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May 26, 2017

In This Issue
Message from Mr. Morelli
Message from Fr. Fallon
Parent Survey
Our Lady of Fatima
FACTS Notice
Job Openings
SAT-ACT Prep
Summer School
Survival Skills
Youth Summer Enrichment
Summer Athletic Camps
Senior Transcripts
3W International
Host Families Needed
Shadow A Ram Program
Summer Reading 2017
2017-2018 Dates
2018 Europe Trip
Green Auxiliary
Class Reunions
Endowment Program
Rams Rewards
Volunteers
Mixed Bag
Green Machine
Upcoming Events & Notices


 

 

COUNSELOR'S CORNER

 

Annette Knowles, A-Go

Nicole Rosado, Gr-O

Misty Chapman, P-Z


GUIDANCE INFORMATION

 

Mrs. Chapman visited Vanderbilt University to participate in a Counselor Conference April 11-13.  She was one of 95 high school counselors from around the world who attended that week.  She went to learn about potential opportunities for those students  who might be interested in Vanderbilt's top-tier academic programs and to get a behind-the-scenes view of the selective admissions and financial aid process. 

Vanderbilt offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development, as well as a full range of graduate and professional degrees. 


Reminders


Senior class parents and students are reminded to log on to www.collegeboard.com and www.act.org to register for the SAT and ACT Tests.

 

Each year the master (SMHS) calendar includes the dates of the ACT and SAT.  These college admissions tests are not offered on the SM campus.  We promote the dates as a courtesy to our students for planning purposes.  Students are required to register for these tests through an online portal.  At that time, test takers may choose a location that serves as a national testing site.

 

Students and parents are advised to read and study the requirements for initial eligibility formulated in the Guide for the Collegebound Student Athlete.  Access to this guide is available on the NCAA  website at

 www.ncaaclearinghouse.net. 

 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 

Scholarship Descriptions for

2017-2018 are on line now.


St. Mary's Chapel Hours

 

 

Daily Mass

Monday - Friday

7:00 a.m.  


Saturday Mass 

7:00 a.m.

 

Friday Rosary at dismissal time.
&

First Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament,
First Friday of every month when school is in session.

 

Decade of the Rosary at the

Statue of Mary

Wednesdays at 8 a.m.

 

Please join us! 

 


 

 

Memorials

Send Donations in memory of loved ones to

Alumni Office

P. O. Box 7247

Stockton, CA 95267-0247

 

Lost Alumni

The alumni office needs your help locating addresses for lost but not forgotten alumni. Please check the lists to see if you know of any lost sheep.


Visit the Alumni site for the list.  If you know the address for someone on the list, please send us an email

 


 

Please notify the Registrar of any change of address, phone and/or email address.

 

Alumni:

The Traditions Magazine is looking for your stories -

your accomplishments and adventures,
your memories and thoughts.

We'd love to hear from you!
Please E-mail your alumni news

 or call (209) 957-3340, Ext 187

Do You Have A Vocation?

 

Is God calling you to be a priest, a brother or a  member of a religious community?  Have you felt a need to serve God's people, to minister to their needs and help them find out about the love of God?

 

Ask Fr. Matthew Issac or go to VocationNetwork.org for more information.

 

Are you ready to Wake Up the World?

 

Vocations Prayer Card

 


 

 

 

 

 

We will be live streaming the 141st Commencement Exercise on  May 27, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. for family and friends of graduates who are unable to attend the ceremony at University of the Pacific.


Be sure to like our FaceBook page at
facebook.com/SaintMarysHighSchool/

to access the live stream. 

 Just before 9:00 A.M., the live stream will start on our

Facebook page

 

 

 Message from Mr. Morelli

 

V+J

 

Ending a school year involves a jumble of activities, celebrations and emotions. On the faces of students, teachers and parents you see expressions of excitement, anxiety, happiness and exhaustion.

 

It is the nature of any school to change. Students enter and graduate, individuals come and go and the world around us moves forward. New events make history and change our culture, and the school adapts to meet the needs of each generation.

 

The four years have quickly gone by as the Class of 2017 awaits graduation on May 27. This particular class has accomplished much: spiritually, academically, socially and athletically. We are very proud of each member of this class, and we know that the foundation is set for these students to enter adulthood capable of truly reflecting Christian/Catholic virtues. God bless them as they continue their journey through life.

