we are St. Mary's

Welcome to Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, a parish with a history rooted in Avon for more than 160 years.  We are a Eucharistic Community that is committed to following the teachings of Jesus Christ. Under the patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we are striving to build our Roman Catholic faith through our lives of prayer, service and religious education.


Back to School

Welcome back to the new school year! For those that are new to the school, welcome to the SMS family! Here are a few important dates for the upcoming school year.

Please plan on attending Back-to-School Night on Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:00PM.  The evening will start with a brief meeting for all families at 6:00 PM in the gymnasium. Immediately following, veteran families will be dismissed to drop off supplies in classrooms and new families will remain for a brief orientation to review procedures and answer any questions.

Back to School Night: Tuesday, August 23rd from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
♦ Please pick-up family folders in foyer area before our meeting
♦ 6:00 - Meeting for all families in the gym (parents & students)
♦ 6:30 - New Families remain in the gym for a brief orientation meeting
♦ Families are encouraged to bring school supplies to classrooms & meet teachers
♦ Ice cream social in cafeteria
♦ School organizations will be represented in the meeting room

First Day of School Thursday, August 25th Grades 1-8:
♦  Students are to report for school dressed in their school uniforms on Thursday, August 25th by 7:35 AM, students will be dismissed at 2:00 PM
♦  Uniform shorts, polo shirts, and school shoes may be worn thru September 30, 2016
♦  Students in grades 1-4 may pack a light morning finger snack (daily)
♦  Students in grades 1-8 may bring in a water bottle thru September 30, 2016

Kindergarten First day of school - staggered schedule
♦ August 25th - Students with last names A thru L 1⁄2 day 7:35 AM – 11:00 AM
♦ August 26th - Students with last names M thru Z 1⁄2 day 7:35 AM – 11:00 AM
♦ August 29th – First full day for all kindergarten students 7:35 AM – 2:00 PM
♦ Students are to report for school dressed in their school uniforms
♦ Students may pack a light morning finger snack (daily)

♦  Open for our families to be used as needed
♦  Begins the first day of school, Thursday, August 25th for registered students
♦  Registration available during Back to School Night (visit Mrs. Chatfield at the KidZone table in the meeting room to register)
♦ Registration Fee: $25.00 per family
♦ Cost: $3.00 per hour per/child
♦ Hours: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
♦ Pack a snack & drink for your child(ren)

Welcome Breakfast
New families to St. Mary’s School are invited to attend our Welcome Breakfast hosted by Tom’s Country Place on Monday, August 29th (after student drop-off) in the school meeting room from 7:35 AM – 8:30 AM. Please park along the Rectory/Church side of the parking lot.

Preschool Orientation Meeting
♦ Tuesday, August 30th 9:00 am – 10:00am in the Preschool classroom
♦ All age groups (3, 4 & Pre-K)
♦ Still accepting registration for all programs


The School

At Saint Mary School, we offer an outstanding education for students in grades K-8 as well as have 2 teachers in both Kindergarten and First grade (licensed classroom teacher & aide). Our students have access to state-of- the art technology with Google Chromebooks, Apple Laptops, iPads, iPods, and Lego Robotics. St. Mary School offers enrichment and after-school programs for student involvement: Robotics Club, Band, Drama, Academic Challenge, Student Council, Environmental Club and Intramural and CYO sports. In addition, we offer an After-School Care program (KidZone) for our families.  Click here to learn more about Saint Mary's School.

Upcoming Events


First Quarter Ends

October 28, 2016

SMA Athletics partners with the Positive Coaching Alliance

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Lids/Nike Basketball Flash Store

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RTC Experience

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