Happy Halloween! & Some Reminders for the Week Ahead

SMS celebrated Halloween today and our whole community had a wonderful time!  From "Mummy's Revenge" in PE class to the costume parades, today was a day full of happiness and school spirit.

Formal Uniforms begin Monday, November 2nd!  Just a reminder that all students in grades Kindergarten - Grade 7 will transition to formal uniforms beginning Monday, November 2nd.  Eighth grade students are given the privilege of wearing the relaxed uniform until December 1.

Ski & Snowboard Club Registrations are due NLT Monday, November 2nd.  Click here for more information and to obtain necessary forms.  At this time. few registrations have been received.  If more students do not sign up, the club will be cancelled for this year due to lack of interest.  If you are planning to participate, please send your registration in NLT Monday, 11/2/15.

Lifetouch Photography will take group class photos for students in grades PreKindergarten, Kindergarten - Grade 7 on Monday, 11/2/15. All students in Kindergarten - Grade 7 must be full formal uniform for the group class picture.

Lifetouch will also take individual student photos on 11/2/15 for the following students -

* If not satisfied with original portrait - Return your complete package to the photographer on retake day.

* If absent on the original day whether you are purchasing a package or not.

* If a package was not purchased on the original day and you would now like to purchase a package. Order forms are available in the school office approximately one week prior to retake day.

If a student is having an individual photo taken for retake or due to absence on picture day, business casual clothing appropriate for school may be brought in. Student may change into this clothing for the individual photo but must wear formal uniform for the rest of the day.

Paul Cryan Photography will be holding a "sibling session" at their studio on Tuesday, November 3rd. The studio is located at 40 Avon Meadow Lane in Avon.  Please call the studio to schedule an appointment - (860)676-1350.  This session is on a first come, first serve basis and open to other schools as well. 

Simsbury Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, 11/3/15, for Election Day BUT SMS IS OPEN FOR A REGULAR, FULL DAY OF SCHOOL.  Since the public schools are closed, our afternoon buses may run significantly earlier than usual.  Please be sure that you home to greet your child(ren) or have discussed the plan to be used if he/she/they arrive home before you.

Our November School Mass will be held on Friday, 11/6, at 9am in the church.  All are welcome to join us in worship.  Please remember that no physical uniforms should be worn to Mass. 

First Quarter Report Cards will be sent home with students in grades 1-8 on Friday, November 6th. Please be sure to retain your copy of the report card and to sign & return the report card envelope to school so it can be reused.  Kindergarten students will receive their first report cards in January.