 

As this will be my final newsletter, let me thank the community of St. Mary's High School for the many years of your support and confidence. Through my years at St. Mary's the school continues to grow in all aspects of Catholic secondary education.  St. Mary's continues to be dedicated to our Blessed Mother, while keeping Salesian spirituality in the forefront. However, our faith and dedication to one another remain the same.

 

Through this devotion, St. Mary's will continue to prepare our students to meet the challenges that they will encounter, while maintaining our greatest gift of community.  St. Mary's continues to remain a home to the students, faculty, staff, families and friends who pass through our campus.

 

I am very grateful and thankful to the teachers at St. Mary's. I sincerely appreciate their commitment to our students. They are here because they really want to teach, and they want to serve God and His people. I thank the Guidance Department for meeting the needs of our students. I also want to recognize and thank our office staff, a group of people seldom, if ever, mentioned. They are the heroes who see that this school functions. Finally, I thank those who assist me daily, my fellow administrators for their concern about the students they serve.

 

The St. Mary's High School community is guided by the belief that each person is created in the image and likeness of God and that God may be served by doing passionately well what we have been called to do at that moment. Growing in Holiness, making real in our lives the love of the God in whose image and likeness we are created, is serious business. It requires hard work; it requires discipline; it requires self.  St. Francis de Sales found the secret for Holiness in the ordinary actions of our day.

 

Salesian spirituality also recognizes the value of relaxation, of taking "time out," of "catching your breath," of making time for play. In fact, relaxation is not only permissible; it is necessary!  The Gentleman Saint appreciates the important role that rest and recreation play in the pursuit of a fully human, God-centered life. He says: "From time to time we must recreate in mind and body."

 

As we near the end of another school year it is a time to be appreciative of all the individuals who truly have been "friends to St. Mary's." I once heard the following; "Friends are people who are here today and here tomorrow. They forgive your faults and if they really love you, they don't even see them!"   Good friends help us know ourselves and grow closer to God's image. De Sales wrote: "How good it is to love here on earth as we love in heaven and to learn to cherish others on earth as we will do eternally."

 

Wishing all of the St. Mary's faith community slow, peaceful summer days and joyful moments with family and friends. You will be in my prayers.

 

Mary, Queen of Angels,  St. Dominic and St. Francis de Sales, pray for us.

 

 

 

 

 

 Message from Fr. Fallon

 

What's My Line?  Does It Matter?

 

It's the month of May!!! For some it is anticipation of the summer months ahead and vacation, and perhaps a long awaited trip. For others, the month of May takes on a totally different meaning.  What do I mean?  If you are in any way associated with a young person who is about to graduate from high school, there is often a totally different feeling about the month of May.  Sure, it is the end of a significant plateau in their young lives and for that most of these guys and gals are happy that they survived. At the same time, there is anticipation. Did my college acceptance arrive? Did I apply to the right college or University? Will I be able to make it there? Did I pick the right major? And most importantly, what line of work will I find myself in 5 or 10 years from the time I finish high school?  These are weighty questions which some will think long and hard about and often become overly stressed in not finding the answers to questions which only future years will make clear.

 

Over many years as a teacher, or an administrator, I have listened to many a graduating senior ask these questions. In many cases, their parents are likewise asking the same questions. Did I allow my senior son or daughter to make a choice of a college that I was not all that happy about?

When I hear these questions asked year after year, my thoughts - believe it or not turn to the early days of television.


There will be, I am sure, some of the SM parent community who will remember those days.  Television was not a 24-7 event. Programs were few and shown as they took place. There was no taping of show to accommodate the 3 time zones of the United States. For example, if a show originated in New York at 9:00 p.m. and you lived in Stockton you watched it at 6:00 p.m.  There was nowhere near the variety of things to watch.  Most were sports, variety quiz or contestant based. 

 

One of the longest running shows was entitled "What's My Line?"  The format was simple. On stage there was a chair behind a screen, so you could not see the person. Directly in front of the screen was a row of chairs for those who would ask the question.

 

Essentially, the program was based on the premise of trying to guess what profession or type of work the person sitting behind the screen was engaged in.  A series of questions were asked of the mystery guest aimed at getting some clues as to what they did in life.  If (My Line) was guessed correctly, there was a reward of some kind.  The "takeaway" was the thinking that the higher up you were in the chain of occupation, the better person you must be. In a great deal of modern thinking, we associate certain lines as being more important. In that kind of thinking, people often compromise themselves to try to be someone they are not. That just never works.  The important thing in living is to pay close attention to who we are.  That is why the thinking of St. Francis de Sales is so important. Be who you are - no matter! 

