St Mary Catholic School recognizes the importance in technology at the core of today’s education. The entire campus is linked by its wireless network, which is utilized for both educational and administrative application.
Every classroom from PK-8th grade has an Interactive Smartboard with projector to allow the teacher to create an interactive classroom. The school has a large collection of iPads, which currently used in the Elementary grades. The iPads are used in everyday learning, from interactive group reading, to creating movies.
The school has a computer lab for whole class instruction. The Technology Education program is broad-based with classes in Computer Graphic Arts, 3D Architecture, 3D Rendering & Design and Web Page Design. The school has five 3D printers that are used by the students grades 4 through 8. The students are instructed in 3D design for projects that will be printed. Lego Robotics is taught in 3rd through 8th using a curriculum that develops students learn Design Engineering.
The school has a Chromebook 1:1 program in grades 5 – 8. The Chromebook allows students to access the Google Education apps, web-based educational tools, as well as many other useful sites.
The school subscribes to the latest online software to supplement each age level St Mary Catholic School. Software is researched and in most cases, nationally awarded for their improvement in educational standards, IXL, Raz-Kids, Brain Pop, Star Fall, are only to name a few. The school also subscribes to online interactive textbooks.
The Follett library will enable students to checkout and renew books from home and contains an ebook feature where the students can check out ebooks from the school library onto devices such as the chromebook, ipad and iPhones.