Every year during Lent, Catholics worldwide prepare themselves for Holy Week as Easter approaches. Often devotionals focusing on the Stations of the Cross are used during this special time of preparation. This year St. Mary’s High School students will be able to use a personal devotional written and illustrated for them by their own students and teachers.
“Meditations for the Stations of the Cross” was the brain child of Karen Simkiss, SMHS’s art teacher. She’d had the idea…Continue
Over the last couple of years, the rivalry between St. Mary’s High School and Manitou Springs High School has really solidified with the introduction of the Pikes Peak Showdown football game in the fall of 2012. In 2013 a competitive food drive between the schools was added to the game festivities. But for the last several weeks, both schools have been working on a fundraiser through what’s being called a “cooperative rivalry.”
St. Mary’s High School and Manitou Springs High School…Continue
St. Mary’s High School has recently received two grants to help offset the costs of technological and security upgrades. One grant is helping upgrade the school’s computer operating systems, the other to better secure the premises.
Matt Walter, vice president for development, began looking for grant opportunities after hearing that the school’s 150-plus computer operating systems were in need of upgrade. He found help from a Microsoft employee, who designated an $1,800 grant…Continue
Good people are important to any organization, and dedicated people are priceless. Recently St. Mary’s High School honored four dedicated faculty and staff members who this year are celebrating milestones in their years of service to the school.
For Director of Admissions Robyn Cross, the last five years of service to St. Mary’s cap 23 years of work in Catholic education. And while her title is director of admissions, SMHS President John Kraus said her work encompasses so…Continue