Seniors Accepted Into Best Schools in the Country

Congratulations to senior Brendan Murty who has been accepted to Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science AND received the college’s highest scholarship of over $50,000 a year! Hard work pays off! We’re so proud of Brendan as he will choose where to pursue a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Senior Jeff Zoyhofski was also… Read more »

Guidance Counselor Wins Prestigious Honor

Our Director of College Counseling Jamie Whitwood was named to the 2019-20 College Board Counselor Recognition Program. Only 26 counselors were chosen for such an honor in New York State. As one of our seniors said of Mrs. Whitwood, “She is always willing to lend a listening ear and has been there with me through… Read more »

Four Lancers Honored with Altar Server of the Year Award

The 51st annual Bishop’s Altar Server Awards were held at St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Four Lancers were honored with Altar Server of the Year Awards, and we could not be prouder! Congratulations to senior Daniel May for his service at Our Lady of Pompeii Parish, junior Molly Callahan for her service at St. Gabriel’s in Elma,… Read more »

Art Students Participate in Memory Project

Here’s another awesome story coming out of the Fine Arts Department! Five of our very best art students (from left to right: Allison Shepard ’21, Maggie Kellner ’20, Marie Rhodes ’20, Megan O’Brien ’20, and Mary Owczarczak ’20) created portraits of children living as refugees in Malaysia that will now be sent overseas to these… Read more »

Seniors Featured in Daemen Art Show

The artwork of three St. Mary’s students has been submitted to the Daemen College All High School Art Show. The landscape digital photograph was created by senior Joe Kupczyk, the mixed media drawing of shells was done by senior Mary Owczarczak, and the mixed media drawing of skulls was made by senior Megan O’Brien. What a talented… Read more »

Seniors Visit the Basilica

The senior class took a field trip to Our Lady of Victory Basilica – which is now led by SMH alumnus Fr. David LiPuma ‘78 – to learn about the spiritual and architectural history of the basilica. They were then treated to lunch afterwards at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant and Banquet Facility. It was a great… Read more »

Diversity Club Heads to the Movies

The St. Mary’s Diversity Club headed out with other club members from high schools throughout the area on a field trip in January. It was a great morning with wonderful conversation. The St. Mary’s contingency represented the school with integrity and class throughout the day.

UB’s Enchords Sing With St. Mary’s Varsity Chorus

The St. Mary’s Music Department shared the stage with The Enchords from University at Buffalo. The Enchords were gracious enough to hold a workshop with our Varsity Chorus and Glee Club before our Winter Pops Concert held at Our Lady of Pompeii. It was fun evening for our students, and the performance was incredible!

Keeping the Christmas Spirit Alive

Keeping the Christmas spirit alive, junior Shannon Dienes and some of her classmates made up 75 boxes of cookies and 100 bags of fresh popped popcorn to give to children and families who spent the holidays at Oishei Children’s Hospital. Kids helping kids – what more can you want?

College 101 Night Is Another Success

The St. Mary’s Center for Career and College Counseling welcomed back a panel of recent alumni to talk to junior students and parents about their college experiences thus far. A myriad of topics were covered, including the application process, the SAT, life on campus, time management, and the life of a student athlete. Thank you… Read more »