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First principal, later he wants to be president

Principal-for-a-Day, a special annual experience at St. Mary Catholic School, was auctioned off at the school’s Irish Fest spring fundraiser. Fourth-grader John Wilson won after his parents offered the winning […]

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St. Mary, Marian observe Catholic Schools Week

Marian Central Catholic High School and St. Mary Catholic Elementary School hosted special activities from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4 for National Catholic Schools Week, which began in 1974 as […]

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Fun activities mark Catholic School Week

Marian Central and St. Mary students participated in fun and games to observe Catholic Schools Week, an annual national celebration of Catholic education that took place from Jan. 30 to […]

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New principal familiar with, to St. Mary School

Hillary Russell will assume the position of St. Mary Catholic School principal for the 2021-22 school year after serving the school in many capacities, including assistant principal. The Rev. Burt […]

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Second retirement for St. Mary’s Slatter

By Janet Dovidionews@thewoodstockindependent.com St. Mary physical education teacher Bob Slatter retired in May – for the second time.Slatter previously taught elementary and junior high PE in the Cary district for […]

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