It's All in the Family

We believe that parents are the foremost

educators of their children

Faculty members are available to meet with parents who have questions or concerns, and informal activities provide family members with opportunities to see the school from the inside. 

Many of our parents and grandparents:

  • Chaperone Field Trips
  • Create Enrichment Activities
  • Organize Social Events
  • Assist our Sports Teams
  • Serve on our School Board

Communication between school and home is one of the highest priorities of the SMSA staff. Teachers frequently send home to parents notices regarding classroom activities, field trips and tests.

Once a Week 

Parents receive the Kerry Blue Email updating them on school news

Important updates on standardized testing and upcoming school-wide events, as example

Once a Month

Parents receive the Family Envelope containing an assortment of vital information:

  • Monthly Lunch Menu
  • Fundraising and Special Event Reminders
  • Sign-up Sheets

smsaschool.org WEBSITE

A great resource for families, providing at-your-fingertips:

  • School Event Calendars
  • Lunch Menus
  • Downloadable Forms
  • School News
  • Online Special Event Ticket and Other Purchase Opportuties

PowerSchool

Allows parents to access:

  • Teacher pages
  • Homework Assignments
  • Students Grades
  • Children’s Lunch Accounts.

The Parent Teacher School Association (PTSA)

Provide needed time and financial support to provide our students with activities throughout the year. This dedicated group also oversees the continuation of several beloved SMSA traditions:

  • Annual "ALL SCHOOL" Day Before Thanksgiving Breakfast
  • Winter Snowball Family Party
  • 50/50 Raffel
  • 5k Fun Run
  • Race for Education
  • Benefit Banquet & Auction
  • Golf Tournament
  • Graduation Ceremonies
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