News & Updates

Big Money Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Big Money Raffle! The live drawing was held last Friday, January 17th. This is a major fundraiser for St. Mary’s Springs Academy, and with your support we raised over $65,000!


Congratulations to the winners!

$20,000 – Jon Petersen

$5,000 – Karen Hoch

$2,500 – Sarah Kelnhofer

$1,000 – Merrie Twohig

$500 – Grandoc Welsch

$500 – Jonathan Brinkley

$500 – Carol Potratz


For information on Big Money Raffle or other upcoming events, please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006.

Private School Tax Deduction Form

Tax season is quickly approaching and a simple form can help your family deduct up to $4,000 for K-8 tuition and $10,000 for 9-12 tuition on your state income taxes. 


Please click here for more information and to download the form to fill out for tax purposes.

Important Upcoming Dates

Hockey Team Announces Grade School Event - January 23rd

Grade school students are invited to cheer on the Ledger varsity hockey team on Thursday, January 23, as they take on the Warriors of Waupun.  The game begins at 5:30 p.m. at Blue Line Family Ice Center (550 Fond du Lac Avenue).  


Make sure to get there by 5:15 p.m. so you don’t miss signing up for prizes and the National Anthem sung by our very own, Braelyn Lewis ’25!


All grade school students present will be eligible for prizes, raffle drawings and a t-shirt toss. Following the game, grade school students are invited to a gathering where they will receive player trading cards and autographs from current players (while supplies last) JV players during 1st period of Varsity game and Varsity after the game.

Tuition Credit Give-A-Way (part of Day of Giving) - January 28th -29th

As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, we seek your support to help provide an academic, faith-based journey for our students as they prepare to excel in higher education and professional endeavors.  


Tuesday, January 28th starting at 11:00 a.m. through Wednesday, January 29th ending at 11:00 a.m., we ask you to support Catholic Education with a gift to our school during Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools. 


Click here to make your donation on Tuesday, January 28th starting at 11:00 a.m.!  When we reach our goal of $10,000, for every $100 donation you made, your name will be entered for a chance to win or gift a 50% tuition credit for St. Mary’s Springs Academy for the 2020/2021 school year!  Your support, no matter the amount, makes a huge impact on the success of our school, students, faculty and staff.   


For rules and regulations please click here.


Please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006 for more information or with questions. 

Rosary - Chapel of St. Mary: Our Lady of the Ledge - January 27th

Please join us as we pray the Rosary for our school community on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.


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

All System SMSA Family Bowling Event - January 26th

Kick off Catholic Schools week with a fun afternoon of bowling, food (for purchase) and fun door prizes. ​This event is for everyone from preschool students to seniors in high school. ​Come with your family and/or friends.


Please click here to view the flyer.


When:​ Sunday, January 26th, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where:​ Ledgeview Lanes in Fond du Lac

Cost:​ $6 per bowler, includes one game of bowling and shoes.

SMSA Open House - January 29th

Invite your family and friends, interested in SMSA, to come join us at our Open House on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This “Open Campus” event is for grades P3-12. Meet with SMSA faculty and administrators. Tour our campus and discover how an SMSA education is possible through our Tuition Assistance Program and Wisconsin School Choice. 


Featured spaces open during the event include: innovative classrooms, K-8 library, STEM Lab, High School Science Wing, Fine Arts Wing, our Student Success Suite and The Chapel of St. Mary, Our Lady of the Ledge. 


For more information, please contact Kelly Mueller at

All System Mass - Friday, January 31st

Join us on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. as we celebrate Catholic Schools Week as a System along with students and staff from Holyland Catholic and Shepherd of the Hills.  Fr. Gary Wegner from Holyland Catholic will preside over Mass.

Lands’ End 30% Off Select School Uniform Styles - ends February 1st

Help your school families to stock up for spring now with these great savings: Starting January 22nd through February 1st, families can save from 10% to 30% on select Lands’ End School apparel. Click here to start stocking up today!

2020 JLBC Day @ WI Herd Game - February 23rd

In addition to the free clinic, JLBC team members are also eligible to attend JLBC Day at the WI Herd game on Sunday, February 23, 2020.  Game begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Menominee Arena in Oshkosh (1212 S Main Street, Oshkosh).  After the game, our 8th grade teams will have the opportunity to practice on the floor in the arena!  


Please follow the information emailed to you by Trevor Kroll, from the WI Herd.  He emailed a unique code for you to claim your free tickets and purchase additional tickets for family and friends!  Act fast, Herd games do sell out!

Ledgerfest 2020, Unmasking the Possibilities - April 4th

Mark your calendars for Ledgerfest – Saturday, April 4, 2020! We are excited to announce a Masquerade theme this year along with a sit down dinner, silent/live auction, raffles, entertainment and much more!


If you are interested in being a sponsor or donating to our silent/live auction, please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006. Please click here to register online.


We look forward to celebrating St. Mary’s Springs Academy with you on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Ledgerfest!

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

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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


Scrip Hours

Scrip School Year Hours

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

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

Stay Fit, Look Good, Use Scrip in 2020!

Stay fit, look good doing it, earn rebates for you and SMSA! Shop at Dick’s, Nike, Under Armour and Scheels with Scrip in 2020 and get the new year off on the right track. Whether your favorite physical activity is walking, biking, yoga, basketball, fishing, snowshoeing or something else – get all the gear you need to maintain your activities and raise money for SMSA!

Click here to learn more about Scrip today!