Important News and Notes
2020 Auction Class/Family Giving
The 2020 Auction is scheduled for March 21st at 5:00 pm at St. Mary Campus. This year's Auction committee is putting together a great event with some exciting new additions and modifications! We hope you will mark your calendar and join us for this fun filled evening!
As with any private, Catholic school, we rely on donations to our fundraising efforts to ensure we keep tuition increases manageable, while providing your children with the newest technology and curriculum and providing our teachers with cost of living pay increases and benefits. We thank you for supporting MCES!
Each grade level, from preschool through 8th grade has a volunteer chairperson who will organize your class giving. We ask that you help them in creating a great class donation that will be in our auction. There are multiples ways you can help:
The Joseph Sr. and Thelma LaHood Memorial Scholarship - open to St. Mary parish members who will attend St. Mary campus in the 2020-21 school year Application due February 13th 2020 Application form
The Bob Beaubien Scholarship - open to St. Mary parishioners who attend any of the MCES campuses grades K-8 in the 2019-20 school year. Application due February 7th 2020. Application form
8/23 No lunch service at St. Mary. Bring a bag lunch/drink and all silverware/napkins
8/23 Help set up for Father David's 25th anniversary of his ordination 8:00-11:00 am Click Here
8/24 Mass to celebrate Father David's 25th anniversary of his ordination 5:00 p.m. St. Mary church followed by a reception in the PLC/Gym; 7th-8th grade students are needed to help clear tables from 5:30-8:30. Please contact the school office at 734-241-3377 if you're available to help.
8/25 Help clean up for Father David's 25th anniversary of his ordination 1:00-3:00 pm Click Here
8/26 Picture Day at all three campuses. wear your "Sunday best" Remember no sandals should be worn (all shoes must have closed toes and heels).
8/26 First mass of the year at St. Michael 8:15 a.m. Parents welcome
8/26 Curriculum Night at St. John campus 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
8/27 First Mass of the year at St. John 8:15 a.m Parents welcome
8/28 First Mass of the year at St. Mary 8:15 a.m Parents welcome
8/28 Hearing & Vision Screening at St. John Campus
8/28 Curriculum Night at St. Michael Campus 5:30-6:30 p.m.
8/28 Curriculum Night at St. Mary campus 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
8/29 SMCC Grade School Football Night – SMCC Falcons vs. Madison Heights Madison: 7pm @ Navarre Field. Click Here for Flyer
8/30 No School-Labor Day; Daycare and Latchkey are closed
9/2 No School-Labor Day; Daycare and Latchkey are closed
9/6 Back to School Dance (7th & 8th grade) at St. Patrick School - 7:00-10:00 pm - 2970 W. Labo Rd. Carleton. $6.00 - Dress code will be strictly enforced and cell phones will be collected.
9/7 St. Michael Parish Altar Server Training for 4th grade and up, 10:00 am -12:00 pm; Pizza & Pop will be served
9/9 Hearing & Vision Screening at St. Mary Campus
9/9 Father Carlos Martins - from the order of the Companions of the Cross - is presenting "Waking with the Saints" to our sixth grade class at St. John. The students will have a brief presentation in the church followed by an opportunity to view and venerate the relics from 150 different saints. Parents are welcome to attend and share this unique opportunity. Click here for the permission slip
9/10 "For Confirmation Candidates who have not met with Mary Quick, DRE. There will be a make-up session on Tuesday, September 10 @ 6:30pm in the St. Mary PLC. A parent must attend with the candidate. Please RSVP to Shannon at 241-6097. This is mandatory if your child wants to be confirmation."
9/13 5th & 6th Grade "Welcome Back" Bowling / Monroe Sports Center / 7 pm - 9 pm Info
9/16 No school Mass for St. Michael - all school Mass on Wednesday
9/16 Hearing & Vision Screening for St. Michael Campus (Young 5s-1st Grade)
9/16 PTO Sponsored Event: Suzie's Popcorn Roll Out Information to Come Home PTO Website
9/17 No school Mass at St. John due to all school Mass on Wednesday
9/18 No Hot Lunch @ St. Mary Campus due to the All School Mass at 10:30am. Please bring a packed lunch & utensils.
