Academy at Saint Mary Community:
Early Dismissal/School Closings/Schedule Change
March 28 - Early Dismissal - Easter Recess Begins (No aftercare)
March 29 - April 8th - No School - Easter recess
April 9 - School Re-opens
If you have any questions regarding the following events, please reach out to the designated contact listed. Thank you!
Tricky Tray Packet Due Dates
1. Complimentary Ticket Request was due - March 9th (Please send in ASAP, whether yes or no - one per family (not transferable)
2. Class Donation of $20 was due - March 12th (Please send in ASAP so the class parents can put the basket together)
3. Table Seating Requests due - March 23rd (Event will be open to the public as of March 24th)
4. Requested Family Donations $50 per family (cash, gift certificate, or item - donation request letter available if needed) - due by March 23rd
5. Pre-Pack Bundles - due by March 30th
For more Tricky Tray information, please see email below
Shoprite Cards (requirement for all families)
ShopRite totals are now updated and available through the month of February, if any family would like an update or if you have any questions,
First class to complete their ShopRite obligation will receive their very own pizza party!!! Obligation Deadline is April 15th!!
Scholastic Book Fair
March 20 to March 22 - Church Parish Center
The Book Fair will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Parents may visit the Book Fair during their child’s visit or at any time from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Please do not request to pull your child out of class, we are accommodating the after school time so parents can visit with their child(ren) if they choose to. The Scholastic Book Fair accepts cash, credit cards or checks payable to The Academy at Saint Mary. Thank you.
March 20th (Tuesday) - General PTO Meeting
7:00 pm in ASM Cafeteria
Don't forget to sign in, so your child can receive a NUT (No uniform today) card!
8th Grade Fundrasiers
8th Grade Tricky Tray - Friday, March 23rd - Faculty Room
Chess Club - 3 rd to 8 th grades (Registration is closed)
Spring Dates: Fridays (Weather permitting)
March 23, April 20 & 27, May 18
Location: Cafeteria Time: 3:05 pm to 4:05 pm
Questions? Contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wrestling Event - Rescue Mania
A Benefit for the Rutherford Fire Department - Presented by Engine 2, Rescue 5 and Felician University
Saturday, March 24th - Felician University - Felician Way, Rutherford
Tickets are $20
Doors open at 5:30 (Pre-Show, food & autographs)
Bell Time - 7:00 pm
Please see flyer for contact information
If your child(ren) signed up for track and you did not receive an email, please reach out to another parent and/or Coach Bobbi to update your information
Practices - Mondays & Wednesdays (weather permitting)
Practice - Location - Tryon Field
Practice Start Date - March 26th
Drama Club - The Wizard of Oz
Tickets are available in the Main Office
Tickets are $10 per person, per performance
Performance Dates - May 9 (Wednesday) & May 11 (Friday) at 7 pm, May 12 (Saturday) at 7:30 pm
ASM Tours - Families may call ASM to schedule a tour
Open House Dates - March 22, April 12th, April 19th from 5 pm - 7 pm
The Academy is grateful to all our families for their unwavering support. Please reach out to family and friends to let them know the good news about the Academy!
ASM is on Facebook! - Please visit The Academy at Saint Mary's page and give us a like!
Thank you to all the families who invited their friends and relatives to visit and tour the school today. Your referrals are greatly appreciated.
Tricky Tray - Wednesday April 18 ****New Date****
ASM's biggest and most attended fundraiser
ASM PTO is collecting any NEW and/or UNUSED items for the Tricky Tray, our school's largest fundraiser!
Families who contribute an item or gift card/certificate worth $50 will receive 1 service unit per item.
All items can be dropped off in the main office. Please reach out to your frequently visited businesses and kindly ask if they would be willing to make a donation.
Tricky Tray Tickets
Admission tickets are now on sale. To reserve your complimentary ticket , please fill out form and return as soon as possible, due by March 9th
Additional ticket information was sent home in your child's folder, all ticket requests are due by March 23rd. Event will open to the public as of March 24th!
Tricky Tray Donations
We have received some great donations and we are very grateful for your contribution!
When leaving your donation in the office please include your name and your child's grade so we can include you in the event's program , without this information we have no way of knowing who donated the items. If you have donated items already and did not indicate the information please let us know as some items were left without any names. Thank you again!
