Parent Memo

From Ms. Lorie

St. Mary’s Grade School


Thursday, November 10


Dear St. Mary’s Families:


On Wednesday, November 16, Notre Dame and St. Mary’s will have a Donation Dress Down Day to support the Hearts and Hands for Christ Medical Mission Trip.  All donations are welcome.


The Thanksgiving Mass will be on Friday, November 18, at 1:00.  All families are invited to attend.


Thanksgiving Break will be November 19 through November 27 with students returning to school on Monday, November 28.




Notes of Interest:


HOPE Scholarship Recipients:  HOPE Scholarship recipient families were sent a survey last week that is mandatory to complete in order for the family to receive funding. The survey asks a series of questions that is necessary for HOPE to determine the appropriate funding amount for each family for this year (22-23). The survey came from   The survey must be completed by December 2nd.  If you did not receive this email, please notify WV HOPE.  If you do not complete the survey, you will not receive the funding. Funds are being released on January 15.


St. Mary’s students and families donated 91 pounds of Halloween candy to Wilson Martino Dental for our service troops!  Thank you!

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Watch for changes each week!


Upcoming Dates and Events: 

November 16:  Donation Dress Day for the Heart and Hands Mission

November 18:   Thanksgiving Mass for SMS and ND and families – 1:00 pm

November 21:  Tech Day- students will have assignments to complete for a grade

November 22:  Tech Day- students will have assignments to complete for a grade

November 23:  Tech Day- students will have assignments to complete for a grade

November 24: Thanksgiving – No School

November 25:  No School

November 30:  Prayer Service for Parents at 6:00 pm, front hallway of school

Mid-term of 2nd Nine Weeks – Progress Reports Home

December 1:   Bridgeport Light Up Night, SMS Choir will be singing, Time TBA

December 2:  Gift Bag Donation Dress Down Day

December 3:   Clarksburg Winterfest, SMS Choir will be singing at 1:00pm, Courthouse

December 18: Christmas Program, 3:00pm, Immaculate Conception Church

December 19:  Pk3 and Pk4 Christmas Parties at 9:30 am

December 20:  K-6 Christmas Parties at 1:15 pm

December 21:  Lessons and Carols at IC Church at 11:00 am, families invited

Early Dismissal at 12:00 pm

No Extended Care for PK

No Keepers

December 22- Jan 2:   Break

January 3:  Students Return to school

January 10:  End of 1st Semester

January 16:  MLK Jr Day – No School

January 18:  Report Cards Home

January 29-Feb 3:   Catholic Schools Week