News for the Week of 5/18/16

Congratulations & all God's blessings to the St. Mary's Parish & School second graders who celebrated
their First Holy Communion last Saturday.  Pictured above, many of the SMS second grade students with their proud
teacher, Miss Soucy.



2016 Fairway to Heaven Golf Tournament 


TUESDAY, MAY 24!

Registration Deadline is Friday, 5/20/16

Click here to register now.

Get ready for a uKNIGHTed day of swinging, serving and bidding at The Hop Meadow Country Club on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

Join us for a morning of tennis, a round of golf or just a delicious dinner and exciting auction. 

 For more information, please contact Toni Chagnon at 860-658-9412 
or tchagnon@stmarysimsbury.eduk12.net.  

For a sneak peek at some SMS "priceless" auction items - scroll to the bottom of the blog!


Authors in residence
Claudia and Madeline sharing their Book Creator books with their grade 3 classmates.



School Calendar Changes -  Please make note of the following changes to the school calendar:


Primary Grades Field Day has been moved to Monday, June 6th, from 1:30-3pm.  This event was originally scheduled for Friday, 5/20.  Students in Kindergarten - Grade 4 participate in this event and it will take place in the North (playground) parking lot.

Middle School Field Day (Grs. 5-8) will take place on Friday, May 27th from 9am-1pm. Students 
will be playing baseball and we are in need of umpires! If you can help umpire or supervise a game please contact Mr. Gangloff at sgangloff@stmarysimsbury.eduk12.net.

School is closed, Monday, May 30th, in observance of Memorial Day.


The final prayer service for this school year, prepared by our Kindergarten students will take place on Tuesday, June 7th at 1:30pm in the Church.  Please note that this a time change from the original calendar.  The prayer service was originally scheduled for 9am.

Wednesday, June 8th will be a full day of school with both PreK Enrichment and Aftercare available.

Thursday, June 9th will be our last day of school. There will be an Awards Assembly in the Parish Center at 9:30am.  Parents of students receiving an award will receive notification from the teacher.  This will be a 12:45 early dismissal with NO PreK Enrichment or Aftercare available.

Our first day of school for the 16-17 school year will be Wednesday, August 31.  This will be a regular, full day of school with both PreK Enrichment and Aftercare available.


Thanks to everyone who made last Friday's Grandparents' & Special Person's Day and May Crowning such a success!  We were so happy to welcome so many special guests to share part of a school day with us and to join us as we honored Mary at our annual May Crowning.  Special thanks to our Advancement Committee for all their help setting up, serving and cleaning up the day's continental breakfast.












Used Uniform Exchange - Click here for an updated inventory of items available via the used uniform exchange.




Kindergarten students visited the Post Office this week to learn
how our mail is processed and delivered.

Community News


Click here to register for the Parent's Retreat at Holy Family.

Auction Sneak Peek!


Gr. 1
Gr. 6

Grade 8 - Stepping Stones

PreKindergarten

Kindergarten

Gr. 5 - Colorfully Blended

Grade 2

Gr. 3 - Woven Friends

Gr. 4 - Circles of Life

Special note --- Grade 7 will also have a "priceless" auction item.







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