As our Seniors leave to embrace their futures, if they always remain who they are and remain true to that ideal, "WHATEVER LINE," (Career or Profession) they can do so with confidence.

 

 

 

 Parent Survey

 

 

Dear Saint Mary's Parents and/or Guardians,

 

Saint Mary's High School is dedicated to providing our students with an exceptional educational experience.  In order to accomplish this, we need your input and feedback.

 

Please complete the attached survey as accurately and thoughtfully as possible.  Your responses will be used in combination with other data collected and analyzed for our school's accreditation process.  

 

Thank you for your continued support of Saint Mary's and entrusting us to educate your students.

 

Click Here to take the Parent Survey

 

 

 100 Years-Our Lady of Fatima

 

May 13, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of Our Lady of Fatima to three poor shepard children Lucia de Jesus Santos and her cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto from the village of Aljustrel, Portugal in the parish of Fatima.. Our Lady's message sought for people to pray for the conversion of the world and asked that the world be consecrated to her Immaculate Heart. This was part of the "secret" message given to the children.

 

Pope John Paul II, for his part, asked for the envelope containing the third part of the “secret” following the assassination attempt on 13 May 1981.

 

As is well known, after reading the message, Pope John Paul II immediately acted to consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and he himself composed a prayer for what he called an “Act of Entrustment”, which was to be celebrated in the Basilica of Saint Mary Major on 7 June 1981, the Solemnity of Pentecost.

 

“Mother of all individuals and peoples, you know all their sufferings and hopes. In your motherly heart you feel all the struggles between good and evil, between light and darkness, that convulse the world: accept the plea which we make in the Holy Spirit directly to your heart, and embrace with the love of the Mother and Handmaid of the Lord those who most await this embrace, and also those whose act of entrustment you too await in a particular way. Take under your motherly protection the whole human family, which with affectionate love we entrust to you, O Mother. May there dawn for everyone the time of peace and freedom, the time of truth, of justice and of hope”.

 

In order to respond more fully to the requests of “Our Lady”, the Holy Father desired to make more explicit during the Holy Year of the Redemption the Act of Entrustment of 7 May 1981, which had been repeated in Fatima on 13 May 1982. On 25 March 1984 in Saint Peter's Square, while recalling the fiat uttered by Mary at the Annunciation, the Holy Father, in spiritual union with the Bishops of the world, who had been “convoked” beforehand, entrusted all men and women and all peoples to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in terms which recalled the heartfelt words spoken in 1981: 

 

“O Mother of all men and women, and of all peoples, you who know all their sufferings and their hopes, you who have a mother's awareness of all the struggles between good and evil, between light and darkness, which afflict the modern world, accept the cry which we, moved by the Holy Spirit, address directly to your Heart. Embrace with the love of the Mother and Handmaid of the Lord, this human world of ours, which we entrust and consecrate to you, for we are full of concern for the earthly and eternal destiny of individuals and peoples. 

 

In a special way we entrust and consecrate to you those individuals and nations which particularly need to be thus entrusted and consecrated. 

 

‘We have recourse to your protection, holy Mother of God!'  Despise not our petitions in our necessities”. 

 

The Pope then continued more forcefully and with more specific references, as though commenting on the Message of Fatima in its sorrowful fulfillment: 

 

“Behold, as we stand before you, Mother of Christ, before your Immaculate Heart, we desire, together with the whole Church, to unite ourselves with the consecration which, for love of us, your Son made of himself to the Father: ‘For their sake', he said, ‘I consecrate myself that they also may be consecrated in the truth' (Jn 17:19). We wish to unite ourselves with our Redeemer in this his consecration for the world and for the human race, which, in his divine Heart, has the power to obtain pardon and to secure reparation. 

 

The power of this consecration lasts for all time and embraces all individuals, peoples and nations. It overcomes every evil that the spirit of darkness is able to awaken, and has in fact awakened in our times, in the heart of man and in his history.

 

How deeply we feel the need for the consecration of humanity and the world—our modern world—in union with Christ himself! For the redeeming work of Christ must be shared in by the world through the Church. 

 

The present Year of the Redemption shows this: the special Jubilee of the whole Church. 

