Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week serves as a means to celebrate our tradition, to embrace our Catholic identity, and to appreciate our community.   The hallways are adorned with artwork and projects of the students, and classrooms are alive with displays and school spirit. 

Some of the many activities that are anxiously anticipated are:

  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Grandparent Appreciation Day
  • Volunteer Reception
  • Parent Appreciation Day
  • CSW Mass
  • Student Appreciation Day, including a Talent Show
  • Teacher Appreciation Day with luncheon courtesy of the Home & School Association
  • Take-A-Look Tuesday Open House & Tours

Catholic Schools Week Calendar of Events

Saturday, January 25, 2020: Pancake Breakfast
  • Pancake Breakfast      8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  • Book Fair                     8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
  • Open House & Tours  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Prospective New Students & Families
  • Basketball Games
Sunday, January 26, 2020: School Pride

Students are wearing their school uniforms to Mass or a public place over the weekend to show school pride. Student representatives will be speaking at Masses at area Catholic Churches about St. Mary Catholic School.

Monday, January 27, 2020 - Grandparent Day

Hot Chocolate and Cookies – St. Maria Goretti High School Students will be bringing our students a special treat

Classroom Visitation Times  (Students will be in homerooms.)

  • Grades 3, 4. 5                  10:30 to 11:30
  • Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2    11:00 to 12:00
  • Grades 6, 7, 8                   11:30 to 12:30

Lunch provided to Grandparents & Students by HSA

  • First Lunch Shift            11:30  to  12:00   Grades 3, 4, 5
  • Second Lunch Shift        12:00  to  12:30   Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2
  • Third Lunch Shift           12:30  to    1:00   Grades 6, 7, 8

Book Fair – 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - Parent Visitation & Volunteer Appreciation Day

Volunteer Appreciation Reception   8:15 to 9:00 A.M. in Fatima Hall

Parent Visitation

  • Pre-K 8 8: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Lunch Schedule
    • 11:00 – 11:25 a.m. (Pre-K, K, 2)
    • 11:30 – 11:55 a.m. (1, 3)
    • 12:00 – 12:25 p.m. (4, 5)
    • 12:30 – 12:55 p.m. ( 6, 7)
    • 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. (8)

“Take a Look Tuesdays” Open House & Tours  9:00 A.M. to 2 P.M. for Prospective New Students & Families                                             

  Book Fair – 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - Anniversary Mass & Dignitaries Luncheon

Catholic Schools Week 145th Anniversary Mass   10:30 A.M. Celebrant will be The Most Reverend Bishop Parker. * Parent please join us!

 Book Fair – 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - Grandparent Day

Out-of-Uniform Day

TALENT SHOW  1:30 P.M.

NO HOMEWORK FOR STUDENTS!

Book Fair – 8:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. (LAST DAY!)

Friday, January 31, 2020 - Teacher Appreciation Day & Career Day

Brokers’ Breakfast – Local realtors and brokers are invited to a catered Panera breakfast s a thank you for your work in our community. Tours can be arranged after breakfast for those interested.

Career Day Presentations  (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

Dismissal is at 12:00 P.M.

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon in Fatima Hall

Interested in Learning More about our Catholic School?

In choosing St. Mary Catholic School, you are investing in your child’s tomorrow. For over 145 years students and families have been entrusting SMCS for educational excellence – spiritually, academically, and socially. We invite you to visit our campus in historic Hagerstown, Maryland to learn more about our school as well as our school community.