Important Upcoming Dates

No School - Friday, February 15th

There will be no school on Friday, February 15, 2019 due to teachers in-service.  

The Business and Scrip Office will be open normal hours.

Rosary - Chapel of St. Mary: Our Lady of the Ledge - February 11th

Join us as we pray the Rosary in our Chapel of St. Mary on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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

Freshman Scheduling Nights - Monday, February 11th and Wednesday, February 13th

Freshman scheduling nights for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at SMSA.


Students with last names ending in A-L should attend on February 11th and students with last names ending in M-Z should attend on February 13th.  All incoming freshman are required to attend. Your students will be receiving an information packet with a scheduling sheet, curriculum guide and agenda for the evening.


If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Kelly Mueller at

Elementary/Middle School Yearbook orders due - Thursday, February 14

Elementary and Middle School parents, yearbook orders are due February 14, 2019.


Please send them in to either office by then to reserve your yearbook for 2019.  If you lost your form, please contact the South Office for a new form.

Singing Telegrams - February 14th

A sweet surprise for your special someone!


St. Mary’s Springs Music Department is offering singing telegrams on Valentines Day (Feb 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 or simply call Jennie: 920-913-0977.


Your payment of $35 must be received by February 13th, 2019.  Checks can be made out to St. Mary’s Springs Music Department and should be sent to 255 Cty Rd K, Fond du Lac, WI 54937, ATTN: Andrea Pannier

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

Ledgerfest – Calling All Heroes is Saturday, March 9, 2019! Mark your calendars and begin watching your mail, it’s time to assemble your squad to attend this fun filled evening of dinner, drinks, silent and live auction, dessert auction, mystery raffle, DJ and dancing! Come dressed as your favorite superhero!



We can still use donations for silent, live auction and mystery raffle including themed baskets, gift cards, items or experiences to enhance our event.  Please click here to view and print the auction donation form.


Your support makes all the difference.  Ledgerfest can only be made possible by the efforts of energetic volunteers, staff and the kind generosity of our community partners and school families.


For more information or to make a donation please contact Kristin Ziltow at or at (920) 322-8006. Thank you!

News and Information

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.

Parent Connectors - Staff Spotlight

This week the staff members who are in the spotlight are Mrs. Ellestad (System Business Coordinator), Mrs. Gilles (Donor & Alumni Relations/SCRIP Coordinator) , Mr. Hoffmann (Athletic Director), Mrs. McKay (Marketing Coordinator), Mrs. Mueller (Enrollment Coordinator), Mrs. Nett (Executive Assistant – President), Mrs. Norton (President), Ms. Pannier (Band/Music HS Teacher), Mrs. Tank (Chief Development Officer) & Mrs. Zitlow (Special Events Coordinator).  


We appreciate All of YOU!!! Thank you for making SMSA a fabulous school!


SMSA Families – Please send a note or email of appreciation to any of these staff members!

Parent Connectors Bowling Event

The first all System SMSA family bowling event was a huge success. Thank you to all who attended! We packed Ledgeview Lanes with 208 bowlers and tons of fun was had by all. Thank you to all the volunteers and especially the Parent Connectors for organizing this.

Private School Tuition Tax Deduction

Private school parents can benefit from Wisconsin’s K-12 tuition tax deduction by simply completing a one-page form with their 2018 state tax filing.


Please click here to download and fill out the Schedule PS form.

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

What is Stoping You from Becoming a Saint?

It may seem too difficult, or even unrealistic, to be a saint today. The reality is though, a saint is simply someone who has conformed their will to the Father’s will rather than the spirit of the age.  Click here to view a video from Ascension Presents, Fr. Mike mentions three popular mentalities that prevent us from becoming saints.

Sign up for Friday Adoration

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!  Please, click here to take an hour time slot. All you need to do is sit quietly with Jesus, adoring Him in the Blessed Sacrament.

From the Office of Katie Helmer, School Nurse

FDL County Health Department Hearing & Vision Screenings - Thursday, February 28th

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 the Fond du Lac County Health Department will be here to do hearing and vision screens for specific grades at SMSA. 


We are in need of parent volunteers to help the County nurses do the screens. They will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a short training and plan to be done before lunch.  If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please let me know or sign up by clicking here.


Any questions, contact Katie Hellmer 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,

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 reduce your tuition.

Click here to read more!

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

ABC Update

ABC February Meeting – Wednesday, February 13th

The Athletic Booster Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the SMSA Cafeteria.


Topics for discussion include ABC promotional materials, electronic clock system for track, football concessions, scholarship process, and nominees for officers and trustees for the coming year.


All are welcome to attend!

PPA Update

PPA February Meeting – Wednesday, February 20th

Please join us for the February PPA meeting on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the SMSA Cafeteria.