St. Mary’s Catholic Independent School is a wonderful community in which to learn and grow. Students at our school develop academically, spiritually, and emotionally in an atmosphere that both challenges them and provides extensive leadership opportunities. Almost all our classrooms have Smart Boards and staff engage in currency of practice. St. Mary's Catholic is a vibrant learning community that values parent collaboration. Performing arts, physical fitness, and healthy habits are integrated into our everyday practice.More >>
"Don't move faster than your guardian angel can fly"! ~Mother Teresa
Safe Environment Training is mandatory for all volunteers, including all drivers. To register for the next session please contact the school office.
We will be walking to Christ the Servant Church for our May school mass on Friday, May 1. It will start at 9:30AM and will be hosted by the grade 1's! All are welcome to attend.
Track & Field starts on Tuesday, April 14th. Running practice will be held at the COTR track on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 8:00AM - 8:45AM (a calendar & schedule has been sent home with each intermediate student). Parents are reminded that they need to arrange drives and/or complete and submit to the school office all paperwork giving permission for another parent to drive your child. Practices for all other events will be held at the school.
The Cranbrook City Track & Field meet will be Tuesday, June 2 for the entire day.
School Fundraiser: Saturday, April 25th! "REDNECK RALLY". This is an adult event and teams of 4-6 are asked to sign up at the school office . This will be an amazingly fun event and it is for a great cause! Contact the school office for more information. Come on out and try something different!
To register please call the school at 250-426-5017 or email us at stmary@shaw.
We welcomed the Ministry of Education evaluation team to our school on October 27-29. We had a thorough evaluation and we are very pleased to report that our school received an excellnt report. We are proud of the excellent work of our staff.
School Council meets April 29th at 7PM.
Sister Ralph (our talent show night) will be on Thursday, April 30 at 7PM and we welcome everyone to join us for a night of showcasing the amazinng talents that our students will be sharing! It is always a wonderful night. A note has been sent home for your consideration.
Spring school goal for social justice initiative:
In 2015 our collective school goal will be to draw attention and raise money though exercise for the MS Society. We feel that it is important to give to others through financial aid or through our time and prayers and we also feel that is an important part of the development of the whole child that we model and teach children about needs of others. Thank you for taking this journey with us.
Speech Arts: Thursday, April 24 is at the Btist church. Good luck to our many participants:)
Kindergarten registration for September 2015: We are now accepting applications for registration for Kindergarten in September 2015. Please call or drop by the school for more information. We have high quality programming and long standing traditions of excellence at our school that have proven to enhance the quality of student education over time. We welcome interested and engaged parents who want their children to be held to academic, behavorial, and moral standards. We are passionate about children and education and we seek to enroll children who's parents value the same.
Kindergarten Orientation day is Tursday, June 4 from 9AM- 10AM. Letters be sent home in April and again at the end of May inviting all 5 year-olds andr parents to join us school. It is a very exciting time and can't wait to meet you all!
School Visits and Tours
Families are welcome to visit the school. To request a tour of the school, please contact our school to schedule a date.All families are welcome to register children in our After School Program (for students aged 5-11) and onsite licensed Day Care that includes children from 30 months and up. Day Care hours are 8:00AM till 5:30PM daily!