St. Mary's High School Signal weekly newsletter / May 19, 2023

Summer Session Registration is OPEN

Summer Session 2023 registration is now OPEN. If you are interested in taking Art, Health, PE, and/or Accelerated Geometry, please register using the form located on the school website under "Summer 2023". Registration closes on Thursday, May 25. Payment is made at the time of online registration. Classes begin on May 30 and end on June 23. See Mrs. Cichon if you have any questions.

Registration for STEM and Sports Camps is Now OPEN

Registration for STEM and Sports Camps is now OPEN. To register, you can use the following link or find the registration link on our website at Summer 2023/Summer Programs.

Congratulations to Nicolas Cruz

St. Mary’s Nicolas Cruz tied for 2nd place all-around at Nationals this past week. He also tied for 1st on vault. The Cruz family lovingly extends their appreciation to St. Mary’s for “making him a well-rounded, conscientious individual.” Congratulations, Nicolas! 

End-of-the-Year Book Collection, Tuesday, May 23

We will begin collecting 9th-11th grade student textbooks after finals on Tuesday, May 23, in Room 202.

ATTENTION: Military Families, Education Benefits Program

Military education benefits are programs and services that are made available by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide military connected family members assistance while pursuing education and training. If you would like to maximize your military benefits to help your son/daughter attend college, you are encouraged to contact Rachel Ritter, Regional Recruitment Director for Xavier University for assistance, or 513-745-3232.

ATTENTION: Sophomores & Juniors: Generation Wild Internship

Are you interested in environmental science or outdoor education? The Catamount Institute has a Generation Wild Internship for a high school student over age 16 who lives in Southeast Colorado Springs or Fountain. It pays $3,000 if they can commit to the entire summer (May 30 - August 15)! It would be an incredible summer job opportunity for a student who is interested in science, recreation, natural history, or teaching. More information and an online application can be found on their website: https://www.catamountinstitute...

Local Internship Opportunity - State Farm Insurance

We have a local business person seeking a high school intern for the summer. It is a paid position. Please see the attached flier for more information.

FACTS Reminder - Tuition Discount Available

Parents can submit their financial information via FACTS in order to receive the $1,000 tuition discount for the 2023-2024 school year. Please contact Linda O’Connor in the Business Office with any questions. 

Upcoming Important Dates

Fri, May 19 - NO School. Senior Breakfast in the Cove 8-10 am. Graduation practice 10:30 am at St. Mary's Cathedral.

Sun, May 21 - Baccalaureate Mass at 6:00 pm at St. Mary's Cathedral followed by awards for Seniors. This Mass fulfills your Sunday obligation.

Mon, May 22 - NO School. Graduation at 9:00 am at St. Mary's Cathedral, followed by cake in the church hall downstairs. Parking available at 2 garages, one block east of church.

May 23 - Final exams for periods 7, 6, 5.

May 24 - Final exams for periods 4, 3.

May 25 - Final exams for periods 2, 1. Clean out lockers; return books & chromebook.

May 30 - Summer session begins.

June 23 - Summer session ends.

August 16 - First day of school for 2023-24 school year!

Please contact the dean of students, Mr. Archuleta ( if you need to reschedule your final exams. See the Family Handbook for details on rescheduling exams.

Sports Games, May 19 - May 26

Please come out in support of our many wonderful sports teams!

Track & Field - May 18-21, State Finals

Girls Golf - May 24, Regionals

Girls Soccer - May 24, State Finals

Baseball - May 26, Regionals

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