We are currently collecting children's books to be given to the St. Vincent de Paul Organization associated with our Basilica. The St. Vincent de Paul organization enjoys giving books to children of the families that they may be assisting. There is a box outside the office door for book collections. This will be an ongoing project thoughout the 2014-2015 School Year.
Thank you to Student Council for a fun filled & festive Spirit Week. Thank you to students & parents for your donations to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Drive. Congratulations to Mary Ruth who was the winner of the 5lb Hershey candy bar!
The Knights of Columbus Insurance has created a Box Top Competition for St. Mary Catholic School. The class with the most box tops per student will win a class Pizza party! The contest runs from November 3rd-December 19th. Please send in your Box Tops with your student & let's create a fun competition amongst the classes & help St. Mary Catholic School earn money & items with the Box top dollars! Thank you to Mr. John Spencer for sponsoring this fun competition!
Thank you to those who attended our Open House evening on Wed., Oct. 1st. The teachers explained the new curriculum of Science, Social Studies & Religion to those in attendance as well as showing the classrooms & answering questions. Wonderful things are happening at St. Mary School & we will have kids that are prepared for upcoming educational opportunities ahead of them! Thank you to the wonderful Teaching Staff at St. Mary School & to our Home & School Association for providing the refreshments.
Santa Shop was a success...Thank you!
Congratulations to the St. Mary's Girls Basketball Teams, Grades 3, 4, 5 & 6 all won their regular season & all four teams won their tournaments to become CHAMPIONS!! Congratulations to all the players & their dedicated coaches!
Congratulations to 4 spectacular St. Mary Teachers who received "Years of Service Awards" at the Diocesan All School Teachers Mass & meetings today. Mrs. Paula Sewell, 4th Grade Teacher was recognized for 30 Years of Service, Mrs. Rita Angel, Principal & Mrs. Cathy Dunaway, 5th Grade were awarded 15 Years of Service & Jocelyn Smith, Kindergarten teacher received her 10 year award! Congratulations to these outstanding educators who represent St. Mary School with their remarkable dedication!
Congratulations to our girls Jr. High Basketball Team who won their first game of the season by beating Marietta Middle School! Great things are happening with sports at St. Mary Catholic School. Please view the school calendar to see the schedule for the girls Jr. High Games & be sure to check out the boys 5th & 6th grade teams who are in the middle of their season playing at the Marietta Middle School on Saturday's & Sunday's. Our boys 3rd & 4th grade league will start after the New Year. We also have several teams participating in traveling basketball teams this year! Way to go Irish Athletes!!
Congratulations to Mrs. Sylvia~A Gem of the Valley Nominee
Congratulations to our Montessori Teacher, Mrs. Sylvia Rajakaruna who was nominated & featured in the weekend edition of The Marietta Times as a recipient of the Gem of the Valley Award. Mrs. Sylvia has taught the Montessori approach of guided freedom through learning preschool program for 40 years & we are excited & happy for her dedication & deserving nomination!
Congratulations Mrs. Sewell, March WTAP Jan Dills Golden Apple Award Winner
Long time St. Mary 4th grade teacher Paula Sewell was presented with the WTAP Golden Apple Award at an all school assembly on Tuesday. Representatives from WTAP, Jan Dills Attorneys at Law, and Baker & Baker Jewelers presented Mrs. Sewell with a golden apple bracelet, plaque, and gift certificate. The award is given to a teacher in the Mid-Ohio Valley from online nominations.
Click on the picture to the left to view the WTAP broadcast. Picture courtesy of WTAP.com