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Senior Metanoia Tradition Continues

Last month St. Mary’s Academy seniors attended Metanoia, a beloved SMA tradition and the culminating retreat for these young women before they graduate. This unique weekend experience is designed to inspire and provide a space for graduating students to reflect on their time at St. Mary’s Academy, the connections and friendships they’ve made and how these past four years will influence their goals and lives beyond our campus doors.

SMA Freshmen Help the Homeless One Plastic Bag at a Time!

Leave it to St. Mary’s girls to figure out a way to combine science, art, service and innovation in order to positively impact our community and eliminate waste in the environment. During the past few months, students in Liane Rae’s TA class have been diligently working on crocheting sleeping mats constructed from plastic bags to provide a valuable resource to Portland’s homeless population and reduce waste caused by these common household items.

Take A Peek Into the Exciting World of the SMA Robotics Team!

St. Mary’s Academy’s Beta Blues have been making waves these past few years. As the only all-girls robotics team in Oregon, they are continuously demonstrating the impact of women in STEM . This past year, our team had an exciting season and built a sophisticated robot which shows off their hard work and growing expertise.