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St. Marys Jr/Sr High School exists to educate all students to be life-long learners and contributing members of society who will meet their responsibilities in an ever-changing world.

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April 15, 2023:

Prom Paperwork Prom Paperwork: Juniors and Seniors, don't forget that prom paperwork can be picked up in the office. Completed forms, including payment of $15 per prom ticket, are due on April 15th. Remember, if you are bringing an outside date they must complete both a permission slip and an outside date form. Tickets will be delivered before prom to students who have completed their paperwork and made their payment.

Student Groups & Clubs Pictures Just a reminder... Student groups and clubs will take pictures for the yearbook on Monday, April 15th.

1/2 Student, 1/2 PD 1/2 Student & 1/2 PD day on Friday, April 19th.

School Picture Orders Anyone interested in ordering individual school pictures for the 2023-2024 school year is welcome to place their order, simply fill out the Google Form attached below. Images will be printed once payment is received by Mrs. Graham. The deadline for ordering is the 30th of April. If you have any questions please contact Lisa Graham at grahaml@usd321.com. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqoDta7KA2orBV10aQPWuXFA82q3xLAe1JHju7_EfEK1neUQ/viewform

Prom Jr./Sr. Prom is on Saturday, April 20th @ the KSU Alumni Center. The Prom Runway will begin @ 7:15pm. Parents may arrive @ 6:45pm.

After Prom Sign Up Attention Parents! After Prom will be held from 11:00pm - 2:30am on April 20, 2024 at St. Marys High School. Please use the link to sign up for slot to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D45ADA82FA0FA7-48902976-2024

Student Council Are you interested in school leadership? Run for student council. Applications are on google classroom or check out the bulletin board outside Mrs. O'Halloran's door!

Prom Closet A reminder to prom eligible students: SMHS has a prom closet with multiple different dresses of varying styles. These dresses are available to all prom eligible students in the district. This is a free service, all we ask is the student have the dress dry cleaned prior to returning the dress after its use. If you would like to schedule a time to "shop," please email Ms. Searcy or stop by her office in the cove. Also, if you have any used formal dresses that you are looking to get rid of, we are accepting donations.

Senior Salutes Senior parents, the Yearbook Staff is accepting Senior Salutes for 2024 graduates. Details including pricing can be found on order forms available in the front office. Senior Salute orders are due April 26, 2024.

Senior Yearbook Pictures Senior Yearbook Pictures: seniors, your professional senior pictures need to be sent to yearbook@usd321.com by April 26, 2024.

JH Track JH track meet @ Jeff. Co. North on Thursday, April 18th @ 1:00pm. Transportation will leave @ 10:30am. Please release participants @ 10:15am.

HS Baseball HS baseball @ Rock Creek on Monday, April 15th @ 4:30pm. Transportation will leave @ 2:30pm. Please release participants @ 2:15pm.

HS Baseball HS Baseball vs Wamego & Silver Lake on Thursday, April 18th @ 2:00pm. Participants will be released @ TBA.

HS Softball HS softball @ Rock Creek on Monday, April 15th @ 4:30pm. Transportation will leave @ 2:30pm. Please release participants @ 2:15pm.

HS JV Softball HS JV softball vs. Rock Creek @ 4:30pm in St. Marys.

HS Softball HS softball @ Silver Lake on Thursday, April 18th @ 4:30pm. Transportation will leave @ 2:30pm. Please release participants @ 2:15pm.

HS Track HS track meet @ Rossville on Friday, April 19th @ 2:00pm. Transportation will leave @ 12:20pm.

HS Golf HS Golf @ Wamego on Friday, April 19th @ 2:00pm. Transportation will leave @ 12:30pm.

HS Golf HS golf @ Nemaha on Tuesday, April 16th @ 1:00pm. Transportation will leave @ 11:00am. Please release participants @ 10:30am to eat lunch with Washburn Tech.

JV Golf HS JV golf @ Mission Lake in Horton on Tuesday, April 16th @ 3:00pm. Transportation will leave @ 12:50pm. Please release participants @ 12:35pm.

