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You’re Invited: SAA Moms for August 30:
It is a tradition that Barb Schmiesing (lovely wife of Principal Schmiesing) hosts a kick-off to our SAA moms’ events for the year. This year’s kick-off will be Wednesday, August 30. Come any time after 7:30 p.m.
Here is the Evite:

See you there!

We’re thrilled to welcome back returning parents and connect with new parents as we start the
new year! Join us for different activities Tuesday – Thursday at St. Ambrose Academy and
Friday at the home of Patrick and Executive Director Joan Carey’s home.

Tuesday 9/5 – Parent Rosary & Intercession | 7:40 – 8:10 a.m.
Unite our intentions by praying the Rosary with other parents in the Oratory

Wednesday 9/6 – Parent Appreciation Coffee & Donuts | 7:45 – 8:40 a.m.
Savor a morning pick-me-up outside SAA before you continue your day

Thursday 9/7 – Cookie Grab & Go w/SAA Faculty | 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a treat at afternoon pick-up and be greeted by our outstanding faculty

Friday 9/8 – Parent Wine & Cheese Night | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Kick back and relax at the Careys’ home after making it through the first week!

We’re kicking off a fun, new, annual summer event and we want our parents to join us! We’re bringing together the Madison Christian business community, our supporters, and leaders who are changing our communities for the good.

Enjoy a relaxed evening with free live music, delicious food, and drinks on the patio of Karben4 Brewing with our thanks!

Join us for the St. Ambrose Summer Social on Wed., Aug. 16, 2023, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Register by August 11. We hope you’re able to join us!

Come to workshop to meet directors and learn audition choreography and vocals!  The workshop is open to 6-12 graders.

If your student would like to participate, please fill out this survey or email me at with student’s name and grade.

The 2023 Abundant Life Challenger Golf Classic is Mon., Aug. 14, and you and your family members are invited to join the action! Click the button below to find all of the details, including a letter from ALCS Athletic Director Michael Thies, location, and the link to sign up. Lots of fun contests and prizes are part of the fun!

Click here to learn more!

This year’s All Family picnic is Thu. Aug. 17, at Wexford Park, Madison.

  • Dinner served from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Brats, hot dogs, and lemonade will be provided.
  • Please bring dessert, side dish, or snack, and your beverage of choice.

Come meet new St. Ambrose families! Dress is casual. Bring a chair and your favorite lawn/outdoor games.

Volunteers are needed! We need help setting up, serving food, and cleaning up after all the fun. Click the button below to sign up!

Please click the second button to RSVP via e-mail to Ivonne Blahnik –, or click below. We hope to see you there!

All upperclassmen girls (grades 11 and 12) are invited to a morning retreat at St. Paul’s University Catholic Center on Thu., Aug.17 from 8:00 a.m. to around 1:15 p.m., including Noon Mass followed by lunch. A small breakfast will also be provided, and confessions will be available.


This retreat is intended as a chance to draw close to the Lord before the school year begins, as well as to begin the process of planning a similar retreat for the 9th and 10th grade girls at the end of the month.

Please RSVP using the Microsoft Form linked here. Any other questions can be sent to Katie Behrens ( Please see a separate email from 8/5 for more details.