Staff In-service Days - October 4th & 5th

Please note, there will be no school on Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th.

The Business and Scrip Offices will be open during normal business hours.

From the Office of Kollin Petrie, Director of Campus Ministry

International Catholic Speaker, Matt Fradd to Speak - October 4th

Join us to hear Matt Fradd speak on Thursday, October 4, 2018  at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Church (59 E. Merrill Avenue).  This event will take place of their Cor Jesu event.


Matt Fradd speaks to tens of thousands of people every year.  He is the best-selling author of several books.  Matt earned his master’s and undergraduate degrees in philosophy from Holy Apostles College.  His podcasts, Love People Use Things and Pints With Aquinas are listened to by tens of thousands of people every month.  Matt lives with his wife, Cameron, and their children in Georgia.


Contact Patrick Hamor for more information

Youth and Young Adult Coordinator

920-921-0580 ext.118 or email


A Video Reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz

Happiness is circumstantial. In fact, the word has the same root as the word “happenstance”. And yet, despite how fickle it is, many of us base our lives on the pursuit of happiness. Joy, on the other hand, is the abiding and pervasive sense of well-being. Fr. Mike explains that joy is, as G.K. Chesterton wrote, “the gigantic secret of the Christian.” The Christian understands that God knows his name, loves him, and is here with him now. This never changes, and it is what gives the Christian a perpetual joy to which happiness cannot compare.


Why Joy Is More Christian than Happiness

From the Office of Katie Helmer, School Nurse

Flu Clinic - November 1st

The Fond du Lac County Health Department will be offering flu vaccines at SMSA on Thursday, November 1st from 1:00-3:30 p.m.  The Flu vaccine is recommended every year by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This program is provided at no cost to you.  Students in grades 4K-12 will be able to receive the flu shot during the school day without a parent being present, if you feel your child will be cooperative. The parent consent and letter will be available to print from the website and eLedger by next week.  The forms will also be available at both North and South Hall offices.

If you are interested in volunteering to help at the Flu Clinic, please sign up using the SignUp website or contact Katie Hellmer, RN at 920-322-3206 or

Important Upcoming Dates

Junior Ledger Basketball Club - Payments due October 1st

Even if you missed the JLBC registration meeting, it’s not too late to sign up.


Please review the below forms.  JLBC registration forms and payment are due by Oct. 1, 2018.  


JLBC Registration Form

JLBC Release Waiver

JLBC Uniform Order Form


Big Money Raffle Ticket Distribution - October 16th & 17th

Big Money Raffle is one of only three major fundraisers for St. Mary’s Springs Academy.  This fundraiser is for every family from pre-K through 12th grade.  Since this fundraiser started, Big Money Raffle has contributed over $2,000,000 to the System.  For more information on this fundraiser, please click here.


All profits go toward the operational expenses of SMSA and help keep tuition costs consistent within the region.


Tickets will be distributed during your child/children’s Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th, depending on which day your conferences are scheduled.


Stay tuned for more information on this fabulous fundraiser!

Book Fair - October 17th & 18th

It’s that time of the year again!  Our Enchanted Forest Book Fair will be held in the multipurpose room on Wednesday and Thursday October 17th & 18th.  55% of the book fair profit goes back to our school!


We will also have an Enchanted Pumpkin Patch!  Visitors can vote on their favorite pumpkin created by each class that retells their favorite book.  The winning class will win a pizza party!


Please click here for more information on times, volunteer opportunities and student preview dates.

News & Updates

Welcome Back Spaghetti Dinner

Thank you to all who attended SMSA’s Welcome Back Spaghetti Dinner.  The night was filled with camaraderie, laughter and LOTS of wonderful food.  Over 400 people attended this annual event – now that’s a lot of meatballs! 


This event was hosted by SMSA’s Grandparents Club.  Special thanks to the grandparents for all of their hard work in planning, preparing and serving such a special meal. We are blessed to have this amazing group of grandparents at SMSA.  Another thank you to SMSA’s kitchen staff: Mary, Judi and Bernadette. Their kitchen expertise made the night a huge success.



National Honor Society Students offer Tutoring

Members of the SMSA National Honor Society are now offering tutoring to any SMSA student daily from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. in room 3037. 

  • Science help- Mondays and Wednesdays
  • English help- Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Math help- everyday of the week.


In addition, tutors will be paired with students who need assistance during their study halls. 


Students should stop by room 3037 to sign up for a tutoring session during the day or after school. See Mr. Thompson in room 3037 or call 920-322-8016 if you have any questions.

NFL Blitz Cards Weekly Winners

Congratulations to our Week 3 Winners!

Joseph Jones– $75

Ann Streblow – $25

Peggy Reinhart – $10

Kathleen Kelly – $10

Connie Coon – $10

Kristie Jones – $20


Office Hours

Scrip hours for the academic school year

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. – Noon

Tuesday & Thursday: Noon – 4:00 p.m


Not sure what Scrip is? Stop by and see us or call Chris at 920-322-8059.  Scrip is an SMSA fundraiser that not only benefits the system but also gives you the opportunity to reduce your tuition.

Click here to read more!

Parents of Performing Arts (PPA) and Athletic Booster Club (ABC) Upddates

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