When the St. Mary’s High School students stage “The Romancers” for the spring play this month, the audience can expect a “fast paced, fun evening of comedy – complete with desserts,” said Wendy Harms who is directing the piece for St. Mary’s.
Harms said that the play is a Commedia d’elle arte piece. Commedia was a 16th century theater form that was based on improvisation.
“It was big street theater, very much for the common folks. So that means that this particular show is very…Continue
Sometimes life provides unexpected opportunities, and a person finds himself where he never expected to be. For Mike Biondini, principal at St. Mary’s High School, that place he never expected to be was in the principal’s chair. And after serving for three years in that capacity, Biondini is stepping down.
“I never intended to be principal,” he said. “I think three years as an interim principal is enough. I’m in my 44th year in education, and I can say that if I’d…Continue
Honest self-evaluation is a catalyst for progress and positive change. That holds true for individuals and schools, which is why every five years St. Mary’s High School goes through the accreditation process through AdvancEd, an education community serving more than 30,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States.
While some might think of accreditation of a stamp of approval for a school, it is actually much more than that. The AdvancEd web site—…Continue
Hackers cause big headaches for businesses, consumers, and the government. That’s why competitions like CyberPatriot VI are important training for the next generation of computer programmers, teaching them to help avoid such invasions. For St. Mary’s junior Christopher Ottesen the event may be window into the future.
Later this month, Ottesen will compete in his third CyberPatriot National Finals Competition in Washington, DC, with the Civil Air Patrol’s Colorado Springs Cadet…