Parent Memo

From Ms. Lorie

St. Mary’s Grade School



Friday, March 3


Notes of Interest:


Bridgeport Bus Students:  Harrison County Schools will not be open on March 6; therefore, there will not be any bus to Bridgeport.


PK4 Parents:   You must have a WVEIS # assigned by Harrison County Schools to be eligible to apply for the HOPE Scholarship.   Complete the Notice of Intent in your email or on the school website and get this to the board for the assignment of the WVEIS #.

HOPE Scholarship application is open from March 1 – May 16.  You must apply with a WVEIS # to be eligible for this money.

Reminder:   All PK4 students must complete and application online at our school website if you intend to return to St. Mary’s kindergarten next year.


Applications are now open to the general public at

If you know a family who has expressed interest in our schools, please refer them to us for a tour and one on one conversation to answer questions and concerns.


TAPs:   Phase 1 of the Tuition Assistance Program application opens on Feb 1 for all Catholic families and closes on April 30.   Awards will be announced in May.  Phase 11 is now open to Catholics and Non-Catholics and closes on August 31.  This application should be submitted during Phase 1 and will not need to be resubmitted for Phase 2 awards.  See your email or the School Website for application.


March Field Trip:   Students in grades K-6 will travel to the 4-H recreational Center to participate in the Dinosaur program.  K-2 will go on March 29 from 9:00-1:30 pm.   Grades 3-6 will go on March 27 from 9:00-1:30.  All students are to wear their standard school uniform with tennis shoes and fleece jackets.  All students must bring a packed lunch with a drink.  Look for permission forms soon!


School Uniforms:   Reminder, next fall, all students must have the new school uniform from Land’s End.  Land’s End is having a sale at this time. It may be a good time to purchase the new fleece and plaid.



*Easter Party

April 2nd from 2-4pm (Sunday)

Clarksburg City Park at Nutter Fort

Lion’s Shelter

Bring the entire family and join us for an afternoon of fun including an Easter Egg hunt (bring your own basket), face painting, and more! Sign-ups for drinks, snacks, and eggs will be available soon.

Candy Donation for the Egg Hunt will be supplied by the donation of candy on a Dress Down Day March 22.  Please send your donations to school that day.


HandS Meeting Update:  Missed the HandS meeting?  No worries.  The agenda is in your email.  Please let Natalie Gigliotti, HandS President, know if you would like to volunteer for one of our upcoming events:  304.629.3379.  Hope to hear from you!



******CALENDAR ******

Watch for changes each week!


Upcoming Dates and Events:


March 15:  End of 3rd grading period

March 22:  Dress Down Day with the donation of Easter candy for the party on April 2.

March 27: 3,4,5,6 grades to Parks and Rec Dinosaurs program 9:00-1:30, bring packed lunch and wear tennis shoes

March 29:  K,1, and 2 go to Parks and Rec Dinosaurs program 9:00-1:30, bring packed lunch and wear tennis shoes

April 2:  Easter Party by HandS*  see above

April 3:  Summer Uniform goes into effect.  Tennis shoes and shorts are permitted.

April 3:  School Picture Day, Individual spring pictures, wear regular clothes

April 5:  Easter Parties:  PK3 and PK4 @ 9:30, K-6 @ 1:15

April 6:  Holy Thursday, Tech Day

April 6-April 16:   Spring Break

April 17:  Return to school

April 17- May 12:  MAP End of year testing

April 26:  Mid-term, Progress Reports home

May 5:  Class Picture Day, Formal uniforms

May 12:  PK3 and PK4 last day of school

May 15:  K and 6th grade Graduations

May 24:  Early Dismissal at NOON

May 25:  Early Dismissal at NOON, Last Day of school*

*Last day of school could change due to Snow Days