Message from the Principal

Important messages from the school principal.

Summer Staffing Update Letter 06-12-24

Please find attached this Summer update from Principal Holley regarding staffing at St. Margaret of Scotland School.

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Principal’s Message 05-16-24

St. Margaret of Scotland Families: We are hitting the home stretch for the 2023/2024 school year.  Many people have been…

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Principal’s Message 05-09-24

St. Margaret of Scotland Families: I cannot tell you how excited and humbled I was to see the result of…

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Principal’s Message 05-02-24

I can’t believe that it is already May. Not that we are counting down, but after today we only have sixteen days of school left.  

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Principal’s Message 04-25-24

Our students had several opportunities to show off their talents and gifts this past week.

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Principal’s Message 04-18-24

The next couple of weeks are going to be very important to the Sacramental lives of our students at St. Margaret of Scotland.

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Principal’s Message 04-11-24

I hope all of you had an awesome Easter and Spring Break.  We are entering into ‘end of the year’ mode as we only have six weeks left in the school year.  We have had a great week back in school.

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Principal’s Message 03-21-24

I hope everyone has a calm relaxing and refreshing Spring Break. I can unequivocally say that it will be a welcome break.

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Principal’s Message 03-14-24

Lots of stuff going on around school this past week – we had a great week! Living History Museum, upcoming Feast of St. Joseph plans, and forthcoming news about staffing for next year all in today’s message.

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Principal’s Message 02-29-24

This past Friday our faculty spent their afternoon participating in professional learning. We continued our work in creating Units based on standards using Understanding by Design.  

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Principal’s Message 02-22-24

We have had a great first full week of Lent at St. Margaret of Scotland.  We are partnering with the Parish and focusing all of our services on the St. Joseph Housing Initiative. Plus, join us for Stations of the Cross on 3/1 – and Report Cards for 2nd Trimester will be out soon.

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Assistant Principal Letter 02-16-24

Please find attached a letter from Principal Holley regarding the new Assistant Principal for St. Margaret of Scotland School.

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Principal’s Message 02-15-24

It is part of my job as a principal to participate in both formal and informal observations of teachers over the school year. To bring these experiences to you, I would like to introduce a new article in the newsletter.  We are calling this Curriculum Corner.

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Principal’s Message 02-08-24

Next week marks the beginning of the Lenten Season with our Ash Wednesday celebration.  I encourage all of you to join us for Mass next Wednesday to celebrate with us.

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Principal’s Message 02-01-24

Tomorrow we will celebrate the feast day of St. Blaise.  St. Blaise was a bishop and martyr and the patron saint of throat ailments.  In honor of St. Blaise, we will have throat blessings for all students and faculty tomorrow during the school day.

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Principal’s Message 01-25-24

Thanks to everyone who signed up to volunteer for our school improvement committees. It just goes to show the great spirit of this community at St. Margaret of Scotland which will be on display this weekend at Open House. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

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2024-25 SMOS Preschool Letter

Please see the letter from Mr. Holley (below) regarding changes for Preschool at St. Margaret’s School for the next school…

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Principal’s Message 01-18-24

As you may know, we are in the first year of the school improvement process.  This process calls us to create committees to answer questions about our school and create suggestions for improvement.  

It is imperative that members of our parent community join these committees so that we can have your varied perspective in setting goals for our school.

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Principal’s Message 01-11-24

Thank you to everyone for your help with the water main situation today – and we’re gearing up for Open House and Catholic Schools Week – lots more info to come!

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Principal’s Message 01-04-24

In this week’s Principal’s Message, Mr. Holley wishes to thank everyone for the overwhelming show of support for he and his family with the death of his father. Also, you may see evidence of some of our safety projects coming to fruition around the campus.

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