Above all creatures, may you be blessed, you, the Handmaid of the Lord, who in the fullest way obeyed the divine call! 

 

Hail to you, who are wholly united to the redeeming consecration of your Son! 

 

Mother of the Church! Enlighten the People of God along the paths of faith, hope, and love! Enlighten especially the peoples whose consecration and entrustment by us you are awaiting. Help us to live in the truth of the consecration of Christ for the entire human family of the modern world. 

 

In entrusting to you, O Mother, the world, all individuals and peoples, we also entrust to you this very consecration of the world, placing it in your motherly Heart. 

 

Immaculate Heart! Help us to conquer the menace of evil, which so easily takes root in the hearts of the people of today, and whose immeasurable effects already weigh down upon our modern world and seem to block the paths towards the future! 

  • From famine and war, deliver us. 

  • From nuclear war, from incalculable self-destruction, from every kind of war, deliver us. 

  • From sins against the life of man from its very beginning, deliver us. 

  • From hatred and from the demeaning of the dignity of the children of God, deliver us. 

  • From every kind of injustice in the life of society, both national and international, deliver us. 

  • From readiness to trample on the commandments of God, deliver us. 

  • From attempts to stifle in human hearts the very truth of God, deliver us. 

  • From the loss of awareness of good and evil, deliver us. 

  • From sins against the Holy Spirit, deliver us, deliver us. 

  • Accept, O Mother of Christ, this cry laden with the sufferings of all individual human beings, laden with the sufferings of whole societies. 

Help us with the power of the Holy Spirit to conquer all sin: individual sin and the ‘sin of the world', sin in all its manifestations. 

 

Let there be revealed, once more, in the history of the world the infinite saving power of the Redemption: the power of merciful Love! May it put a stop to evil! May it transform consciences! May your Immaculate Heart reveal for all the light of Hope!”.

 

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the first appearance of Our Lady in Fatima, St. Mary's has placed her statue in Our Lady Queen of Angels Chapel. The St. Mary's community is invited and urged to take the time to pray a rosary for the intentions our Blessed Mother gave to the three shepard children in 1917.

 

 

 FACTS

 

 

On June 2, FACTS will roll payment plans over into the 2017-2018 school year. The plans will be set the way they were in June of 2016. If any changes were made during the school year, they will not be carried over to the new school year.   Please watch for the re-enrollment verification notice that will be emailed to you from FACTS to check your payment plan prior to June 2 to make sure it is the one you want.

 

If there are any changes to be made, please contact

Debbie Johnson at djohnson@saintmaryshighschool.org or

Chris Martin at cmartin@saintmaryshighschool.org

before June 2.

 

 Job Openings

 

 

St. Mary's has the following openings for teachers for the 2017/18 school year.

 

Full-time English AP & CP 11th grade
Part-time Spanish 1
Part-time Math - Algebra 1 & 2

 

Applicants must have a bachelors or masters degree. Teaching credential and classroom experience preferred.

 

Send an email to ksmith@saintmaryshighschool.org with a letter of interest and resume

 

 

 SAT-ACT Prep

 

 

Offered over the summer exclusively for St. Mary's students, this workshop enables students to improve their scores on both the new SAT and the ACT.  We accomplish this through detailed study of the tests, practicing the tests, and personalized feedback.  Based on research and numerous years of experience, Mr. Brehm will guide students through these notoriously difficult tests, review all of the shortcuts, and also examine individuals' strengths and weaknesses.  This is a great course for elevating low scores or for pushing high scores to get even better!

 

The workshop will be offered from June 26-July 14, 2017.  Tuition is $220 and includes the cost of the books.  This offering will depend on enrollment.  Please submit your application to the main office before Friday, May 26. 

 

For any questions, please contact Mr. Brehm at hbrehm@saintmaryshighschool.org or  (209)957-3340 x. 261.

