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Contact Us


Jim Moeder, Principal

School Address

605 Monroe St.

Ellis, KS  67637

School Telephone

(785) 726.3185

(785) 726-3166 (fax)

Rectory Telephone

(785) 726.4522

Convent Telephone

(785) 726.4696

Welcome to St. Mary's School!

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News and Notes

Hays Arts Council Competition Results

Once again, St. Mary's students have done well in the annual Hays Arts Council poetry and prose competition. Click here for a complete list of all SMS student winners.

Preschool 2014-15 Information

At this point we are filling up fast with registrations for the 4-year-old session next year.  As of today, we have 18 enrolled. We will accept registration for up to 22. The three-year-olds currently have 5 enrolled.

Race For Education

We have seen many of the bright yellow Race for Education mailers returned to us with grateful donations towards our gym/cafeteria flooring and other essential security building needs.  Our goal is to raise $21,000 for this year.  At the latest count, we have received just over $13,500! All I can say is WOW~~ THANK you for supporting Race for Education.  We are anxiously waiting for RACE DAY on the 25th of April for the PRIZES AND PIES IN THE FACE! If you have any questions or would like to become a sponsor, please contact the school or one of the race coordinators: Stacy Frickey, Michele Eberle, Sarah Eck, or April Reed.

"Like" Us on Facebook

One of the newest forms of communication with our parents, friends, and family members afar is Facebook.  Please go to St. Mary’s Preschool and/or St. Mary’s Catholic School K-6 and “LIKE” our pages.  Miss Honas and Miss Laney are continually putting pictures on these pages in regards to the various activities that are happening in our school. 

Changing Weather, Changing Apparel

Just a reminder: all St. Mary's students are expected to be well-groomed, neat and clean.  Children are asked to wear clothing proper for the season.  Coats, jackets, or sweatshirts/hoodie are to be worn outside unless wind chill is 50 degrees or higher.  Students will stay inside for recess if wind chill is 20 degrees or colder.  Boots and warm coats are needed for playing on the playground when colder or wet weather sets in.  Please mark boots and other items for school use to avoid mix-ups.  Boys are not allowed to wear earrings at school.  Temporary tattoos can not be visible.   Flip-flops may be worn through the month of September and beginning April 1, if weather permits. Shorts can be worn thru Sept. 30 and after March 31.  






M-F  8:10am-3:20pm




MTWR  8:15-11:00pm, 12:30-3:15pm


TR     12:30-3:15pm


Mission Statement

St. Mary's School mission is to provide a learning environment that promotes Christian values and academic achievement. Our goal is to prepare children to be spiritually, physically, intellectually and socially productive citizens in an ever-changing society.




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