Important Upcoming Dates

Senior Parents Reserve the Date: Senior Banquet -May 19th

Invitations to the Senior Banquet have been mailed. Please respond as soon as possible to reserve your seat. The price is included in the invitation.


The banquet will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Questions?  Contact Mary Lindborg by clicking here.

Departmental Awards Program - May 21st

The Departmental Awards Program will be Tuesday, May 21st from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. in Baker Gym.

News and Information

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!

3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Please click here to view the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll students.

High School Counseling

Upcoming Dates

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

Exploring College Options Program – May 15th

The Admissions Staff at Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford Universities will be hosting an Exploring College Options Program in Milwaukee on May 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport. This is a free event. Come learn about these institutions.


Click here to RSVP

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.

South Hills Golf and Country Club Job Opportunities


South Hills has begun the hiring process for their pool season! We are looking for lifeguards.  Must be available to work from the end of May to early September. Hiring age 16 and older.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Lifeguard experience
  • Teaching swim lessons experience preferred
  • Private club experience preferred

Special Qualifications:

  • Certified Lifeguard Required


Pool Server

South Hills is looking for seasonal staff to work poolside this summer!

The ideal candidate must be upbeat and service oriented.  Pool servers will serve in a dining capacity poolside.  The position runs from the end of May to early September each year.


Education and/or Experience:

  • With previous food and bar service experience
  • Private club experience preferred but not required

Career Exploration Opportunites

Iron Workers – May 9th

An Iron Worker will be in the counseling office on Thursday, May 9, 2019 during 6th hour to discuss a career as an Iron Worker. He’ll discuss wages, benefits, tools, apprenticeship, welding.


Get a pass in the counseling office if you’d like to learn more about Iron Workers.

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

Viterbo University – La Crosse – May 3rd

Viterbo University will be hosting a Preview Day Friday, May 3, 2019.  Please call 800-848-3726 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

College – Madison – May 4th

Edgewood College is hosting a Junior Preview Day on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Please call 800-444-4861 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

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, April 27 and July 13, 2019.  Please call 800-332-6763 or click here to visit their website for more information and to view upcoming dates.

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 May 11, 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.