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Principal Notes – April 14, 2019

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, It is hard to believe that today McHenry County received over 8 inches of snow and this week we will see highs in the 60’s! Holy Week: This week we enter into Holy Week. STMM will not be in session on Thursday, April 18 – Monday, April 22, 2019. On…

Golf Outing/Art Auction donations

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, Many of our grades are hard at work creating beautiful masterpieces for the art auction.  In addition to the student artwork, we will have beautiful baskets filled with wonderful prizes.  In order to provide the very best items, we are asking for your help.  We are looking for families or local…

A Message from Mrs. A

Dear Families, I am very proud of all the students who participated in our Jump Rope/Hoops event. We finished our Jumping Unit with – 72 members in 1-minute jump club – 40 members in 2-minutes jump club – 33 members in 3-minutes jump club All the students who made it to the 3-minutes jump club…

Mother/Son Roller Skating – April 7th

Please join us for the Mother/Son Roller Skating Party to be held on Sunday, April 7th. This year we would like all STMM Mothers and Sons from Preschool – 8th Grade to join us. Please reply as soon as possible via the Evite. Below is the link. http://evite.me/g6U2TYCn3q STMM Home & School Association Amy Ostrowski,…

Principal’s Note – 3/17/19

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  “Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.” – St. Patrick Things to Know:  Dine and Share – Tomorrow (Monday, March 18) is the March Dine and Share at Potbelly in Algonquin.  This month Potbelly will give 25% of the proceeds…

Picture Day Update

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, Today was picture day and all the students looked so nice.  Due to the number of students absent today, there will be a make-up picture day on Monday, March 18.  This is not a retake picture day, it is only for the students who were absent today.  After the pictures…

Flu

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, There has been an increase in the number of reported Influenza A cases reported at St. Margaret Mary and the county.  To prevent widespread flu in school, we recommend that your child stay home from school if experiencing flu or cold symptoms.  To decide whether or not to send your…

Kids Heart Challenge – Update

Dear Parents, I hope your kids are really enjoying the fun activities we’re doing in school right now. Kids Heart Challenge engages elementary and middle school students with jumping rope, playing basketball games, and doing conditioning workouts while empowering them to improve their health and helping kids with heart-health issues. We are working very hard!…

Principal Notes – 3/10/19

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, This week we will end the third quarter.  The grade book will close on Thursday and report cards and grades will be posted on Thursday, March 21. Things to Know:  Picture Day – Spring pictures will be Monday, March 11.  Unlike the fall pictures, you do not need to send…

Principal Notes – 03/03/19

Welcome to March!  Spring is just 22 days until spring. Thank you to all the families that turned in registration.  Turning in early registration helps us make critical decisions for the upcoming school year. Things to Know:  Ash Wednesday – Ash Wednesday Mass will be on Wednesday, March 6 at 9:30. Tech Talk – We had…

Uniform Questions and Answers

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, I know there has been a lot of talk and questions about the possibility of a big uniform change for next year.  Although the finalized website is not complete I would like to share with you some of the changes that are coming. I am hoping that the following questions…

Early Registration Ends Next Friday

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, This is just a reminder that Friday, March 1 is the last day to turn in your early registration.  Sending in registration helps us better plan for the upcoming year.  After March 1st the registration fee will increase by $100 per child. The early registration process is easy, simply complete the…

Help Us Reach Our Chocolate Goal!

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, To help us reach our goal, we have extended the World’s Finest Chocolate sale.  The sale will go through March 8, 2019.  We have secured selling opportunities at both St. Margaret Mary and St. Mary (Huntley).  If you are able to sell chocolate this weekend please sign up on School Speak….

Principal Notes – 2/11/19

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, Thank you all for helping to make Catholic Schools Week 2.0 a success!  I understand that being off of school and rescheduling the Catholic Schools Week events takes a lot of flexibility. THANK YOU! Please note that THIS FRIDAY is a half day of school.  Students will be dismissed at 12:00. …

WFC Selling Opportunities

Parents, We had an exciting WFC kick-off assembly on Thursday and our students are eager to sell chocolate and earn great prizes. If every one of our students just sold one box, we can raise over $8,000 for the school. BUT, we are hoping to raise much more than that!! To help families sell the…

Late start tomorrow (2/6/19)

STMM will have a late start tomorrow, February 6, 2019. STMM will begin classes at 10:15. There will be no AM bus service for our students if D300 is running buses. The school office will open at 9:45 and student may begin to arrive at 10:00 for drop off at the WEST DOOR. Students are…

Screenagers – RESCHEDULED

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, The Screenagers event has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 28 at 6:30 in the gym.  More information will be sent home. In Faith, Brenna O’Hearn Principal – STMM

Revised Catholic Schools Week Schedule 2/4 – 2/8

REVISED CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SCHEDULE: All Week: “Catholic Schools Week Food Drive” Throughout Catholic Schools Week St. Margaret Mary will be collecting nonperishable food items. The canned food and boxed items will be donated to the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry. Monday, February 4, 2019: ALL SCHOOL DRESS THEME: Super ~Students are permitted…

School Closures

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, It is our goal to keep our families up-to-date on the status of any school closures and cancellations for the week. Today (January 29, 2019) – All after-school activities are canceled including aftercare. Wednesday (January 30, 2019) School is CLOSED. Anticipated High Temp: -14℉ with “real feel” temp of -35℉….

CSW TUESDAY

Dear St. Margaret Mary families, I anticipate that we will have school tomorrow. If something should change I will let you know. Tomorrow will be comfy cozy day. Students are invited to dress in comfortable clothing. Pajamas and or slippers are not permitted. Students will also receive a special treat provided by our Home and…