March, 24th 2022
Saint Mary School Ridgefield was recently awarded an innovation and leadership grant from Foundations in Education. Preschool teacher Stephanie Kyriacou was awarded her grant for "Science in Preschool" and will use the $750 to purchase a light table with accessories.
March, 24th 2022
The Ridgefield Knights of Columbus Council 245 has named Saint Mary School students Andrew Elliott, first place boys, and Callie Miller, first place girls in the 2022 annual essay contest.
February, 23rd 2022
Saint Mary School will host a Kindergarten-Grade 8 Open House on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 9:00 am for families interested in applying for the 2022-2023 school year. Saint Mary Preschool has waiting lists for all programs.
February, 23rd 2022
Grade eight students at Saint Mary School (SMS) are currently working diligently on their individual Capstone Projects, the grand finale of SMS students’ middle school education.
September, 27th 2021
Saint Mary School Librarian Mary Tappan is always on the hunt for a good idea. This summer she came across an innovative idea, known as StoryWalks®. StoryWalks® are a creative way to enjoy reading while spending time outdoors.
April, 21st 2021
Saint Mary School in Ridgefield is delighted to be hosting their Annual Scramble on Monday, May 24 at Ridgewood Country Club (119 Franklin Extention, Danbury). Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 am, with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm.
February, 16th 2021
What do you do when you have a beloved annual event like the Saint Mary School Father-Daughter Dance and you are in the midst of a pandemic? If you are Principal Anna O'Rourke, you tap into the creativity of two of your parents, Tricia Van Brakel and Allison Carballo. "We are so blessed at SMS to have an active parent community, even from a distance! We were all blown away by what they and their team put together, " said O'Rourke.
January, 2nd 2021
Saint Mary School has begun accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year through a new online application portal. "The new online portal makes the application process so quick and easy, and keeps provides parents up-to-the-minute status on their child's application," says Amy Dowding, Director of Advancement for Saint Mary School.
October, 22nd 2020
Saint Mary School will host a virtual Preschool Open House on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 7:30 pm.
October, 15th 2020
Saint Mary School Principal Anna O'Rourke is pleased to announce a new member of her team, School Guidance Counselor Whitley Scharffs. Ms. Scharffs will provide classroom guidance lessons, small group counseling, and individual counseling.
October, 5th 2020
The Saint Mary School Advisory Board is pleased to announce a new member, Dr. Lourdes Maisonet.
September, 21st 2020
Homework has become a hotly contested subject in educational circles in recent years. Saint Mary School Ridgefield believes that homework is an important part of the school experience.
September, 11th 2020
Mrs. O'Rourke shares her reflection on the anniversary of 9/11.
July, 20th 2020
Just before graduation, we asked the SMS Class of 2020 what they wanted parents of prospective students to know about Saint Mary School. Here is some of what they had to say.
May, 17th 2020
Spend two minutes with Saint Mary School Principal Anna O'Rourke and you will know three things about her. She has incredible energy, her glass is ALWAYS half full, and she is passionate and dedicated to what she calls her Saint Mary School family - students and families past and present, teachers and staff, and friends of the school.
April, 19th 2020
Saint Mary School has launched a new website, which includes a virtual tour and a look inside distance learning at SMS. "We decided to launch a little sooner than planned so that we can continue to tell our stories and inform both current and prospective families," says principal Anna O'Rourke.
March, 20th 2020
Saint Mary School students, from Preschool-aged three all the way through Grade 8 have completed their first week of Distance Learning.
March, 4th 2020
Let’s hear it for ACT of Connecticut's GODSPELL kids! Meet Saint Mary School student Caroline Smith.
February, 27th 2020
Grade eight students at Saint Mary School (SMS) are working diligently on their individual Capstone Projects. The grand finale of SMS student’s middle school education, the Capstone Project offers the students not just self-directed learning, but hands-on experience.
February, 18th 2020
Saint Mary School is pleased to announce two grant awards totaling $13,000 from Foundations in Education. The grants encourage STEAM learning and student-centered fluid workspaces.
February, 3rd 2020
Saint Mary School will host a Preschool-Grade 8 Open House will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 9:30-10:30 am.
December, 10th 2019
After nearly a year serving our country, Ridgefield dad surprises his 4-year-old daughter at Saint Mary School today
November, 12th 2019
As part of their curriculum at Saint Mary School in Ridgefield, Grade 6 students learn about our solar system and beyond.
October, 15th 2019
Grade 6 Saint Mary School students recently completed a "Creating Lucy" project in Social Studies. Students worked in groups and created a model of "Lucy", the collection of bones discovered in 1974 by American fossil hunter Donald Johanson.
October, 7th 2019
Students at Saint Mary School in Ridgefield recently celebrated "Dot Day" a global event that champions creativity, courage and collaboration.
September, 30th 2019
The entire Saint Mary middle school recently spent the day at the Prospector Theater right here in Ridgefield. Students were given a tour of the facility, a screening of Prospect movies, and Q&A with staff members.
September, 23rd 2019
It is the start of the 4th full week of school at Saint Mary School, Ridgefield, and Principal Anna O'Rourke couldn't be happier. "We have had a great start to the year. Our preschool is full, our Kindergarten-Grade 7 retention rate from last year was 97%, and our total enrollment is up 10% as compared to the start of the last school year," she says.