Friday News 05-19-17


St. Mary on the Hill


Catholic School


The next few weeks at a glance:

St. Mary’s News


Used Uniform Sale - Our Used Uniform Sale is next week. Please note that the sale will only be held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 24-25, beginning at 8:15 a.m. each day.  

Summer Office Hours - SMS administration will begin their summer hours on Tuesday, June 6th.  The hours are as follows: Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please note that the school will be CLOSED during the first two weeks of July (Monday, July 3- Friday, July 14, 2017).  We will resume our summer hours when we reopen on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  Our new principal, Mrs. Laura Webster, will be joining us in July. 

RenWeb - If you have not signed up for RenWeb yet, please do so over the summer.  

End-of-School Mass - The end-of-school Mass* on Friday, May 26th at 9:15 a.m. will be the last Mass that Fr. Jerry Ragan will celebrate with us as our pastor.  We would love to have as many school families in attendance as possible. 

Medications - The end of the school year is quickly approaching!  St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School and the State of Georgia require all medication left at school at the end of the school year be discarded.  This includes inhalers and Epinephrine Auto-Injectors. The school is not able to allow your child to bring the medication home themselves. If you need to make special arrangements to pick up medication, please call to make arrangements.  Medications not picked up will be disposed on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. 

CyberPatriots - Interested in CyberPatriots? Please join us for an informational meeting on Monday, May 22nd, at 3:30. Parents and students who would like to hear more about what CyberPatriots is all about and what is involved are welcome to attend. Meet the coach and students who participated this year. We will also discuss the CyberPatriot Summer Camp. The meeting will be held at Chiron facilities located at 3152 Perimeter Parkway Bldg #2, Augusta, GA 30909. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Karmen Lowery @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Farewell Picnic - Please join us for a farewell picnic to honor our Principal, Joe McBride, on Saturday, June 10th following the 5 p.m. Mass in the SMS Cafeteria.  Please call the Church Office, 706-733-6627, by Monday, June 5th with the number in your family attending so that they can plan the food accordingly. 

Christmas Bazaar - We are in need of a crafty mom (or two) to chair our annual Christmas Bazaar this coming December.  This is something that the students forward to each year, and with summer approaching, this would be an excellent time to begin planning this event!  If interested, please contact Carter Welsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details. 

Academic Awards - Two errors were made at our Academic Awards.  Here are the students who did not receive recognition in the program on the day of the event: Aurelia B.- All A Honor Roll and Felix S.- Duke T.I.P. Program participants.

Information from Last Week’s Newsletter 

We are excited to announce that our school is again offering online school supplies through ClassBundl for the upcoming school year! You can simply search our school, select your student’s classroom, and have their supplies bundled and shipped to your door. Each purchase earns 5% cash back to our school to fund projects. You can order convenient supplies online at starting June 1.  There will also be a link on our website and on RenWeb.  This is not a requirement, but hopefully will be a convenience for those of you who choose to use it. 

The SMS School Calendar for 2017-2018 is available.  The first day of school is Thursday, August 10th. 

The mission of 

St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School 

is to teach, to learn, and to become

 faith-filled servants of Jesus.