Posts Categorized: School

Vote for SMA in La Jolla Light’s Best of La Jolla

We hope you are having a wonderful summer! We wanted to make sure you were aware that Stella Maris Academy is in the Best of La Jolla Light 2019 Reader’s Poll. When you have a moment, please place your vote for SMA (via the clickable link below). You can vote once a day – every day – until August 5th. Stella Maris Academy… Read more »

SMA Recycling

Thank you for supporting our CRV bottle and can recycling program that benefits the Missions. During the 3rd trimester of the 2018-2019 school year, we raised $165. For the entire school year, we realized $689. For the entire history of the program, dating back to 2005, we have given $15,747 to the Missions. Mr. Erickson… 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 »

Meet and Greet – Monday, June 3rd

Our new Principal, Mrs. Francie Moss, and our new Pastor, Father Pat Mulcahy, will be on campus this coming Monday, June 3rd, from 3.15pm until 4pm for an informal Meet & Greet in the Junior Yard. You are warmly invited to stop by to say “hello” and to get to know them. They are both… Read more »


Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church and Stella Maris Academy will welcome a new pastor and principal on July 1, with the appointments of Father Patrick J. Mulcahy and Mrs. Francie Moss. Fr. Pat was born in San Antonio, Texas to an Air Force family. He grew up in Germany and Spain, and is… Read more »

Mrs. Lowell is Retiring!

We invite you to join us in celebrating Mrs. Lowell’s 26 years of service to Stella Maris Academy.   We will be honoring her at an assembly on Wednesday, June 5th at 11:30 am in the Parish Hall.   We hope that current families and alumni are able to join us in saying goodbye.  … Read more »

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week and Easter at Mary, Star of Sea Catholic Church EASTER TRIDUUM Holy Thursday, April 18 7:30 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Bilingual) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10:00 pm in the Parish Hall Good Friday, April 19 Day of Fast and Abstinence 8:00 am Morning Prayer 1:00 pm Stations of the… Read more »

Welcome Fr. Pat Mulcahy

  Dear Parents and Guardians, Fr. Pat will officially begin his service as Pastor of Mary, Star of the Sea Church and Superintendent of Stella Maris Academy on July 1, 2019. Taking some time away from his pastoral commitments as Pastor of St. Joseph’s Cathedral (downtown San Diego) brought Fr. Mulcahy to La Jolla this… Read more »

Our Gala is almost here!

The Gala team needs your help as we prepare for our Annual Fundraiser “Reach for the Stars”  on Saturday, March 16th. We will be creating a few baskets to auction off and are asking our families to donate items for these baskets. If your class is assigned a specific item, but you have something for another… Read more »

Tip Off #CSW19SD on January 26 at USD!

The diocese if aiming for 100% school participation for this inaugural event! Please click on this form to order your tickets. Order forms are due by THIS FRIDAY, January 11th. Tickets include a concessions voucher. Our SD Catholic All-Star Choir will be singing the National Anthem! Schools with the highest PERCENTAGE of tickets sold will be invited to participate… Read more »