From the Office of Steve Kelnhofer, P3 - 5th Grade Principal

News from the South Hall

Dear Parents,


We are so blessed to have so many opportunities to say thank you to our parents.  Thank you for helping provide snacks for conferences, for supporting the all System bowling night, for attending chapel and Mass time with your child/children, for helping to keep our drop off and pick zones safe, for helping with classroom parties, for being supportive of our SMSA community and fostering the educational journey of your child/children.


Thank You,

Steve Kelnhofer and our SMSA Family


Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14, 2019 will be celebrated in our classrooms with afternoon parties. Please look for more information from your child’s teacher regarding a specific time and what to bring to help celebrate.


Forward Exams

Forward exams will begin for grades three through eighth on March 27, 2019 and conclude April 16, 2019 for all general testing sessions. If you would like more information for a particular grade level please contact your child’s teacher next week.  

Upcoming Events/News

No School - Friday, February 15th

There will be no school on Friday, February 15, 2019 due to teachers in-service.  

The Business and Scrip Office will be open normal hours.

Elementary Mass - February 8th

Join us Friday, February 8, 2019 as our elementary students lead us in prayer in The Chapel of St. Mary at SMSA.


Feburary 8th schedule:

K-2nd Grade Mass 8:10 – 8:50 a.m.

Mrs. Ebert’s 2nd grade class will lead us in prayer.

3rd-5th Grade Mass 9 – 9:45 a.m.

Mrs. Kuechenberg’s 5th grade class will lead us in prayer.


Mrs. Kraus, Mrs. Welker and Mrs. Berres’ classes will be in attendance for the 8:10 a.m. service.


Mrs. Packer, Mrs. Wuest, Mrs. Flatt and Mrs. Sippel’s classes will be in attendance for the 9:00 a.m. service.

Box Tops Collections - February 4 - 8th

Box Tops for education collection contest is soon approaching!  Watch your child’s backpack for collection sheets or see the link below.  More information on winning classrooms coming soon!


Please click here to print the collection sheet.

Before/After School Care News

No news at this time.

Parent Connectors

Would you like to become more involved with our SMSA Parent Connectors Group?  If you are interested in helping with honoring our SMSA Staff each month, conference meals or Staff Appreciation Week, please email any of the parents below.  Andrea Nuss, Valerie Everson, Katie Mathos or Jill Harmon


We would love to get elementary school parents involved in these school wide events!  We look forward to hearing from you!