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

Challenging the Mind - Living the Faith

SMCS RUNNING TEAM PARTICIPATED IN 5K in WILLIAMSPORT

St. Mary Catholic School running team students participated in the 5K in Williamsport over Memorial Day weekend. The proceeds of the run went to help fund a WWII Memorial for the town. The coaches encouraged the kids to participate in this race for a few reasons, most especially to perform a civic duty for the Washington County community and help celebrate Memorial Day with a true purpose. After the race, the coaches asked their running friend, Gil Crumrine, to address the kids about the significance of this weekend.  Mr. Crumrine is a Vietnam Era veteran who shared with the kids his military responsibilities, answered questions from our runners (and parents), and told the kids the real meaning of Memorial Day (not just a long weekend). Mr. Crumrine’s children also attend St. Mary Catholic School....

Maryland BOOST Scholarship Program

Application Information BOOST is a State Maryland Program, enacted in 2016, to ensure lower-income students could afford the K-12 education best fit for their needs. BOOST provides scholarships to eligible students to enable them to attend a nonpublic school. Now in its second year, Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship Program will provide nearly $6 million in scholarships in the upcoming school year to eligible K-12 students toward tuition at a qualifying nonpublic school of their choice. Who’s eligible for a BOOST Scholarship? BOOST scholarship are available to public school students and current nonpublic school students whose family incomes is: • $30,044 or less for a family of 2 • $37,777 or less for a family of 3 • $45,510 or less for a family of 4 • $53,243 or less for a family of 5 Click here to APPLY TODAY! Applications due by June 15,...

Race 4 Technology

St. Mary Catholic School offers a competitive and forward thinking technology initiative to students.  Technology provides an avenue for communication, collaboration, problem solving, and efficiency. Our goal is to ultimately provide a one-to-one computing environment for all students. St. Mary Catholic School is working proactively to provide a competitive learning environment for our students with awareness of the Digital Learning Plan implemented by Washington County Public Schools.  Our students are not only provided the technology by physically placing iPads in their hands, they are also provided the tools for maximizing the educational benefits of iPad use by our faculty who embrace the teaching methods and means for implementation in the classroom learned during iPad specific Professional Development sessions.   St. Mary Catholic School students participated in our Race 4 Technology on May 12, 2017. Funds raised in support of this event will be used to purchase iPads for the 2017-2018 school year.  Take a step today towards the future of technology at SMCS: Pledge Form_2017 Online giving can be arranged through St. Mary Parish at https://www.osvonlinegiving.com/39. Please select Race 4 Technology from the list of funds....

Lady Crusaders win Championship Game!

ST. MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL’S LADY CRUSADERS WIN CHAMPIONSHIP HAGERSTOWN, MD – St. Mary Catholic School’s varsity girls’ basketball team played in the Antietam Girls’ Basketball League’s Tournament on Friday, February 11, 2017. The girls played back to back single elimination games against their two toughest competitors.  The Lady Crusaders achieved a win over E. Russell Hicks with a score of 29-21.  Next, they went up against an undefeated Western Heights.  The girls fought hard to win the championship with a score of 25-22. The Antietam Girls’ League is comprised of teams from E. Russell Hicks, Western Heights, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Hancock, and St. Mary Catholic School. The season ran from December 3, 2016 through February 11, 2017. The girls were ranked 2nd at the end of regular season....

SMCS Introduces WELCOME GRANTS

  The St. Mary Catholic School Welcome Grant Program is exclusively available to students currently enrolled in a public school who actively participate in a local Catholic parish. Students who are entering grades 2-5 will receive a tuition discount for two consecutive years; $2,000 off the first year’s tuition and $1,000 off the second year’s tuition. This is an excellent opportunity for your child to experience all that St. Mary Catholic School has to offer. There are a limited number of grants available per grade through May 1, 2017. Grants will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Challenging the Mind – Living the Faith. The mission of St. Mary Catholic School is to empower children in their faith journey and promote academic excellence and life-long service inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a nurturing community. Learn with the Best Teachers. St. Mary Catholic School teachers are dedicated to offering the highest level of academic excellence possible to each student in their care. In addition, they are role models as the students develop in all aspects, academically, spiritually, and physically. Students are encouraged to excel in all areas and to enhance their love of God, own self-image, respect for others, environmental awareness, self-motivation, self-discipline, and critical thinking skills. Reinforce you Family’s Values in a Safe and Age Appropriate Environment. Our students live their faith each day through daily prayer, daily religious instruction, special liturgies, and school Masses. Our secure building offers 24-hr video surveillance at all entry/exit points as well as a commitment to downtown Hagerstown. Students are supervised during breaks and recesses in our...