Dress Down Coupon Book
Next Dress Down is Tuesday , April 10th (Saint Mary's Colors)
Those who would like to participate and did not purchase the Coupon Book can pay $3 Tuesday, April 10 (Saint Mary's Colors)
Please hand coupons in to your classroom teacher
Chairperson Volunteer Needed
None at present
Protecting God's Children Course Certification
Required for parents/guardians that are interested in volunteering for any school events
2. Create a login & password
3. Schedule your session at a convenient location
Upcoming Events and Ongoing Fundraisers
Shoprite Card Purchase - ongoing (forms are available in the main office)
ASM Tricky Tray
8th Grade Tricky Tray
Completed Events and Fundraisers
2017 - 2018
8/01/17 National Night Out 01/16/18 Coupon Dress Down (Favorite Sports Team)
9/10/17 Back to School BBQ 01/19/18 8th Grade Fundraiser - Pampered Chef Cooking
9/14/17 Hurricane Relief Drive 01/22/18 Dress Down - Support the 8th Grade
9/19/17 Back to School Night 01/28/18 8th Grade Fundraiser - Pampered Chef (online ordering)
9/28/17 Genevieve's Fundraiser 01/28/18 Catholic School's Week Begins - ASM Open House
10/03/17 Pet Food Drive 01/29/18 A Day of Service (preparing packages for our troops)
10/06/17 Dress Down - Coupon Book 01/29/18 Dress Down - A Day of Service
10/11/17 Picture Day (Grades Pre-K3 to 7th) 01/30/18 ASM Open House
10/11 - 10/13/17 Scholastic Book Fair 01/30/18 Spelling Bee
10/17/17 Student Council Induction & Patrol Investiture 01/31/18 Math Bee
10/17/17 Middle School Dance 01/31/18 ASM Open House
10/25/17 Dress Down-Think Pink 02/01/18 ASM Open House/Teacher Appreciation Day
10/27/17 Truck or Treat 02/02/18 Student Appreciation Day
10/27/17 Coupon Dress Down (Halloween Colors) 02/03/18 End of Catholic School's Week
10/30/17 Dress Down - Support the 8th Grade 02/07/18 Drama Club Dress Down (Wear Green)
10/31/17 Halloween Parade and Class Celebrations 02/08/18 ASM Open House
11/10/17 Veterans Day Dress Down - Wounded Warriors Project 02/13/18 Coupon Dress Down (Valentine's Day)
11/10/17 Veterans Collection Drive - Support Our Troops 02/13/18 Chocolate Valentine's Day Roses
11/14/17 PTO General Meeting 02/15/18 ASM Open House
11/17/17 8th Grade Fundraiser - chocolate turkey lollipops 02/20/18 PTO Meeting
11/17/17 8th Grade Fundraiser - poinsettias, wreaths, and grave blankets 02/22/18 Genevieve's Fundraiser
11/21/17 Dress Down - Coupon Book 02/22/18 ASM Open House
11/25/17 Rutherford's Holiday Parade 02/26-02/28/18 STEM Fair
11/30/17 ASM Open House 02/28/18 8th Grade Dress Down
12/07/17 ASM Open House 03/04/18 Rutherford's Inaugural Saint Patrick's Day Parade
12/08/17 Student Council Christmas Drive - Center for Hope and Safety 03/14/18 Coupon Dress Down (Saint Patrick's Day Colors)
12/09/17 Bagels with Santa 03/16/18 8th Grade Fundraiser - Chocolate Bunny Lollipops & Easter Palm Crosses
12/09 - 12/14/17 Santa Workshop
12/11/17 Parent/Teacher Conferences
12/12/17 Dress Down PTO Meeting
12/13/17 ASM Holiday Party - Cancelled
12/14/17 Field Trip - Williams Center (Movie - "The Star")
12/19/17 ASM Christmas Concert
12/20/17 Dress Down - Coupon Book
Mar 20 - PTO General Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
Mar 20 - 22 Scholastic Book Fair
Marc 24 - Rescue Mania
Mar 28 - Easter Recess Begins/Early Dismissal, No aftercare
Mar 29 - April 8th Easter Recess
April 9 - School Re-opens
Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
The Academy at Saint Mary PTO Board