2023 Walk-A-Thon Wrap-Up

Make Your Donations For SMOS Walk-A-Thon

That’s another SMOS Walk-A-Thon in the books.  Thank you to the families who attended the event!  It was an absolutely perfect Fall day to gather together and visit with friends and classmates, walking laps around Tower Grove Park.  Thank you especially to Christine Stephens, Megan Biegacki, and the many other volunteers who helped make Walk-a-thon a successful event.

Walk-A-Thon Donations are due by November 15th.  You can submit total amounts via WeShare or bring a check or cash to the School office.  Please make sure to put the check in an envelope and note the student’s name and that it’s for ‘Walkathon’. 

It is important that whether your family participated in the walk or not, that EACH FAMILY contribute to the Walk-A-Thon either by donating directly, or by still collecting pledges.  Remember – to make our goal of $20,000 (all of which goes towards operating expenses at the school), we need to collect at least $50/student.  So, please make your donations today to provide these much needed funds for our School.

If you have further questions, please reach out to Chris Stephens.


Now, here are some stats from this year’s Walk-A-Thon:

48% = children participated – walking over 700 miles combined! (down from 59% last year)
82% = Ms. Katie Kirner’s 2nd grade class participation – winning an ice cream party for the class!

Highest Walkers For Pre-K – 3rd Grade

  • Louie Marquard (2) – 10 miles
  • Nathaniel Sherman (2) – 10 miles
  • Oscar Marquard (K) – 10 miles

Highest Walkers For 4th – 8th Grade

  • Samuel Marquard (8) 19 miles

Other Walkers To Mention – Walked 10 Miles Or More

  • Gus Auer (4) – 13 miles
  • Martha Chilenski (4) – 10 miles
  • Miguel Kasparak-Sonntag (4) – 10 miles
  • Elizabeth Pera (5) – 10 miles
  • Lucy Marquard (6) – 10 miles
  • Ben Reed (7) – 15 miles
  • Daniel Chilenski (7) – 11.5 miles
  • Emma Galletto (7) – 11.5 miles
  • Colleen Moore (7) – 10 miles

(names will be on the plaques in the cafeteria)


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