9/18 Order your 2020 MCES Auction T-Shirts! Orders due September 18th: Order Form Informational Letter
9/18 All school Mass at St. Mary church 10:30am. Bishop Battersby will celebrate. Parents welcome.
9/20 PTO Sponsored Event: SMCC Homecoming Tailgate - St. John Campus Parking Lot / Vince's Food Truck / 5:30 pm - 7 pm Parents and students are invited to walk in the SMCC Homecoming parade. Meet at SMCC no later than 4:45pm PTO Website
9/22 MCES 20019-20 Fundraising Kickoff Night @ 6:30pm @ Brass Monkey (formerly Nick & Nino's) Info
9/23 PTO Sponsored Event: Grandparents' day at St. Michael - Y5-1st grade PTO Website
9/24 PTO Sponsored Event: Grandparents' day at St. John PTO Website
9/24 Eighth grade Washington D.C Parent information meeting 6:30 p.m. PLC
9/25 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
9/25 PTO Sponsored Event: Grandparents' Day at St. Mary PTO Website
9/25 SMCC Grade School Volleyball Night – SMCC Kestrels vs. New Boston Huron: 7pm @ Brother Gerontius Memorial Gymnasium.
9/25 PTO Sponsored Event: Suzie's Popcorn Fundraiser Order Deadline PTO Website
9/27 No School- Archdiocese of Detroit Mandated Professional Development Day for Staff; Childcare & Latchkey is Open
9/27-9/28 St. Michael Parish Feast Day Celebration: Many Events! Click Here for Details
9/28 St. Michael Parish Feast Day Celebration Kids' Games 10:30-2:00 MCES students play 10 games free with flyer. Volunteer Here
9/30 Grandparents' Day at St. Michael - Preschool (9:30-10:30) and Daycare (10:30-11:30) Click Here
9/30 SMCC Grade School Soccer Night– SMCC Falcons vs. Monroe Jefferson: 5pm @ “The Nest”.
10/2 2nd Grade Field Trip to Dorsch Library 11:30
10/3 PTO Sponsored Event: Quartermania - St. Mary Campus PLC / Doors open @ 5:30 pm, First Bid at 6:30 pm PTO Website
10/5 Connie Niemi Memorial Family 5K @Munson Park All Proceeds benefit Gabby's Ladder Grief Center
10/08 Seventh grade field trip to Junior Vocations Day at Sacred Heart Major Seminary
10/08 Camp Storer Parent meeting 6:00 p.m. in the PLC at St. Mary Campus
10/9 Mackinac Parent meeting 6:00pm in the PLC at St. Mary Campus
10/11 Vince's Drive-In: Dine to Donate 10:30am-7:00pm 25% of all sales to MCES Flyer
10/11 Picture retake day; Daycare picture day
10/11 Suzie's Popcorn Pick up @ St. John Campus Cafeteria 2pm-6pm
10/11 Preschool Field trip to Farmer Charley's. 8:30am-11:30am
10/12 Vince's Drive-In: Dine to Donate 10:30am-7:00pm 25% of all sales to MCES Flyer
10/14-10/17 Priests Convocation - NO School Masses this week
10/15 First Eucharist meetings will be a choice of Oct. 15 or Oct. 17 at 6:30pm in the St. Mary PLC. this is for parents and children who will be receiving the sacrament.
10/16 No Lunch Service at St. Mary Campus. Students must bring a lunch/drink, and any utensils they will need.
10/17 Our first First Eucharist meetings will be a choice of Oct. 15 or Oct. 17 at 6:30pm in the St. Mary PLC. this is for parents and children who will be receiving the sacrament.
10/18 Young 5s and Kindergarten Field Trip to Trabbic Pumpkin Farm
10/18 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate if you haven't prepaid. Wear jeans & auction t-shirt
10/19 PTO Sponsored Event: Craft Show - St. Mary PLC and Gym / 9 am to 3 pm (set up 10/17 and 10/18) PTO Website
10/19 MCES Golf Outing, 9:30 at Sandy Creek Golf Course Click Here for the Flyer & Registration Click here for Online Registration
10/20 Healing Service at St. Michael the Archangel Church @ 3pm https://bit.ly/35pYa2z.
10/22 End of quarter 1
10/25 SMCC Future Kestrel-Falcon Day – All local 8th graders who are interested in attending SMCC for high school.
