We are grateful to the Delaplaine Foundation for their grant of $20,000 to help us meet emergency needs during this pandemic. This generous contribution will help us to provide assistance to our families experiencing hardship due to the current health crisis. Thank you!
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AOB Reopening Task Force Letter
The Archdiocese released a letter detailing plans for developing a timeline for reopening. We encourage all families to read it to understand where things are at the moment. As soon as the AOB has finalized its plan, we will inform our MSS families. Thank you for your patience!
First Summer Update-Letter to Families
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We made it! This is the final Tuesday News of the 19-20 school year. We are grateful to our faculty and staff, our students, and our families for their patience and fortitude through the past few months. While the future may be uncertain, we will face its challenges and embrace its blessings TOGETHER. We ARE Seton Strong!
We Love Our 2020 Graduates
The Carnival Spirit Continues
Thank you to everyone who shared their memories of the MSS Carnival! And thank you to all those who supported our campaign. Proceeds will benefit our urgent needs fund at MSS to help our families suffering pandemic-related hardship.
Class of 2020 Pick Up/Drop Off
Pick up of personal belongings and drop off of school materials will take place June 2, 11:00a-12:00p. We will be there to cheer our graduates on (from a safe distance)!
The student’s belongings will be in box that you will empty and then fill with the materials you are returning. The boxes will be clearly labeled and arranged alphabetically, along the sidewalk in front of the school, beginning at the middle school entrance.
Pre-K-Grade 7 Pick Up/Drop Off
The Pre-K - Grade 7 book and material drop-off and pick-up will take place on Tuesday, June 9.
To keep it safe, we’re asking families to come to school based their name on this schedule:
Last name beginning with A-F - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Last name beginning with G-M - 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Last name beginning with N-Z - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Families unable to come at their assigned time - 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Way to go, Pre-K!
Congrats on moving on up to Kindergarten! Check out the retrospective of their year that Ms. Miller put together! (You might want to keep the tissues handy!)
We already know how amazing our students are, but it’s wonderful to see them recognized.
Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Competition
Ella Lowry - Grade 8 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest Maryland State Winner
Maryn Rajaski - Grade 6 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest Maryland State Winner and a Grade 6 Grand National Champion (This is Maryn’s SECOND Grand National win!!!)
2020 Catholic Daughters Education Contest
Gwyneth Yanike - 1st place, Division I - Poetry
Lia Lowry - 2nd place, Division I - Art
and announcing for next year...
2020-2021 Mother Seton School National Junior Honor Society Inductees
Rosie Bonbrest | Isaac Jenkins | Taylor Johnson | Brady Koenig | Gianna Lowry
Ripleigh Maring | Madison McDowell | Kiernan Myles | Aidan Shranatan
The National Junior Honor Society recognizes outstanding middle school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. To be considered for the honor of membership, applicants must demonstrate excellence in each of these five areas:
Scholarship: Students must display excellence in academic achievement.
Service: Students must demonstrate voluntary contributions made to the school or community, done without compensation.
Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, and idea contributors. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.
Character: The student of good character is cooperative; demonstrates high standards of reliability; shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others; and maintains a clean disciplinary record.
Citizenship: The student who demonstrates citizenship understands the importance of civic engagement; has a high regard for freedom and justice; respects democracy; respects the law for all citizens at the local, state, and federal levels; and demonstrates mature participation and responsibility in activities such as scouting, community organizations, or school clubs.
IF YOU ARE ONE OF THE FAMILIES WHO HAVE NOT YET COMPLETED YOUR REGISTRATION, PLEASE DO SO ASAP! WE NEED ACCURATE NUMBERS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES NEXT YEAR! IF YOU DO NOT PLAN TO RE-ENROLL, PLEASE SEND A LETTER IN WRITING TO MS. KILTY!
The Board of Directors, with the support of the Daughters of Charity, announced a tuition restructuring plan to help alleviate some of the financial responsibilities for our families during this time of crisis. Please read the complete letter for details.
Additionally, the following message was sent to each family. If you did not receive it, please ensure we have your correct address in the database by emailing email@example.com.
- We already credited each student’s account $150 for the 2020-21 registration fee. If you have not finished registering, the credit will offset the charge when the enrollment is completed.
- We already credited each student’s account for their May tuition payment. Please email me if you made this payment and wish to have the credit applied to 2020-21.
- August, September, and October credits and adjustments will be made in similar fashion in the coming month once the financial aid process and enrollment process is completed.
- Food assistance is available through voucher and/or gift cards for those of you who may be in need. We are finalizing arrangements with Jubilee to make this available directly through the store. Please email us if you need assistance.
- BOOST deadlines have been extended to June 1st. Please apply asap and let us know when you do. We will contact these families to discuss and assess their financial aid situation.
ALL HSA ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. We will release more information as we receive it.
Is your family experiencing fiancial hardship because of the current situation?
We want to help!
Mother Seton School will offer a gift card program for families in need. If you are in need of a grocery store gift card, please contact Albert Nastasi or Miss Kilty. We will work to provide you gift cards in the most convenient way possible. This program will be in place throughout the summer and extended if needed.
Are you able to give at this time?
If you are in a position to help others in the community, we invite you to give to our Urgent Needs campaign, which will help our school and our families in this time of need. Visit bit.ly/MSS-Urgent to make your gift today.