Our Mission

What we want to accomplish

We are dedicated to the development of the whole child for a better life on earth and for an eternal place in the Kingdom of God.

What Parents Are Saying

  • It is like a family.
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    Steve Ballinger
    Parent
  • St. Mary School is a second home for my boys, a beautiful extension of our parish family.
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    Melissa Burton
    Parent

Meet Our Teachers

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Nicole Durbin began her profession at St. Mary School in August of 2002 as a fifth grade teacher.

Nicole Durbin

Principal
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Meredith attend St. Mary School as a student. She has her bachelor’s degree in Science & Elementary Education.

Meredith Perez

3yr Old Preschool
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Tracy Collings has been teaching at St. Mary for 17 years, and this is her ninth year teaching preschool.

Tracy Collings

4yr Old Preschool
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Gina is beginning her fourth year at St. Mary School.

Gina Blanchette

Preschool Teaching Assistant
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Chris started teaching preschool from 1995 to 2002, and then has been teaching Kindergarten since 2008.

Chris Kolling

Kindergarten
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Lana has been teaching at St. Mary School for eight years. Prior to St. Mary’s, she taught in the Mattoon and Arthur Public School Districts.

Lana Croy

1st Grade
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Jennifer is in her first year of teaching at St. Mary School and she is also an alumni.

Jennifer Tinch

2nd Grade
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Kyla has taught at St. Mary School since August, 2003.

Kyla Ballinger

3rd Grade
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Michelle has been teaching at St. Mary School for the over ten years.

Michelle Laue

4th Grade
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This is Mrs. Szigethy’s 3rd year teaching at St. Mary School.

Kristen Szigethy

5th Grade
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Mrs. Carol Mausehund teaches general music classes to all of the St. Mary students twice a week in grades K- 5.

Carol Mausehund

Music
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Kristen has been the school secretary since 2005.

Kristen Watson

Secretary