10/25 - PTO Sponsored Event: Fall Vicariate Dance / 7th & 8th Grade / St. Mary Campus Gym / 7 pm - 10 pm Dance Flyer PTO Website
10/26 Protecting God's Children Training 9am in the St. Mary PLC. register at aod.org to attend
10/27 PTO Sponsored Event: Trunk or Treat / PK - 6th Grade / St. Mary Park Parking Lot / Gate opens @ 4:00 pm Trunk or Treating @ 5-6 pm PTO Website Trunk or Treat Flyer
10/28 No Mass at St. Michael Church today
10/29 No Mass at St. John Church today
10/30 No Mass at St. Mary Church today
10/30 Gr. 2 Field Trip to Monroe County Community College, Meyer Theater, to watch "The Little Engine that Could" 10:00am
10/31 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
10/31 All Saints Vigil Mass at St. Michael Church @ 7 PM. After Mass, all children will receive treats for them to take home and enjoy!" Flier
10/31 Students may wear Halloween, orange or black tops with jeans or uniform pants.
11/1 All Saints Mass celebrated at all 3 Churches: St. Michael, St. John and St. Mary 8:15AM Parents welcome
11/1 No MPS Buses (Shuttles as normal)
11/3 SMCC Open House: 11am-2pm at SMCC. Parents and students of all grade levels are welcome.
11/6 Grade 1 field trip to Monroe County Museum @ 10am. Students will be walking to museum.
11/7 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal) Childcare and Latchkey are Open
11/7 Student Dismissal at 11:30 am for Parent-Teacher Conferences Childcare and Latchkey are Open
11/7 Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-5:00 pm; 6:00-8:00 pm
11/8 NO School; Childcare and Latchkey are Open
11/9 High School Placement Test (HSPT) Prep Class at SMCC: 9am. Parents are invited to meet with Ms. Calender and learn more information about SMCC and the Financial Aid Program. Financial aid applications available.
11/11 MCES Auction Meeting @ 6:30pm at the St. Mary Campus (Door M) : The Auction is our biggest fundraiser and many helpers are needed!
11/14 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
11/15 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
11/19 Raffle Tickets are Due!
11/22 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
11/22 Brews, Brats & Bags @ St. Mary Campus Gym & Parking Lot @ 6:00pm - 10:30pm Fall Raffle Ticket Winner announced @ 7:30pm Brews, Brats & Bags Registration and Flyer Click here to Volunteer
11/23 High School Placement Test (HSPT) at 8:00 am at SMCC
11/26 St. John the Baptist: Youth Christmas Choir Rehearsal @ St. John Church Info and Permission slip
11/27 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
11/28-29 No School: Thanksgiving Break Daycare and Latchkey are closed
12/1 St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Children's Christmas Choir rehearsal @ St. Michael school after 10:30am Mass Info and Permission slip
12/2 No School- Archdiocese of Detroit Mandated Professional Development Day for Staff; Latchkey is Open
12/4 PTO Sponsored Event: Dearborn Ham Fundraiser Roll Out Information to Come Home Brochure Order Form
12/4 Christmas Concert for Gr. 2,3 & 4 at St. John Church @ 6:30pm
12/5 D.A.R.E. Graduation for Gr. 5 @ 1pm in the PLC at St. Mary Campus
12/5 St. John the Baptist: Youth Christmas Choir Rehearsal @ St. John Church Info and Permission slip
12/6 Nutcracker Ballet @ River Raisin Center for the Performing Arts
12/6 No lunch service at St. Mary. Bring a bag lunch/drink and all utensils needed.
