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Support SMS

Occasionally people call and ask how they may support the next generation of students at St. Mary’s School. To make a tax deductible, monetary donation, make checks payable to St. Mary Catholic Community School and send them to:

St. Mary Catholic Community School
Attn: Donor Generosity
405 East Joliet Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Your support is very much appreciated and will help add to the legacy of St. Mary Catholic Community School. If you have further questions please call Mr. Tom Ruiz, Principal (219-663-0676) or Ms. Jan Mucha, Business Manager (219-663-0044).

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Teacher Appreciation Walkathon:

Over the past several years St. Mary’s school children have held a “Teacher Appreciation Walkathon” to raise funds and visibly show their thanks and appreciation for the teachers at St. Mary’s.  The walkathon is organized by the Parish Council.  Students walk through the streets of Crown Point letting all in the area know that we have the greatest teachers at our school.  If you are interested in showing  your support for our teachers with a cash donation please contact principal, Tom Ruiz or call him at 219-663-0676 for further information.  All monies raised will be given to the teachers who dedicate their lives to providing a Catholic education to the children of St. Mary’s.

Click here to make a donation via our new GoFundMe site.

Corporate Sponsorship:

St. Mary’s Home and School Association is pleased to announce our Corporate Caring Sponsorship Package. We would like to invite you to join our efforts to offer our children the best education possible by advertising your business, or your employer’s business exclusively to the St. Mary’s School and Parish Communities. Sponsorship packages include tickets to attend all of the events, and year-round advertising on our event posters, school website, Facebook page and at the events you are a part of sponsoring.  For more information, email our chairwoman, Mrs. Sarah Vicari at: CorporateSponsor@stmarycp.org.

Join these corporate sponsors in support of St. Mary’s School!

Click each sponsor's logo to visit their website.

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Other Opportunities for Support

If you are interested in some particular items currently needed at St. Mary's, following is a short list and their approximate value:

$5
Retiring Teacher Appreciation Fund
Help fund a monetary gift for a retiring teacher who has dedicated their life to the children of St. Mary’s.

$25
Teacher Appreciation Walk-a-thon
Help pitch in and show your appreciation to the SMS teachers.  Your $25 donation sponsors a child.

$50
Field Trip Assistance
We hate to exclude a child from attending a field trip because of financial reasons.  Your donation helps us make sure everyone can go!

$250
Theater Production
Help pay for props and materials for sets.

$500
Sponsor a Club
Chess Club, Environmental Club, Robotics Club, Science Olympiad, etc.  It’s the donor’s choice!

$1,000
Washington DC Trip Assistance
Every year our 8th grade class makes an annual trip to our nation’s capital.  It’s a St. Mary’s tradition.  Unfortunately, some students miss out on this “trip of a lifetime” with their classmates due to lack of finances.  Your donation will provide a scholarship for a deserving student.

$2,000
Smartboard for Preschool


Smartboards have become a valuable teaching tool.  Our K-8 classrooms are equipped with Smartboards and interactive projectors.  Pre-K and Junior Pre-K are the final two rooms to receive an interactive Smartboard.  Your donation can make this happen for our youngest Wildcats.

$7,000
Smart Table
Interactive Smart Table used in the classroom.