St. Mary’s High School is closed Tuesday, Jan. 26, due to winter weather. Stay safe and warm, Pirates!
St. Mary’s families, Today (Monday, Jan. 25) will be an online instruction day. Please log-in remotely to your classes. Thank you and stay warm, Pirates!
Current families, it is now time to re-enroll for the 2021-2022 school year. Start the re-enrollment process at www.smpirates.org/page/re-enroll-for-2021-2022.
Reminder: Tuition Assistance applications are due by Jan. 31. You'll find all of the information you need at www.smpirates.org/page/tuition-assistance.
Invitations will be going out soon for our 2021 Annual Gala, but you can support the Gala now by purchasing and donating an item for our silent or live auction. It's easier than ever with our Gala Amazon Wish List. Shop at this link (https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3GXJSFN6IEK1B?ref_=wl_share) and the items can be shipped directly to the school. We appreciate your support as funds raised from our Annual Gala go toward our Tuition Assistance Program.
The second semester of 2020-2021 begins tomorrow! We're excited to see Group A on campus on Wednesday, Jan. 6, and Group B on campus on Thursday, Jan. 7. #SMHSUnitedByCommunity
The first semester of this challenging year is behind us, and Christmas Break begins. We hope each member of our Pirate family has a safe, happy and peaceful Christmas season! #SMHSUnitedByCommunity
Christmas is a week away! Did you know you that you can support St. Mary's while doing your last minute shopping on Amazon? Just go to www.smile.amazon.com to when you shop and designate St. Mary's High School as the non-profit to receive a donation of part of your purchase price. St. Mary's then receives a check a few times per year directly from Amazon. It's that easy! We appreciate all of the support—time, talent, and treasure—we receive from our St. Mary's family! #SMHSUnitedByCommunity
The winners of the 2020 St. Mary's Christmas card contest have been announced. Cynthia Trujillo-Castillo '21 placed first with her drawing of the holy family. Briana Ruiz took second place, and Briana Springs came in third. Thanks all who shared your artistic talents with us! #SMHSPiratePride #SMHSUnitedByCommunity
Senate is hosting an ugly sweater competition on Monday, Dec. 7, and Tuesday, Dec. 8. All St. Mary's students and teachers are invited to wear their ugliest Christmas attire either in-person or online on Monday or Tuesday next week. **Please remember that sweaters should have no profanity, violence, vulgarity, or political statements.**
The winners of this year's Thanksgiving card contest are: 3rd place: Coraline Zhang 2nd place: Briana Ruiz 1st place: Briana Springs (art is pictured) Thanks, Pirates, for sharing your talents with us!
The speech and debate team has had two successful weekends so far this month. This past weekend, Sabrina Damien placed first in Dramatic Interpretation at the Woodland Park virtual speech and debate tournament. The week prior the performances by Jonathan Lee and Owen Barton at the Air Academy Student Congress resulted in Jonathan being elected as presiding officer and Owen being nominated for outstanding speaker. Congratulations, Pirates! It is not too late to join the speech and debate team. Contact Coach Borst, Mrs. Knoepke, or any current team member for more information.
St. Mary's speech and debate team hosted a successful online tournament this past weekend. Congratulations to Sabrina Damian who finished in first in dramatic interpretation and Daniel Zill who placed first in big questions debate. Jonathon Lee and Owen Barton both received fourth-place ribbons. Congratulations! #SMHSPiratePride #StMarysSpeechDebate #PiratesAchieve
Due to winter weather, St. Mary's will have an online instruction day on Monday, Oct. 26. Students, please log in to your classes at the appropriate times according to the Regular Bell Schedule. Stay safe, Pirates!
Next week (Oct. 26-30) is Spirit Week at St. Mary's! The schedule of spirit days is posted in the News section of the website and app. Plans have been made for students doing in-person instruction and those doing remote instruction. Check it out and show your Pirate Pride!
Boys basketball is having fall workouts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the school's gym. All boys are welcome to join. For questions, please contact Coach Vaz at email@example.com.
Our cross country finished fourth at the state championships on Friday, marking the team's best finish in at least 30 years! The team of five--Dylan Brush, Jackson Neppl, Lyndon Gotelaere, Jacob Limb, and Alex Bodnar (all sophomores and juniors) did what no St. Mary's team has done since 1991 (according to one parent's research on MileSplit). The most recent previous best was 12th place, awarded last year to the same five boys. Congratulations, Pirates! #SMHSPiratePride #SMHSCrossCountry #PiratesAchieve
Missing live theater? The St. Mary's Pirate Theater department has got you covered. This weekend our theater department presents a livestream of "Sherlock Holmes," a classic mystery solved on air (adapted from Orson Wells radio play by William Gillette). Performances are Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, at 7 pm both days. Tickets are available now! Get your tickets and watch it live at https://www.onthestage.com/show/st-marys-catholic-high-school/sherlock-holmes-81589/?fbclid=IwAR3FWOCAk0LU_gilCx5LTRs2GPbwsNUhu_VEE29Fj-FJwu2QBYfNUnXfr18
The St. Mary's boys cross country team took first place at regionals on Friday, Oct. 9. The team was led by Dylan Brush's second place finish and Jackson Neppl's third place finish. The boys team will now compete at state on Saturday, Oct. 17, at The Norris Penrose Event Center at 2 pm. Congratulations, Pirates! #SMHSCrossCountry #SMHSPiratePride #PiratesAchieve
Last week, the St. Mary's boys golf team won regionals and the seniors are heading to state! Congrats to seniors Peter Stinar, Luke Calvin, RJ Davis and sophomore Dillon Barrett. Congratulations also go out to coach Joe Davis who was named Tri Peaks League Boys Golf Coach of the Year. Thanks to him and and coach John Stinar for helping make it a great year! #SMHSBoysGolf #SMHSPiratePride #PiratesAchieve (Photo: Kristine Patrick Barrett)