What's New at Scrip?

Big Lots! in Fond du Lac is now open and we are currently offering $25 gift cards with a 4% rebate. Check out the new Big Lots! store located in the old Shopko building and don’t forget to shop with Scrip.


Unfortunately, due to supply issues, SMSA is unable to inventory several products at this time: BP (all denominations), Visa $250 (currently have small supply and then will be unable to order), Walgreens $100 (currently have small supply and then will be unable to order).


Please be patient – we are told it’s temporary.

Scrip Hours

Monday and Wednesday – 8:00 to Noon

Tuesday and Thursday – Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Friday – Closed

Upcoming Dates

SMSA Open House - Tuesday, February 1st

Do you know any families interested in learning more about St. Mary’s Springs Academy? Invite them to attend our System Wide Open House on Tuesday, February 1st, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. This “Open Campus” event is for grades P3-12. Prospective families will have the opportunity to meet SMSA faculty and staff, tour our campus, and explore what life is like on the Ledge! All those who attend the Open House will receive free admission to the SMSA Girls Varsity Basketball Game as they take on Laconia!


Those who refer a new family to SMSA are eligible to receive a $500.00 tuition credit through our Refer-a Family program after the family enrolls for the new school year. Please click here for details.

For more information, please contact Kelly Mueller at or 920-322-8012.

Ledgerfest 2022 - Luck of the Ledger - March 19th

We need your help to ensure this year’s event is a huge success. First, mark your calendar for Saturday, March 19, 2022 and join us for this fun evening of fundraising. Invitations are coming soon!


The success of our silent and live auction are vital and your donation to our auction goes a long way to making our fundraising goal achievable! To donate an item or package to our auction, click here.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, click here.

News and Information

K-12 Tuition Tax Deduction - Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools

Thanks to advocacy by WCRIS, state law allows Wisconsin parents to deduct private school tuition on their taxes. Under the program, parents statewide can deduct up to $4,000 per student in grades K-8, and up to $10,000 per high school student.

Please click here for more information and to download the tax form

Substitute Teachers - Long Term

St. Mary’s Springs Academy is seeking two long-term substitute teachers.  The candidate will spend a week or two with the current teacher to create a seamless transition in the classroom.  Successful candidate must hold an Education License or be certified as substitute teacher in the state of WI.


A fifth grade teacher is needed from approximately Tuesday, March 15 through Friday, June 10, 2022.


A middle school physical education teacher is needed Friday, April 1 through Friday, June 10, 2022.


Knowledge of current practices and methodologies in Elementary Education and/or Physical Education required.  Candidate should also be a team player, willing to be flexible and collaborate with colleagues, technology integration, and differentiation instruction and assessment.  Practicing Catholic is preferred.


Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, current license, reference letters along with a completed application ( to:


St. Mary’s Springs Academy

Attn: Carrie Wiza

255 County Road K

Fond du Lac, WI 54937

FAX 920-322-1899 or email

Big Money Raffle

Thank you for supporting the 36th Annual Big Money Raffle drawing! We raised $98,550!



1st Prize – $20,000 – Ginny Ditter

Sold by: Lisa Krusick

2nd Prize – $5,000 – Amanda Nash

Sold by: John Nash

3rd Prize – $2,500 – Becky Harmsen

Sold by: Greta Harmsen

4th Prize – $1,000 – Tim Abler

Sold by: Catherine Abler

5th Prize – $500 – Dennis Buechel

Sold by: Avery Buechel

6th Prize – $500 – Ron Wilson

Sold by: Zayne Wilson

7th Prize – $500 – Chris Gross

Sold by: Porter Gross

Staff Christmas Gathering Update - Rescheduled

Thank you to all of the families that contributed to the SMSA staff gathering.  The original plan was to have the party on Monday, January 17.  Due to the rise in covid cases and to help prevent further spread, the gathering will be postponed until further notice.


-Parent Connectors

Heartbeat on Health

Return to the Ledge Health and Safety Protocols for 2021-2022

Please click here to view the safety protocols for the 2021-2022 academic year.


FdL County Quarantine Recommendations for COVID-19 Exposure

Please click here to view the Fdl County Health Department’s quarantine recommendations.


Be Well,

Allisen Willis, RN (’04)

Coordinator of Health Services

(920) 322-8017

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

ABC Update

Thank you for your support!

PPA Update

PPA Meeting – February 16th

Our next PPA meeting will be Wednesday, February 16th at 6:00 p.m. in Lauby Lounge.


Questions? Contact Coleen Feucht for details and location.