Important Upcoming Dates

SPEED Summer Programs

Attention High School Athletes:  The end of the school year is fast approaching, and it will be time to train and prepare for your sports next year.  Let the Summer SPEED program help you with that.


Please click here to register today!

Last Mandatory Costa Rica Meeting - May 29th

The final mandatory meeting for Costa Rica will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the SMSA cafeteria. 


Student must attend with a parent, there are no exceptions, if this is a problem contact Mrs. Theel at

Departmental Awards Program - May 17th

*PLEASE NOTE: The Departmental Awards date, location and time has been changed.   The Departmental Awards will now be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Holy Family following Mass. The program shall begin around 10:10 a.m. 

Spring Band Concert - May 22nd

You’re invited to attend the High School Spring Band Concert on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.  The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church.

News and Information

Ledgers Respect Life

A newly formed “Ledgers for Life” club has been established to promote Pro-Life values, foster awareness and facilitate dialogues about current life issues and provide prayer opportunities with the goal to take Catholic action. The High School Students have responded with enthusiasm and energy! Over sixty students have joined and started off by thanking mothers for the gift of life.


Ledgers for Life partnered with Wisconsin Right to Life to sell roses for Mother’s Day. In addition, club members worked with elementary students to make Mother’s Day cards for their mothers and for those mothers involved at Charis Pregnancy Help Center.


We are proud of our student’s commitment to fostering a culture of life!

Swing Fore Springs Hole Sponsorship Opportunity

Swing Fore Springs & Summer Fling is fast approaching, Friday, July 26, 2019 and we are looking for your help. Parent, Grandparent and Guardian support is critical to the success of our events and we value your time and talents.


We would love for each grade to be represented at this year’s event as a hole sponsor. Hole sponsorship is $300. We would love to say hole 1 is sponsored by: “The SMSA Class of 2030”, and so on. If you are interested in participating, please send in a donation amount in a sealed envelope to Kristin Zitlow with your child’s grade level on the envelope. If the class does not reach the full $300 we will use the money to purchase a silent auction package that will be sponsored by the class!


If you are looking to get more involved we are also looking for volunteers to join our committee and to volunteer for the event. If you are looking to join the committee please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006.  If you are looking to volunteer the day of the event, please visit one of the links provided below.





Please reach out with any question to Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006.  Please also be watching for your invitation and more information regarding Swing Fore Springs & Summer Fling.


Thank you for your support!

High School Counseling

Upcoming Dates

WI Private College Week Statewide Open House – July 8 – 13th

Take a road trip to visit Wisconsin’s private, nonprofit colleges July 8 – 13, 2019!  Register now by clicking here ( You’ll have the chance to take student-led campus tours, learn about majors and financial aid, see the residence halls, and-of course-try the food!

Marquette University Summer Leadership Institute – July 17th – 19th

This 3 day Summer Leadership Institute is a free opportunity for rising high school seniors who wish to gain a better understanding of leadership within the various contexts of the college experience.  Students will also learn about what it means to act as a leader in service to others in the community.


More information available in the counseling office.

Agnesian Grief Relief summer opportunity – August 13th

Bereavement Services offers an Equine Experience for grieving teens entering 8th to 12th grade in fall.  Through interaction with horses, teenagers are able to express and recognize their grief.  


This event is free of charge and will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


More information available in the Counseling Office.

News and Information

3-Year Nursing Degree at Marian University

Marian University is announcing a three year Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to begin fall 2019.


Learn how you can begin your nursing career one year before your peers!

The Catholic University of America in DC

The Catholic University of America in DC has opened a new business school – The Busch School of Business.  This school integrates the social teaching of the Catholic church with a sensible, practical approach to business.


Click here to learn more.

Badger State World Affairs Seminar

Junior parents, please discuss Badger Boys State, Badger Girls State and World Affairs Seminar with your student.  Time is drawing near as to when we need to get students registered if they’re interested in attending this year. Badger Boys State is June 8-15, Badger Girls State is June 16-21 and World Affairs Seminar is June 22-28, 2019.

