Parent Information

StMM School is planning on having in person learning, 5 days a week with proper PPE and social distancing

Blackboard Connect and current parent information here.

Principal Notes – September 21, 2020

Welcome to Fall! You can really feel that fall is in the air! All of our families are doing a wonderful job following all the new rules and regulations. We cannot thank you enough for your understanding of these rules and guidelines. Because of you, we have had a successful start of the year, we…

Principal Notes – September 11, 2020

Today we remember the tragic events of September 11. We turn to God for comfort and hope: God of love we place in your loving arms the thousands of innocent lives that were lost on that unforgettable morning of September 11, 2001. We also remember the courage of the countless men and women who put…

Teaching Safety: Empowering God’s Children Program

Dear St. Margaret Mary Parents, St. Margaret Mary teachers will present the program, Teaching Safety: Empowering God’s Children to our students beginning the week of August 31, 2020. This program is provided to us by the Diocese of Rockford and is part of our ongoing effort to help create and maintain a safe environment for…

Principal Notes – First Week of School in the Books!

Way to go Panthers, week one is in the books! We made it through our first week of school and it was a great success.  Thank you to all our families for making the adjustments during our transition back.  We know that changing a routine can be hard, but you all did a great job…

First Day of School Reminders and School Updates

Hey Panthers! It was so good to see all our students and families this week. We are even more excited to welcome you back for the first day of school. Our doors open daily at 8:40 a.m. until 8:55 a.m. Below are just a few reminders about the first day of school and some of…

First Day of School Q&A

We are in the final countdown for the first day of school! The teachers and I are excited to welcome you all back tomorrow and Thursday for Meet the Teacher/Supply Drop-off. As a reminder, all parents and students will need to wear a mask and have their temperature taken when entering the west doors. There…

Meet the Teacher & Supply Drop-off

The sign-up for our Meet the Teachers and Supply Drop-off is now available on School Speak. This is a great opportunity to come into school and meet your child’s teacher for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Families whose last name is A – M can sign up for Wednesday, August 12 from 9:00 –…

St. Margaret Mary Catholic School: Return to the Classroom

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, The St. Margaret Mary Catholic School: Return to the Classroom plan has been created to aid in navigating the reestablishment of in-person education where employees, students, and families can feel safe and reduce the impact of COVID-19 conditions upon returning to school. This plan is designed to maximize both safety…

School Update 7/31/20

It is hard to believe that in just 17 days we will be welcoming students back into the building for a new school year.  The teachers, office staff, the maintenance team, and I have been preparing for the return of all our students.  Early next week families will be sent the completed St. Margaret Mary…

STMM School Update

St. Margaret Mary is dedicated to keeping our school community safe and healthy, and we understand that there is much uncertainty about how the pandemic might affect education in the coming months. St. Margaret Mary has developed a plan, with guidance from the Diocese of Rockford, to safely re-open our school for the 2020-21 school…

Letter from the Office of Catholic Schools

Dear Parents, Please see the attached letter from the office of Catholic Schools. In Faith, Brenna O’Hearn Principal – STMM Parent Letter regarding School Reopening Plan

ISBE – Update

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, This week, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public health released guidelines and recommendations for Illinois schools to resume in-person learning this fall. At this time, we are reviewing the document and seeking additional guidance from the Office of Catholic Education. I know that families…

Summer Letter

Dear Saint Margaret Mary School Families, Thank you to all the parents that helped make the supply pick-up a success. In one day we were able to collect STMM items and return student belongings. It was wonderful to see all the families, if only for a moment. But now, summer is officially here, and we…

June Information

Dear St. Margaret Mary Families, Summer is now in full swing.  We hope that you are all enjoying the warm weather and enjoying a break from school.  Please remember that the guidelines for Mass attendance have changed and families are encouraged to sign up for a Mass time.  St. Margaret Mary will still be streaming…

Knights of Columbus Tailgate Party – June 20

The Knight of Columbus cordially invites you and your family to join them in the Parish parking lot for a socially distanced tailgate party on Saturday, June 20 – the day before Father’s Day. The Knights will be serving delicious sandwiches: your choice of Ribeye Steak, Brats, or luscious Pulled Pork, and Hot Dogs for…

IMPORTANT – MASS / SUPPLY PICK-UP TOMORROW

End of the year Mass: Tomorrow we will have a virtual End of the Year Mass for all families at 9:15 a.m. Families can watch the Mass from their homes through the St. Margaret Mary (Chruch) Facebook page and the St. Margaret Mary School Facebook page.  During this Mass, we will announce the recipients of…

Heart of the School Voting Ballot

Thank you for nominating a teacher or staff member for the Heart of the School Award.  The nominations have been narrowed down to 4 teachers – Mrs. Stachowski, Mrs. Nemes, Ms. Rozynek, and Ms. Palazzolo. Please click on the link below to vote for the recipient for the 2020 Heart of the School Award. Heart…

School Mass and Litany of Our Lady

Dear St. Margaret Mary Parents, I apologize for the late notice, however, we were trying to work through some technical difficulties. Tomorrow we will have a special presentation for our Mother Mary. Our 8th Grade class has created a Litany of Our Lady prayer and presentation to honor Mary. Our original intention was to have…

Heart of the School Award

Heart of the School Award:   Last year we began a new tradition in our school – The Heart of the School Award.  Mrs. Mobeck was the recipiant of the 2019 Heart of the School Award.  While our teachers and staff members do not seek out recognition, it is important that we celebrate their tremendous work…