General News

Send a snack to someone in need.  Help support the Women’s Empowerment Series by bringing in a snack to donate on February 13, 2018. For more information please click here.

Valentine’s Day Singing telegrams! Reserve a singing telegram for the one you love on Wednesday, February 14! Click here for more information or to reserve a time, please click here.

Helping the Hungry & Hurting Blood Drive February 17th hosted by Ian, SMSA student and Boy Scout with Troop 701 in Fond du Lac. Please click here for more information on the drive. Thank you for your support.

Thank you to all the faculty and students who volunteered earlier this school year at the National Honor Society bi-annual blood drive on November 29. Nearly 50 individuals volunteered to give blood and 39 units of blood were collected! NHS is proud to extend the blood donation sign up to community members during the next blood drive on Wednesday, March 28. If you are interested in donating, keep reading the eLedger!  Details explaining how to sign up to donate will follow in a later issue as March approaches.

Don’t forget to order your yearbook!. Please visit this link to submit your order(s)! Yearbook Order Form.

Business News: Tuition Assistance Available

Tuition assistance applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 school year.

While filling out your taxes, please complete the tuition assistance process; much of the information on your tax return is used in the TADS application. There are many variables taken into account when affordability of tuition is considered.  We encourage any family, who thinks they may qualify, to apply! Every little bit of assistance helps!

Placement testing for the 2018-2019 school year for incoming high school freshmen NEW to SMSA, will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm here on campus. Please contact Kelly Mueller at 920-322-8012 or to register.

2018-2019 Academic Calendar is now available! To view it, please click here.

Link to monthly calendars.


Link to athletic calendars.

Volunteer Information

Ledgerfest is rapidly approaching and volunteers are needed to make this event the success that it always is. Click here to lend a hand on February 17th. Sign-up at

Katie Hellmer, the school nurse, is also looking for help with hearing and vision testing (see below). Also the parent connectors are looking for volunteers to help with their spotlight as well as winter carnival.

School Nurse

Fond du Lac County Health Department will be at SMSA on February 5, 2018 to do hearing and vision screens on students in certain grades. I am in need of 12-14 volunteers to help make this day go smoothly. The times are still to be determined. Please contact me if you are interested in helping at or 920-322-3206.

Community & Booster Clubs


The next ABC Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 7th at 6pm in the SMSA Cafeteria.
We will review the nominees for officers and trustees for the coming year. While all positions are elected, the following positions are expected to be open. The current holders of these offices are completing their service:
Trustees (2)

These positions must be filled in order for the ABC to continue functioning in the 2018/2019 school year per by-laws. We need parents from grades 5th-10th to step forward and get involved.
Thank you in advance for your consideration!

The next meeting for the PPA, is scheduled for 02/21/2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria. The ABC meeting minutes will be available on the website at ABC & PPA Boosters.

We are still looking for help with concessions and ticket sales for our winter sports.

Sign up today!  Click here.


Parent Connectors

Winter Carnival Friday, February 9th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in Commons Area/Baker Gym.

Enjoy spending time with other SMSA families while playing fun carnival games! Food items will be served! If you would like to donate food/drink items, please click on the link to sign- up. All items can be brought to either offices (North or South) on Friday, February 9th by 2:30 pm. Thank you! Winter Carnival donations.

Grandparents Day – April 25th & 26th
Grandparents will be invited to school to spend some time with their grandchildren.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the SMSA Staff, come join the Parent Connector Group on a Monday morning to honor them! Please click here to sign up! We would love to have you join us!


Staff Spotlight

Thank you for all you do for SMSA!!!
Staff in the spotlight this week are:


Julia Schneider – 1st Grade


Chris McGalloway – 7th and 8th Grade Teacher


Jean Stacey – 6th Grade Teacher


Kathy Bartel – HS Social Studies Teacher


Mary Haugen – HS Business/Computer Teacher


Ryan Miller – Director of Info. Technology