A weekly newsletter from St. Mary's Academy | September 20, 2017
The St. Mary's Academy community formally welcomed new Academy President Bill Barrett in a joyful and celebratory ceremony. Student representatives from each division, SAIMARAC, and Bob Flynn, Chair of the Board of Trustees, provided a warm welcome to Mr. Barrett. Pearl McGivney SL, Loretto Community President, led the opening prayer and Father Marty Lally, Pastor of Holy Family Parish, gave the final blessing. Welcome, Mr. Barrett! Learn more>
9News Visits AP Calculus Class
9News visited Ms. Iswari Natarjan's AP Calculus to report on another year of outstanding AP exam results. Click here to view the segment.Learn more>
Join us for this fun family event featuring a climbing wall, bouncy obstacle course and slide, arcade games, Kona Ice, pumpkin decorating, face painting and more! Click here to purchase wristbands. Learn more>
"It's Not the 70's Anymore" Presentation
This presentation helps educate students and parents about the laws, constitutional rights, and issues such as sexting, drugs and alcohol, shoplifting, domestic violence, harassment, and sexual assault. It also focuses on how Facebook and other social media can be used against its users. The presenter is Karen Steinhauser, LLC, who specializes in criminal defense for juveniles and adults. She is an award winning litigator with extensive trial experience as a Chief Prosecutor in the Denver District Attorney's Office.
Sabine studied in Paris, France where she earned a baccalaureate degree and a BTS in business administration. At St. Mary's Academy, she teaches French in the Middle School. Sabine worked as an executive at Oxford University Press in Paris before moving to Denver. She transitioned into teaching after working on the business side of the education field. Sabine loves working with students and for over a decade now, she has not lost her passion for the job. She enjoys sharing her experiences as a French woman living in Denver with her students, and imparting her love of French through songs, movies, and more. Sabine has volunteered at the Alliance Francaise of Denver. At St. Mary's Academy she has witnessed her students helping people in need through their Community Action Team service. She is consistently amazed by their engagement and enjoyment in these activities.
September 22 - Mass, 8:15 am. Students should wear blue and white.
September 25 - No School, Faculty In-service
September 27 - Late Start
September 29 - Assembly, 8:15 am. Students wear blue and white.
Middle School News & Events
September 27 - Picture Day, 8:00 am - 10:30 am, MS Commons. Order forms will be distributed on 9/21.
October 12 and 13 - Parent Teacher conferences. Watch for notifications for sign up coming up soon.
October 18th - Family Picnic and CAT games.
High School News & Events
Travel with SMA to Argentina June 9 - 20, 2018 (anticipated dates). Students can take language classes and explore Buenos Aires, stay with an Argentine family, and travel to Uruguay and The Falls of Iguazu, a natural wonder of the world. An informational meeting will be held on September 27 at 6:00 pm in the World Visions Room. Pizza will be provided. Learn more>
Venez nombreuses! There will be an information meeting on September 28 to discuss the 2018 trip to France. The meeting will be held in the World Visions Room at 6:00 pm. All High school students with at least one year of French are invited to attend.For more information, please visit our trip website or contact Ms. Rogers Denzler.
October 1, 2017: Application process begins for 2018-2019 academic year.
October 4, 2017: LS Preview, 9:00-10:30 AM
October 11, 2017: MS Preview 9:00-10:30 AM
October 21, 2017: HS Open House, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
November 1, 2017: SSS Financial Aid Application Portal Opens
November 14, 2017: HS Info Night, 6:30 PM
December 2, 2017: HS Placement Test, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
If you already have a username and password (for example, you have applied previously or are the parent of a current student), please use your current login credentials to RSVP for admissions events or to begin the application for a new child.
Save the Date for Grandparents' Day! Friday, November 17
Invitations will be mailed to SMA grandparents in October. Please click here to fill out the Grandparent Contact Information Update Form to be sure the grandparents receive an invitation. Learn more>
Alumnae and Community Mass: Sunday, October 8, 10:00 AM, HS Forum
We invite our current families to join our alumnae as they gather for Mass during SMA's annual Reunion Weekend. Mass is a wonderful tradition of Reunion Weekend and we would love to share it with our current families. A pastry and juice reception will follow and then everyone is invited to the Quad for Fall Festival! Click here to RSVP. Learn More>
Upcoming Home Events
MS Field Hockey home game on 9/22 - SMA v. Colorado Academy, 4:00PM
Pack the House Night
Please join SMA in cheering on our Wildcat volleyball players as we celebrate Pack the House Night, Friday, September 29. SMA will compete against Peak to Peak. Please wear your SMA spirit gear!
Maxpreps SMA Pictures
Click here to see pictures of SMA Wildcats in action!