Come share your holiday cheer!



We will be singing Christmas Carols at Casa de Mañana on Wednesday, December 9th! All students are welcome! (it even counts towards middle school service hours!) For any students who would like to join, we will be meeting in the junior yard at 3:30 and begin caroling down Girard Ave. toward the Casa de Mañana. Carols will last until 5:00 and will include hot chocolate and cookies (gluten-free will be available) with the residents.

Donate to the Toy Drive!



Please Bring Toy Donations to the SMA School Office by Friday, December 11th. 

We are in need of unwrapped toys for boys & girls ages 0-12

Board Games – Dolls – Balls for Various Games – Books – Legos

Catholic Charities has a Christmas Store for parents to shop for their children. Your donations will help make this a more cheerful season for our clients and their children.

Spirit Run Is Here!


It’s time again for our fall “fun”draiser, and we are counting on your enthusiastic support.  Our 2nd annual Spirit Run is set for Thursday, November 19th at the La Jolla Rec Center. We need family support to help gather pledges and come to support PTO in our Fall “Fun”draiser!

Fall Celebrations on Friday

candy corn

Are you ready for something “corny and fun”? This Friday TKers and Kindergartners will be participating in a Friendship Feast.

Later in the morning, our first graders will be decorating a candy corn banner.

Happy fall everyone!

Dads’ Club invites you to the Third Annual Wine Tasting

wineThe Stella Maris Dads’ Club invites you to the

Third Annual Wine Tasting

Welcome our new teachers and families to our community

 Friday, October 16, 2015

 7-10 PM

Mary Star of the Sea

Parish Hall, La Jolla

Featuring selections from San Diego County Wineries including:

Lenora Winery
Roadrunner Ridge Winery
Highland Valley Vineyards
Coyote Oaks Vineyards
Domaine Artefact Winery

Entrance includes etched Stella Maris logo wine glass, wine tastings and tasty bites.

 Tickets: $25 per person. Sponsor a teacher or staff for $25.

Pay at the school office or at the door.          

 If you like the wine, buy a bottle or case to support our wineries & SMA

Also take a chance at our tremendous raffle which includes dozens of prizes including winery tastings, wine, and restaurant gift certificates.

 For more details, call David Oliver at 619-843-4784 or Robert Bonakdar 619-846 -9162

Movie Night is Tonight!


Tonight SMA will be having a movie night and the Book Fair will be open to purchase books as well! This will be a great time to have fun with friends.

Student Council will be selling popcorn and drinks.

Bring your own chairs and blankets.

Costume contest with prizes awarded. (no masks please!)

Be a hero and help us meet our goal of 500 books sold!! 

Hope to see you there! Gates open at 5 and the movie starts 15 minutes after sunset!

Family Fun Night is Almost Here!


We hope you can join us next Friday, September 25th from 6 p.m. –  9 p.m.
We will be partying in style in the junior yard..
Come say, “Hi” and PIE your favorite teacher!
A great time will be had by all – we guarantee it!

Come be a part of the PTO!

Welcome back SMA Families. This Tuesday September 8, the PTO will hold it’s first meeting of the year in the parish hall at 8:15. A continental breakfast will be available and we warmly invite all parents to attend this meeting and hear about all the fun the PTO has in store to celebrate our community, strengthen new friendships, and meet our fundraising goals. The meeting will last approximately one hour and you are welcome to bring small children. We hope you will plan to join us!