School News & Events

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 Wednesday, April 17, the student will participate in the Stations of the Cross at 2:30 in the church. All families are welcome to attend.

Warm Spirits Blanket Drive: We are in the final days for our Lent stewardship project. Please be sure to bring in NEW blankets to your homeroom. The final do to turn in blankets is Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

2019 -2020 Calendar Update: I understand our families have been waiting for the 2019-2020 school calendar. There has been a hold up for the approved calendar due to new legislation pertaining to academic calendars.

Below is a list of dates for the 2019 -2020 school year a more detailed list will be sent home after Easter:
August 16 (Friday) – Supply Drop Off/ Back to School BBQ
August 19 (Monday) – First Day of School (full day)
November 27 – 29 – Thanksgiving Break
December 23 – January 3 – Christmas Break
March 23-27 – Spring Break
April 9 – 13 – Easter Break
May 29 – Last Day of School *If no snow days have been taken

Box Tops Update:
Preschool and Kindergarten – $92.80
1st/2nd Grade – $49.90
3rd Grade – $27.30
4th Grade $36.50
5th Grade $112.20 ** Currently in 1st place**
6th Grade – $46.80
7th Grade – $36.80
8th Grade – $79.80
Total – $481.40

The 3rd and FINAL collection date will be Friday, May 17th. The class with the highest total will be awarded a prize.

Dates to Know: With only 6 weeks left to the school year, there are a lot of events happening at the school. Please be sure to check the school calendar and school speak for the latest updates.

April 15 (Monday )
Marian Band Visit for students
April 16 (Tuesday)
Athletics Meeting @ 5:00 – 7:00
Home and School Meeting @ 7:00 – 9:00
April 17 (Wednesday)
2:30 Stations of the Cross in the church
April 18, 19 (Thursday/Friday)
April 22 (Monday)
Easter Monday – NO SCHOOL
April 25 (Thursday)
Student Assembly – Orange Rules Fun Run
April 26 (Friday)
3A Mass @ 9:30/ Confession 3rd Grade
April 29 (Monday)
Spring Sports Pictures @ 6:00 pm
April 30 (Tuesday)
6th Grade Field Trip
Communion Practice in the church – 7:00 – 8:30
May 2 (Thursday)
4th Grade Field Trip
May 3 (Friday)
1A Mass/2nd Grade Confession
Noon Dismissal
May 4 (Saturday)
2nd Grade First Communion @ 9:30
May 6 (Monday)
Sports Awards Night
May 10 (Friday)
8th Grade Mass
May Crowning
8th Grade Graduation Pictures
Orange Ruler Run
May 13 (Monday)
STMM Band concert @2:30
May 14 (Tuesday)
7th Grade Field Trip
May 15 (Wednesday)
Musical @ 7:00 pm
May 16 (Thursday)
8th Grade Dinner Dance
May 17 (Friday)
3B Mass/ 7th Grade Confession
May 20 (Monday)
8th Grade Field Trip
May 21 (Tuesday)
8th Grade Graduation
May 22 (Wednesday)
Kindergarten Celebration
Last day of preschool 4
May 23 (Thursday)
Last day of preschool 3
May 24
2A Mass
Field Day

In Faith,

Brenna O’Hearn
Principal – STMM