St. Mary’s Celebrates 2017 Commencement Ceremonies

On Wednesday, May 24th, the Class of 2017 graduated from St. Mary’s High School, with the ceremony held at the school for the first time in decades.  Click on the photo below to see the moving video on our Facebook page of the ceremony.   Videography courtesy of Mr. Adam Herr ’11

Chris Griswold Memorial Run Recap

The 25th annual Chris Griswold Memorial Run on May 20th was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out- SMH students and faculty, alumni, members of the Lancaster community, friends, and those who just love to run. Can’t wait for next year!      

Prom is as Star-Studded as a Night in Hollywood

  On May 18th, St. Mary’s held their annual Junior-Senior Prom.  This year’s event was at Acqua on Niagara Street.  The beautiful venue on the river was the perfect setting for a night to remember. After walking through the receiving line of faculty, administration, and Board members, the students found their tables, had dinner, and then spent… Read more »

Student Senate Gives Back to Women and Children’s Hospital

St. Mary’s High School’s Student Senate completed their year-long service project this week and delivered the fruits of their labor to Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. The students chose to hand-make 50 blankets so that newborns can go home from the hospital safe and warm!   Here are Collin Tytka ’17 and Ryan Tytka… Read more »

Sophomores Take On Junior Robotic Surgery Challenge

Two Lancerss will be spending their summer learning about surgical robotics.  Sophomores Athena Mohamed (left) and Emily Molnar (right) have been selected to participate in the Junior Robotic Surgery Challenge (JRSC) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo.   Mohamed and Molnar were selected from a highly competitive field of candidates, between the ages of 16-19… Read more »

St. Mary’s Annual Fashion Show

The Lancer Parent Partnership held its annual Fashion Show at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens on April 25th.  The event was a huge success thanks to our wonderful student models, vendors who donated the beautiful clothing, and parents and staff who spent countless hours planning and executing the event.  Don’t these kids clean up nice?!

St. Mary’s voted for Donald Trump

St. Mary’s High School recently participated in the Presidential Voting Process through a series of events sponsored by the Social Studies Department. In October, senior Participation in Government students visited other social studies classes to discuss the election process and share the platforms of the candidates. On Monday, Nov. 7, the day before the rest… Read more »

Theater Department nominated for 2017 Kenny Award

After an extensive application process, the St. Mary’s High School Theater Department has been notified that they have been nominated for a 2017 Kenny Award. Now entering its 24th year, the Kenny Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding high school musical productions in the Western New York region. The volunteer Kenny judging panel, made up of… Read more »

Cichockis mission to Dominican Republic

This past summer, my family and I embarked on our very first mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Along with other members from CenterPointe Community Church, we traveled for a week in August, to serve with SCORE International. Our mission was to reach out and be the body of Christ for those in need. Our… Read more »