Important messages from the school principal.
Message from the Principal
Principal’s Message 11-30-23
Mr. Holley reports about the start of Advent around School, and the Sacrament of Reconciliation which the students are receiving this week.
Principal’s Message 11-16-23
Mr. Holley reports about the 4th Grade field trip to Tower Grove Park, as well as the celebration of the Feast of St. Margaret.
Principal’s Message 11-09-23
Mr. Holley has some updates on facility changes and repairs happening, as well as details about report cards, Feast Day 5K, and the Principal For A Day.
Principal’s Message 10-26-23
Mr. Holley is happy to report that he was very impressed with St. Margaret of Scotland’s above-average standardized test scores, while noting areas for improvement. And he anticipates a fun week with upcoming activities for Halloween.
Principal’s Message 10-19-23
Thanks to all who helped make Trivia Night such a huge success – we raised over $16k for safety & security. Also, please try to attend the CVPA/Collegiate Shooting Anniversary Prayer Vigil next week.
Principal’s Message 10-12-23
Fox 2 News was on the SMOS campus yesterday afternoon to do a story about our new green playground. They interviewed Mr. Holley and caught some of our kindergartners at play on the new surface.
Standardized Test Results 10-12-23
Please find attached a letter from Principal Holley regarding Standardized Test results.
Principal’s Message 10-05-23
This week I would like to encourage you to attend our parent presentation by BeSMART STL tonight, October 5, at 7pm at school. It’s a relatively quick event and an important topic that affects the safety of all of our children – Firearm Safety.
Principal’s Message 09-28-23
This week, I would like to highlight an organization that we partner with during the school year. Green House Venture works with our fourth, fifth, and sixth grades by pushing to the classroom to teach lessons.
School Soft Lockdown 09-21-23
Please find attached a letter from Principal Holley regarding the soft lockdown of the school that was put in place this afternoon.
Principal’s Message 09-21-23
I would like to spotlight our Saint of the Month, St. Vincent de Paul. Because the mission of St. Vincent de Paul is so near to our own school mission. I strongly encourage all of our school families to consider participating in part or all of our St. Vincent de Paul Society day of events this Saturday – the Charity Walk, Mass, and the Pasta Dinner.
Principal’s Message 09-14-23
We have some staff details and a reminder about standardized testing week starting next Monday.
2023 SMOS Parent Survey Results
There are three main themes which come through the data as key takeaways from last year’s survey.
Principal’s Message 09-07-23
I cannot help but think of all of the opportunities we have to let our light shine during the course of the week. We have so many kids with different strengths and talents. It is within this diversity that we find our strength at St. Margaret of Scotland.
Principal’s Message 08-31-23
What a difference a change of the temperature can bring. Our teachers and students are using our campus to its full potential to maximize the beautiful weather.
Please see the letter from Mr. Holley (below) regarding gym uniforms.
Update on some of the safety initiatives that are taking place at SMOS this year.
Principal’s Message 08-24-23
Despite the heat we have been having an awesome second week of school.
Head Lice Cases 08-23-23
Head Lice Screening – Saint Margaret of Scotland School is contracting with Lice Busters to check all of our students…
Family Handbook Updates
There are some changes to the SMOS Family Handbook to note this year.