Social Events

Social Events at St. Mary Catholic School

Cooperating, sharing, participating, being patient, following directions, taking turns, helping others, accepting differences, using good manners, praising others, and respect ourselves and others are skills are at the center of all social interactions at Saint Mary Catholic School. The faculty and staff stress socially acceptable behavior at all times. SMCS students are encouraged to be role models fostering an attitude of mutual respect and responsibility. 

Classroom Parties: 

Homeroom parents plan parties throughout the school year in celebration of the various holidays.

Daily Recess

A twenty-minute recess period is built into the daily schedule to allow students the opportunity for friends, fresh air, and exercise.

Friday Social Hour

Middle school students are invited once a month to spend an hour after school socializing with classmates.  Basketball and kick-ball in addition to numerous indoor activities make for an enjoyable Friday social.

Middle School Dances

Sponsored and planned by the SMCS Student Council, three dances are scheduled each year for middle school students.  Music, dancing, and conversation are enjoyed by all!


SMCS students are invited to participate in scouting opportunities offered by the Boy Scouts.

Interested in Learning More about our Catholic School?

In choosing St. Mary Catholic School, you are investing in your child’s tomorrow. For over 145 years students and families have been entrusting SMCS for educational excellence – spiritually, academically, and socially. We invite you to visit our campus in historic Hagerstown, Maryland to learn more about our school as well as our school community.