News & Updates

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program

The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) open application period begins next week.


For the 2020-2021 academic year, parents will be able to apply for a school voucher beginning Monday, February 3, 2020 – Thursday, April 16, 2020. Parent/Guardians must apply electronically by clicking here.


New student eligibility is a combination of student residence, income and prior year attendance. The family income must be at or below the following limits set by the DPI for the 2020-2021.


WPCP Income Limits 220% of the Federal Poverty Level for 2020-21:

Family Size Maximum Yearly Income*

Single Family Income

2 $37,202

3 $46,926

4 $56,650

5 $66,374

6 $76,098


Married Family Income

3 $53,926

4 $63,650

5 $73,374

6 $83,098


*For each additional member add $9,724

*Income levels are Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)


Families that already have a school voucher in the Choice program must also fill out an application by clicking here. This application process requires little time, but it is a requirement set by the DPI so the DPI knows that you want the Choice voucher for your child in the next school year. (2020-2021)


Parents/guardians applying for the first time or reapplying for a voucher with questions about School Choice should contact Carol Ellestad at 322-8002 or

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

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 22 – February 1, 2020 families can save from 10% to 30% on select Lands’ End School apparel. Click here to start stocking up today!

Rosary - Chapel of St. Mary: Our Lady of the Ledge - February 3rd

Please join us as we pray the Rosary for our school community on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 2:30 p.m.


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

Ledgerfest 2020 - Unmasking the Possibilities

Join us on Saturday, April 4, 2020 for a glamorous evening of mystery and intrigue as we “Unmask the Possibilities”, continuing our rich history of a legacy built on 110 years of traditions.


Registration is now open! Please click here to register today!  A more formal invitation will be sent early February.


Semi-formal attire is encouraged, including masquerade masks!

5:00 p.m. -Social

6:30 p.m. – Seated Dinner

Evening also includes entertainment, live/silent auction, raffles and more!


We are still in need of event sponsors and auction donations. Please contact Kristin Zitlow at or 920-322-8006 for more information. 


This event is not possible without the kind generosity of our community partners and school families! 

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!