Job Opportunities

Help Wanted Fondy Sports Park

Fondy Sports Park/Fondy Aqua Park is looking to hire for spring and/or summer positions. No experience necessary. Must be 16 years or older. Part-time positions.


Contact them at 920-923-6400 or click here to visit their website.

Red Cabin at Green Acres

Red Cabin at Green Acres is looking for additional employees. RCGA is a busy bar/supper club that is open Wednesday through Sunday. They work around family, church and school events.


Please stop in the counseling office if you’d like more information.

Moraine Park’s Gas Utility Program

Moraine Park is offering a Gas Utility program (technical diploma) at the Beaver Dam Campus.  Begins in June with graduation the following March.  Employers are in need!  Nearly half of local utility/natural gas companies report that they have difficulty finding trained entry-level technicians.

Only 6 spots still available!


Make good money! The median annual salary is $53,000. (That’s more the $25/hour.) Please stop in the counseling office for more information.

Career Exploration Opportunities

Check in the Counseling Office for upcoming opportunities.

Scholarship Opportunities

Academy Girls Scholarship – due May 24th

Attention SMSA junior girls and respective parents/guardians!


A brand new, $750,  merit-based scholarship has just been announced! The Academy Girls scholarship will be awarded to one current, female, SMSA junior. The scholarship will be applied to tuition in the recipient’s senior year at SMSA.  The “Academy Girls” are St. Mary’s Springs female alumnae, who have been graduated for 50+ years. In May of each year, a luncheon is hosted and all Academy Girls are invited to come back and celebrate their love of SMSA by sharing stories, reflecting on their time on “the ledge,” learning about future plans for the System, and donating to support this new scholarship!


Applicants will be evaluated based on essay responses and GPA. Applications for this scholarship are due to the high school Counseling Office no later than Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. No late applications will be accepted or considered.


Applicants will be notified by Friday, May 31, 2019, as to whether or not they were chosen for this scholarship.


Click here to view and download the application. 

Rosenow Elementary School Scholarship

Rosenow Elementary School PTO is offering three $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who attended Rosenow Elementary at least one year and who plan to continue their education at a college or a technical school.


More information in the Counseling Office.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society. Criteria include being enrolled in an eligible program in Fall 2019, exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit, post-secondary institution in the United States.


Visit the Counseling Office for more information.

SMSA Parents for Performing Arts Scholarship

This scholarship is now available in the Counseling Office.  The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize one or more St. Mary’s Springs Academy graduating senior student’s contribution to the performing arts.

College/University SMSA visits

Please visit the Counseling Office for upcoming dates.

College/University Visits

Marian University – July 8 – July 12th

Visit Marian University during Private College Week Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12, 2019.  Meet Marian students, take a tour and learn about the possibilities!  Stop by anytime during these hours, 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Marian is also open all summer. Schedule a day and time that works best for you and get shown around Marian. Fond du Lac Dock Spiders tickets included with your visit to campus on June 28th!

Carroll University – Waukesha –  July 13th

Carroll University is hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Please call 800-227-7655 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

Milwaukee School of Engineering – Milwaukee – July 13th

Milwaukee School of Engineering will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 13, 2019.  Please call 800-332-6763 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

Marquette University – July 17 – 19th

Visit Marquette’s 3-Day Free Pre-College Camp!  Click here for more information on the event.


Lawrence University – Appleton – Dates in Spring

Lawrence University is hosting a Spring Open House on Monday, May 20, 2019 and Summer Open Houses on Friday, July 12 and August 2, 2019.

Cardinal Stritch University – Milwaukee – Multiple Dates in Spring

Cardinal Stritch University is hosting a Saturdays at Strich on June 22 and August 10, 2019.  Please call 414-410-4040 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.