 

Application Form

 

 

 Summer School

 

Dates

 

Session 1:  June 5 to June 23    8:00AM-12:00PM   (room numbers TBA)

 

Session 1 Course Offerings (Check the course you wish to take) Fee: $220.00)   

 

Algebra 1                                  Physical Science

Algebra 2                                  Design Exploration

Geometry                                 Survey or Writing & Literature

P.E.                                         Biology

  

Session 2:  June 26 to July 14    8:00AM-12:15PM   (room numbers TBA)

 

Session 2 Course Offerings (Check the course you wish to take) Fee: $220.00)   

 

Algebra 1                      Physical Science

Algebra 2                      Design Exploration

Geometry                     Survey or Writing & Literature

Health              

 

Registration Form

 

 

 Survival Skills

 

 

WHAT:  Two special non-credit classes for incoming students to prepare for high school English and Algebra

 

WHEN: Math:  Monday June 12 to Friday June 23, 2017

            (Only for students enrolled in Algebra 1 at St. Mary’s)

            English: Monday July 10 to July 14, 2017 (4th off)

 

TIME:  9:00AM to 11:00AM

 

COST:  $140 for Math          $75 for Engilsh

 

Registration Form

 

 

 Summer Enrichment

 

Registration Form

 

Art Adventure Camp

 

Week long Art Adventure Camp, taught by Jean Aguilar, includes a variety of techniques that teach students to express themselves through drawing, painting, mixed-media, print making and sculpture. Each week will offer new creative projects!

 

 

RSVP jaguilar@saintmaryshighschool.org

(209) 988-8298

June 5-9

June 12-16

June 19-23

June 26-30

July 10-14

July 17-21

 

Grades 1st - 4th

9am to 12 noon Grades 5th - 8th

1 pm to 4pm

 

Cost $175

per session

 

 

Youth Music Camp

 

Taught by David Tanner, students will learn music appreciation, history, singing, dancing, reading and writing music. Students will also learn to play recorder and various percussion instruments

 

RSVP dtanner@saintmaryshighschool.org

(209) 401-1662

June 5-9

l0am to 12 noon

Grades 4th - 8th

 

Cost $100

 

 

Cooking for Kids

 

A week full of cooking fun and creative recipes that kids can do on their own. Taught by Katherine Esau, kids will learn basic cooking skills that include utensils names, safety, and 30 different recipes.

 

RSVP

dfields@saintmaryshighschool.org

June 5-9

9am to 12 noon

Grades 5th - 8th

 

Cost $175

   

Got Improv?

 

Taught by Elizabeth Costello, this camp will cover many acting skills including characterization, communication, con-centration, imagination, improvisation, listening, movement, pantomime, public speaking, teamwork, understanding stage directions, and use of emotions. Students will take part in a showcase performance on the last day.

 

RSVP

eliz-co@sbcglobal.net

June 12-16

9am to 11am

Grades 6th - 8th

Cost $100

 

 

Dancing with a RAM

 

Taught by Katherine Esau, students will learn different styles of dance including, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Pop. A mini performance will be done on the last day of camp.

 

RSVP

dfields@saintmaryshighschool.org

 

June 12-16

9am to 12 noon

Grades 4th - 8th

 

Cost  $150

 

 

Summer Athletic Camps

 

 

St. Mary's Volleyball Camp 2017.  June 5-16.  Application Form

 

St. Mary's Boys Basketball Camp June 5-13  Application Form

 

 

Senior Transcripts

Seniors: If you haven't already done so please register for an account with parchment.com. You will need the registration code that was emailed to you last Thursday.

 
This is mandatory as all colleges/universities (Jr. College included) require an official transcript.

 

Please sign up today for a Parchment account so your transcripts can be sent electronically to the college(s) of your choice!  You can also use Parchment to print your transcript for CSF.

 

 

 3W International

 

 

St. Mary's High School partners with Three W International to provide comprehensive international student enrollment management to students from China, Brazil and Vietnam. Together, we are able to provide unparalleled support and service to our international students, from general admissions to post-arrival and beyond. If you are an international student interested in applying to St. Mary's High School, please use the following link for contact information:

 

3W PDF

 

 

 Host Families Needed

 

For the 2017-2018 school year, St. Mary's High School will continue to admit students from China and Brazil to our school. This program is in partnership with Twinn Palms, a firm that organizes the homestay component.

 

As we look forward to the next school year, we need families to ensure that all our international students are well accommodated. For your consideration, host families will receive a stipend for each month that a student is in their home. In return, host families will provide meals, transportation to and from school and events, a bedroom for each student, and wireless internet connection. In addition, host families will be required to complete a safe environment training program and a background screening. Medical insurance, uniforms and other campus expenses are covered through the tuition and fees paid by the student's family.

 

If this program is of interest to you and you wish to receive more information and details on logistics, please email our Twinn Palms' Coordinator, Christina Gotelli Foo at christinagf@twinnpalms.com the following information and we will add your family to the interest list. 

