St. Mary's School Marathon, Wisconsin, Excellence in Education, Home of the Eagles

 

Welcome to St. Mary’s School.  Please take time to browse and discover all the wonderful things happening at St. Mary’s School.

The Wisconsin Tax Deduction for Private School Tuition Expenses information is available here. Order your Stadium Chairs (Click Here for Order Form)

Sign-Up for School Closing Announcements as well as other reminders from school throughout the year.

The Marathon School District Foundation supports our local school district by giving scholarships to students, grants for teachers, and holding the “making a difference” program for all the teachers and staff in our school district.  Our mission statement:  "To provide all Marathon students & those dedicated to education with opportunities to achieve continued educational excellence." (Link)

DATES TO REMEMBER:

- Thursday, October 6 - "Food For America" - Grade 4 visits the Ross farm

- Friday, October 7 - No School - Marathon Teacher In-Service

- Monday, October 10 - School Pictures

- Friday, October 14 - Grades 6 and 7 to NTC "Mind Trekkers"

- Sunday, October 30 - Packer Tailgate Party

Don't forget to pick up your Scrip for all your shopping needs! You may purchase Scrip after weekend liturgies or any school day in the office. (On line order form available under Parents' Page/Forms.)

The RStore and Marathon School District Endowment Fun have teamed up to raise money for the endowment fund. (See details)

Thanks to a grant from the Marathon School District Foundation, St. Mary's School kicked off our cultural diversity unit with Wisconsin Heritage Week beginning with a Square Dancing Demonstration by Mr. Brock Jansen. The lumber industry was an important part of Marathon City's history. We thank Mr. Phil Menzner of Menzner Lumber for donating the wood blocks for our projects as we discussed the lumber industry. To cap off the week students visited the Heritage Center to see all the marvelous memorabilia from the Marathon area. Check out the "Wedding Whispers" display. Special thanks to Joe and Anna Straub and the Heritage Center Committee for sharing these artifacts with the public. We also made our own butter from cream and shared samples of German foods.

Mark your calendars for St. Mary's Amazing Packer Tailgate Party!! Sunday, October 30, 2016 Green Bay vs. Atlanta and meet the delightfully entertaining former Packer great, Gilbert Brown. Bring your items to be autographed. We are asking parish and school families, businesses, etc. to donate theme baskets and raffle items. See attached suggestions.

Mrs. Heindl and the Fourth Graders enjoyed a day at the Little Red Schoolhouse so they could experience life as it was many years ago. Dressing in authentic clothing made the day that much more fun! (See their adventure)

See the adventures of St. Mary's 4th Graders at our state capitol. Fun times at the capitol building, the Historical Museum, and Henry Vilas Zoo.

6th Graders enjoyed researching and re-enacting Medieval times. (Medieval Fair)

Jacob Salber shared amazing collection of military uniforms and memorabilia from the Civil War to present time.

We were happy to be part of the Newman Catholic Schools' Track Meet. Thank you for the invitation.

We are proud of all the winners of the local and state Catholic Daughters of the Americas Education Contest Winners. Congratulations, Ashley Seliger, Charlotte Gruetzmacher, Will Prihoda, Breanne Karlen, Bailey Karlen, Caroline Fritz, Hope Krautkramer, Noah Gage, Emma Handrick, Elsa Hahn, Sierra Eckardt, Kyli Blume, Zachary Baumann, and Dalton Lang. (Pictures)

Graphic Packaging helped us realize the importance of recycling. They also taught us that when they harvest trees, they continue to plant new ones to replenish the forest. 3rd, 4th and 5th graders each planted their own trees. It was a good lesson to celebrate Earth Day.

Students from UW Stevens Point educate and motivate our fifth and eighth graders at CWES (Central Wisconsin Environmental Station). They teach them the importance of teamwork. Enjoy the pictures.

To end our Lenten season we share the Seder Meal and Liturgy together. We are reminded of how Elijah came to fill us with hope of better, more peaceful times.

It was a terrific "hands on" experience when Mr. Bob Blume and co-workers from Expera Speciality Solutions showed us how paper is made.

Click Here to see how we raised $1,482 at our Mission Carnival. Proceeds were sent to the diocesan parish in Santa Cruz, Bolivia and Casa Hogar Juan Pablo II Orphanage in Lurin, Peru.

Catholic Schools Week is packed with fun activities. Please take time to look at all the exciting events held throughout the week:

Grandparent's Day is always our favorite day of the week.

The Brains and Brawn Tournament in La Crosse is always a highlight for our students. We congratulate our Brains Team and Girls' Brawn who each received the third place medals. (Pictures)

We are excited to share our Spelling Bee Champions with you. (Attached)

We couldn't believe our eyes when we saw who showed up for "Be Famous For A Day" in celebration of Catholic Schools' Week!

Thank you, Newman Catholic Schools for inviting us to celebrate Mass with you.

More Catholic Schools' Week Fun! (Museum) (Snowshoeing) (Roller Skating)

Kindergarteners and First Graders had a blast on 100's Day. Enjoy the pictures of our silliness as we celebrate the 100th day of school!

We are proud of St. Mary's Academic Team who placed first in the NERR Academic Quiz Bowl at Athens January 19th.

The chemistry students of Marathon High School entertained our classes as they performed their final exam. The experiments excited and energized our students. (Check it out.)

Congratulations to the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest winners. (Attached)

St. Mary's is grateful to Ellen Buchberger and her team of elves for the beautiful set for our Christmas Program. "Glory to the Newborn King" pictures

6th Graders played B-I-N-G-O and sang Christmas carols with the residents of Copperleaf Assisted Living.

We are so grateful for American Legion Post 469 and all the veterans who came for our special tribute on Veteran's Day. Thank you for your service and God bless all who continue to serve our great country.

First Graders celebrate the feast of All Saint's Day.

Willow Springs Pumpkin Patch was a big hit with our 4K, 5K and 1st Grade Students! (Pictures)

Fire Chief Mike Tylinski and firefighter, Aaron Martin teach our 4K, 5K and 1st grade students about fire safety. Check it out!

Fourth Graders had fun learning all about farm life. Thank you to Mrs. Geurink and the Marathon High School FFA for taking us on a tour of Spring Valley Dairy Farm. (Pictures)

St. Mary's School raised $3,676 for the American Heart Association through our "Jump Rope for Heart" drive. Special thanks to Mrs. Kind for organizing this fun and worthwhile event. We also thank Dalton Lang who is our ambassador for the American Heart Association. See the fun activities here.

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