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 will host the Fall Schloastic Book fair the week of Novemer 17-21. The book fair will be held in the Parish Center everyday from 8:30-4. There will be a special morning event on Wednesday ( 8 -9 am) entitled " Bagels & Books" with supervision available for the kids so parents or grandparents can Christmas shop! Volunteers are needed to work the book fair, please contact Julia Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 "Raise some Dough" fundraiser in October! We look forward to sharing pizza, fun & friendship again in November!
There were few "battle of the stars" moments today in the girls regular season finish, but ALL 4 St. Mary's girls teams were VICTORIOUS today & have all won the title of Regular season CHAMPIONS! Tournament play begins on Saturday, November 15th. Good luck teams & congratulations!!!!
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!
What a wonderful weekend full of events at our Parish Festival/Oktoberfest! Thank you to everyone who supported the event & to the staff for their volunteer services! Thank you to the Festival Chairpersons, David & Elizabeth Jung for their ideas, creativity & leadership! We look forward to next year's Festival to be even bigger & better!
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