 

  • Family name

  • Students' names and grades in Fall of 2017 (if applicable)

  • City of residence

  • Languages spoken in your home

  • Experience with international student or exchange programs

 

Please understand that this is not a commitment on your part at this time but an interest in your family to engage in a discussion about this wonderful opportunity.

 

Thank you for your support of this program.  If you have questions about this program or would like more information, please contact: 


Margaret Stephens Director of Admissions and Communications at 957-3340 or by e-mail

 

 

 Shadow A Ram

 

Shadow-A-Ram Group December 7, 2016

 

Shadow Days allow future Rams to attend a class, tour facilities, meet faculty, guidance counselors and coaches. Lunch is on us in the student cafeteria where St. Mary's staff can answer questions. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Margaret Stephens at (209) 957-3340 Ext. 187 or  E Mail

Shadow A Ram Form

 

 

Summer Reading 2017

 

 

SUMMER READING REQUIRED LIST (2017-18)

 

9TH GRADE:              THE PEARL by John Steinbeck

in 2017-18

 

10TH grade  

CP:                             SARAH'S KEY by Tatiana DeRosnay 

Honors:                      LOST CITY RADIO by Daniel Alarcon

       in 2017-18                          

 

                                   

11TH grade:              OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck

in 2017-18

 

12TH grade:              BRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley

       in 2017-17

 

SUMMER READING

ELECTIVE BOOK LIST

All students (10-12) must read a second

book of their choice from the elective list.

 

Autobiography:

*I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World " by M. Yousafzai & P.McCormick:

     *Young Readers Edition

 

Sports:

*Classic Palmer by J. Feinstein

 

Fiction:

*The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

 

Science Fiction:

*The Martian by Andy Weir

 

Non-Fiction:

*Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions by Ben Mezrich 

 

*The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

 

Historical Fiction:

*All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren

 

Mystery:

*Leaping at Shadows by Megan Atwood

 

     All students EXCEPT incoming freshmen are expected to read two books for summer reading. One book is from the required list above by grade level. Incoming freshmen are to read the REQUIRED book only.

 

 The second book is the student's choice from the elective list above.

 

 

 

All books will be a major part of the student's first quarter grade in English. The required book will be tested and it will be 5% of the student's first quarter English grade. The elective book will also be tested and it will be 5% of the first quarter English grade.  

 

The above books are available at Barnes and Noble.  St. Mary's High School will not stock these books either in the main office or in the Ram Center.

 

 

 

Important Dates for 2017-18 School Year

 

Aug. 2                      Schedule changes, 8-12 noon

Aug. 7                      Registration, all students

Aug. 8                      Frosh & Transfer student orientation

Aug. 9                      Frosh retreat and short classes

Aug. 10                    Classes begin, all students

 

Nov. 22-24                Thanksgiving vacation

 

Dec. 18-21                S1 Final exams

Dec. 22-Jan. 5           Christmas vacation

 

Jan. 8                       S2 classes begin

 

Mar. 29-Apr. 6           Easter vacation

 

May 22-25                S2 Final exams

May 26                     Graduation

 

 

2018 Europe Trip

 

Please contact Luigi Gherardi at 957-3340, Ext. 106
or lgherardi@saintmaryshighschool.org
for more information

 

Green Auxiliary

 

St. Mary's has started a volunteer community of friends, families and alumni that help with special events and projects. Please join us! Contact Stefani Delucchi at (209) 957-3340, ext 195 or email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Endowment Program

 

St. Mary's has completed its 140th year as a leading provider of Catholic education. Our  challenge today is to keep Catholic education affordable and accessible to our families. I think you would all agree that in order to be successful academically, spiritually, creatively, socially and physically. we must be financially responsible and fiscally stable.

