Posts Categorized: School

August 8th Newsletter

Please stay current and check out our August 8th newsletter

Summer Mailing

Hello everyone, Summer is quickly coming to an end and it is time to think about school supply shopping and the various forms the office will need in the coming weeks. Please click on the SUMMER MAILING link to see a copy of our newsletter and access to all our forms. We hope you have… Read more »

Summer Work

Want to come back to school in the fall and attend our ice cream social? What about having the math department serve you pancakes? If either of these options interest you, please take a moment and check out the information below. Every summer our students are asked to read and complete math assignments (grades 4-8) to… Read more »

April Kiva Update

We were able to complete a loan on Friday!  A woman named Gertrude from the Philippines needed $25 to get 100% funded and SMA was able to provide it!  The $200 loan will help Gertrude build a toilet for her family.  In a past Kiva lesson, the students learned about the importance of sanitation and hygiene. … Read more »

Stellar News is HERE!

The students in the Journalism elective class have put together the first issue of Stellar News online.  Please check out our first edition HERE! A paper version of the news should appear shortly. (Photo credit:

Living Stations of the Cross – Today at 2 p.m.

We hope you can join us today in the church at 2 p.m. as the 8th graders present the Living Stations of the Cross. Also, a reminder that tomorrow we will be having a prayer service in the church at 11:15.

Gala Reminder – The Silent Auction is now LIVE!

Hi SMA families – The Gala’s Silent Auction is now live (here is the link:   Items to look for include: Front Row seats to 8th Grade Graduation, 3 Nights in a Luxury La Jolla Shores Beach House, Tickets to the Lot, Spirit Wear packages from Cathedral High School, OLP High School, and St. Augustine’s High… Read more »

Help the Missions – Donate your bottles and cans!

by Morgan B. Student Staff Writer Stella Maris Academy News Today at Stella Maris Academy (SMA) we had a visitor, Sister Doreen from the Missionary Childhood Association. Every class got a chance to come and hear her speak. She shared two videos with all the students. The first one was about children in Africa who… Read more »

The Mystery of Native Australian Wombats

by Scarlett H. Student Staff Writer Stella Maris Academy News Wombats are marsupials that are native to Australia. I was born in Australia, so I ought to know a lot about wombats. A wombat is my favorite animal, because it is super cute and chubby. Some people mistake wombats for Koalas, but they are wrong. Wombats… Read more »

And the Spirit Run class winner is…

THIRD GRADE!!! Today it was announced that third grade has won the Spirit Run prize! Did you know that 100% of the third grade class brought in MORE than $100? That is pretty amazing third grade!! We hope you enjoy your picnic and silly string festivities. Stella Maris would also like to thank all of… Read more »