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June 2016

Thu. 6/2 PreK 3's Last Day of School; Harleysville Dairy Queen - Help our Youth Group night (bring flyer)
Fri. 6/3 Mass 9am Gr. K-8; PreK 4's Last Day of School (11:30am dismissal); Kindergarten Last Day of School (dismissal after Kindergarten celebration); Final Student Council Dance of the School Year
Gr. 5-8
, 7:00-9:30pm in the gym
Sun. 6/5 CYO "Closing Mass" 10:30 mass (wear spiritwear); JV Sports Banquet ― 6-8pm, parish hall
Mon. 6/6 NO SCHOOL ― Professional Development; Blood drive9am-7pm, parish hall
Tue. 6/7 Student Council dress down/Tie Dye ― Gr. 5-7 gym clothes
Wed. 6/8 Student Council dress down/Favorite Sports Team; 8th Grade Commencement Celebration ― 7pm
Thu. 6/9 Student Council dress down/Mis-match; Ortino's Northside - Help our Youth Group Mexi-Thursday night (bring flyer)
Fri. 6/10 Student Council dress down/Sunday Best; Mass (9am) and Last Day of School Gr. 1-7 (11am dismissal)
Sun. 6/12 Ortino's Northside - Help our Youth Group Burger night (bring flyer)
Thu. 6/16 Catholic Charities Night at the Phillies

July-August 2016

Thu. 7/14 Flocco Shoe Sale ― 9–11am in gym
Tue. 8/23 New School Family Gathering 7pm

Get classroom supply lists, summer reading assignments, and info on camps, tutoring, and programs offered this summer.


We have opened the end of year satisfaction survey beginning today until June 17th. Please take some time to access and submit the survey linked below.

End-of Year Survey


Order Now!!
ou can still get your 2015-16 St. Mary School Yearbook order in. Fill out and return the order form to school. Any questions contact yearbook@smsk-8.org. Eighth grade worked very hard and put in a lot of effort into this year’s yearbook.

Art & Music News

Saint Mary students shined at the Archdiocesan Elementary Festival of the Arts held at Pope John Paul II High School! Over 80 student artists and digital animators were represented as well as over 20 musical performers! Thank you families for supporting the Arts here at St. Mary School!

Visit St. Mary's School online Art Gallery at Artsonia and St. Mary's Art Room Blog to find out what is going on in the Art Room! Both sites will be updated weekly, so keep checking back.

Photography Club...
Click the camera to see images taken by the St. Mary School Photography Club!! The students took some wonderful pictures, so be sure to check out their great work!

Parent Reminders...

Send in Notes...
Please remember to send a note to school stating changes to your child’s afternoon destinations. There are 275 students at Saint Mary’s and teachers will not have time during the day to check their email several times. We need your help in this communication effort. Many times a student come to the office saying “they are a car rider”, because they talked about it at home, but we have no note. Notes would alleviate all the undue stress.

Uniform - Exchange

Check out the Uniform Exchange if you have old uniforms to donate, or your child needs anything.




PennDOT has closed the Route 73 (Skippack Pike) Bridge in Schwenksville and it will continue to be closed through December 2016. In addition, the structurally deficient bridge carrying Route 29 (Gravel Pike) over Swamp Creek in Lower Frederick Township is also being worked on and is scheduled to reopen in late October 2016. During construction, traffic on Route 29 (Gravel Pike) will be restricted to a single lane between Meng Road and Zieglerville Road, so allow extra time when traveling that route.



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June Calendar posted

Principal's Pen, May 20, 2016
Click here to read the letter from our principal, Mr. Kevin Conwell.


Pictures include: PreSchooler's at St. Mary's; Race for Education; St. Mary's production of "A Little Princess"; Preschoolers celebrate Earth Day; Archdiocesan Elementary Arts Festival.

Help our Youth Group & Enjoy delicious food!
Visit the restaurants below on the dates indicated and Saint Mary's Youth Group will receive a portion back to help offset the costs of their transportation to the upcoming Youth Conference in Steubenville, OH.  What a great way to help the youth of our parish!


Thursday, June 2nd - Dairy Queen (Harleysville)
Thursday, June 9th - Ortino's Northside (Mexi-Thursday)
Sunday, June 12th - Ortino's Northside (Burger Night)


CYO "closing mass"
Sunday, June 5th at the 10:30am mass. We are encouraging CYO participants to wear their spiritwear to the mass.

St. Mary’s 2016 JV Sports Banquet
Sunday, June 5, 6-8pm, parish hall. Please email Karen Mazzio at kcmazzio@cs.com, if you plan on attending.


Congratulations to our new CYO Board for new 2016/2017 school year:
Kevin Bryant - Chief Adult Advisor
Marty Klisch - Varsity Athletic Director
Rob Caparella - JV Athletic Director
Robin John - Spiritual Adviser
Kim DiMaio - Treasurer
Janine Mahoney - Secretary
Pam Grauer - Fundraising/Spiritwear Chairperson
Karin Flanagan - Promotions/Advertising/Social Media Chairperson
Kris Kessler - Kitchen Chairperson

Catholic Charities Night at the Phillies

It's fun to watch the Phillies again, so why not go watch them
and support Catholic Charities.

Thursday, June 16 @ 7:05pm
Citizens Bank Park
To Purchase tickets, visit www.phillies.com/catholiccharitiesnight

Please click here to join the our mailing list.
Please begin informing all graduates and their families to
join us. More details to follow! All parishioners and
friends of the parish are welcomed to this event.








Do you Recycle? Please use the paper recycle bins across from Church and next to the school café. Saint Mary’s also collects: used ink jet cartridges, old cell phones, Box Tops, and Campbell Soup Labels.



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