Read information today about our Shamrock Spectacular: Mission Possible, on Thursday, April 20th. We cordially invite you to our inagural event.

by Saundra Kennison on March 20, 2023


Christ Be Our Light…through C.L.O.V.E.R.

Dear parents,

The staff and I are excited to extend an invitation to you for our inaugural fund dinner:  

St. Malachy Shamrock Spectacular

It is a FREE, adult-only evening with drinks, dinner, and a one-of-a-kind show celebrating St. Malachy School, our alumni, our students, and distinguished guests. If you know the game Clue you will love this night of fun and socializing. The evening begins at 6 pm with drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a self-guided tour of the school to meet and chat with our staff. The gym doors open at 6:45 pm for a delicious dinner. The main event, or should I say the game, begins at 7:15 with clues, an alumni speaker, video clips highlighting our students and school mission, and presentation honoring our distinguished guests. The dinner comes to an end with an ASK (of financial support), with funds raised being split three ways. 60% going to enriching educational resources, such as guest speakers, STEM KITS, and updates to our Science and Social Studies curriculums. 20% going to Teacher and Staff resources and professional development, and 20% going to technology upgrades including the purchase of a poster printer, new quiz buzzers, and Clevertouch-compatible tablets. You can register for the event using this link Shamrock Spectacular Link or by clicking the Shamrock Spectacular link on the school website.  We hope you can join us on April 20 from 6 to 8pm to make our Mission Possible!

In Christ,

Mrs. Saundra Kennison, Principal



Next Mass Days and Times

All school Mass: Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Vocations Cross: KA





Server 1

Server 2

Torch 1

Torch 2

Dylan Dial

Max Rushenberg

Jacob Milner

Jonathan Reynolds

Connor Harrity

Jackson Reynolds

Elijah Wright

Reader: Abby Hernandez

Petitions: Cole Capps

Sacristans: Avery Domogalik & Eileen Ellis

Class Mass: 6th grade

Reconciliation - 3rd grade (Wednesday); 4th & 5th grade (Thursday)


Reminders and/or New Information 

  • Thursday, March 23 - Reagan Mattson is principal for the day - Full Casual Day

  • March 24 is a 1pm dismissal - NO EXTENDED DAY.

  • Spring Break is March 27 - 31.

  • Lost and Found items will be on the sidewalk this week at dismissal. We will donate items next week. 

  • Change - Late Line procedures:  Beginning April 3, those in the late line will need to park and walk into the school to pick up your child/children. 

  • There will be NO EXTENDED DAY on the following days: Friday, April 7th and Thursday, April 20th. 

  • Register to attend Shamrock Spectacular: Mission Possible by visiting this link Shamrock Spectacular Registration

  • For students interested in Irish Dancing,  Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance will be offering a class on Monday, March 20th, 5:30 pm -6:15 pm at our Indianapolis Studio, 4369 West 96th, Indianapolis.  Students of all ages are welcome to come, no registration needed.  For more information or for more information on adult classes visit the Richens/Timm web site https://www.richenstimm.com/  

  • Chess Club information is attached.

  • The 2023-2024 Choice Scholarship income limits are attached. Please note that limits went up significantly. If you qualify, please contact John Kiefer.

St. Malachy Save the Dates

  • Mary’s Way of the Cross is April 7 at 9am

Cardinal Ritter High School Happenings

Cardinal Ritter is excited to welcome the Class of 2027 next fall! As a reminder, the Application for Admission is now available online at Admissions & Enrollment. Please contact Jamie Liston, Director of Admissions if you have any questions at or 317-9244333 ext. 426.

  • Information about Cardinal Ritter’s Drama Club is attached.
  • Cardinal Ritter High School cheerleading -information is attached. 

School Needs

  • Middle School Math teacher

  • See attached School and Church custodian position available. 

  • If you are interested in volunteering in the Cafeteria use this link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4AAFA62AA7FCC34-cafeteria

  • We need Substitute Teachers! If you are interested or available please contact Lori Koontz or Kim Baldini. 

