PARENT - STUDENT HANDBOOK

SMS General Information
  • Saint Mary School
  • Saint Mary School History
  • Saint Mary School Mission
  • Saint Mary School Philosophy
  • Accreditation
  • Saint Mary School Contact Information
  • Saint Mary School Faculty and Staff
  • Saint Mary School E-mail Addresses
  • Parents' Role in Education
  • School's Right to Amend

Student Admission
  • Admission Policies
  • State of Connecticut Requirements
  • Priorities for Elementary School Enrollment
  • Conditional Acceptance
  • Non-Discrimination Policy
  • Application Process - Preschool Programs
  • Application Process - Kindergarten-Grade 8
  • Student Records
  • Withdrawls / Transfers
  • Tuition Schedule

Parent Partnership​
  • Parents as Partners
  • Home School Association
  • School Advisory Board
  • Buses
  • Child Custody/Buckley Amendment
  • Communication
  • Change of Address
  • Notices
  • School Calendar
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Virtus Training
  • Visitors
  • Volunteers

Daily Protocols
  • Daily Schedule
  • Emergency Closings / Delayed Openings
  • School Office Hours
  • Drop Off / Dismissal Procedures
  • Early Pick-Up
  • Tardiness
  • Lunch Program
  • Aftercare
  • Birthdays
  • Field Trips
  • Items Brought to School
  • Library
  • Liturgy
  • Lost and Found
  • Parties
  • Sacramental Program

Academics
  • Academic Expectations
  • Curriculum
  • Homework
  • Missed Homework Policy
  • Grading Policy
  • Report Card and Progress Report Distribution
  • Promotion / Retention
  • Assessments
  • Semester Examinations (Midterms and Finals)
  • Guidelines for the Education of Non-Catholic Students
  • Special Learning Needs
  • Title IX


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Student Conduct
  • Expectations and Responsibilities for Students
  • Announcements
  • Attendance
  • Dress Code
  • Dress Down / Non-Uniform Days
  • Bus Behavior
  • Lunchroom Behavior
  • Recess Policies
  • Money
  • Discipline Policy

​Student Health and Wellness
  • Connecticut State Policies
  • Emergency Information
  • Illness Guidelines
  • Medication Administration
  • Injuries and Exemptions from Physical Education
  • Food Allergy Guidelines
  • Smoking

Student Safety
  • Security
  • Bus Safety Drills
  • Child Abuse Laws
  • Confidentiality
  • Crisis Plan
  • Fire Drills / Lockdown Drills

Student Technology​



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