Posts Categorized: School

January KIVA update

3rd and 7th Grade spent Friday morning discussing the challenges facing single parents around the world.  These mothers and fathers are supporting their families without a partner.  In small groups, students shared out their ideas regarding why they believe being a single parent is difficult.  One group said, “It’s hard because you have to work by yourself… Read more »


IT’S HERE – SMA’S SPIRIT RUN HAPPENS TOMORROW!!! We can’t wait to see everyone at the La Jolla Rec Center Monday afternoon, filled with the Holy Spirit and ready to kick off Catholic Schools week with this FUNdraiser. Please remember that students may come to school in appropriate, comfortable athletic wear. Eat a sensible lunch (nothing too heavy) and bring… Read more »

Spirit Run time!!

  Have you heard? The Spirit Run is just two weeks away. Monday, January 29 is the date for this FUNdraiser where students earn money for our school by running laps at the La Jolla Rec Center. Students should be collecting donations or securing pledges (i.e. $1 per lap etc) and all money can be… Read more »

Keeping Christ in Christmas Contest Winner – Ella!

Congratulations to our very own third grader, Ella. She designed a beautiful poster for the Knights of Columbus Poster contest – Keeping Christ in Christmas. We are so proud of you Ella!

December KIVA update

On Friday, the 3rd graders met with their 6th grade buddies to learn about a man by the name of Vincent who lives in Spokane, WA.  Vincent is creating a mobile farmers market app which will enable his neighbors to have access to healthy foods and his business will support the local farmers.  Vincent learned the… Read more »

5th Annual Wine, Beer and Dessert Tasting on Saturday, December 2nd

Celebrate the holidays with our SMA family, Mary, Star of the Sea Parish and our La Jolla Neighbors in the recently remodeled Parish Hall We will feature wine selections from San Diego County Wineries including: Highland Valley Vineyards, Principe di Tricase Winery, Lenora Winery and Mission Brewery Entrance includes a Stella Maris wine or beer glass, tastings,… Read more »

Auditions for the Christmas Play

Christmas is coming!! Hello Stella Maris Families! This is Mrs. Misleh and it is time to audition for our yearly Christmas Play!  All classes will be involved in the music part of the play, and grades 4-8 are invited to audition for the speaking parts. In addition 8th grade will be helping as stage hands,… Read more »


KIDS ROCK HALLOWEEN BASH AT ROCKIN’ JUMP   IT’S FINALLY HERE!  The Kids Rock Halloween Bash On-Line Silent Auction! Get ready, Go, Click! Auction open until this Friday at 7 pm! You may find a clickable link on SMA’s school website and/or use this Auction Link: The Auction includes Spooktacular Teacher Features, School Experiences, and Auction Items like: =        Tickets to a… Read more »

The Scholastic Book Fair is HERE!

Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Here’s what you can do to help children develop stronger reading skills and a love  for reading: · Set the example. Let children see you read. · Have a collection of books in your home. Update this collection routinely to keep… Read more »

Please join us on Sunday, October 15th at the 12 o’clock mass

We hope you can join us THIS SUNDAY at the 12 o’clock mass! This Sunday will be the first Stella Maris Family Mass at Mary, Star of the Sea 12:00 noon Mass. Please join us for this wonderful opportunity for families young and old to participate in prayer and worship together. Also, we need students to participate… Read more »