St. Mary's Parish School Calendar 2018-2019 School Year

August 28Back-to-School BBQ and Open House 5:00 pm
August 29School Begins: Be on the grounds by 8:00 a.m.
(line up at 8:10 am & tardy at 8:16 am or later)      
September 3NO SCHOOL:  Labor Day Holiday-legal holiday (No Childcare)
September 14110th Anniversary of the School
September 17-216th grade Science Camp MOSS
September 25School Individual Photos
September 24-28MAPS Testing
October 3International Walk to School Day
October 4/5NO SCHOOL: Professional Development Days (Childcare Available)
October 20U of I Homecoming Parade
October 26Joga-thon @Kibbie Dome (5-7 pm)
October 31End of 1st Quarter
November 1-2NO SCHOOL: Partent/Teacher Conference (Childcare Available)
November 19-23NO SCHOOL: Thanksgiving Vacation
November 24Christmas Tree Sale begins
December 20Christmas Musical and Band Concert
December 24 - January 7NO SCHOOL: Christmas Break
January 7First Day Back for Students
January 21NO SCHOOL: Human Rights Day -- legal holiday (No Childcare)
January 24End of Semester
January 25NO SCHOOL: Teacher Workday (Childcare Available)
January 26St. Mary's School Auction
January 27 - February 2Catholic Schools Week -- Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed
February 6Polar Walk
February 15NO SCHOOL: Professional Development Day
February 18NO SCHOOL: President's Day - legal holiday (No Childcare)
March 6Ash Wednesday -- Lent Begins
March 11-15NO SCHOOL: Spring Break (Childcare Available)
March 19-26All School Penny Wars
March 21School Open House - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
April 4End of 3rd Quarter
April 5NO SCHOOL: End of Quarter Teacher Work Day (Childcare Available)
April 18Holy Thursday Retreat
April 19NO SCHOOL -- Good Friday (No Childcare)
April 21Easter
April 22NO SCHOOL: Easter Monday (MSD in Session -- Replaced by February 16th) (Childcare Available)
April 281st Communion - 11:30am at St. Mary's
May 1Fill the Racks -- Bike to School Day
May 6-10Teacher Appreciation Week
May 13-16MAPS Testing - Grades 2-7
May 23Spring Musical and Band Concert
May 24Grandparent's Day Lunch @ St. Mary's School
May 27NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day Holiday (No Childcare)
June 4Klemgard Picnic
June 5Last Day of School -- School ends @ 1pm
"Mass on the Grass"-- Last Mass of the school year
TBDClass Photos and Sacraments (Reconciliation/1st Communion)

-No childcare on legal holidays-

Updated:  August 18, 2018

Dress Code and Uniforms for Mass: Wednesday Mass attire is required for all student(s) starting Kindergarten and is encouraged for PS and PK students. Link to Educational Outfitters:

School Hours

  • Playground supervision starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • School bell rings at 8:10 a.m.
  • School ends at 3:05 p.m. (Monday through Thursday); Fridays at 2:15 p.m.
  • Extended Care until 5:30 p.m. daily.

Downloadable Calendar for the Academic Year