Upcoming Dates

Spirit Wear - April 16th

Tomorrow, Friday April 16th, will be a jeans and spirit wear top in recognition and support of the success that our high school girls volleyball team has had this season, as they advanced to the State tournament!  For the first time in SMSA WIAA history!


Please note, no holes or rips in the jeans.  If you choose not to wear a spirit wear top, please come to school in your uniform.


Go Ledgers!  Good luck girls!

High School Musical - April 16th - 18th

The St. Mary’s Springs high school theater department is proud to present “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” LIVE!  Go to, www.hometowntickets.com, to purchase tickets and reserve your seats today! They are set up in groups of three and socially distanced for safety. Masks will be required at all times.

Shows will be Friday, April 16th and Saturday, April 17th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 18th at 1:00 p.m. at the NFDL Horace Mann Theater. Tickets are $12 with student pricing available.

Can’t make it to the show, but still want to watch?  For a $12 fee, visit, http://venlink.net/login, to watch the Saturday evening show live!

Questions? Contact Mrs. Lewis at clewis@smsacademy.org.

Lands’ End - 40% Off School Uniforms - Ends April 18th

Beginning April 15th through the 18th, Land’s End is offering 40% off school uniforms.  Click here and use school code: 900157314




Staff Appreciation Week is Coming - Donations Due by April 30th

Hello SMSA Families,

Staff Appreciation Week is coming up, Monday – Friday, May 3rd – 7th. We are kicking off the week by having the Chameleon Food Truck cater lunch to all staff on Monday, May 3. If you would like to contribute monetarily to this, please send money in an envelope to school labeled Andrea Nuss or Katie Mathos and Staff Lunch Donation on it or you can Venmo Katie @Katie-Mathos. If writing a check, please make payable to Andrea Nuss or Katie Mathos. 


Please have all donations in by Friday, April 30th.

Any donation amount is greatly appreciated! Thank you so much!


Also please watch the eLedger the next couple of weeks for updates on other events that will be happening during Staff Appreciation Week!!

Katie Mathos and Andrea Nuss

News and Information

Applications for Tuition Assistance Now Available

The School & Student Services (SSS/TADS) new program opened today, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Families can begin to apply for tuition assistance for the 2021-2022 school year. The new tuition assistance information with the new link to apply can be found on our website by following this path. Go to the SMSA website > click the Enroll tab (upper right) > click Tuition Assistance. The new SSS/TADS program has resources available to help with the application process.

Ledgerfest 2021 Is In The Books!

Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s virtual Ledgerfest event. We hope you all enjoyed the weeklong Ledger Challenges and the announcements of this year’s Benefactor Award winners on Saturday, April 10th, click here to view each of the winners acceptance videos.


We are excited to announce we raised a total of $108,900 for St. Mary’s Springs Academy. This total includes the generous donations that helped us reach our Fund-A-Need goal of $25,000, which will directly support purchasing Big Ideas Math curriculum for 6-8th grade and a new Ledger Mascot! To view the new Ledger Mascot design, click here.



High Point Earner (19 total) – Kelcy Steffes!

Randomly Drawn Participant – Molly Jaster!



2019 Yamaha Raptor 90 ATV – Christine Zimmerman

Private Dinner Party with Fr. John LoCoco – Courtney Zitlow

NordicTrack Commercial S22i Studio Cycle Bike – Jenny Drake


If you were the lucky winner of one of our amazing auction packages, they can be picked up in the Scrip office during regular Scrip hours, or please contact Kristin Zitlow at kzitlow@smsacademy.org or 920-322-8006 to arrange a pick up date and time. If you purchased Instant Buy items, those will be mailed directly to you.


Your support and generosity never ceases to amaze, thank you Ledger Nation!

Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Hotline

For your convenience, the COVID-19 hotline number is 844-225-0147


Scrip Hours

Scrip Hours

Scrip Office will be open Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. – Noon, Tuesday and Thursday from Noon – 4:00 p.m.  The Scrip Office will be closed on Fridays.


Can’t make it to the Scrip office during those times? Sign up for the new mobile app, RaiseRight.  Link your account and add Scrip to your mobile wallet. Shop, save and support SMSA on the go.  Click here for information on the app!

Golf and Decrease Your Tuition?!

That’s right…while you are enjoying your round of golf, you can decrease your tuition and support SMSA! Scrip now inventories Whispering Springs Golf Club gift cards in $25 and $50 denominations with a WHOPPING 10% rebate. Scrip is still available for Rolling Meadows Golf Course with the same amazing 10% rebate as well ($25 cards). Both golf courses will accommodate “special orders” and provide gift cards in higher denominations.  A one week lead time is necessary for special orders.

Parents of Athletic Booster Club (ABC) and Performing Arts (PPA) Updates

ABC Update

Thank you for your support!

PPA Update

April Meeting – Wednesday, April 21st

PPA will meet on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 5:45 p.m. Please email Keri at keri2ig@gmail.com for meeting information.