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 Closed for Spring Break - March 28th - April 1st

The Scrip office will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, March 28th – Friday, April 1st. Regular Scrip hours will resume Monday, April 4th.

Scrip Hours

Monday and Wednesday – 8:00 to Noon

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

Friday – Closed

Upcoming Dates

Ledgerfest Online Auction is LIVE! - Ends March 19th at 8:30 p.m.

Flex your High Roller status by placing your bids now for your favorite auction packages. We guarantee there is something for everyone on our auction, maybe even two or three things! With over 75 packages, including SMSA student art projects and the class auction packages, you do not want to miss this auction.

If you haven’t registered yet, what are you waiting for?! Bidding will close Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. during our in-person Ledgerfest event. Not attending Ledgerfest in-person, you can still be a high bidder and take home your favorite auction packages by clicking here.

PreK - 8 Save Your Loose Change - Penny Wars - April 5th - 8th

A Penny War is coming Tuesday – Friday, April 5th – 8th for Grades Pre-K through 8!


Boy Scout and current Sophomore, Gavin T., is hosting a Penny War to raise money for his Eagle Scout project. He is planning to build a GaGa Ball Pit on the upper playground this Spring. More information on his project can be found by clicking here.


Penny war rules: 1 penny is equal to 1 point, but silver coins can be used to sabotage other teams. The grade with the most points wins a pizza party!

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

After School Child Care - Part Time

St. Mary’s Springs Academy is seeking an individual who desires an opportunity to work in a dynamic empowering environment with students in grades 4K-5 as a part-time supervisor for our before/after school care programs. Each of the three classrooms are custom to certain grade levels and activities associated with the range of the grade levels.  

A strong candidate is willing to work as a team member, collaborate with colleagues and complete the Safe Environment Education training. Person with experience in an elementary school and/or child care setting is preferred, but not required. Part-time (15-20 hrs.) from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. and/or 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. on scheduled school days during the academic year.  


Qualified candidates should send letter of interest, resume and completed application  ( to: SMSA, Attn: Carrie Wiza, 255 County Road K,  Fond du Lac, WI 54937 or

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.

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 – April 20th

Our next PPA meeting will be Wednesday, April 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the Lauby Lounge.


Contact Coleen Feucht for questions.