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Lunch Menu:  December Menu 2014  

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Volunteer Requirements: ALL adults who wish to volunteer in classrooms, field trips, cafeteria, retreats, coaching, at events, in the presence of children or in any other capacity  are REQUIRED to complete Virtus Training and Fingerprinting as per Saint Mary's School policy. A copy of  the Virtus certificate and fingerprinting receipt must be submitted to the office for our records. Virtus Training certification MUST be renewed every 4 years. Fingerprinting is a one-time only requirement, please keep in mind verification of clearance from the Archdiocese does take time. A photo ID is also now required to be worn by volunteers while on campus. Please schedule an appointment for your photograph to be taken with the school office. ID badges will be held in the school office and remain the property of Saint Mary School. Please check with the office if you are unsure if you have met the requirement.
Health News

Attention Parents of 1st, 7th & 8th Grade Students:
All students entering 1st Grade are required to submit verification of a health physical, per Archdiocesan and California Department of Health guidelines. Forms are provided at registration and due prior to enrollment.

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, continues to threaten students in California. To help stop its spread, all incoming 7th and 8th graders are required by law to have proof of a whooping cough booster (‘Tdap’) shot in order to attend classes. Students will not be allowed to attend classes without a shot record. Please contact the school office if you have any questions regarding this requirement. Verification must be received prior to enrollment. 

CEF Scholarship Applications


The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) sponsors tuition scholarship awards for students who attend Catholic elementary and high schools. Cycle 1 of the Tuition Awards Program (TAP) offer a scholarship award for students in Grade 8, who are current recipients of CEF, applying to a Catholic high school within the Archdiocese, applied toward fours year at a participating elementary school (yearly renewal and eligibility required) . Cycle 1 (2015-16) application deadline is October 10, 2014.

Cycle 2 is for the 2015-16 School Year and current 8th Grade Students who plan to attend a Catholic High School. Applications are available at the enrolling High School and must be completed and submitted to the High School of choice directly. Applications are no longer processed through the Elementary School. Please contact the High School for their deadline to submit. Application process dates to be advised soon.

Cycle 3 (2015-16) application process will begin in late January 2015.

Decision letters of award status are sent directly from CEF. Assistance awards are at the sole discretion of the CEF Board and not Saint Mary School.


Open Enrollment Now!

Kindergarten thru 8th Grade

Call the School Office
for Details!


Sibling Applications For Currently
Enrolled Students Now Available!
**Incoming Kindergartners must be
Five (5) years of age by October 1st**

Admissions Process

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**HeadMaster Online is updated automatically eight times a day in two-hour intervals**


At a Glance…

School Resumes
Dec. 1

Student of the Month Breakfast
Dec. 2

Morning Assembly / Prayer Circle /
PTO Board Mtg 
Dec. 3

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Dec. 3-5 (12:30pm Dismissal)

Dec. 4

School Mass-Room Parents & PTO prepare
Dec. 5

Float Decorations (prepare)
Dec. 6 (Computer Lab)

Saint Mary Sunday
Dec. 7 (5:30pm)

School Mass-Immaculate Conception of the 
Blessed Virgin Mary-Marian Club prepares /
Room Parent Mtg
Dec. 8

Virtus Training (Recertification Class-English)
Dec. 8 (Call Parish for Appt)

Kiwanis Luncheon / Virtus Training (Recertification-
Spanish - Call Parish for Appt)
Dec. 9 

Morning Assembly / Prayer Circle
Dec. 10

Santa's Secret Shop
Dec. 10-12

Dec. 11

School Mass- NJHS prepares /
Float Decorating 
Dec. 12

Palmdale Christmas Parade
Dec. 13

At SMS we are committed to the academic excellence of the whole child, in which our Catholic Christian Gospel values of God's message, service, faith, reverence, respect and community are set forth in a safe environment.  

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