Psychology Classes Get 9/11 Perspective

  Mrs. Connelly’s Psychology classes had a very special guest speaker this month. Mrs. Lisa Amatura – a parent of a 2017 alumna and an SMH sophomore – was on the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11. She shared her memories of that day with our students, making… Read more »

St. Mary’s Participates in “School Pride Food Drive”

  St. Mary’s is participating in a food drive to help benefit some local food pantries. The event runs through October 13th, and our Lancers are in a friendly competition with Lancaster and Depew High Schools to see which school can bring in the most food, based on percentage of students in the building. With… Read more »

Fall Play Announced and Cast is Set

This year’s Fall Play will be: Photo credit: StageAgent According to StageAgent, here’s a look of what’s in store when we meet Mortimer and his rather peculiar family: Mortimer Brewster is living a happy life: he has a steady job at a prominent New York newspaper, he’s just become engaged, and he gets to visit… Read more »

Deacon Robb Starts Off the St. Mary’s School Year Right

  One of the newest additions to the SMH family as a Religion teacher and Campus Minister, Deacon Robb Ciezki, went around the whole school and blessed every corner of the building with holy water. He also made a pit stop at football practice to give our boys a blessing that helped them get off… Read more »

St. Mary’s Softball Heads to Italy

Win the Monsignor Martin League Championship.  Check.  Go to New York City to compete in the state championships.  Check.  Have some members of the team travel to Italy; meet the Pope at the Vatican; see Rome, Venice, and all of the culture and beauty these places offer; and play some exhibition games against actual Italian… Read more »

Class of 2017 Marian Award Winner Featured in Bee

Class of 2017 alumna and Marian Award Winner, Anna Heerdt, was featured in the August 3, 2017 issue of the Lancaster/Depew Bee.  The article discusses Anna’s love for community service, her broad array of talents, and the impact she had on St. Mary’s.  We know one thing is for sure, she will be missed around… Read more »

Help St. Mary’s “Beef up” Some Support

  Starting August 25, 2017, St. Mary’s will hold the first in a series of meat raffles to support the Athletics Department and other groups in the school.  Each month, teams, clubs, the arts, or other St. Mary’s groups will have the opportunity to host a raffle at the school.  The proceeds from each individual… Read more »

St. Mary’s Receives Three Buffalo News Prep Talk Award Nominations

St. Mary’s received THREE nominations for The Buffalo News Prep Talk Awards on June 14, 2017.  The Women’s Volleyball Team was nominated for Team of the Year, Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Don Pieczynski for Coach of the Year, and the entire St. Mary’s Athletic Department, including all of our teams, for Program of the Year! Our Lancers are… Read more »

St. Mary’s Ranks 9th in Business First Poll of WNY High Schools

St. Mary’s is thrilled to take its place as one of the top 10 high schools in Western New York, according to Buffalo Business First’s rankings.  Measuring students’ abilities in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies based off of Regents exam scores, Business First complies a yearly ranking of 135 high schools in Western New York…. Read more »

St. Mary’s Celebrates 2017 Commencement Ceremonies

On Wednesday, May 24th, the Class of 2017 graduated from St. Mary’s High School, with the ceremony held at the school for the first time in decades.  Click on the photo below to see the moving video on our Facebook page of the ceremony.   Videography courtesy of Mr. Adam Herr ’11