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8th Grade Fundraiser at Sweet Frog!

Please join us at Sweet Frog in Queensbury on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2ND FROM 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to raise money for the 8th grade trip to Washington D.C.! Load your favorite frozen treat with a  variety of toppings (some of which can even be fat free!!), and 25% of the sales from this day will be given to the 8th grade class trip fund.  Be sure to mention that you are participating in “the SMSA fundraiser“…… Hope to see you there!

SMSA New Skete Cheesecake Sale!

It’s that time of year again!  New Skete Cheesecakes are on sale, they make fantastic gifts, a ready-to serve desserts for the Holiday season….a perfect treat.  Orders are due by October 30th, all checks can be made to SMSA.  If you have any questions please contact Kathleen Skellie at or 708-1390.  Please click on the links to download order forms:  New Skete Cheesecake  Order Form New Skete Cheesecake

Hoffman Car Wash Ticket Sale

PLEASE HELP SUPPORT THE 8TH GRADE CLASS TRIP!!!   Once again we are selling Hoffman Car Wash tickets to raise money for the 8th grade class trip to Washington, D.C. The tickets are $9 and consist of a car wash voucher and an $18 off coupon for an oil change, which also includes another car wash voucher. Ask any 8th grader or contact Miss Marshall Please help us raise money for a fantastic trip!!


Looking for Patrons for “A Christmas Story” the Musical

Please consider becoming a Patron for our upcoming production of A Christmas Story the musical.  There are three levels in our program: Angel-$200 and up,  Supporter-$100 and up, Donor-$50-up and Contributor-under $50 (all names will appear in the event program).  Checks can be made out to SMSA Players and dropped off or sent into the Main Office at school.  If you have any questions please contact 792-3178.  Thank you for your generous support!

Fall Into Christmas Craft Fair

Our PTSA team has been busy for months planning our annual Fall into Christmas Craft Fair. This year, in addition to featuring the works of more than 35 fine crafters, the fair will include a North Pole Fun for Kids area and pictures with Santa from 11 to 1 pm! Mark the date on your calendar for some good ol’ fashioned family fun — and a little holiday shopping! Saturday, November 8, 9 am to 3 pm here at school. Hope to see you there!


7th Annual Kerry Challenge Golf Tournament…

A very special thanks to all those who supported the 2014 Kerry Challenge Golf Tournament on October 3 at the Glens Falls Country Club. The weather was perfect, the course was gorgeous and the field was full! A special thanks to chairpersons Anna and Steve Baluha, Fundraising Chair Deana White, a great team of volunteers, the sponsors and donors who made it all possible, the folks at the Glens Falls Country Club — especially Club President Mark DelSignore — and, of course, all of our alumni, past and current parents and community friends who came out to play! Couldn’t have been a nicer day or a nicer way to support SMSA!

We especially want to recognize the generosity of the following sponsors of the Kerry Challenge:

Eagle Level:

High Peaks Tree Removal, Inc.

Miller Mechanical Services, Inc.

Birdie Level:

Senator Elizabeth O’Connor Little


And a big thank you to the following businesses who served as Contest Sponsors:

DELLA Auto Group

Five Star Golf Carts & Utility Vehicles

Miller Mechanical Services, Inc.

Pacesetter Tack & Supply




Also, a special shout-out to our Flag and Tee Box Sponsors:

Flag Sponsors:

Cool Insuring Agency, Inc.


Jack’s American Bistro

Little & O’Connor Attorneys, PC

North Country Janitorial Inc.

Michael Lieberth and Joy Smith


Tee Box Sponsors:

Michael Badera

Better Than New Painting

Borgos & DelSignore, PC

Mahoney Notify-Plus

Tim’s Liquor

Wells Communications Service, Inc.

Yankee Boat


And many thank to the following businesses for our door and raffle prizes:

TR’s Restaurant, Holiday Inn Resort, Lake George

Heidelberg Restaurant

West Mountain Ski Resort

Garvey Auto Group

Rock Hill Bakehouse

Impressive Imprints

Smith Boys of Lake George


We couldn’t have done it without you!




For more photos of the golf tourney, check out our Facebook page!

SMSA Fall Enrichment Classes

We are offering a wide variety of after school Fall Enrichment Classes.  Please click on the link provided to find classes, times and dates.
SMSA Fall Enrichment Classes 14-15

Food Friday Begins October 3rd…. Please Help!

There is a long standing tradition here at SMSA.  Our students and families are asked to bring in canned good item(s) to their homeroom class during the week and place it in the classroom food basket.  Friday’s we attend Mass at St. Mary’s Church and our Middle School students transport our giving effort to Church on that day.  Please consider helping this great cause….  Last year was a record braking year.  We collected 6954 items for  those in need! 

A Christmas Story
The Musical

Book by Joseph Robinette
Words & Music by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Join The SMSA Players on November 21 and 22nd at 7:00 p.m.
At the Wood Theater ALL seats $15.00
Tickets may be purchased on line at the Charles R. Wood website
Box Office : 518-480-4878     fax: 518-798-0515

 We are still seeking Patrons for this production, please consider making a donation to SMSA Players for this wonderful event. (all donations can be sent into the Main Office at school)
Your name will be featured in the production program.

Music Director– Erin Dove
Produced & Directed by Mickey Luce