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5 Portland Summer Camps Just for Girls

Summer is the perfect opportunity for your daughter to find a new hobby or partake in fun activities that will help strengthen her leadership skills, allow her to explore new interests, and provide a space to build new friendships. With so many programs and camps available, it may be hard to figure out which one is right for her. To make your family’s search easier, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite all-girls camps around Portland that focus on empowering young women!

For the third year in a row, St. Mary’s Academy students received three of the five awards for the Garaventa Center Catholic High School Essay Contest. This incredible achievement demonstrates the intellect and talent of St. Mary’s Academy’s students as well as the school’s emphasis on integrating concepts of faith and spirituality into its curriculum.

Meet Our Rose Festival Princess, Jenny White '18

As a member of the Rose Festival court, Jenny will volunteer and perform community outreach at local events, meet with business leaders, and visit hospitals, senior living centers, youth organizations and civic groups. We cannot wait to report back on the many extraordinary things Jenny accomplishes in this role. In the meantime, we leave you with a few fun facts to better get to know our new Rose Festival ambassador. 

SMA's Mock Trial Team Places Third in State!

It’s well known that St. Mary’s Academy’s mock trial team is a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. In the last five years, the team has twice made it to the national championships and placed third in last month’s state competition. With an impressive list of accomplishments like that, we definitely would not want to be the team opposing these girls in a court of law. To learn more, we sat down with team members Kyra Lauersdorf ’18 and Tabatha Foxwell ’21 for a brief interview, who gave us the details on this year’s competition and the fun world of mock trial.