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Saint Mary’s Assumption Preschool holds Lenten collection

Students in Amy Layaou’s class, Saint Mary’s Preschool, held a canned goods collection during the Lenten Season. The students surpassed their goal of 100 cans and collected and donated over 130 canned goods to Saint John the Evangelist food pantry in Pittston. The children enjoyed math lessons that included counting and recording the cans during Math Class.

Some of the participants are pictured. In row one, from left to right are Jagger Szydlowski, Isabella Granteed, Jameson Sciandra, Annalucia Kasisky, and Jack Golden. Row two: Robert Savakinas, Jacob Aftewicz, Luke Snyder, Ben White, Kylie Miller, and Allie Mozeleski. Row three: Jacob Carden, Mrs. Amy Layaou, teacher, Alexandria Mortimer, and Mrs. Sharon Bosco, teacher’s aide


Our next school Mass will be on Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 a.m. Second grade is preparing the celebration; this will be our annual Group Communion. Fr. Maloney will be our celebrant. All parents and families are invited to join us.

Pre School News

The last day for the 3 year old children will be Tuesday, May 31. The four year old children are not to attend on May 31. The four year old children will have their Moving Up Day on Wednesday, June 1.

Finance Office

Final voucher credits have been posted and a final statements were sent home. All fundraising balances MUST be paid in full as soon as possible.

Very important: Please return your Facts Management Paper to St. Mary’s Assumption School signed and dated as soon as possible. This will insure that the tuition process will continue to run smoothly and the paperwork will be forwarded to your new school within the system.

Event Schedule

Tuesday, May 24: Kindergarten and first grades go to the Crayola Factory

Thursday, May 26: Second grade Group Communion

Friday, May 27: Field Day

Wednesday, June 8: Possible seventh grade trip to Gettysburg


Members of St. Mary’s Assumption School fifth through eighth grades would like to invite everyone to their Spring Musical entitled “The Granny Awards.” This musical will be held on Monday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the former Seton Catholic Auditorium. Members of the eighth grade make up the musical’s cast. Fifth through seventh grades will make up the chorus. A donation of $5.00 per family will be used to defray the cost of the performance. Please have the children at the auditorium no later than 6:15 p.m.

Save the Date

Thursday, June 2: 6:00 p.m. Mass and Reception for all current and past families and alumni of St. Mary’s Assumption School.

Sunday, June 12: SMA Family Fun Day

Wednesday, June 15: Knoebels Day, Last day of school.

Children may wear SMA T-shirt with long shorts or Capri’s (for girls) no short shorts for Mass. Sneakers or sandals are both fine. Mass will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Holy Rosary News

Gift Certificates

Gift certificate orders will be filled on Wednesday, May 25, instead of Thursday of that week. Please send in your order by Tuesday morning. The regular schedule resumes the following week.

Two new stores have been added to the preorder list. They are Crazy 8 and Talbots. Both are available in $25.00 denominations. If you wish to order them please write them on your order until you have an updated form.

Shadow Day

On Monday, May 23 all students in kindergarten, through third grades that are currently registered at Holy Rosary for next year will be attending “shadow day” at Holy Rosary school. The bus will leave SMA at 8:00 a.m. and return around 12:00 p.m. Permission slips are in today’s envelope.

On Wednesday, May 25 all students in fourth through sixth grades that are currently registered at Holy Rosary for next year will be attending “shadow day” at Holy Rosary school. The bus will leave SMA at 8:00 a.m. and return around 1:00 p.m. Permission slips are in today’s envelope.

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