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Where We Learn to Be Leaders

Where We Learn Sportsmanship Counts as Much as Skill

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Mission Statement

The St. Mary’s School students, families, teachers, and parish are united to provide a Catholic education in a Christ-centered environment, dedicated to academic excellence and promoting truth and charity in service to God and others.

St. Mary’s Lady Crusaders Earn Their Fourth Consecutive Volleyball Season and Tournament Championship Titles

The St. Mary’s School girls varsity volleyball team recently competed in the Knoxville Independent School League (KISL) small-school tournament and beat Apostolic Christian Academy to win the championship at the Knoxville Christian School’s gym, in a winner-take-all match.  This is the school’s fourth consecutive season and tournament championship. Individual Awards were received by St. Mary’s students – Paige Halcrow won MVP & All-Season, Kelli Ann Corbett won All-Season and...
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St. Mary’s School is now a One-to-One Technology School

Through the help of the St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation, St. Mary School in Oak Ridge is now the first diocesan school to offer “one-to-one” technology. The school used a grant of $29,200 to install wireless infrastructure and purchase dozens of Chromebooks to fulfill the goal of providing a Chromebook for every student in grades 1-8.  The St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation also awarded a second grant of $11,765 to replace the outdated and unrepairable Public Address system in the school. On May 4,...
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A Banner year for the Music Program at St. Mary’s School! Students Recognized for their Talents by Selection in Multiple Honor Choirs

We are pleased to announce that St. Mary’s School students Elizabeth Brands, Sophie Sherlock, and Gabriella Wilkerson were selected to participate in the 2016 TN Treble Honor Choir.  The singers sang under the direction of Dr. Derrick Fox, assistant professor of choral music education and choral conducting in the Ithaca College School of Music.  The Tennessee Music Educators Association commissioned a piece to be performed at the conference opening concert and ceremonies.  The piece entitled...
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Another Great Year at Regional Science Fair!

The annual St. Mary’s School middle school science fair was held on February 18, 2016.  Projects were divided into two categories, biological and physical sciences.  Awards were determined by an expert panel of judges representing local civic organizations, industry, and educational entities.  Fourteen St. Mary’s students received awards making them eligible to compete at the regional Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair (SASEF) at the University of Tennessee on April 5 – 7,...
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Winners Named in SMS Science Fair

Congratulations to our students in grades 6-8 who recently participated in the 2016 St. Mary’s Science Fair on February 18th.  Fifteen of those students received awards for their projects. The winners from each category of Physical and Biological science will attend the Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair (SASEF) at the University of Tennessee in April. We are so proud of the efforts of all of our young scientists! Physical Sciences: 1st Sydney Mesmer, “Earth Lovin’...
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St. Mary’s Students Named to the All-East Junior High/Middle School Honor Choir

St Mary’s School recently participated in the East Tennessee Vocal Association Honor Choir Event held on November 20th-21st in Chattanooga, TN. This year’s All-East Junior High/Middle School Honor Choir was made up of over 275 advanced 7th & 8th grade vocal students from 29 schools throughout East Tennessee. Other honor choirs at the event included 9th Grade Honor Choir, Women’s High School Honor Choir, Men’s High School Honor Choir, & the Mixed High School Honor Choir....
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