Congratulations to the 2019 STEM Fair Winners! See below for a list of names and grades.
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NEW this year… If school is on a 2-hour delay this winter, students will have the option to purchase a ham or PB&J sandwich and the soup of the day if they do not wish to pack.
Persons with temps 100° or greater may not enter the school building
The wellness form to be completed daily comes from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The AOB threshold is 100.4, HOWEVER, Mother Seton School's threshold is 100. If your student has a temp of 100 or higher, please answer YES to that question and do not send them to school. Thank you!
Fairfield Area Students - Free Lunch
Fairfield Area School District has received a federal grant to provide lunches for all students who reside within Fairfield School District. This is regardless of what school the students attend and economic status. From Monday through Thursday, 11:30-1:00pm, parents may come to the Middle School entrance where cafeteria staff will be. The middle school entrance is on the other side of the building opposite of Fairfield Road. No need to sign anything or provide a name, just the number of lunches needed!
Band Registration Opens This Week
Ms. Gries, the band instructor, will visit each grade 4-8 classroom, show an introductory video, and provide information on how to join the band. If your child is interested but finances are a hardship, please contact me.
The PSA replaces the IOWA basic standardized test. This fall, the test begins on Wed, Sep 23. Please visit the testing page for a list of which grades test on which date. As it's computer-based, you may opt to have the child complete the test from home. Please let your teacher know if this is your choice so they may give you the appropriate login information. *No new instruction will be given on test days. Students opting to remain home to test are only expected to complete the test. It is a series of 3 untimed tests (2 for Gr 1) which should take approximately 1 hour to complete. Breaks will be given in between testing.*
The AOB will be using a google form survey to collect family income data for the 20-21 school year.
EACH FAMILY MUST COMPLETE THE SURVEY regardless of whether you believe you qualify for free or reduced fee lunch or not. Collecting family income data is also a requirement of MSDE and we must do so annually.
Visit bit.ly/IncSurvey2021 to take the survey. The survey takes approximate 2-4 minutes and must be completed by October 15, 2020.
Community, Coffee, and Conversation with Principal Kilty!
Kick off Advent with Community, Coffee, and Conversation with Principal Kilty!
Wed, Dec 4, 5:30-6:30p OR Fri, Dec 6, 8:30-9:30a
Start the season by joining us for the first of a series of informal conversations with Ms. Kilty. Parents will have two opportunities to come in for a chat and enjoy fellowship with one another over light refreshments. Choose the session most convenient for your schedule!
#GivingTuesday - December 3, 2019
As part of our Annual Giving Campaign, we are participating in the worldwide #GivingTuesday initiative once again. Our goal is to raise $10,000 in ONE DAY for Catholic education at MSS. The proceeds will go toward our Annual Fund. Please keep an eye out for our emails and on social media! Click for more information on Annual Giving.
Our next HSA Meeting is Tuesday, Dec 10 at 6:30 PM. We NEED more active parents! Please join us and become involved in planning for our school year.
Join us for a yummy breakfast and then browse our Bazaar of crafters and vendors. Get a photo taken with Santa! ($5) Make a craft! MSS is where it's at for Christmas!
Want to be a Santa's Little Helper? Sign Up today to help with set up, clean up, the craft table, making breakfast, and more! Great opportunity for teens to earn service hours.
Report Cards will be sent home Dec 6 and conferences will be held December 9. Time slots will be in 15-minute increments. Parents with students in grades Pre-K through 5 must call Terry to schedule your appointment. Middle school parents will have an opportunity to meet with teachers on a first-come, first-serve basis in the gym. Parents are HIGHLY encouraged to attend! Student are not required unless requested by the teacher; chair are available in the hallway for them to sit should you need to bring them with you.
SCRIP for the HOLIDAYS
SCRIP is available weekly starting Dec 2nd!
Order on Monday, Pick Up on Thursday.
SCRIP is a great way to shop for the holidays AND save on your tuition at the same time!
TINY TOTS O! Christmas Tree!
Fri, Dec 13, 10:00-11:15a
FREE for ages 2-5. Come join us for Christmas tree-themed stories, ornament crafts, songs, and snacks! RSVP by Wed, Dec 11th to Laurie Szukalski at 301.447.3165 or email@example.com.
Picture Make Up Day
If your child is having their photo retaken, please return the package given to you. If your child is NOT having their photo retaken, please KEEP these photos - they are yours as part of your tuition!
STEM Fair - Nov 20, 2019
Congratulations to the following:
1st – Philip Field
1st – Mya Harrington
2nd – Dylan Slusher
1st – Peyton Faller
And Taylor Camp (tie)
2nd – Lane Koenig
1st – Jayden Price
2nd – Benedict Hochschild
3rd – Molly Sill
1st - Carli Mazaleski
2nd – Ripleigh Maring
3rd – Taylor Johnson
1st – Daniel Soares
2nd – Nathaniel Hand
3rd – Cassidy Sill
1st - Isaac Jenkins
2nd – Elena Crutchfield
3rd – Zachary Getz and Connor Jessup
UPDATE on MSS SNOWSPORTS/SKI CLUB
Due to change in ownership, terms of the Night Tracker Program changed. Now, ages 7+ may enroll for the MSS Group Night Tracker Program. Early Bird registration has been extended to Dec 16th. Get the best price to enjoy Liberty Mountain this winter by joining! Visit bit.ly/MSSsnowsports.
Attention 8th-Grade Parents:
AOB High School Placement tests for students considering Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore will be held on Sat, Dec 7th and Dec 14th. Visit archbalt.org/schools/our-schools/high-school-placement-test/ for more information.
Reminder of Weather Protocol
As we enter the winter season, please take a moment to review our weather procedures in our handbook. We follow FCPS - if they close, we close. All weather alerts will be posted on our website. We will post on social media when we are able, but please follow the website for the most current info.