12/6 Vicariate Dance at St. Charles School 7pm-10pm Dance Flyer
12/6 Childcare Center Christmas Party 6pm-7:30pm
12/7 High School Placement Test (HSPT) at 8:00 am at SMCC
12/7 PTO Sponsored Event: Cookies with Santa @ St. Michael Campus 12pm-4pm. This is a presale ticket event. RSVP & INFO Volunteer Here
12/8 St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Children's Christmas Choir rehearsal in the choir loft after 10:30am Mass Info and Permission slip
12/9 Dearborn Ham Order Deadline Brochure Order Form
12/9 Christmas Concert @ 6PM at St. Michael Church for PK3-Mrs. McMillan, PK4-Mrs. Kinsey, PK4-Mrs. Lee & Y5-Mrs. Bean
12/10 Christmas Concert @ 6PM at St. Michael Church for PK3-Mrs. Rios & PK4- Ms. Beaudrie
12/11 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
12/11 Christmas Concert for K and Gr. 1 St. Michael Church at 6:30pm
12/12 PTO Sponsored Event: Santa's Secret Workshop / St. Michael & St. John Campuses PTO Website Volunteer Here
12/12 St. John the Baptist: Youth Christmas Choir Rehearsal @ St. John Church Info and Permission slip
12/13 2nd Grade Field Trip to the Book Nook & Monroe County Historical Museum, 11:30
12/13 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
12/13 PTO Sponsored Event: Santa's Secret Workshop / St. Michael & St. John Campuses PTO Website Volunteer Here
12/15 St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Children's Christmas Choir rehearsal in the choir loft after 10:30am Mass Info and Permission slip
12/16 Buffalo Wild Wings: Dine to Donate Present flyer for 20% of your purchases to support MCES Flyer
12/17 Dearborn Ham Pick-up / St. Michael Campus, Archangel Room / 12 Noon - 5:30 pm - All orders need to be picked up today!
Middle School Christmas Musical for St. Mary Students at St. Mary Gym, 11:15 am
12/17 St. Mary Campus Christmas musical St. Mary Campus@ 7:00 p.m.
12/18 Middle School Christmas Musical for St. Michael & St. John Students at St. Michael Gym, 12:00 pm
12/18 No Lunch Service at St. Mary Campus. Please bring a lunch, drink, napkin and utensils.
12/19 No Lunch Service at St. Mary Campus. Please bring a lunch, drink, napkin and utensils.
12/19 St. John the Baptist: Youth Christmas Choir Rehearsal @ St. John Church Info and Permission slip
12/20 No Lunch Service at St. Mary Campus. Please bring a lunch, drink, napkin and utensils.
12/20 Last Day of School before Christmas Break: Free Jeans Day! Students may wear jeans with a Christmas shirt, Ugly Christmas Sweater or Christmas-colored (red/green) shirt
12/20 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
12/22 St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Children's Christmas Choir rehearsal in the choir loft after 10:30am Mass Info and Permission slip
12/24 St. Michael the Archangel Parish: Children's Christmas Choir will sing at 4pm Mass, in the choir loft
12/23-1/3 Christmas Break Daycare and Latchkey services are OPEN during break. December 24, 25, 31, and January 1 they will be closed.
1/6 First Day back from Christmas Break
1/8 Protecting God's Children Workshop @ St. Mary Parish PLC @ 6:00pm Register Here
1/9 Monroe Avengers Lacrosse: Informational Meeting for boys and girls in grades 5-8 from all area schools. SMCC, Room 108 6:00pm INFO
1/14 End of quarter 2
1/15 Faith Formation invites all MCES Families: 6pm in the St. Michael Gym we are showing the movie "The Star". We will also have a live nativity & a special gift for the first 24 families who attend. Bring a chair, blanket or sleeping bag to sit on. This is free, but are asking for donations for Heartbeat of Monroe
1/16 SMCC Winter Sports Grade School Night @ SMCC at 7:00pm; Girl's Basketball SMCC vs. Grosse Ile Free admission and gift for every grade school and middle school student
1/17 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
1/17 St. Joseph Erie Roaring 20's Dance for 7th and 8th Graders 7pm - 10pm $6.00 admission Informational Flyer
1/20 No School: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday; Daycare and Latchkey are Open
1/25 Called to Serve Training: 9am in the St. Michael Archangel room for high school teens who want to volunteer in their parishes. They should contact Mary Quick at 241-6097 to register.
