Intent to Return to SMS for 2018-19 School Year

posted Dec 20, 2017, 12:05 PM by Kara O'Malley

We are requesting that all current school families complete an Intent to Return Form.  A letter from Dr. Stoneberg and form were sent home with the youngest or only student in each SMS family.  Please complete the form and return by Friday, December 22nd.  Please be sure to complete the section about the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship so we can update families as more information becomes available.      

Last chance to order from Barnes & Noble and support SMS

posted Dec 13, 2017, 4:59 AM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 5:50 AM ]

Thank you for supporting Saint Mary's at the Barnes & Noble Book Fair last Saturday!  If you were unable to attend and still would like to support the school, visit BN.COM/bookfairs through 12/15/17 and enter Bookfair ID 12077186.

Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Information

posted Dec 11, 2017, 9:03 AM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Dec 11, 2017, 10:29 AM ]

"Invest in Kids Act" which supports non-public school scholarships for takes effect on January 1, 2018.  This legislation is two fold:  (1) Donating individuals and corporations can receive a tax credit on their Illinois state income taxes equal to 75% of the donation. Since the law limits funds for this program individuals should register now. (2) Families who qualify can receive a scholarship of up to 100% of tuition and fees.  

Please see the attachments as well as additional information available on the Archdiocese website at  

Christmas Bazaar - Tuesday, December 5th

posted Nov 28, 2017, 11:19 AM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Nov 28, 2017, 11:19 AM ]

Image result for christmas bazaar clipartOur Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by FSO will take place on Tuesday, December 5th.  Check out the Sign Up Genius link to see the shopping schedule and sign up to help.


posted Nov 27, 2017, 2:09 PM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 2:13 PM ]   Thank you to those who have already contributed to Jingle Jubilee 2017. As you begin your holiday shopping, gift giving and charitable donations, we ask that you consider Saint Mary School on Giving Tuesday, November 28th. The proceeds from this year's Jingle Jubilee will fund the Activity Center bathroom redesign and renovation project.  

Happy Thanksgiving

posted Nov 27, 2017, 1:52 PM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Nov 27, 2017, 2:48 PM ]

Wishing all Saint Mary families a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Barnes & Noble Bookfair Saturday, December 9th

posted Nov 27, 2017, 8:46 AM by Kara O'Malley

Head to the Barnes & Noble in Deer Park for our annual Bookfair on Saturday, December 9th.  See the SMS Band and Mrs. Claus.  Shop for your teacher and yourself.  11-14-2017 bookfairflyer 2017.pdf 
Please use this link to volunteer at the event.

Message from Cardinal Blase Cupich

posted Nov 20, 2017, 2:50 PM by Kara O'Malley

Thanksgiving message from Cardinal Cupich and information about tax credit scholarships

Culver's Fundraiser on November 20th

posted Nov 16, 2017, 11:22 AM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Nov 16, 2017, 3:51 PM ]

Image result for culver's imageTake advantage of our early dismissal to meet with friends for lunch or dinner at Culver's in Buffalo Grove.  Please mention Saint Mary School when you place your order so we earn part of the sales.

Culver's - Buffalo Grove
450 McHenry Road
Hours of fundraiser are 11:00 am - 8:30 pm.

Jingle Jubilee Remote Bidding

posted Nov 9, 2017, 3:31 PM by Kara O'Malley   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 7:23 PM ]

Can't go to Jingle but want to bid on one of our amazing items?!  You can either pre-register to bid remotely or can keep an eye out for an email blast that will sent out on Saturday evening around 7 pm.  You'll be provided with a link to register and bid from home!  If you have any questions or would like to pre-register please email Lisa Schwabe at Visit the Jingle Jubilee website at to view the many fabulous items on which to bid! Thank you for your support!

 Wishing For Our Future

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