175.com