1/26 Auction Raffle Stuffing Party - 6:00 pm St. Mary Parish Life Center. Help Needed! Stuffing Raffle Ticket Mailer to all Parish Families. Questions? Michelle Leicht, firstname.lastname@example.org (734)241-3377
1/26 - 1/31 Catholic School's Week - All Campuses PTO Website
1/27 Catholic Schools' Week Mass at St. John Church at 12:00 noon: all MCES
1/27 -29 No normal 8:15 school masses due to all school Mass on Monday
1/28 4th Grade Spelling Bee, St. John Campus Gym, 8:30 am
1/29 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
1/31 SMCC Winter Sports Grade School Night: Ice Hockey @ 7:30pm at Kennedy Ice Arena, 3101 West Rd., Trenton, MI 48183. SMCC vs. Anthony Wayne; Free admission and gift for every grade school and middle school student
2/6 PTO Sponsored Event: MCES Skating Party / Dixie Skateland / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PTO Website
2/7 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
2/14-2/17 No School: Presidents' Day Weekend Break; Daycare and Latchkey are Open
2/23 Open House - details to follow
Pancake Breakfast at St. Mary - this is a fundraiser for the 8th grade D.C trip
2/26 Ash Wednesday - services at each parish
2/26 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
2/28 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
3/4 -3/6 NET ministries at St. Mary for 6th, 7th and 8th grade - Host families needed. Please contact Sheena Zawistowicz if interested.
3/7 PTO Sponsored Event: Vicariate Spring Dance / St. Mary Campus Gym / 7 pm - 10 pm PTO Website
3/13 Auction Jean Day $2.00 to participate
3/13 Preschool Fire Department Field Trip
3/13 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
3/16 PTO Sponsored Event: Dearborn Ham Fundraiser Roll Out - Information to Come Home PTO Website
3/17 End of quarter 3
3/20 Free Auction T-shirt Jean Day
3/21 SAVE THE DATE - MCES Auction
3/23 Dearborn Ham Order Deadline
3/25 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
3/25 Preschool Parent Day for Beaudrie, Kinsey, and Lee's classes
3/27 Preschool Parent Day for McMillan and Rios' classes
3/28 PTO Sponsored Event: Easter Egg Hunt / SMCC Front Lawn / PK - 4th Grade / 10 am PTO Website
3/31 Dearborn Ham Pick Up / St. Michael Campus, Archangel Room / 12 Noon to 5:30 pm - All orders need to be picked up today.
4/3 Last Day of School before Easter Break
4/3 Free Auction T-Shirt Jean Day
4/6-4/13 No School: Easter Break Daycare and Latchkey are OPEN; CLOSED April 10 & 13
4/14 First Day of School after Easter Break
4/18 PTO Sponsored Event: Daddy Daughter Dance / St. Mary Campus Gym / 6:30 pm - 9 pm PTO Website
4/18 PTO Sponsored Event: Mother-Son Bowling / Monroe Sports Center / 7 pm - 9 pm PTO Website
4/24 No School- Archdiocese of Detroit Mandated Professional Development Day for Staff; Daycare and Latchkey are Open
4/29 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
5/4 - 5/8 PTO Sponsored Event: Teacher Appreciation Week PTO Website
5/11 - 5/14 Sixth grade Camp Storer trip
5/11 - 5/13 Seventh grade Mackinac trip
5/15 PTO Sponsored Event: Vicariate Farewell Dance / St. Mary Campus Gym / 7 - 10pm / Reminder students must be at school for the full day to be eligible to attend. Vicariate Dance Dress Code in effect. PTO Website
5/20 No MPS Afternoon Buses (Shuttles as normal)
5/18-5/22 Eighth grade Washington D.C trip
5/22 Preschool Field Trip to The Toledo Zoo. There will be no classes or latchkey this day.
5/22 Last day of lunch service for St. Mary
5/25 No School: Memorial Day Daycare and Latchkey are closed
5/28 PTO Sponsored Event: Eighth grade Graduation 7:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the gym. PTO Website
6/4 PTO Sponsored Event: MCES Field Day (proposed date) / SMCC Front Lawn PTO Website
6/4 Last Day of Preschool Class
6/5 Preschool Picnic - There will be no classes or latchkey this day. Please meet at the Picnic.
6/9 Last Day of School, 11:30 Dismissal
6/10 Latchkey is closed for Summer Camp Prep; Daycare is OPEN
St. Mary, St. Michael and St. John Parish/School multiple use calendar:
Click on the follwing link for the DynaCal Multiuse Calendar: http://www.dynacal.com/mces/default.aspx?PageType=Feature&IDs=8483&DaysInView=7&SortBy=Time&EventsOnly=Y&Direction=Next&ViewType=DCList
Calendar SUBJECT TO CHANGE; as of 3/28/19.