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Salesian Sisters Fun Nun Run
Join the Salesian Sisters for a Fun Nun Run Skate Fundraiser at Sertich Ice Center tomorrow (Saturday, May 7) from 3:30 pm to 5 pm as they raise funds in support of their mission in Colorado. Funds will also go to support youth who will attend WYD 2023 in Portugal this summer. Read more on our website.
Join Us for Pirate Night on Wednesday, May 11
All Pirate families, new and current, are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 11, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the courtyard for a fun introduction to Pirate sports, clubs, and new electives. Come and meet our new faculty; talk with coaches and players, and sign up for our 2022-2023 sports teams; get a taste of the clubs and activities we offer and see some demonstrations. All students will be offered an opportunity to change or add courses to their schedules for next year based on some of our new offerings: Creative Writing, Film as Literature, The Business of Art, 3-D Art, Print Media Journalism (newspaper & yearbook) and Music. While you're visiting, enjoy some treats from our visiting food trucks: Little Bear's (chili dogs, sloppy joes, etc.), Kona Ice, and Stan's Funnel Cakes.
Bell Schedule for Senior Mass
We will hold our Senior Mass and candle ceremony on Friday, May 13, at the end of the school day. To allow time for this special event, we will follow a special schedule. You’ll find the Senior Mass Schedule on our website using this link or on the Current Pirates page. 
House Office Applications NOW Being Accepted
All ninth through 11th grade students should have received an email and text this afternoon regarding applications for house captains and school-wide student government positions. If you missed the email you can read it here and you can access the job descriptions on our website. If you need the link to the application Google Form, please contact Mr. Kloenne.
Lunch Options During Finals Weeks
As the school year winds down, the Cove will offer some special lunch opportunities. During senior finals (May 16-18), students can pre-order lunch from local fast food restaurants. Please check the dining section of the St. Mary’s app late next week for details. Lunch will still be available in the Cove during senior finals week. The Cove kitchen’s last day open is May 19. 
Due to an overwhelmingly positive response to the idea of hosting food trucks during underclassmen finals week (May 24, 25, 26), a variety of food truck options will be available. Seniors are welcome to join in for lunch on those days. 
Service Hours Due Now
Students, don’t forget to enter all your completed service hours into the Mobile Serve app or website (https://app.mobileserve.com/). If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cichon or Mrs. Kay. Hours were due by April 30 for seniors, and are due by May 20 for juniors, sophomores, and freshmen.
Volunteer Opportunity with the Western Museum of Mining & Industry
St. Mary's has entered a new Letter of Agreement with the Western Mining Museum & Industry. The purpose is to promote St. Mary's, to raise funds for various school programs, and to provide parents and students with volunteer hour opportunities. Volunteer dates coming up are May 14, May 19, May 21, May 22, and May 26. The shifts are three hours long, the work is light, and training will be provided. Please contact Mike Kloenne, mkloenne@smhscs.org, 719.466.0609 for more information.
If you missed some of the previous Signals, you missed: 

  • Registration information for the Summer 2022 Semester
  • Information on ACE Scholarships and tuition for 2022-2023
  • Football is back for 2022-2023. Contact Coach Cristelli at jcristelli@smhscs.org for more information.
  • To re-enroll your current student for the 2022-2023 school year, please click here


  • All School Awards Assembly, May 6 at 2:40 pm in the Gym
  • Pirate Night, May 11 at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Courtyard
  • No school, May 20, due to Senior Breakfast & Senior graduation practice
  • No school, May 23, due to Graduation at 9 am at The Grace Center
  • Final exams for juniors, sophomores, and freshmen on May 24, 25, 26
  • Check out the calendar on our website and app for the updates for upcoming senior events