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Welcome, Parents!

We are so pleased that you have chosen St. Mary's school for your child. We hope this resource page will be helpful to you. We feel so fortunate to be able to come alongside you as your children's educators - thank you for entrusting them to us, it is a true privilege.

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Happy Reading, SMES! Our wonderful Librarian, Mrs. England-Burnside has put together some great summer reading suggestions again this year! Please see the guides, and required reading, below!

Rising Preschool-Kindergarten 
Just for fun! 

Rising First & Second Grade
Required for Second Grade: The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin

Rising Third, Fourth, & Fifth Grade
Required for Third Grade: Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary
Required for Fourth Grade: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Required for Fifth Grade: The 100 Year-Old Secret by Tracy Barrett

All St. Mary's school uniforms are purchased through Lands' End online

St. Mary's Uniform Requirements:
Early Threes and Preschool: Lands' End Tote Bag and Lunch Box
Pre-K: Lands' End Tote Bag and Lunch Box, St. Mary's t-shirt (for field trips)
Kindergarten - 5th: Wearing full uniform, including chapel dress on Wednesdays. Uniform pieces should be purchased through Lands' End online. Students may choose their own backpack & lunch box. 

PS-PK Uniform Policy
K-5 Uniform Policy

School lunch is available for children in Pre-K-5th Grade. Preschool & Early Threes students bring lunch from home.

Lunches must be ordered the Friday prior to the following week. Lunch ordering is completed online through your Family Portal Account. 

For your convenience, we offer online ordering of school supplies through Edukit. Ordering for the 2023-24 school year is now available!

Order by June 15, 2023 for best pricing and free shipping. Orders placed by this date will be in your child's classroom on meet the teacher day in August.

Extended ordering is available from June 16-July 1st for an additional fee and will be delivered to your home shortly before school begins. 

If you have missed the deadlines with Edukit, please shop your grade level supply list in the link below and bring supplies with you on Meet the Teacher Day in August.

2023-2024 School Supply Lists


We are incredibly fortunate to have an active Parent Organization (PO). The PO meets on the first Thursday of the month at 8:30 in Taylor Hall. For more information on the PO and their current projects, please visit their page

All major school events will be posted on our calendar. For classroom-specific events, please get in touch with your child's teacher. 

The SMES office is open daily from 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Morning carpool for all grade levels begins at 8:15 a.m.

Afternoon carpool for Early Threes, Preschool & Pre-K begins at 2:15 p.m.

Afternoon carpool for K-5 students begins at 3:15 p.m.

Before & After School Care is available for all ages. 

Payment of tuition and fees can be coordinated through our business office.