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  • Summer Adventure Camp

    Posted by Renee' King on 3/16/2021

    Your child is bringing home this permission slip today.  Please sign and return so that your child/children can enjoy a fun two weeks of learning this summer!

    Summer Adventure Camp

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  • How to access virtual meetings

    Posted by Renee' King on 8/10/2020

    How to Access Virtual Learning Meetings

    Posted by Lauren Matte on 8/10/2020

    Parent of Students Who are Enrolled in Virtual Learning:

    Follow these steps to access one of the meetings being offered August 11th.

    1. Go to www.stmaryk12.net.

    2. Click on “Calendar” at the top and to the right.

    3. You will see our district calendar for August. Click on August 11th.

    4. This will bring you to the day’s activities. There will be two possible boxes, one for each of the meetings for parents of elementary virtual students. Select the time that fits you better (either 1:00-2:00 or 5:30-6:30).

    5. Click “Join the Meeting,” and that will take you into the meeting.

    ***Be sure to join the meeting 15 minutes prior to the start time.

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  • New School Calendar

    Posted by Renee' King on 8/10/2020

    The St. Mary Parish School Board has voted to enact the changes to the district's School Calendar proposed by Dr. Teresa Bagwell at the Special Session held on Thursday, August 6, at 4:00 PM. 

    The changes to the school calendar were based on several factors, including

    • the importance of providing additional preparation time as teachers transition to virtual instruction.
    • the desire to share more information with parents about their role when choosing a virtual education for their children.
    • the concerns of parents about returning their children to traditional learning in the face of a COVID-19 pandemic.
    • the need to ensure that the technology to make online learning work was ready to be deployed.

    The Board's vote postpones the first day of school for St. Mary Parish students to Tuesday, Sept. 8. 

    View Calendar

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  • Coronavirus

    Posted by Renee' King on 3/9/2020
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  • Monday, April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021

    Posted by Gidget Everitt on 4/16/2021

    Student:  "Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited for what could go right." -Tony Robins

     

    Staff: "Before you leave the house, you need to make up your mind that you're going to stay positive and enjoy the day no matter what comes your way. You have to decide ahead of time." -Joel Osteen

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SMP CyberSAFE

  • Scammers Cash in during the COVID Pandemic

    Posted by Lee Ann Hepler on 3/24/2021 12:00:00 PM

    It has been over a year since COVID-19 made its first appearance in our area. In response to the virus, we have adapted to new daily routines to help stay safe and healthykeep your distance, wear a mask, and wash your handsA few months ago, several vaccines became available, and the scammers of the world saw an opportunity. Because of these quick-thinking scammers, our new daily routines should also include keeping a watchful eye on our bank accounts and personal information and making smart decision when it comes to sharing personal information.  

     


    Man holding laptop.  “Fraudsters are always looking to take advantage of significant world events. The COVID-19 pandemic and its corresponding rapid digital acceleration brought about by stay-at-home orders is a global event unrivaled in the online age,” said Shai Cohen, senior vice president of Global Fraud Solutions at TransUnion 


     

    According to Colleen Tressler, the scammers’ newest attempt to swindle your personal information involves sending phony vaccine surveys. Ms. Tressler is with the FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education and in her article, she states that these opportunistic scammers are sending emails and text messages with links to surveys. These surveys appear to be legitimate, but it is all an elaborate ruse to steal your personal data. Her advice to avoid being scammed is simple 

    • Do not click on any links or open attachments.  
    • Do not call or use the number in the email or text.  
    • Do not give out your banking account, credit card, or personal information.  
    • Report scams to the FTC at ReportFraud.ftc.gov.  

    In the same way that we are vigilant in protecting our health, we must also be vigilant in protecting our financial and personal information. Just like viruses, scammers are out there looking for a weak spot to capitalize on – inoculate yourself against these scammers by keeping your information private.  

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  • SMP CyberSAFE Archives

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 8/5/2019

    CyberSAFE
    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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