News and Information

HS Music Department's Poinsettia Sale

The Music Department is kicking off their annual poinsettia sale fundraiser. If you would like to participate or purchase a poinsettia to help the Music Department, please contact Jen Feucht at

Upcoming Dates

Spanish trip to Perú Informational Meeting - November 7th

An informational meeting for the 2021 summer trip to Perú will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.


Questions?  Contact Soledad Theel at

Pie Supplies Needed for Loaves and Fishes - Needed by November 8th

Student Council will be collecting supplies to make pies for Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving dinner from Wednesday, October 30 – Friday, November 8, 2019. 


Each class will be in charge of collecting different ingredients for the pies:

Freshman: Cherry pie filling

Sophomores: Apple pie filling

Juniors: Blueberry pie filling

Seniors: Frozen deep crust shells


Please have your child/ren drop the supplies off at Mrs. Bartel’s room. 


Student council will be making the pies after school on Monday, November 24, 2019. Please consider bringing in your classes ingredients to make someones Thanksgiving extra special.

High School Counseling

From the Office of Tallen Mahaffey - 9th - 12th Guidance Counselor

School Counseling Updates: ACT Prep, Conquering College Costs.

Dear SMSA Parents and Students,

As part of an ongoing process to help put our students in a position to succeed, we will be administering a “Retired” ACT exam. A “Retired” ACT exam is an actual ACT exam that has been used once and then retired-no longer to be used. The exam will be given to all current juniors. The tests will be scored in house by SMSA and the results will be given directly to students during a classroom meeting.


The purpose of taking this “Retired” ACT exam is to help students identify specific areas where they can improve their skills and abilities in Math, Reading, English, Science Reasoning, and Writing. Juniors will then be connected to an individually tailored plan to help improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This will in turn, help your daughter/son to be better prepared for success in their future plans in college and in their career choice. Stayed tuned for more news to come on this topic.


A big thank you to all the families who participated in the Conquering College Costs Presentation. This event was well attended and we are looking forward to having a larger turnout next year. The college financial aid officers all had positive comments about our parents and students. Making college an affordable destination for all our students is clearly an option without taking on excessive debt.


We hope to have more to offer our parents and students in the Spring related to the college admissions process from the perspective of college admissions representatives. More information will be forthcoming.

News and Information

UW Help for Application Timeline and Online Office Hours

Please click here to view the UW help November Newsletter.

Upcoming Dates

ACT Test Prep at UW-Oshkosh

UW-Oshkosh is offering an ACT prep course this winter on Saturday mornings, January 11 – February 15, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Classes will be held on the UW-Oshkosh campus. Cost is $200.

Please click here to register.

Career Exploration

Walk-In Wednesdays at Agnesian/a Member of SSMHealth – Multiple Wednesdays

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career and you’re interested in health care, Agnesian HealthCare, a member of SSM Health, is looking for you! Join them any Wednesday between October 23 – December 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at one of their three care centers.


Click here for more information.

Job Opportunities

Agnesian Healthcare, a member of SSMHealth

Agnesian Healthcare has housekeeping, dietary aides and food service job openings. Must be at least 16 years of age. These are part-time openings with flexible hours and shifts. Starting pay rate is $11.00/hour. Please apply directly by clicking here.

Rogan’s Shoes

Rogan’s Shoes is hiring for part-time positions.  Applications are available at 568 N. Rolling Meadows Drive.


Contact Sue Durfee at 920-922-3553.

Scholarship Opportunities

Lands’ End Starboard Scholarship

The Lands’ End School Starboard Scholarship acknowledges and rewards students who display exceptional leadership skills.  Each winning student will receive a $10,000 scholarship. 


For a full list of details and eligibility requirements, please click here

American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program

The American Legion Oratorial Scholarship program is open to all high school students. Each participant must be sponsored by a local Legion Post.


More information can be found on the Oratorical page by clicking here.

Cardinal Stritch University

Cardinal Stritch University offers more than 60 exceptional undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are designed to help students develop new skills, gain career-related experience and build professional networks.


Please click here for a list of available scholarships.

College/University SMSA visits

Please stop in the Counseling Office for upcoming dates.

College/University Visits

Please stop in the Counseling Office for upcoming dates.