Mission Statement
As a significant ministry of St. Mary’s Parish,
St. Mary’s School exists to aid in the development of the whole child: spiritually, academically, socially and physically.
As part of a Catholic community living out the Gospel message, the school and family collaborate to nurture self-worth, respect, and an appreciation of the pursuit of knowledge.


January 24th – Fabulous Friday 5th/6th/7th/8th

January 26th – January 31st – Catholic Schools Week

January 31st – Pizza Day

February 8th – County Science Fair Leipsic High School

February 12th – Midterm

February 17th – No School

February 26th – Ash Wednesday

February 28th – Pizza Day

February 29th   – Regional Science Fair  @ Northwest Community College, Archbold

March 10th – Quiz Bowl – grades 7 & 8

March 12, 2020 – Quiz Bowl – grades 5 & 6

March 13th – 3rd Quarter Ends

March 20th – No School Professional Development

March 21st – District Science Fair @ Ohio Northern University

March 27th – Pizza Day

March 28th – Springfest

April 3rd – Kindergarten Screening

April 6th – May 1st – Spring MAP testing

April 9th – Easter Retreat

April 10th – 13th – No School.  Happy Easter!!

April 15th – 3rd Grade Putnam County Farm Safety Day Camp 2020

April 16th – 19th – Washington D.C.

April 17th – Midterm

April 18th – County Modern Woodman Oration Speeches @ Fort Jennings

April 22nd – 8th grade Graduation Pictures

April 24th – Pizza Day

May 1st – First Communion Retreat

May 3rd – First Communion

May 8th – OSU Mobile Lab Grades 5/6/7/8 12pm – 2pm

May 9th – State Science Fair @ The Ohio State University

May 13th – Grades Pre K – 8 – Toledo Mudhens Education Day 8 am – 3 pm

May 10th – 15th – Science Fair INTEL International  @ Anaheim, California

May 17th – Leipsic Graduation

May 20th – 8th Grade Graduation Mass at 8:30 am and 7:00 pm

May 22nd – Last Day of School!  Happy Summer!

May 22nd – Pizza and Field Day!! (Tentative)

May 26th – Teacher Work Day!

August 28th –  Fall picture day

September 25th   – Picture Retake day

November 8th – Harvest Breakfast

March 5th, 2021   – Spring picture day

Dress Code For 2019 -2020

Black pants/shorts, Blue pants/shorts,Khaki pants/shorts, Jeans, Jean Shorts, Polo Shirt (any color), St.  Mary’s Shirt/Sweatshirt, Religious Shirt

Registration Form 2019 – 2020

Pre K Registration 2019-2020

000-Scholarship Application GOOD

Tuition 2019 – 2020

Word from the Principal

Congrats to Mr. Knueven and all the students on a wonderful Christmas Program.  Thank you to everyone who supported the Spaghetti Dinner.  

Wishing you many blessings this holiday season.  

God Bless,

Michelle Knippen

God Bless,  Michelle L. Knippen

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2020 – 2021 school year will take place from December 9th through December 20th.  If you have a kindergarten-age child and you would like to register them for screening, please come to the office between the 9th and 20th of December during school hours.  Please bring your child’s birth certificate, shot records, and social security number. Your child must be 5 or on before September 30, 2020. If you have questions, please call the office 419-943-2801

January Prayer of the Month

Spirit of Love Prayer

Spirit of love,

help us to make the world

a better place

for all nations, all races, all cultures, all people.  Amen

February Prayer of the Month

Daily Prayer

Father, we thank you for the gift of each new day.  Guide our hearts to live in your way of love.  Help us to serve you in everything we do and say.  Send your spirit to be with us and guide us.  May we live always in hope and in love.  We pray this in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord, and Redeemer.

March Prayer of the Month

Decisions Prayer

God, caring Father and our Creator, we ask you to help us make good decisions in our lives.  As we grow and face challenges, be with us in the choices we make.  Help us to know that what we do affects our lives and the lives of others.  Give us the courage and the strength to do what is right even when it is difficult.  We ask this through Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.  Amen.

April Prayer of the Month

Father of us all, help us to remember

that you created each person in your image and likeness.

May we walk in justice all the days of our lives. Amen

May Prayer of the Month


when the apostles were in a boat

a storm came up and frightened them.

You calmed the waves and the storm.

Help us to trust in you

all the days of our lives

and to know that you are with us.  Amen.



Golden Apple Nominations

Golden Apple Nominations 2020



Forms Sent Home

Barnhart TShirt

Mini Cheer Camp




We Love St. Mary’s

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January Newsletter 

Washington D.C. Information

Washington D.C. Letter to Parents 8/23/19 Washington D.C. letter to parents

All Chaperones must complete the Volunteer Compliance by April 1, 2020

Virtue of the Month

September – Problem Solver

October – Responsibility

November – Integrity – to be honest, sincere and to do what is right 

December – Patience – to wait calmly for someone or something

January – Common Sense – To use good judgment by thinking about it

February – Courage – To act according to one’s beliefs despite fear of adverse consequences

School Calendar

2019 – 2020 St. Mary’s School Calendar

Leipsic Calendar (Public School)

Misc. Information

Leipsic Public After School Program

Leipsic Public School After School Program Part 2

Bus Route Information

Putnam County Library

Field Trip Permission Form

2019 – 2020 Service Hour

Service Hours 2019-2020


Blizzard Bags

Kindergarten Blizzard Bags

Grade 1 Blizzard Bag

Grade 2 Blizzard Bag

Grade 3 Blizzard Bag – Please check the student’s Google Classroom Account

Grade 4 Blizzard Bag – Please check the student’s Google Classroom Account

Blizzard Bag 5 6 7 8 Math and Science

5th Blizzard Bags

6th Blizard Bags

7th Grade Blizzard Bag

8th Grade Blizzard Bag


Peace Chaplet

St. Mary’s Handbooks

St. Mary’s School Brochure

2019 – 2020 Student Parent Handbook

2019 – 2020 Pre Kindergarten Student Parent Handbook


Volunteering at St. Mary’s

Volunteer Compliance Sheet


Leipsic Public & Lunch Menu

Public School

Leipsic Public Schools

Lunch Calendar

January Calendar February Lunch Menu

Lunch Prices

Elementary:  Breakfast – $1.60; Lunch – $2.35
High School:  Breakfast – $1.85; Lunch – $2.60
Adult:  Breakfast – $2.10; Lunch – $3.10
St. Mary’s:  Breakfast – $1.60; Lunch $2.35
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