A new program in 2018, the Student Tech Internship gives students hands-on experience in areas of tech support, customer service, project management and troubleshooting right within our campus walls. Co-facilitated by Ellie Gilbert, Instructional Tech Coach, and Brette Doyle, Information Technology Director, and modeled after programs at other high schools, the program seeks to create real, hands-on experience for current students while serving a need within the St. Mary’s community at the same time.
On October 16, 1987, I walked up the steps of St. Mary's Academy for my first day of work and nearly 32 years later on January 18, 2019, I will walk down those same steps toward my next chapter -- retirement.
Olivia is one of seven high school students in the Portland metro area involved in a new student ambassador program at the Blanchet House that is aimed to help middle school students become more involved in community work outside of the classrooms.
“I’m excited and humbled all at the same time. People have been very supportive of me entering this role and that feels really good,” says Teri, who as of October 25, officially serves as President for the Rose Festival’s board of directors.
Little did Ashley Woodall Sheridan ‘01 know that when she applied for the role of Principal at Holy Trinity Catholic School, it would also include building maintenance, part-time therapist, and human resources in addition to the expected responsibility of overseeing academics, students and faculty & staff. “It’s been a very winding road”, Sheridan would pleasantly describe, years later. “A Principal must be able to step into many different shoes depending on the day.”
Since the kickoff of Fall sports, the athletes at St. Mary’s Academy have shown nothing but an abundance of dedication, support, and leadership from the pitch and track to the floors of the gymnasium.
At the beginning of each school year, the freshmen at St. Mary’s Academy take a break away from their books, studies, and the classroom for another realm of education within the neighboring streets of downtown Portland for Freshman Immersion.
Abigail was among 15 students from across the U.S. who traveled to Switzerland for an experience of a lifetime, and one she says she’ll never forget.
Taking the number three spot in the OSAA’s Three River League standings and number eight overall in the state are the girls of St. Mary’s Varsity Soccer team.
Dedication, perseverance and an insatiable desire to learn and excel are traits that have enabled our 2018 Valedictorian Bea Pickett to succeed throughout her time at St. Mary’s.