Take Scrip on your Spring Break Vacation - Order by March 21st

Have fun on Spring Break and reduce tuition costs too! Stock up on Scrip. Did you know that you can purchase Scrip for 100’s of items besides what it is in our inventory?


Click here to see all items that are available to order. So many options to choose from: hotels, gas, dining, airlines and more. Special orders must be placed by Monday, March 21st at noon to arrive by Thursday, March 24th, before Spring break. Not sure what you will need? Purchase Visa gift cards that can be used wherever Visa is accepted. No activation fee when you purchase these cards through Scrip!


Also – don’t forget you can earn on the go by using the Raise Right mobile app.

Scrip Hours

Monday and Wednesday – 8:00 to Noon

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

Friday – Closed

Upcoming Dates

Ledgerfest Silent Auction goes Live Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at Noon

Ledgerfest is fast approaching, Saturday, May 19, 2022! Whether you are attending in-person or will be out of town, you can sign up to bid on over 75 amazing silent auction items by clicking here. Pre-register now to map out your favorites.


Bidding begins on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at noon and will close on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. Bid high and bid often!

SMSA Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Wanted - Due April 15th

Do you know a former Ledger stand out athlete, coach or team worthy of recognition in the SMSA Athletic Hall of Fame? Nominate them now by clicking here


Nominations are due Friday, April 15, 2022. Contact Chris Gilles with any questions: 920-322-8059 or

WI Parental Choice Program Open Enrollment 2022-2023 - Deadlines April 21st

The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) online application is now open for 2022-2023. Parents will be able to apply from Tuesday, February 1, 2022 – Thursday, April 21, 2022.


The DPI requires current Choice families to fill out an application. Filling out the application informs the DPI that you want your Choice voucher for the following school year. If the DPI does not receive an application from a current family the Choice voucher is given to another applicant for 2022-2023.


New and current families must electronically submit their application at


New families must be income eligible to apply. The following income limits have been posted for 2022-2023:

Family Size Maximum Yearly Income*

1 $28,336

2 $38,324

3 $48,312

4 $58,300

5 $68,288

6 $78,276

For each additional member add $9,988


Families with students who participated in the Choice voucher program in the prior year are not required to provide income documentation. Proof of residency documents are required for new and current families.


Information about WPCP can be found on the SMSA website under the Enroll tab.

WPCP questions can be directed to:

Carol Ellestad, SMSA Choice Designee or 920.322.8002.

News and Information

Ledgerfest Volunteers Still Needed

Volunteers are still needed to help with this year’s Ledgerfest – Luck of the Ledger – on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Click here to sign up today. Students in grades 6-12 will receive service hours.


Questions, please contact Kristin Zitlow at

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


For more information please contact Natasha Lay in the SMSA Business Office at or 920-322-8009.

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 15th through Friday, June 10th, 2022.


A middle school physical education teacher is needed Friday, April 1st through Friday, June 10th, 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

Heartbeat on Health

COVID Protocol Updates – Effective March 1st

  • Masks are no longer mandatory on public transportation. Therefore, masking on buses for all SMSA activities and events is optional and will not be required at this time. 
  • Exposure notifications will no longer occur. Quarantine and isolation guidelines remain the same.

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 – March 16th

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


Contact Coleen Feucht for questions.