Christmas Break - December 24th - January 1st

There will be no school beginning Monday, December 24th – Tuesday, January 1st, resuming on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.


The  Business and Scrip Office will be closed during this time as well.


There will be no eLedger next week Thursday, December 27, 2018

Friday Dress Day - December 21st

To celebrate the last day of school before Christmas break, students may wear a school appropriate “ugly” sweater and jeans (with no holes) or their Support the Troops hockey t-shirt.

If your child/children choose to not wear either an “ugly” sweater or the Salute the Troops hockey shirt, they must come to school in their uniform.

Important Upcoming Dates

High School Chapel Mass – January 2, 2019

Please join us on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in the Chapel of St. Mary for Mass from 7:11 a.m. – 7:41 a.m.


Please get a visitors pass from the North Office.

WI Herd Basketball Game – January 9th

The SMSA Vocal Jazz and Dance Team will be performing at the WI Herd basketball game at the Menominee Nation Arena (1212 S Main St., Oshkosh) on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.


For tickets see Ms. (Andrea) Pannier or Mrs. (Stephanie) Brusky.  Tickets are $13 each and checks can be made out to “SMSA”.

News and Information

Yearbook Orders

Order your yearbooks today!  No more paper orders, please click here to visit the online form.


High School Counseling

News and Information

YScreen Newsletter

Please click here to read the December 2018 newsletter

ZAPS Workshop – ACT Prep – January 2th

On Friday, January 25, 2019 the entire Junior class will be participating in the ZAPS Workshop.  It will begin after homeroom until the start of 8th hour.


This is an ACT seminar that teaches the strategy of how to take the ACT.

UW Fond du Lac “ACT Prep” Course 

UW Fond du Lac will be offering an ACT Prep course on Saturdays, January 5, 12, 19, 2019 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Room C-241.  


The class fee is $134. 


The course is designed to assist students in time for upcoming testing dates. For questions and registration contact Suzanne Lawrence at 920-931-3415 or email Suzanne.lawrence

ACT Test Prep at UW-Oshkosh

UW-Oshkosh is offering an ACT Test Prep Course beginning January 12 – February 16, 2019 on the UW Oshkosh Campus.  Visit online at by clicking here or call 920-424-1129 for more information.

Job Opportunities

Youth Apprenticeship Applications – due February 1st

Please have your child’s/children’s Youth Apprenticeship Applications returned to Mr. (John) Resop no later than Friday, February 1, 2019.

Camp Y-Koda summer camp positions

Sheboygan County YMCA has open positions for its Camp Y-Koda.  They are looking for Camp Counselors and Pee Wee Counselors.


Must be 18 years of age or older.


Contact Kaitlyn Rautmann, Summer Camp Director at or 920-467-6882 or stop in the Counseling Office.

Career Exploration Opportunites

Free CNA Training Class through Agnesian HealthCare

There are open positions at Villa Loretto, St. Francis Home and Christian Home & Rehabilitation Center.  Two sessions: January 21 – February 26 and April 8 – May 14, 2019 from 7 a.m. -3:30 p.m..


Students will be compensated for their time in class.  


More information in the Counseling Office.

Introduction to Business Professions Course at Marian University – Starting late January

Marian University will be offering an introduction to business course featuring weekly guest presenters on accounting, business administration, finance, health care administration, marketing, management information systems and sports and recreation management.  The class will meet one night each week from late January to early March. Cost is $50. One credit hour.


More information will come later with exact dates.

Scholarship Opportunities

Wisconsin Electronic Security Association Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a son/daughter of an active-duty police department member and one to a son/daughter of an active-duty fire department member.  All applications will be submitted online at

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 222 Scholarship – Due March 1st

One Scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.  Candidates for this award shall be a Veteran/Member/Child or Grandchild of an American Legion or Auxiliary member based within 30 miles of Fond du Lac.  


More information in the Counseling Office.


Due date Friday, March 1, 2019.

Fond du Lac Area Insurance Association Scholarship

This scholarship is available to senior students graduating from Fond du Lac County high schools.  Students must be enrolling for a degree in a business related field and be resident of FDL County.


More information in the Counseling Office.

Kids’ Chance of Wisconsin Scholarships

Kids’ Chance of Wisconsin is an organization providing educational scholarships to the children of Wisconsin workers who have been seriously injured or killed due to work-related accidents.  


For more information on this opportunity please stop in the Counseling Office.

UW-Madison Bucky’s Tuition Promise

Bucky’s Tuition Promise is an initiative that pledges to cover four years of tuition and segregated fees for any incoming freshman who is a Wisconsin resident and whose family’s annual household adjusted gross income is $56,000 or less.  


For more information please click here.


UW-Madison is trying to make education at the state’s flagship much more affordable for Wisconsin families.

Fond du Lac Evening Optimist Club Scholarship – Due March 31st

The Evening Optimist Foundation 2019 most valuable student scholarship is now available in the Counseling Office.  This applies to students attending the Wisconsin University system, private State University or Vocational Technical Programs cumulating in a 2 year Associate Degree.  


Deadline is Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Marine Credit Union (MCU) Scholarship 

Marine Credit Union is offering eight $1,000 scholarships to well-deserving, hard working students graduating from high school in 2019.


To be eligible, the applicant must be an MCU member, or the child of an MCU member and plan to enroll in a college/university for the next academic year.


More information in the Counseling Office.

Ellington Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship

The Ellington Mutual Insurance Company is offering their $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors whose parents are policyholders of Ellington Mutual Insurance Company.  


Please stop in the Counseling Office for more information. Applications are due no later than March 1, 2019.

2019 Hammett, Bellin & Oswald Law & Justice Scholarship

This $750 scholarship is for all first-year college freshmen who will be attending an accredited College/University during the 2019-2020 school year.  Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Please click here for more information.


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Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship

The Counseling Office has received a scholarship for seniors planning to attend a 4 year college/university leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation.  


Scholarship application form can be found by clicking here or stop in the Counseling Office.

Mount Mary University Scholarships

Mount Mary University wants high school graduates to know about the academic scholarships that are available to incoming students; some cover 100% tuition.


Please stop in the Counseling Office for more information.

College/University SMSA visits

Please visit the Counseling Office to view upcoming campus visits.

College/University Visits

Milwaukee School of Engineering – Milwaukee – January 11th

MSOE will be hosting a Junior Visit Day on Friday, January 11, 2019.  Please call 800-332-6763 or click here ( to visit their website for more information and to view other upcoming dates.

Northland College – Ashland – January 21st

Northland College will be hosting a Visit Day on Monday, January 21, 2019.  Please call 715-682-1839 or click here ( to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

Wisconsin Lutheran College – Milwaukee – January 21st

Wisconsin Lutheran College will be hosting a Discovery Day Monday, January 21, 2019.  Please call 414-443-8810 or click here ( to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

Viterbo University – La Crosse – January 29th

Viterbo University will be hosting a Preview Day Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  Please call 800-848-3726 or click here ( to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.