 

Adding to the existing Father Fallon and Legacy Endowments, we have created five new endowments t insure the future needs of our students, faculty and programs at St. Mary's High School continue to flourish. These permanent source of income are invested with a  percentage of the income supporting programs. The principal is invested for growth and the Endowments are managed for growth and stability by the school's Foundation The five new Endowments are:

 

Oblates of St. Francis de Sales Endowment

for Religious Studies

 

Dominican Sisters of San Rafael Endowment

for language and Fine Arts Programs

 

Computer Science Endowment

for Computer Science Programs and Technoloby

 

Faculty Endowment

for St. Marys Faculty

 

Endowed Chairs

In Honor of Specific Faculty Members

 

We are embarking on a 10-year assertive plan to increase the endowments by $5 million dollars each year for the next 10 years. This is a $50 million dollar legacy to be used as a resource to help with tuition assistance, faculty support, academic programs, facilities maintenance, increases in costs, enrollment fluctuations and to fund unexpected expenses. Endowment gifts can be cash, stocks, bonds, treasuries, mutual funds, real estate or personal property. Donors may choose to also include St. Mary's High School in their will or as a named beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

 

You've been a part of our past. We invite you to continue to be part of our futures. This is a historic endeavor and we welcome everyone to participle.

 

Your kind donation in any amount is very much appreciated.

 

Respectfully in the Lord

Peter D. Morelli

President

 

 

 RAMS Rewards

 

Rams Reward allows you to give back and support our program when you shop and save.

  • Sign up is free, fast and easy

  • Shop at your favorite online retailers and get up to 20% cash back

  • Shop weekly deals and save up to 70%

  • Upgrade to Gold for greater savings locally

Go to stmarysrewards.org today and save!!!

 

Questions - Call the scholarship office at 957-3340, Ext. 121

or email: jgiannini@saintmaryshighschool.org

 

 

 

Volunteers are needed in many areas for many school events.  Come join our St. Mary's community.   It's a great way to meet new people while helping us make St. Mary's such a unique place.

 

Please click here for the volunteer form and let us know if you are interested in helping with Athletics, Crab Feed, Dances, Development, Fundraising, Speech or Theater.

 

We invite you to explore ways that you can join the St. Mary's family or strengthen your connections to SMHS.  There are many more upcoming events on the horizon, so please watch your email.  You can also get more information on our website at www.saintmaryshighschool.org

 

 

Ready to do some guilt-free shopping for a great cause? We need your help! Mixed Bag Designs is helping St. Mary's H. S. reach our fundraising goals this year!

Anyone can support us - all they have to do is shop online at www.mixedbagdesigns.com and use our ID# 17336 to give us 40% of the purchase!

 

 

Mixed Bag Designs has tons of products for everyone in the family including reusable grocery bags, travel totes, shopping bags, accessories and more! Go to the www.mixedbagdesigns.com and start shopping! Every purchase helps us! Forward this email on to your friends and family too, we need all the help we can get and the more the merrier!

 

How To Order

  • Go to the Mixed Bag Designs Website

  • Click on "ONLINE STORE" and browse products and start shopping!

  • Pay for your order online with a credit card - your order is shipped directly to you!

  • At checkout on the Review/Submit Order Page type 17336 in the "School/Fundraiser ID#" field. You can also enter the name of the participant that referred you in the "Referred By" field for them to receive credit.

 

Remember, you can feel free to forward on this email to other friends and family - we are happy to reach out to other communities! Thank you for your support!


 

Happy Shopping,

St. Mary's H. S.

 

 

We are working to create a positive game environment for our student athletes and our student spectators. We would love to see students from every grade level involved in the campus life at St. Mary's and this is one of the best ways that we can offer such an experience. Here's what every member of The Machine will receive.

  • Free admission to all home, non-CIF games for ALL sports, all year.

  • Choice of one of three, limited edition Green Machine t-shirts in green, white, or black that can be worn to school on Fridays and, of course, to games.

  • Be eligible to take advantage of give-a ways like free food, free t-shirts, free play-off tickets, even some free play tickets and much more. 

  • Priority seating in our student section - the whole Ram Fam is welcome there!

  • Getting the most out of your high school experience and creating life-long memories. 

You can stay updated on everything Green Machine by following us on Twitter, Instagram, and Vine @SMGreenMachine. We post game updates and pictures to showcase the Rams and their fans. 

 

 

*These links are not not officially sponsored  nor under the control of St. Mary’s High School. The links are provided solely as a convenience to the user. The inclusion of this link is not a recommendation of nor an  endorsement of the views expressed within them. The views and opinions are solely those of the authors of the content contained therein. St. Mary’s is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in the site.

 

The cost for the Green Machine is $30 but it will save you lots of money over the course of the year. The more you get involved, the more you save.  If you attend only 4 football games and 2 volleyball games in the fall you will already have participated in more than $30 in SMHS activities.

 

 

 

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Saint Mary's High School
5648 N. El Dorado St.
Stockton, CA 95207