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Wildcat Weekly
A Weekly Newsletter from St. Mary's Academy 
Fare Thee Well...

We will miss you President Cryor!




Community News
 

 

  • Congratulations to the St. Mary's Academy Destination Imagination teams! Welcome back from the 2016 Global Finals in Tennessee. The Lower School team, The Rainbow Girls + 1 (pictured above left) placed 14th out of 60 teams from around the world. The Middle School team, Beyond DI Can Sea (pictured above right), came 16th out of 86 teams in the Scientific Challenge. The students had a great time and wonderful experience. 
  • Academy Parents are looking for various volunteer roles for next year's board. If you are interested in helping in any capacity please contact Academy Parents President Rhondi Clark.
Lower School News & Events
News:
  • Last Friday, the fourth and fifth graders celebrated the Maypole dance in the Lower School gym. This dance celebrates all the seasons and honors the month of May. After the dance, the students enjoyed an ice cream social in their classrooms.
  • The third graders enjoyed a trip to the Littleton Historical Museum last week. Pictured right, Trinity is helping the blacksmith use the fire to bend the metal and Lena and Riley are cutting through the metal.
  • Congratulations to all the award winners at Wednesday's Lower School Assembly. The Lower School also gave fifth grade teacher Ms. Rand a farewell gift. She received a painting of a moose as they are her favorite animal. We wish her well as she heads off to her next adventure in New Jersey!
Events:
  • Thursday, June 2; Last Day of School, No EDC or ASA
  • Friday, June 3; 1:00PM: Fifth Grade Continuation Ceremony in the Forum
Middle School News & Events
News:
  • The sixth and seventh graders enjoyed a memorable time away. The seventh graders attended The Keystone Science School in Keystone, CO and the sixth graders attended the Golden Bell Retreat Center in Divide, CO. A great time was had by all!
  • Mr. Mayfield's sixth grade class spent the last few days of school dissecting frogs. Dissecting an animal allows the students to see, touch, and explore the various organs in the body. Seeing these organs and understanding how they work allow students to understand how these systems work within many other animals, including themselves. 
  • Sixth and Seventh Grade Summer Math and LA Boot Camps:
    Keep your child engaged in academics over the summer! Sixth and seventh grade summer math and language arts boot camps will review the prior year's math and curriculum in preparation for a strong start the next year in middle school. You can sign up for one subject, or both. 
    • 6th Grade Math and LA Camps
      When: July 11-22
      2 Sessions: 8:30-10:00AM and 10-11:30AM
      Cost: $200 each
    • Seventh Grade Math and LA Camps
      When: June 20-July 1
      2 Sessions: 8:30-10:00AM and 10-11:30AM
      Cost: $200 each
Events:
  • Thursday, June 2; Last day of school
  • Friday, June 3; 8:00AM: Eighth Grade Continuation Ceremony in the Quad
High School News & Events
News:
  • Last Friday the High School held their Annual Award Ceremony. These extraordinary ninth, 10th, and 11th grade students received over 100 different awards in various subjects. Pictured right, Kaile Brogan is receiving a Social Studies award from Mr. Nelson.
  • Final Exam Schedule:
Thursday, June 2
 8:30AM -10:00AM: French I; Spanish II; Chinese
10:30AM - 12:00PM: Faith
12:30PM - 2:30PM: Block B
Friday, June 3
10:00AM -11:30AM: Spanish I; French II; Women in Religion; Social Justice
12:30PM - 2:30PM: Block A

Events:
  • Thursday, June 3; Last day of finals
Admissions News & Events
Wishing all of our new and current families a wonderful summer! If you have any friends or neighbors interested in SMA over the summer please send them our way! Also, if you would like to stop by for a visit or a quick tour of the campus...please let us know! 
 
See you in August, Gracie, Seely and Lindsey
Advancement News
  • THANK YOU!
    The Advancement Office would like to thank you for your support of the Annual Fund, Golf Tournament, Gala, Bingo Night, Grandparents' Day, Nuggets Night and the Capital Campaign. St. Mary's Academy is thriving thanks to your generosity.
  • Remember to save the date for the 2016 Graham Family Golf TournamentSeptember 19, 2016!

 


Alumnae News
  • This Friday, as the eighth graders celebrate graduation from the St. Mary's Academy Middle School, we will welcome a new class of alumni into our Middle School Alumni Group! St. Mary's Academy values its relationship with its alumni and we would like to stay in touch with all of our Middle School graduates as they advance through their high school, colleges and post-college careers. As contact information changes throughout the years, please send updates to Molly del Monte.
Athletic News
  • Please be sure to sign up for our St. Mary's Academy Sports Camps! Our talented and creative coaches will be offering skills, drills, and games, for Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Cross Country, and Volleyball! 
    SMA Wildcat Sports Camps
  • Fall Sports Paperwork: If you are interested in playing sports in high school next year, especially a fall sport, please be sure to complete all necessary paperwork to be eligible to play! You can send all completed paperwork to smathletics@smanet.org by August 1. Our ALL CLEAR list will be updated throughout the summer and will list all eligible athletes.  Click here to access SMA High School Athletics Forms.


   
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