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.
St. Mary Catholic School Student Council will sponsor Spirit Week & a Food Drive to benefit the St. Vincent dePaul organization of our Basilica December 1-5, 2014. Details are as follows:
- Monday, Dec. 1st~Crazy Hair/Pajama Day
- Tuesday, Dec. 2nd~Super Hero/Princess/Prince Day
- Wednesday, Dec. 3rd~Class Theme Day
- Thursday, Dec. 4th~Throwback Thursday
- Friday, Dec. 5th~St. Mary Catholic School Spirit Day
Each day students participate, they are to bring one non-parishable item to be donated to the St. Vincent dePaul Food Drive. Mrs. Angel will be holding a special raffle for the chance to win 5 pound Hershey Candy Bar. Her ticket prices are: 1 non parishable food item = 1 ticket, 6 tickets for 5 food items.
Pick up Date Wednesday, December 3, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Parish Center
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.
Thank you for your support of our Scholastic Book fair Sir Read a Lot's Castle. Thank you to Mrs. Julia Brown for chairing the fun-filled week!
This is CHAMPIONSHIP weekend for the elementary girls basketball teams. Good luck to the 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade & 6th grade teams! Let's Go Irish!!
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!
We wish all of our students, staff, parents & friends a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. May we all count our many blessings & continue to love & serve others in our daily lives. Happy Thanksgiving to all!
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