  • Help needed! Extended day is looking to hire a few people to supervise students after school until 4:00 pm or 4:30 pm. Contact Mrs. Wheeler. 

Purchase Spiritwear


  • Morning Drop off - If you drop off a preschool child or child that cannot get out of the car by themselves at the back or east parking lot in the mornings, follow the posted sign by driving to the right and turning left into a parking spot between the light poles.  This means your car will be facing east. Then walk your child to the sidewalk. Please do not pull up to the sidewalk, to drop off in the back. To exit your parking spot, pull forward and drive around the school as this parking lot and drive is one-way going south. See the picture and map above.

  • Dismissal - Please make sure you turn your engines off once you park in your parking spot and keep your engine off until we begin dismissing.  This prevents accidentally shifting the vehicle in gear. We close the parking lot at 2:54 pm everyday, except on Wednesdays it closes at 2:24 pm.

Information you may need at some point this school year

  • ASAP is for middle school students to complete homework, study, and meet with teachers about assignments.  If a student is not using this program as stated above or becomes a behavior issue, they will be sent to Extended Day. 

  • If your child is absent from school, call the office or email us at  

  • COVID-19 information  – if a child tests positive, they must stay home for 5 full days. Then Parents and/or guardians have two options, 1) the child returns to school masked for the next five days or 2) the child remains home for five more days, if they don't want to mask. 

  • ProLife Shirt Day is every Thursday with uniform bottoms. 

  • Spiritwear and Jeans day is every Friday. Students can wear uniform bottoms or jeans. Spirit wear shirts should be school spirit wear promoting St. Malachy Shamrocks school pride.  

  • Middle school casual attire - I want to clarify that spandex bottoms, leggings (including flared leggings), athletic leggings, or running shorts are NOT acceptable attire at school. In addition, pants should not have holes in them. Also shorts (including uniform shorts) should be no more than 3 inches above the knee. I know it is challenging for girls to find longer shorts, especially for taller students; therefore, I did change the length from 2 inches to 3 inches.  We know that we were not consistent last year in correcting inappropriate casual attire, and this caused confusion among students. As a middle school team, we will be more diligent in correcting inappropriate casual attire this year. Instead of giving infractions for unacceptable attire, we will have students call home for appropriate attire to change. Crop tops are not appropriate. Please contact me if you have questions. 

  • Casual Clothing Reminder: Flared leggings are still leggings and should not be worn. 

  • After school activities - Parents should communicate to the office, if their child is staying after school for activities such as chess, football practice, cheerleading, golf, etc. Also if someone other than the parent, such as a coach or sponsor, will be checking their child out or back into Extended Day, please let the office know.  The office will communicate with the homeroom teacher and Extended Day. 

  • Cell phone policy - parents must sign the Cell phone policy for students to bring their phone to school. Cell phones can not be used at ASAP (middle school students only), Extended Day, or Morning Care.

  • Smartwatches - I want to clarify that the concern with Smartwatches is their ability to text and email. In order to do this, the watch must have an internet connection.  Therefore, if the texting and emailing features are only enabled with an internet connection through the phone, the Smartwatch can be worn.  However, if the Smartwatch has its own internet connection through an independent cellular line, it cannot be worn.  If the watch can receive or send messages during the school day, it should not be worn. If you have questions, please email me so we can talk through this.  My intent is to get ahead of this cool technology and mitigate distractions in class along with protecting kids from the temptation to use their Smartwatches and cell phones at school. 

  •  Don’t forget to log your family service hours. https://stmalachy.org/service-hours/

  • If you utilize Extended Day or are in the late line, do NOT text us. You will come in to let the office know you are here and then check them out. 

    • Only  TEXT(463)209-9650 if you need to get information to Extended Day staff. 

Extracurricular Activities and CYO Games - Go Shamrocks!

Good Luck to all student athletes!

Monday, March 20, 2023

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Friday, March 24, 2023

1:00 pm dismissal - NO EXTENDED DAY

Saturday, March 25, 2023 

Sunday, March 26, 2023

School Mission Statement

“Today we will be Learning, Loving and Living with Christ”

May God bless and keep you,
Mrs. Saundra Kennison

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