Friday News 11-03-17

 St. Mary on the Hill

Catholic School

The next three weeks at a glance:

SMS News

The youngest and only children should receive invitations for Grandparents Day today.  It is also uploaded to RenWeb under resource documents.  Please be sure to submit your RSVP to your child’s homeroom teacher.

You are invited to the Sweet and Salty Night at the next PTO Meeting, Wednesday, November 15th at 7 PM in the Cafeteria. Sweet and salty snacks and desserts will be provided by the Faculty and Staff. Thank you for all you do for SMS!

If you have extra Halloween candy after next week’s festivities, please consider donating it to our Christmas Bazaar.  In years past, we have used the extra candy for treat bags.  Please send any candy you are willing to donate to Mrs. Leonard.  Thank you!

We are having a Flag Raising Ceremony in honor of Veteran’s Day on Friday, November 10th at 8:30 AM.  Parents and grandparents, especially those who are veterans, are welcome to attend.

KA, 3C, 4B, & 8B students may have a Spirit Dress Day** on Friday, November 10th for winning the first Box Tops contest.  Please note that a spirit dress day is an out-of-uniform day that must include some type of SMS “spirit wear” shirt.  As long as students are wearing a shirt from an SMS event, they may wear any type of pants, shorts, or skirts as long as these clothing items are within the parameters of the dress code which can be found in our School Handbook.

Fort Gordon Christmas House—The Fort Gordon Christmas House provides toys and assistance with a traditional holiday meal to Active Duty Service Member families who demonstrate a financial need. To kick off the holiday season and its toy drive, Christmas House is hosting a public Open House on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Please visit for more information. If you are interested in donating a new toy and cannot attend the Open House, please contact St. Mary’s mom, Amy Lennox, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Church League Basketball News

The deadline for signing up for U-9 through U-15 is Sunday, November 12th.

The deadline for signing up for U-19 is Tuesday, November 7th.  

Registration forms are in the Narthex. Please submit payment with the form.   

Mighty Mights Basketball for ages 5 and 6 and young 7 year olds will not start until December 3rd.  Please do not send 5 and 6 year olds and 7 year olds who will play in the Mighty Mights league until December. The deadline for signing up for Mighty Mights is December 10th.  Games won't start until January. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 706-833-4581 with questions.

*In a Christ-centered atmosphere, the mission of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School is to teach, to learn, and to become faith-filled servants of Jesus.