News Notes



SMSA’s PTSA Outing at Adventure Racing

This is a reminder that this coming Friday, January 30th PTSA outing at Adventure Racing from 1:00-4:00 p.m., Laser tag, bumper cars and more.  Cost is $20 per child but PTSA is paying half.  Your cost is $10/child.  MUST have registration form and money in by this Wednesday, January 1/28.  We need a certain number of students or we will have to cancel the event   Remember SMSA students only!   Hope to see you there!

Spreading Special “Thank Yous”

Many thanks to Lauren Trackey and her parents for representing SMSA at yesterday’s Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception!

Thank you, too, to The Lockner-Fehl Family for hosting the ice skating party!  And to the PTSA for a great Snowball dance last Friday night!

SMSA Skating Party

Thanks to the great weather,  dedicated parents and lots of hot chocolate many of our SMSA students and parents enjoyed a day of skating.   This was a great way to ready for the Annual SMSA auction, the Adirondack Snow Storm, coming up on February 7th, 6:00 pm at the Great Escape Lodge!
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It’s Catholic Schools Week at SMSA

MONDAY 1/26:  Sundae Monday: Bring Food Pantry Item; Get an ice cream Sundae at lunch (thanks to PTSA)
TUESDAY 1/27: Twisted Tuesday: CRAZY SOCK DAY For Girls-GRAZY TIE DAY for Boys
WEDNESDAY 1/28: Western Wednesday: Jeans, Bandana, Cowboy Hats
THURSDAY:  1/29: Team Thursday: for elementary-Wear your gym pants and a favorite Team T-shirt or jersey. Middle school-gym uniform (neat and clean) to attend SCC for academic bowl competition.  Middle school can add their team jersey when they return to SMSA for the big volleyball game at 1 p.m.

Remarkable “K” at SMSA!

Questions about our SMSA Kindergarten? Interested in a closer look at our program? Please drop-in! Monday, January 26th from 10:30-11:30 or 3:00-5:30 pm 0r Wednesday, February 25th from 3:00-5:30 pm.  SMSA’s “K Drop-In’ is a great time to see our classrooms, meet our teachers, and ask questions.  Casual format and no appointment necessary.  If any of these times don’t work please contact Mrs. Ilowiecki at 792-3178 and we can find a time that works better for you!  Please know friends and family are welcome!

Kerry Cash Raffle Winners for 2015!

This is the “live” listing of Kerry Cash Raffle winners, it will be update daily so please keep checking back. SMSA will contact winners by phone to arrange prize distribution! Good luck and thank you for supporting SMSA!
1/01 ticket number 064, winner Hoy Family, $50.00
1/02 ticket number 838, no winner at SMSA
1/03 ticket number 312, no winner at SMSA
1/04 ticket number 857, no winner at SMSA
1/05 ticket number 350, no winner at SMSA
1/06 ticket number 463, no winner at SMSA
1/07 ticket number 793, no winner at SMSA
1/08 ticket number 717, winner Diane Bly $400.00
1/09 ticket number 180, winner Michael Donlon $450.00
1/10 ticket number 729, winner Randy McKeever $500.00
1/11 ticket number 670, no winner at SMSA
1/12 ticket number 510, no winner at SMSA
1/13, ticket number 106, winner Gerianne Sanok $150.00
1/14 ticket number 205, winner Justyne Welch $200.00
1/15 ticket number 374, winner Butch Havilan $250.00
1/16 ticket number 061, winner Kelly Murphy $300.00
1/17 ticket number 272, no winner at SMSA
1/18 ticket number 004, no winner at SMSA
1/19 ticket number 824, no winner at SMSA
1/20 ticket number 096, winner Heidi Meyers $500.00
1/21 ticket number 591, winner Ginelle Jones $50.00
1/22 ticket number 838, no winner at SMSA
1/23 ticket number 526, no winner at SMSA
1/24 ticket number 890, no winner at SMSA
1/25 ticket number 386, winner Doug Miller $250.00

SMSA Winners at VFW Student Essay Contest

SMSA’s 8th grade students participated in a VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest entitled “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans”. Grace Krihak and Anthony Perry were runners up, each receiving a check for $25, and Anne McKenna was the district winner, receiving $50 along with entry into the state-wide level contest. Each writer was awarded with this plaque and a certificate from the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Congratulations to all of our talented writers

Eddie Eagle Visits SMSA

SMSA’s Principal, Kate Fowler, greeted Eddie Eagle, who was here for our Pre-K through third grade presentation on gun safety.  This accident prevention  program teaches children four important steps to take care if they find a gun; STOP!, Don’t Touch, Leave the Area, Tell an Adult.  This program began in 1988 and has reached more than 26 million children.
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SMSA Kerry Kash Winners…………..

We will update the Kerry Kash winners daily so please check back: 1/1 winning #064 Hoy Family, 1/2 winning #838 no winner, 1/3 winning #312 no winner, 1/4 winning #857 no winner, 1/5 winning #350 no winner.

SMSA’s 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Annual International Luncheon

Today our Great Hall was filled with the most wonderful feast from around the world.  Our students and parents, from grades three through five,  sang Christmas carols and sampled international foods from every conceivable entrée to tantalizing desserts.  This is always one of our favorite days to be part of the SMSA family.  So many thanks to all the wonderful parents who contributed their time and talents, as well as, Mr. Jonathan Newall’s piano playing for our carolers!
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