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. 
The sd5 City Track & Field meet (for qualifying students in grades 4-6) will be Tuesday, June 2 for the entire day. Drop your child off at the track by 8:45AM. They are to check in with their teacher in the 'stands' area. All students MUST check out with their teacher before leaving the track at 3:00PM. Parents are to pick with students at the COTR track by 3:00PM.

Our final school mass is June 5th at St. Mary's Church and is hosted by grade 6. We will walk to and from the church as a school. Mass starts at 9:30AM. Everyone is welcome to join us.
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.
Spring school goal for social justice initiative:
 One of our school goals was to raise money for the MS Society this year. Our goal was $500.00 but we exceeded all expecation and we raised $3440.40!  That is amazing especially considering we did that in only 3 weeks!  Thank you to everyone who supported this initiative with money, prayers, or participation! We were the third largest fundraiser in Cranbrook this year!
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 Thursday, June 4 from 9AM- 10AM.   yes  Letters  have been 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!

For more information, please contact the school at

(250) 426-5017.