Clubs

St. Mary’s offers a variety of clubs for all ages.

Boy Scouts--Coming Spring 2021

COMING SPRING 2021- Boy Scout Troop 325 meets on Mondays at 6:30PM on campus.  The program is open to boys in age 11-17 and boys who are 10 1/2 and have completed the 5th grade.  The Troop camps monthly and attends a week long camp each Summer.  Boys are given instruction and experiences to aid them in character development, leadership development, citizenship training, and personal fitness in a Christ centered environment.  This is accomplished using the eight methods of Scouting (Ideals, Patrols, Outdoor Programs, Advancement, Adult Association, Personal Growth, Leadership Development and the Uniform.

Building Club

Building Club is offered during the month of October for students grades Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  Members have the opportunity to learn and play card games, board games, and build puzzles.

Cabin Fever Club

Cabin Fever Club is offered during the month of  February for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  Members enjoy storytime and crafts.

Chess Club

Chess Club meets once a week after school and is open to any grade level student. No experience is necessary to start, but intermediate and advanced level students have the opportunity to participate in several tournaments throughout the school year.

Clay Club

Clay Club is offered to all St. Mary’s School students.  Four sessions are offered and students are grouped by age with 6 sessions for each age group. The fee for this class is $60 which covers snacks, drinks, clay, glazes, and firings.

Culinary Club

Culinary Club is open to 8th grade students. This group meets once a week after school during one quarter of the school year. Students learn how to plan, prep, and prepare meals. During the final club meeting, the students prepare a full course feast for their families.

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts meet on Tuesdays at 6PM on campus.  The program is open to boys in grades K through 5th.  Cub Scouting is fun for the whole family.  In Cub Scouting, boys start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.

Drama Club

Drama Club is open to students in grades 5-8. Each year students plan for and produce one major theatrical performance on the school’s stage. Other smaller class size performances are held throughout the school year as well.

Game Club

Game Club is offered during the month of November for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  Members have the opportunity to create using legos, blocks, and Lincoln Logs

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Garden Club

The Garden Club meets each spring to plant vegetables and flowers that will be used for upcoming events.  They plant seeds and help maintain the proper conditions for them to thrive.  They learn about transfering the seedlings to pots and when to move plants from the grow lights to the greenhouse.  The garden club creates the center pieces for Grandparents’ day each spring, in addition to having an annual plant sale at that event.  Some of the plants will go to the St. Mary’s community garden that provides fresh vegetables for the less fortunate in the area. The garden club decorates clay pots, special terrariums, and gets to take plants home of their choice.

Gingerbread Club

Gingerbread Club meets from the end of October through the third week of November.  Students design and decorate gingerbread houses that are donated to the Fantasy of Trees.  These houses are sold and proceeds benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Students in grades 5-8 can participate and there is no fee for this club.

Girl Scouts

Our Girl Scout Troop meets after school every other week on campus.  We have Daisies through Juniors (K-5th grade).  Our Girl Scout activities include earning badges, community service, and exploring the outdoors. They learn about the history and tradition of Girl Scouts, teamwork and becoming a better person with courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place.

Junior Legion of Mary

Information Coming Soon

Little Crusaders

Students in Grades 1st-4th are able to explore and practice their skills in several different sports throughout the year. This allows students to learn new skills and interests to help prepare them when they are old enough to join our competitive sports teams in fifth grade.

Lucky Lion Club

Lucky Lion Club is offered during the month of March for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  Members have the opportunity to play charades, fold paper airplanes, and create springtime crafts.

Woodworking Club

Woodworking club is open to grades 3-8.  Students create a variety of projects such as step-stools, candle holders, picture frames, magnets, coasters, and many more using hand and power tools.  A $50 club fee is required for one semester (12 classes) of woodworking.

Yearbook Club

Yearbook/Media Club is open to students in grades 6-8 and meets once a week. Their main focus is putting together the school yearbook. Students also focus on photography, graphic design, and other important skills to make this project a success.

Young People’s Choir

The Young People’s Choir (YPC) meets every Wednesday from 2:15-3:30 pm in the church balcony and is directed by the parish liturgical music director, Kathy Mesmer.  The choir is open to students in grades 4-8 (3rd grade, Spring semester), who can vocally match pitch and exhibit proper behavior during rehearsal and Mass.  The choir sings for SMS All School Masses, Sacramental Masses, various parish liturgies and  school events

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