First Place! Our goals for St. Mary Catholic School are to nurture the development of responsible, thoughtful citizens while strengthening and retaining our Catholic identity. Mrs. Brandi Spreeman grows her role at St. Mary's this year by joining our junior high school team in the capacity of Literature teacher. Maria has qualified for the National Geographic Society State Geo Bee. Each child will encounter God through service and gratitude by following Jesus' example. Our faculty and staff will be checking in with kids on their social and emotional well-being making sure they feel safe and secure. It has 7.0 students to every teacher. Special thanks to Coach Kathleen Knack for a great season. School of St. Mary - Lake Forest, IL. At St. Mary’s we provide the visual and performing arts, giving students the fullest experience of being human, while preparing them for college and career. The school family of St. Mary Elementary and Junior High School of Dixon, Illinois affirm the following: the Gospel message, mutual compassion, understanding, respect, and responsibility to our faith community while experiencing a Catholic education community. Welcome to St. Mary’s Parish! Strive to foster student’s lifelong commitment of Christ-centered service to others. The school family of St. Mary Elementary and Junior High School of Dixon, Illinois affirm the following: the Gospel message, mutual compassion, understanding, respect, and responsibility to our faith community while experiencing a Catholic education community. All rights reserved. Nevertheless, we are planning for the same commitment to our families, of delivering the best Catholic education to your child that is possible during this time. We have safety and health plans in place with the physical setting. In August 2017, with bipartisan support, the House and Senate passed a comprehensive education funding bill that was signed into law by the governor. Our History; Staff; Pastoral Council; Finance Council Copyright © 2011 St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary School - www.stmarysschool.net - All Rights Reserved. St Marys School is the 426th largest private school in Illinois and the 7,700th largest nationally. Our mission is to proclaim the Good News of Jesus through the education of children in the Catholic tradition by promoting lifelong spiritual … The coronavirus pandemic has brought change and challenges, and as a result this school year will not look like any year in the past. Menu Skip to content. Mrs. Spreeman holds a Bachelor Degree in Music and a Master of Music Education. Whether visual or performing, arts come from the heart and, likewise, speaks to the heart; but this asks something of the witness, too, a kind of emotional and spiritual sensitivity with which to receive the generous gift of the artist. Primary Grade Center 900 West Everett Road Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 847-283-9800 Our Preschool Plus program will allow students in pre 3, pre 4, and pre k to remain in school all day. interest in having an all day preschool program. Congratulations to Maria Ardis, 8th grader at St. Mary Elementary and Jr. High School in Dixon. Each child will encounter God through service and gratitude by following Jesus' example. Home; About Us. With faith in the Lord,Jean Spohn, Principal, "The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. In addition, she has many years of experience, teaching 6-8 Language Arts and serving as a school principal. Parish Office (309) 827-8526. We know that it is not possible to expect teaching and learning to take place during a crisis without attending to emotions. The arts are essential to a complete and competitive education. Mrs. Spreeman also serves as our 4-8 grade band instructor. If you are Catholic and would like to join our parish family, please contact the parish office at stmarysparish@frontier.com or (309) 827-8526 to make arrangements to complete a registration form. 08.04.20 Band Camp (08/04 - 08/06) 08.11.20 Open House at 7:15 pm 08.13.20 First Day of School 08.14.20 Preview Preschool, 9-10 am 08.17.20 Preschool First Day of School 08.18.20 Protecting God's Children at 8 am & 7 pm 08.26.20 …