Recently while stopping by to grab a drink at my favorite coffee shop, the barista behind the counter gestured to a gaggle of bubbly 13-year-olds and pointedly asked, “What is going on in those little heads?” I laughed and said, “Well, the answer is… A LOT.” I then offered an impromptu run-down of all the cognitive, physical, hormonal, and emotional development bombarding those “little heads.”Read More
Four hundred and fifty kids. Eight projects. One day.
On September 27, the students of SMA will put down their pencils, and set aside their books and classwork to step out into the Duluth community to take part in Sentinel Service Day, their annual day of service.Read More
With tears streaming down his cheeks, my fourth grade son, Peter, stood slumped before me and fiercely whispered, “But Mom, you don’t understand. This place really is like a second home to me!” It was the last day of school, and my fourth grader was struggling to say goodbye to the Holy Rosary campus of Stella Maris Academy.Read More
Read about summer campus updates, the Board retreat, our alumni spotlight and more!Read More
In the midst of the fun and chaos, one group of girls sit to the side of the playground, admiring a small garden with beautiful, bright yellow flowers.
The sign by the garden reads “2nd Grade First Communion Garden. Dedicated to Sister Samuella. Re-established 2011”. Hidden beneath the garden’s worn sign and pretty flowers is a rich history.Read More
Sister Agnes, a teacher at Stella Maris Academy, will celebrate the profession of her perpetual vows as a Sister of the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus on Friday, June 28.Read More
Read about our State of the School Address, upcoming events, new Board members and more!Read More
From the time she was a little girl, Suzy Wagness knew she wanted to be a teacher in a Catholic school. It was something that was always there, she said, and something that cultivated over the years. Suzy is now in her 35th year of teaching at Stella Maris Academy’s Holy Rosary campus.Read More
When choosing a school for their child, there are many factors that parents consider. Here are 5 reasons to consider Catholic school and why it’s worth the investment.Read More