KSHSAA Large Ensemble Festival KSHSAA Large Ensemble Festival on Thursday, April 18th @ Atchison. Transportation will leave @ 8:00am.

Bear Wear Store https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/kansas/saintmarys/saint-marys-high-school

Manhattan Area Tech Open House- Manhattan 4/25/24 9 AM-1PM Welcome and thank you for your interest in Manhattan Area Technical College! We hope you plan to attend our college-wide Open House on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and see for yourself why Manhattan Tech is the right choice for you! Parents and family members are welcome and encouraged to attend. At the Open House, you can get your questions answered - whether they are about admissions, academic programs, or support services. Below are programs that will be open for prospective students to explore: Adult Education - GED/ESL Services Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Associate Degree of Nursing Automotive Technology Business Accounting Business Administrative Assistant Certified Medication Aide Certified Nurse Aide Construction Technology Electric Power & Distribution Emergency Medical Sciences General Education Industrial Engineering Technology Information & Network Technology Medical Laboratory Technology Phlebotomy Practical Nursing Welding Technology We encourage individuals that are interested in attending the event to RSVP at the link below. For any questions or for more information contact admissions, admissions@manhattantech.edu, 785-587-2800 To Register: https://www.registerblast.com/manhattantech/Event/EventDetailStep/445

KVEA Scholarship Due 4/15/24 Here is the link to the form: https://forms.gle/SWdB8nrX2suXoJAm7 Kaw Valley Education Association Scholarship This scholarship was made possible by local teacher members of the Kaw Valley School District. A. Open to any Kaw Valley High School senior planning to major in education. One scholarship each will be awarded to an RHS & SMHS student. B. $500 to be applied towards educational costs C. Selection criteria include interest in becoming a teacher, leadership, aptitude, citizenship, academic achievement, and financial need. D. The DEADLINE for submitting this application form is April 15, 2024 E. The scholarship winner will be announced at Award Night and contacted through email.73009 F. Confirmation of college enrollment is required before a scholarship check can be mailed

KURU Footwear Scholarship KURU Footwear is excited to announce our $1,000 Future Educators Excellence Scholarship 2024 for students who are pursuing a teaching career. We'd love for you to share this scholarship opportunity with your students. All essay submissions must be submitted through the online form included in the application, here: https://www.kurufootwear.com/pages/scholarship Eligibility Requirements: To participate in the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a US citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States Be an incoming undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior entering the Fall 2024 semester Have a minimum 2.5 GPA Pursuing a degree in education, childhood education, or any teaching-related course Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university for the Fall 2024 semester Submit a 300–400 word essay answering the following question: "Please describe a specific experience that solidified your commitment to wanting to become a teacher. How did this shape your understanding of the impact teachers can have on students' education?” The scholarship application deadline is Friday, July 5th 2024. The winner will be announced after Wednesday August 2nd, 2024, and the scholarship will be applied to the 2024 Fall semester.

Greg Davis and Leigh Poston Memorial Scholarship 4/12 Due Date The Greg Davis and Leigh Poston Memorial Scholarship Fund was established at the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation in 2004 by friends and family of Greg and Leigh. Up to $2,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Criteria: Applicant must have attended a Kansas high school Applicant must be enrolled in a building trades program (welding, construction trades/technology, construction science/management, engineering, etc.) at a two or four-year school Scholarship Award - Applications will be reviewed by the Greg Davis and Leigh Poston Memorial Scholarship Fund Selection Committee and students will be notified with the outcome of their application. The application can be found at: https://www.mcfks.org/apply-for-a-scholarship

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Kaw Valley USD 321

St. Marys Jr/Sr High
601 East Lasley Street
St. Marys, Kansas 66536

Superintendent:
Kerry Lacock

Building Administrator:
Adam Hurla

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director:
Myron Flax

Administrative Assistants:
Stacey Reiners
Summer St. Louis

Local Phone: 785.437.6257

Toll Free: 877.825.2823

Fax: 785.437.3460

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