Important Upcoming Dates

Rosary - Chapel of St. Mary: Our Lady of the Ledge - Monday, March 4th

Join us as we pray the Rosary in our Chapel of St. Mary on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Check in at the North or South Hall office for your chapel pass.

All System Mass - Celebrating Ash Wednesday, Wednesday, March 6th

Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of Lent with an All System Mass for Ash Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church (271 Fourth Street Way) at 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Save the Date - Ledgerfest 2019 "Calling all Heroes" - Saturday, March 9th

Join St. Mary’s Springs Academy on Saturday, March 9, 2019 as we celebrate the Superhero in all of us!  The event this year will be held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center (f.k.a. Holiday Inn and Conference Center).


To register, please click here.


Mystery Raffle donations needed!  Have any new/unused items from Amazon, Christmas or birthdays?  These are perfect Mystery Raffle donations (asking value of $20 – $50)!  Please drop off at the North or South Office or contact Kristin Zitlow at


Volunteer Sign-Up

We need your help to make sure this event goes off without a hitch!  Ledgerfest can only be made possible through the efforts of energetic volunteers and the kind generosity of our community partners and school families. 


Please click here to sign up to volunteer.


For more information or to make a donation, please contact Kristin Zitlow at or at 920-322-8006.

Turn in Milk Moola Caps - Due by Friday, March 15th

The Milk Moola fundraising program is being discontinued by Kwik Trip in the near future.  We will be collecting Milk Moola caps/labels until March 15, 2019, at which time they will be sent in for our last reimbursement opportunity.


Please bring your caps/labels in now so we are able to submit them on time.

SMSA Athletic Hall of Fame Nominees Wanted - Due Wednesday, April 17th

Know a former Ledger stand out athlete, coach or team worthy of being recognized in the SMSA Athletic Hall of Fame? Nominate them now by clicking here. Nominations are due Wednesday, April 17, 2019 so don’t delay!

News and Information

SMSA Literary Magazine, The Pickaxe

Calling all aspiring Artists and Authors!


St. Mary’s Springs Academy announces a student-led publication, the SMSA Literary Magazine, The Pickaxe, which celebrates student and staff voices through fiction, poetry, photography and art.  We encourage students to apply for this unique opportunity as a way to share your artistic and literary talent and gain publication experience.  Students in elementary and middle school can submit for a chance to appear in our “Aspiring Authors/Artists” section.


Students can submit fiction/non-fiction writings, poetry, photography and art to be featured in the magazine and distributed to the student body, as a celebration of our student talent and a way for students to gain writing, editing, graphic design, and publication experience.


The submission window is open from now until Friday, March 15, 2019. Please click here to submit today!


Best regards,


The Editors-in-Chief (Ariel Feucht and Julianna Loehr) and the Pickaxe Staff

Host Families Needed

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in the life of another person?


We are looking for families to host Catholic students from East
–Central Europe for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  These students will be attending St. Mary’s Springs High School.  We need loving families to provide room, board and transportation for the school year.


By hosting the Global Outreach student, you will be offering a young person the chance of a lifetime. Your own family will also be greatly impacted and enriched by generously opening yourselves to a Global Outreach student.

For more information contact Barbara Tota-Boryczka, the Executive Director of the program at 920-540-3085 or email or
Father Larry Seidl, the Spiritual Director of the program at 920-412-0320 or


Please check our website by clicking here to learn more about our mission to build a civilization of love.

National Honor Society Students offer Tutoring

Members of the SMSA National Honor Society are still offering tutoring to any SMSA student.  Tutoring is available on Mondays thru Fridays 7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. in room 3037.

In addition, tutors will be paired with students who need assistance during their study halls.

Students should stop by room 3037 to sign up for a tutoring session during the day or after school. See Mr. Thompson in room 3037, call 920-322-8016 or email if you have any questions.

Sign up for Friday Adoration - Need Parent Volunteers

We would like to continue to offer Eucharistic Adoration to our students on Fridays, but we need your help! 


Parents and community members are invited to sign-up by clicking here to take an hour time slot.  All you need to do is sit quietly with Jesus, adoring Him in the Blessed Sacrament.


Adoration Schedule for the remaining school year:
Friday, February 22, 2019 (System Mass – Adoration starting at 11 a.m.)
Friday, March 1, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019
Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019 (System Mass – Adoration starting at 11 a.m.)
Friday, May 24, 2019

From the Office of Kollin Petrie, Director of Campus Ministry

Picking a Thing for Lent

What are you going to do for Lent? Click here to view a video from Ascension Presents.  Fr. Mike challenges us to be intentional about our Lenten activities. Don’t pick something that’s arbitrary. Pick something that is necessary.

From the Office of Katie Hellmer, School Nurse

No information at this time.


To contact Katie Hellmer, SMSA School Nurse, please click here.


Scrip Closed During Winter Break - March 18th - 22nd

The Scrip office will be closed during winter break, March 18 – 22, 2019, so stock up now.  Normal hours will resume Monday, March 25, 2019.


Planning to get away from this winter mess? You’ll need Scrip for that as well. You are able to order Scrip for rental cars, airlines, hotels, cruises, Disney, etc. Please click here to view all of the options.


Note: Special orders must be placed by March 11, 2019 at 12 noon to be available for your winter break travels.

Office Hours

Scrip hours for the academic school year

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Tuesday & Thursday: Noon – 4:00 p.m


Not sure what Scrip is? Stop by and see us or call Chris at 920-322-8059.  Scrip is an SMSA fundraiser that not only benefits the System but also gives you the opportunity to offset your tuition.

Click here to read more!

Scrip Gift Cards Make Great Donations for Ledgerfest

For every $25 Scrip card donation you make to Ledgerfest, you will be entered to win a $25 Scrip certificate along with earning your Scrip rebate!


Visit the Scrip office for more details, or email Kristin Zitlow at

Get in KWIK with this news!

Big News at Scrip!  For a limited time Kwik Trip is being offered with a 10% rebate.  


Stock up now!


Stop by the Scrip office or contact Chris Gilles to learn more. 920-322-8059,

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

ABC Update

Thank you for your support!

PPA Update

Please click here to read the meeting minutes from Wednesday, January 16, 2019.