St. Mary's Catholic School
218 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740-4765
301-733-1184 | email

Challenging the Mind - Living the Faith

5th Grade

Ms. Balog

Snuggled in blankets of fleece inside the window,

I watch inches of snow fall fast and wide,

covering each hill in sparkling sugar whiteness

calling me, Get your sled, let’s ride!

L.L. Balog



PBIS Keys for Success UPDATES and AWARDS!   Congratulations everyone, your hard work earned us another Bronze Award from PBIS Maryland for the 2014-2015 school year!!!! PBIS stands for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.  St. Mary Catholic School has integrated a Key behaviors system to help our students achieve high standards in their academic, spiritual, and emotional growth and development. Students earn “keys” for demonstrating behaviors exhibiting: (Pink Key) Kindness and Gentleness (Yellow Key) Responsibility (Green Key) Respect Individual classrooms earn class rewards for meeting classroom key goals.  The entire school earns a school wide reward for meeting overall school goals.        

Religion Homework

Math Assignments






Reading Assignments

Social Studies Assignments

Spelling Homework

English Assignments

Science Assignments

*See Mrs. Gross’s Science page on her webpage.**


Student Supply List here:

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Ms. Balog

5th Grade Teacher, St. Mary Catholic School