News Notes

Kerry Blue Puppies… Train to be a Track Star!

Come join in the fun…..running games, races and 5K training for all grades!  There will be two sessions offered:  May 5,6,7 and May 12,13,14 at 2:45 to 3:45 pm.  The cost is $30 per child or $35 per family per session. Details and registration form are available by clicking this link Kerry Puppies Form   All proceeds will go to the Guardian Angel Fund.

SMSA 4th Grade Odyssey of the Mind Team Wins States!

Principal, Kate Fowler, is pictured here with our 4th Grade winning SMSA OM Team: from front left Zachary Scalia, Katelyn Brodie, Mackinley Barto, Emily Brodie, Katherine Lieberth.  They are off to World Competition in May!  Go Kerries.
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SMSA Spring 2015 Enrivhment Classes

Enrichment classes will be offered after school, April through June, to SMSA students.   Registration forms with full class descriptions, dates, and times will be distributed by instructors to grade-appropriate classrooms.  All classes run 2:45-4:00 pm unless otherwise noted; students will meet the program teacher in the cafeteria at the end of the regular school day.  Please click on this link for this spring’s offerings.  SMSA Spring 2015 Enrichment Classes

Such Talent Here at SMSA!

A special thank you to PTSA President Amber DelSignore, teachers Erin Dove, Becca Bachman, Cassie West and Maura Fox for the incredible amount of hard work that went into last week’s Talent Show.  And, of course, a huge thank you to our talented students who bravely took the stage to entertain us! We loved every minute of the show!  For more photos, see our Facebook page!



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SMSA 5th Annual Kerry Hustle May 16th!

Lace up those running shoes, and get ready  for the 5K Hustle on May 16th, 9:00 a.m.  The half-mile Kids Dash is 10:00 a.m.  If you pay in advance the race fee is $20 ($25 the day of the race), first 100 people get a Kerry Hustle shirt and kids run for free with a donation to the St. Mary’s food pantry.  The start and finish are at SMSA, 10-12 Church Street, in Glens Falls with registration and packet pick-up at 7:30-8:45 a.m. the day of the race.  Click on this link for the registration form 5th Annual Race application or you may register at   If you have questions please email

SMSA Battle of the Books

We are so pleased to announce that our SMSA 4th Grade team placed first in the Battle of the Books Competition this past weekend.  We are also thrilled with 3rd Grade third place showing.  We want to commend all the hard work that our 5th Grade team put into this year’s competition! Go Kerries!

SMSA Odyssey of the Mind

Congratulations to the SMSA fourth-grade Odyssey of the Mind team, first-place winners in their division at last weekend’s competition! They are headed to the State tournament April 11th in Binghamton.  And, our fifth-grade OM Team proudly took 2nd place out of ten teams in their problem and division. Way to go, Kerries!  Take a look on our Facebook page for more photos!


Happy Kerry Day! (and St. Patrick’s Day too)

Our Middle School has been waiting all year to hear the sound of the bagpipes and today that sound rang out loud and clear. IT’S KERRY DAY AT SMSA!
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SMSA Tar War Winners

We are proud to announce the winning posters in this years Tar Wars Competition.  The 4th Grade, 1st place winner, is Jillian Murray. Our 4th Grade  2nd place winner is Lily Mahoney.   The 5th Grade, 1st place winner, is Sophia Nadi.  The 5th Grade 2nd place  winner, is Ava Hubany.  Posters have been sent to Warren County Health Services for further competition. Congratulations to all our SMSA winners!

Catholic Schools Day at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park

On Monday, March 16th, from 9:30 am -4:00 pm enjoy a great day of fun at White Water Bay Indoor Water Park and support Junior Achievement programs at Catholic Schools!  Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark is offering a $15 per person admission fee ($5 of each ticket benefits Junior Achievement Programs at Diocesan Catholic Schools).  Please remember to bring in you ad to this fundraiser and enjoy a day at the Great Escape Indoor Water Park for only $15 a person.  This special offer is being sent home this week in your child’s  backpack.