General News

Don’t forget that the Big Money Raffle drawing is tomorrow at noon! Tickets can be purchased to noon at the SCRIP office. Listen live to the drawing at SUNNY 97.7 or watch live at


Placement testing for the 2018-2019 school year for incoming high school freshmen NEW to SMSA, will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm here on campus. Please contact Kelly Mueller at 920-322-8012 or to register.


SMSA will be hosting a regional Leadership Summit on Wednesday, January 24th, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. This unique experience is open to all regional Middle School students and is focused on the development of important skills including innovation, critical thinking and servant leadership. The day will include key note speakers, hands-on service projects, a session on social media etiquette and communication and a “pay it forward” project. SMSA anticipates hosting approximately 300 regional students and invites you to join us. To register please email or call 920-322-8012.


JLBC is hosting Basketball Appreciation night on Friday, January 26th after the Girls’
Varsity Game. The girls’ game is starting at 6:30 pm to leave time for Boys and Girls
Varsity players to sign posters afterwards.


Link to monthly calendars


Click here for the Athletics Calendar

Volunteer Information
  • Ledgerfest is rapidly approaching and volunteers are needed to make this event the success that it always is. Click here to lend a hand on February 17th. Sign-up at
  • Katie Hellmer, the school nurse, is also looking for help with hearing and vision testing (see below). Also the parent connectors are looking for volunteers to help with their spotlight as well as winter carnival.
School Nurse
  • Fond du Lac County Health Department will be at SMSA on February 5, 2018 to do
    hearing and vision screens on students in certain grades. I am in need of 12-14
    volunteers to help make this day go smoothly. The times are still to be determined. Please contact me if you are interested in helping at or 920-322-3206.
Community & Booster Clubs


  • PPA – Parents for the Performing Arts includes all parents with students that participate in the performing arts at Springs.
  • The next meeting for the PPA is scheduled for 02/21/2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria.
  • The ABC minutes will be available on the website soon.
  • We are still looking help with concessions and ticket sales for our winter sports. Here is the link to sign up

Parent Connectors

  • Winter Carnival – Friday, February 9th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Commons Area and Baker Gym. Come and enjoy an evening with SMSA families! Your children will enjoy playing various carnival type games to win fun prizes! Food items will be available to purchase!
  • Grandparents Day – April 25th & 26th – Grandparents will be invited to school to spend some time with their grandchildren.
  • If you would like to show your appreciation for the SMSA Staff, come join the Parent Connector Group on a Monday morning to honor them! Please click here to sign up! We would love to have you join us!

Staff Spotlight

Thank you for all you do for SMSA!!!
Staff in the spotlight this week are:


Mary Anderson
– Elementary Counselor


Nicole Berres
– 1st Grade Teacher


Michelle Gilgenbach
– 1st Grade Aide and Child Care


Sonya Packer
– 3rd Grade Teacher


Tracey Schreiber
– 4K Aide


Kim Wagner
– Kindergarten Aide