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St. Mary School earned medals in 8 events at this years' State Tournament; an all-time school record! Congratulations to ALL of the team members and volunteers who participated and made us proud! A special congratulations to the NC State Teacher-of-the-Year, St. Mary Teacher and Coach, Karen Brown! ... See MoreSee Less

St. Mary School earned medals in 8 events at this years' State Tournament; an all-time school record! Congratulations to ALL of the team members and volunteers who participated and made us proud! A sp...

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Congratulations to Karen Brown of St. Mary Catholic School, winner of Division B Coach of the Year at North Carolina State Science Olympiad. We are lucky to have such a dedicated and passionate coach for our kids. #ncscioly2018 #stmarycatholicschool ... See MoreSee Less

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A beautiful day for Field Day at Hugh MacRae Park! ... See MoreSee Less

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Saint Mary Catholic School shared Alumni-St. Mary Catholic School's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Surprise visitor to St. Mary today! Matthew Moore(SMS 2013) is in town for a family visit (including his Mom, Millie Moore) and took time to come visit the school as well as his 4th grade teacher, Mrs...

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1st and 6th grade Buddy Classes worked on an Earth Day project today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Saint Mary Catholic School updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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The St. Mary School Spelling Bee was held on Friday, March 16!
Pictured: Winner-Sadie Baldwin, runner-up-Riley Hubard, and third place winners-Cameron Leta and Lilliana Myers.

The Bee was conducted according to the guidelines of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Sadie will now take the test to enter the National Scripps Spelling Bee. The national competition only accepts 225 spellers. Good Luck Sadie!!
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St. Mary 3rd Grade students had a great time on the Historic Wilmington Foundation's Tarheels go Walking Tour! Thank you George Edwards! ... See MoreSee Less

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St. Mary School families participated in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Wilmington this weekend! What a beautiful morning for a parade! ... See MoreSee Less

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This was a great day for all. The weather was excellent, the location was grand, the people were outstanding and all the volunteers and St. Mary Parents were out of this world. Former St. Mary students volunteering to help, as well as play in our event. You were all fabulous. I love you all and truly could not do it with out you. Enjoy the pictures and pass them along to others who might like to see them... THANK YOU TOM KENNEDY FOR YOUR HELP SUPPORT AND YOUR FRIENDSHIP!!!
Tony Viollis, Athletic Director
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This was a great day for all. The weather was excellent, the location was grand, the people were outstanding and all the volunteers and St. Mary Parents were out of this world. Former St. Mary student...

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Lively cheers for the Science Olympiad Falcons! What an awesome group! ... See MoreSee Less

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Miss Moffitt's fourth grade Social Studies class studied arts and crafts through the history of North Carolina, and each student chose to try making one of their own. From churning their own homemade butter or baking iron skillet cornbread from a colonial recipe dipping beeswax candles, making colonial toys like marbles and cornhusk dolls, to learning a spiritual song on the violin… These kids went above and beyond and they loved every second. ... See MoreSee Less

Miss Moffitt's fourth grade Social Studies class studied arts and crafts through the history of North Carolina, and each student chose to try making one of their own. From churning their own homemad...

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"Full Circle" Tom Esposito, 2014 SMS Graduate, won the High School Leadership Award, pictured here with his 1st Science Olympiad Coach, Karen Brown ... See MoreSee Less

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St. Mary Varsity Team earned FIRST PLACE in today's Regional Tournament! Our JV team took 4th!

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Brown, all the students and the wonderful coaches and volunteers who supported the teams!
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St. Mary Varsity Team earned FIRST PLACE in today's Regional Tournament! Our JV team took 4th! Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Brown, all the students and the wonderful coaches and volunteers who suppo...

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Coach Brown holds the team trophies.
Junior Varsity - 4th Place
Varsity - 1st Place
Varsity moves on to State Competition!
Congratulations to Coach Brown and her Falcon Teams!
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The 2018 St Mary School Science Olympiad Winners!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The St. Mary School Varsity Science Olympiad Team earned FIRST PLACE today in the NCSO Regional Tournament at UNCW. The JV team earned 4th!

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Brown and her hard-working students and the wonderful team of coaches and volunteers who helped prepare the teams for the event!

Photos and details to follow! On to the State Competition!!
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Sra. Moore led a very enthusiastic group of prek students in a Spanish lesson this morning! ... See MoreSee Less

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What a great way to spend a rainy Thursday morning! 5th grade buddies help their Kindergarten buddies perfect the art of shoe-tying! ... See MoreSee Less

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Parishioner, Rick Wilkins purchased the “Principal for a Day” title at the school’s fundraising gala auction last spring
and cashed in on his day as the school’s leader by hosting this action-packed, fun day of learning!

The day began with an assembly in the Upper Room 1871 and students followed a schedule throughout the school day according to age/grade and subjects as they relate to curriculum.

The sessions/workshops were a wide variety of hands-on events led by many visitors including:

Discovery Place from Charlotte, NC:
Day & Night, Star Lab
Animal Explorations
Force & Motion
You can Build It
Matter Matters
Sound is Vibration
Simple Machines
Illusions of Optics
Action Reaction
Energy, Energy, Energy

NC Aquarium:
Jammin’ Jellies
Scaly Survivors

NC Raptor Center:
Hawks & Owls

Craig Tenbrink, Ornithologist (SMS parent):
Ecology/Ornithology
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Parishioner, Rick Wilkins purchased the “Principal for a Day” title at the school’s fundraising gala auction last spring and cashed in on his day as the school’s leader by hosting this action-...

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David White,(SMS class of 2007), graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2015 and went on to Tulane to receive a masters degree in epidemiology. He is currently in the Peace Corps in Cameroon Africa. ... See MoreSee Less

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The St. Mary Catholic School

St. Mary Catholic School is dedicated to a total education program in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Simply stated, our school philosophy is that every facet of life is important: Spiritual, Physical, Educational, and Emotional.

The faculty and staff strive to instill Christian values so that each student becomes a force of good in God’s world. At the same time, the educational program leads and encourages students to develop their intellect to its full potential.

St. Mary Catholic School’s graduates are prepared to enroll in the honors courses offered by area high schools. The school’s emphasis is on preparing students to be independent learners who maintain high academic achievements and standards throughout their high school and college years.

St. Mary Catholic School is  first Catholic school in North Carolina. The school was established in 1869.

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