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

News from the South Hall

Dear Parents,


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Conferences will be held Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the elementary campus from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. These conferences are held to address any concerns you or the teachers have at this time. Conferences can be scheduled by either the teacher or the parent(s).  The letter regarding conferences for your child or children was delivered on Jan. 25, 2019. We will be celebrating


Valentine’s Day Parties

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.


Mass/Chapel Time

I would like to thank parents and grandparents for coming to Mass and Chapel times.  Thank you for being part of your child’s spiritual growth.


Warm Wishes and God Bless,
Steven Kelnhofer

Upcoming Events/News

Girl Scouts (1st Grade) Meeting - February 6th

The Girl Scouts Troop for 1st grade students will be holding a meeting in the library, room 3020, from 3:00 – 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Parent Teacher Conferences - February 7th

Please log on to your Skyward account by clicking here to schedule your conference time.


Conferences will be held Thursday, February 7, 2019 between the hours of 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

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.

CSW Parent Helpers Needed - Friday, February 1st

Hello Elementary School Parents! The ES CSW committee needs your help with a secret teacher surprise on February 1st!


Please click here to view more information on the surprise!

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!