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Fall Back

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Don’t forget, this Sunday we set our clocks back one hour.  Yahoo!  We get an extra hour of sleep!  This is perfect timing as we will have a busy week with much to learn and a favorite tradition to celebrate. First up, there will not be Monday morning mass as this… Read more »

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, This coming week will be a busy week of working on our Saint’s and Explorer’s Reports.  Please remind your fifth graders to bring all of the information they need to have successful and productive days of work.  Thank you! Don’t forget, Monday we will be going to Mass with our first… Read more »

Welcome to Hogwarts!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Yes, you guessed it… the fifth graders will begin reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone this week.  I have been waiting for this day for so long.  I cannot wait to share all of the magical excitement with the class.  I hope you are able to join in the fun… Read more »

Happy Columbus Day!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Hope all of you have enjoyed this three day weekend.  It’s been a pleasant little break and hopefully we will all return rejuvenated and refreshed. Don’t forget, this Wednesday Mrs. McGarry is taking the class on a walking field trip to St. Andrews Episcopal Church to see an art exhibit on… Read more »

Dear Fifth Grade, We have a busy week ahead so I am just going to jump right in with this week’s events.  First off, we have Monday morning mass.  Please drop your student off at the Junior Yard so we are able to walk with our first grade buddies to the church.  SMA is playing… Read more »

Curriculum Update

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, I hope everyone enjoyed their Friday Family Fun Night.  SMA’s annual night of fun is always a good time and it is a real treat to see everyone celebrating the start of a new school year.  Thank you for coming out to show your SMA pride.  We have an amazing school… Read more »

Curriculum Update

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, The fifth graders and I are now in the full swing of things and have definitely found our daily rhythm.  Thank you for all of your support at home to help make this happen. This Monday we will have morning mass.  Please be sure to drop your fifth grader off at… Read more »

The Week Ahead

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, It’s time to get ready for another wonderful week at SMA!  I just wanted to pop in for a few reminders.  Don’t forget, tomorrow is picture day.  All students must be in their full dress uniforms for this special event.  In addition, tomorrow is Monday morning mass.  Please try your best… Read more »

Happy Labor Day!

Dear Fifth Grade Parents, Happy Labor Day!  I hope everyone has a wonderful long weekend of fun and family time. This last week was a week full of learning and creating new memories for us to share as a class.  I am blessed to be with my fifth grade class every day. Don’t forget, this… Read more »

Curriculum Update

Dear Fifth Grade Parents and Students, The first week of the new school year was a great success and I can see the class is settling in quite nicely.  We are all ready for week 2! Here is a quick glimpse of next week’s events.  Next Monday marks the beginning of Hot Lunch and the… Read more »