Clubs

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

Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 325 meets on Mondays at 6:00PM on in the Social Hall of the Church.  The program is open to boys in age 11-17.  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, citizenship and personal fitness in a Christ centered environment.  For more information contact Dave Johnson johnsondh2@aol.com 865-482-3577.

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.

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.

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

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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.

Wood Art Club

Wood Art Club is open to grades 3-8.  Students create a variety of art projects using wood such as candle holders, picture frames, magnets, coasters, and much more.  A $30 club fee is required for one semester (12 classes) of wood art.

Yearbook Club

Yearbook club is open to students in grades 4-8 and meets once a week beginning second semester. The 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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