Valentine's Day dress and No School on Monday

Valentine's Day Jeans/Sweats Day - February 14th

Tomorrow, Friday, February 14, 2020 the Student Council is having a Valentine’s Day fundraiser*.  Please see below for jeans/sweats details.


Grade 9 – 12 (Yoga pants and leggings are not acceptable pants for this fundraiser)

$5 – sweats

$3 – jeans


Grade P3 – 8

Valentine’s Day colors on top and jeans or school pants (no sweats).  There is no charge for grades P3 – 8.

*If your student chooses not to participate in this fundraiser, they must wear their school uniform to school.

No School Monday, February 17th

Reminder, there will be no school on Monday, February 17, 2020.  


The Business and Scrip Offices will be open regular business hours.


Scrip Hours

Scrip School Year Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. to Noon

Tuesday, Thursday: Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Gift Cards for Businesses Closing in Fond du Lac

The Scrip office has gift cards available for two Fond du Lac retailers that have closed or will be closing their FDL stores. Locations are still open in the surrounding areas and Scrip gift cards CAN BE USED FOR ONLINE PURCHASES as well. Please consider purchasing these cards to offset the loss we will incur if these cards are not sold. As everyone knows, by purchasing Scrip you are supporting the bottom line of SMSA!


Family Video ($10 Cards – 12% rebate)

Pier 1 Imports ($25 Cards – 9% rebate)

News & Updates

School Nurse Update

Our school nurse has decided to leave SMSA.  At this time, Agnesian is working to fill the position for us.  While Agnesian seeks to fill the position, we are reaching out to see if there are any parents, who hold a nursing degree, that would be willing to volunteer their time until the position is filled.


Should you have interest in volunteering any amount of time, please call Stacey Akey at 920-322-8007


Thank you!

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program

For the 20-2021 academic year, parents will be able to apply for a school voucher now – Thursday, April 16, 2020. Parent/Guardians must apply electronically by clicking here.


New student eligibility is a combination of student residence, income and prior year attendance. The family income must be at or below the following limits set by the DPI for the 20-2021 academic year.


WPCP Income Limits 220% of the Federal Poverty Level for 2020-21:

Family Size Maximum Yearly Income*

Single Family Income

2 $37,202

3 $46,926

4 $56,650

5 $66,374

6 $76,098


Married Family Income

3 $53,926

4 $63,650

5 $73,374

6 $83,098


*For each additional member add $9,724

*Income levels are Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)


Families that already have a school voucher in the Choice program must also fill out an application by clicking here. This application process requires little time, but it is a requirement set by the DPI so the DPI knows that you want the Choice voucher for your child in the next school year. (2020-2021)


Parents/guardians applying for the first time or reapplying for a voucher with questions about School Choice should contact Carol Ellestad at 322-8002 or

Ledgerfest Volunteers Needed

We need your help to make sure Ledgerfest goes off without a hitch! Please click here to sign up for a volunteer spot. We need individuals to help with set up, clean up, checking in guests and selling raffles.


Ledgerfest can only be made possible through the efforts of energetic volunteers and the kind generosity of our community partners and school families.


For more information about volunteering, please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006.

Important Upcoming Dates

Battle of #1 seed in D1 and D2 Hockey -

Head down tonight to Blue Line Family Ice Center to cheer on the Ledgers as they take on the Tritons of Notre Dame de la Baie Academy (NDA) from Green Bay!  Currently, NDA sits as the #1 seed in D1 and SMSA sits as the #1 in D2.


Don’t miss out on the hottest place in town tonight!  Puck drops at 5:30 p.m.

Singing Telegrams - Reservations Deadline February 13th

St. Mary’s Springs Academy’s Music Department is offering singing telegrams on Valentines Day (February 14th). Students will show up at your special someone’s home, workplace, school, restaurant, you name it dressed in formal black and white, bearing a long stem rose singing in lovely harmony two love songs.


For reservations please click here. Your order and payment of $35 must be received by February 13th. 


If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Andrea Pannier at or Jennie at 920-913-0977

Rosary - Chapel of St. Mary: Our Lady of the Ledge - February 17th

Please join us as we pray the Rosary for our school community on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.


Please stop in the North or South office for a visitor’s pass.

Freshman Scheduling Nights - February 17th and 19th

Freshman scheduling nights for the 20-2021 school year will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020 and Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at SMSA.
Students with last names beginning with A-L should attend on February 17th and students with last names beginning with M-Z should attend on February 19th.
All incoming freshmen are required to attend. Students will be receiving an information packet with a curriculum guide, club and interest forms, and an agenda for the evening.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Kelly Mueller at

Lands’ End Free Logo - ends February 21st

A meticulously embroidered logo is the finishing touch that identifies your students and promotes your school brand. Now through February 21, 2020, families can add your school logo free to Lands’ End School uniform and dress code apparel. 


Click here to make an order today!

Register Today for Ledgerfest - April 4th

Join us on Saturday, April 4, 2020 for a glamorous evening of mystery and intrigue as we “Unmask the Possibilities”, continuing our rich history of a legacy built on 110 years of traditions.


Registration is now open! Please click here to register today!  You can register as an individual, couple, purchase a table or sign up to be a sponsor! 


The Ledgerfest committee is still seeking donations for the live and silent auction.  Please click here  to fill out a donation form today!


Please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006 with any questions.  


Thank you for your support!

From the Office of Kollin Petrie - Campus Ministry Director

Friday Adoration at SMSA

Stressed? Tired? Overworked?


Find peace and rest in our beautiful school Chapel!


Every Friday, Jesus is waiting for you in the Blessed Sacrament!  Sign up for an hour of quiet time with Jesus in Adoration from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We need at least one person each hour to be in the chapel with Jesus. You can spend your hour reading, journaling, praying, resting, or just telling Jesus all that’s in your heart! It’s the best hour you’ll have all week! 


Click here to sign up today!


For your protection, and that of our students, adoration volunteers must be SEE Trained.

Nurse News

No news at this time.

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

ABC Update

Thank you for your support!

PPC Update

Monthly meeting dates

Please mark your calendars for the following PPA meeting dates; all meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m.  Please make sure to check back often in case of a date change.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Lauby Lounge

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – Lauby Lounge

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – Lauby Lounge

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – Lauby Lounge