Teacher Appreciation Week
Thank you for a fabulous week. Our teachers and staff truly appreciate all you do. From the breakfast tacos to start the week, the luncheon yesterday, and all the extra treats. Thank you!
Looking forward to a great 2024-2025 School Year!
24-25 PTO Board
President: Rebecca Lee
EVP: Sarah Huffman
Secretary: Lorilei Cronin
Treasurer: Chelsea Sobran (not pictured)
Asst. Treasurer: Elizabeth Morgan (not pictured)
3rd VP: Deborah Hartnett
2nd VP: Elvira Kaiser
1st VP: Anne Cummins
24-25 Dads' Club Board
President: Brian Jacot
VP: Michael Singleton
Treasurer: Mike DePompei
Deputy Treasurer: Phil Ramos
Secretary: Nicholas Rago
Sargent of Arms: James Aulbaugh

  • May 10 - DC Golf Tournament
  • May 13-17 - Book Fair
  • May 14 - Student Council Elections
  • May 15 - Band Concert @ 8:15AM
  • May 15 - PJ Night
  • May 15 - Used Uniform Sale
Gloria's Gladiators
On Wednesday, May 22nd students may wear a Gloria Gladiators shirt with uniform bottoms and uniform shoes. If you plan to participate you must order your shirt by Wednesday, May 15th.
Looking for ways to support
Gloria and her family?
Last day to return library books for the school year is May 10th!!
Learn more about Book Fair by going to our
Library page on the website.
Save the Date
St. Monica Book Fair
May 13th-17th
PJ Night is May 15th
Book Fair & PJ Night
Volunteers Needed
Need SMS uniforms for next year? 
PTO will host a used uniform sale on Wednesday May 15th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the school cafeteria. 
If you have uniforms to donate place them in the used uniform bin located in the vestibule as you enter McManus.
2024-2025 St. Monica
Ambassador Applications
Are open to all rising
7th & 8th grade students. 

For any questions, contact Julie Mills  or Cheryl Sanchez
Monica Mentors
What is a Monica Mentor?
Here is a brief highlight of the function of the Monica Mentor parent group:
  • attend SMS events (back to school, POP on over, New Family Welcome..etc) to welcome new families and help answer questions
  • help welcome new families immediately upon acceptance
  • serve as a resource for Q&A’s via email, calls, and text
  • provide support and guidance as families get familiarized with SMS 
  • assist with navigating through the website, website links, and campus
  • ensure new families are receiving and understanding communication
  • help new families connect with more tenured families
Nominations are due by Friday, May 10th

Inspired by her dedication to service,
the Michelle A. Mendez Lifetime Service Award
was created in an effort to recognize a current 8th grade parent who shares her
passion for serving others. In order to ensure every consideration is made,
nominations from the community will be carefully considered. The following
criteria will assist in determining the candidate’s eligibility for the award.

The nominee must:
  • Be a parent or guardian of a current 8th grade student
  • Volunteer his or her time, talent, and treasure by serving any organization within the school, church, or greater community
  • Lead by example, representing the virtues of St. Monica herself

Please submit nominations via email  to
explaining the merits of your nominee 
Upcoming Events
Attention Bearcat Walkers
Mr. Charles is retiring!!
We want to give him a proper send-off. Please join us in the cafeteria on Tuesday, May 28th at 8AM.
Pre-K Field Day
Wednesday, May 29th
K-5th Field Day
Thursday, May 30th
6th-7th Field Day
Thursday, May 30th
It's Back!! Mr. E's Music and Theater Camp
June 10th-14th 1-4PM
The St. Monica School Endowment Trust Presents: Legacy Live
Saturday, June 8th from 6-11PM
on Dave Gross Field
Autumnfest Kick-off Party
Friday, June 14th from 7-11PM
at the Empire Room
Bearcat Athletics
22nd Annual DPL Golf Classic Student Tournament
Monday, June 3rd @Brookhaven CC - President's Course
Registration for the upcoming 2024 DPL Tennis Tournament is open. Please note that students will need to be available all day on June 5th. Students may be signed up for singles OR doubles, but not both.
Logo - St monica Catholic Church
Did you know the parish has a monthly newsletter?
St. Monica Catholic School
Pre-K (3) - 8th Grade
4140 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75229

P (214) 351-5688