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                                            129 Saint Mary Street    Phone 419.943.2801

        Leipsic, Ohio 45856         Fax     419.943.3555


       Offering Work Love & Sacrifice

As a significant ministry of St. Mary’s Parish, our mission is to support the faith formation of families, providing a quality education within a Catholic Christian setting.  Our purpose is to nurture

the life of Jesus within each child through programs and experiences that allow them to mature into disciples of Christ.

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Week of May 6, 2019


May 10th – May Crowning

May 13th – Pre Kindergarten – 2nd grade Zoo

May 15th – Toledo Mudhen Game

May 17th – Field Day

May 17th – Pizza Day

May 19th – Leipsic Local Schools Graduation

May 20th – Pre – Kindergarten Graduation Time and Place TBA

May 21st – Kindergarten Graduation Time and Place TBA

May 22nd – 8th grade Graduation Mass 7pm

May 23rd – Make up Day

May 24th – Make Up Day - Last Day

May 28th – Teacher Work Day

June 13th – June 15th – YES weekend Ottoville

August 20th – First Day of School 2019-2020

August 28th – Picture Day

September 22nd – Confirmation


Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program

St. Mary’s Social Worker List

BTS Giveaway United Way

8th grade Appreciation Breakfast

May 20th, 2019

Best of Luck to Marisa Hermiller as she competes at State for the High Jump!!  

PreSchool Graduation May 20th 6pm at the PLC

Kindergarten Graduation May 21 at 7pm in the Church and PLC

8th grade Graduation Mass May 22 at 7pm

K-8th grade will make up school on May 23rd and 24th  

Kindergarten will be in session on May 22nd, 23rd, 24th

Last Day of School for Pre – Kindergarten May 20th 

Fundraiser -

Green Tree Plastics

Saint Mary’s 7th and 8th grade students will be working on saving caps to create a bench or Mary Statue

Benches are made with 100% recycled material

Come Holy Spirit, bring us together in Unity!

Panther Pride

Congrats to our Panther Pride Winners

Tyler Lammers, Tyler Walther, Ashlynn Stuber, Morgan Apple


PLEASE MAKE A PAYMENT –Please make payments each month.  If you would like a tuition payment booklet you may pick one up at the school office.  When making payments, be sure to include the child’s name, amount enclosed and please place in an envelope.    Please call the School Office if you have any questions.


Car Raffle Fundraiser

Keep Selling!!

1 ticket for $20

2 tickets for $25

The top 5 Students who sell the most will earn a trip to sky zone!!!

 Please return money each time to get more tickets.  If you need help selling or have questions please contact Mrs. Knippen!  Sell.  Sell.  Sell.

Word from the Principal

Today was our May Crowning celebration.  The students did a wonderful job!!  It was a beautiful celebration.  

Mudhens Game May 15th

Field and Pizza Day May 17th

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

God Bless, Michelle Knippen

PARENTS and GUARDIANS when you are picking up your son or daughter at the end of the day you must park in the parking lot.  Please do not pull up along the side of the road to pick up your child.  This is for the safety of all children.  Thanks

When picking up your son or daughter before 3:05 YOU MUST sign your son or daughter out in the School Office.  Thanks  

Mass Times for May

May 17 8:30 a.m.

May 22nd 7 p.m.

Mudhen Game Chaperones

Would anyone else like to Chaperone?  12 spots available.  Tickets $10 each.

        Tina Knisley

        Amanda Schroeder

        Tony Schroeder

        Rick Lammers

        Steve Cobb

        Beth Scheckelhoff

        Karen Schroeder

        Matt Spoors

        Ericka Salinas

        Lisa Schroeder

        Chris Schroeder

        Beverly Berger

        Denise Kreinbrink

        Kelly Recker

        Colleen Siefker

        Rachel Niese

        Mike Niese

Car Raffle Leaderboard for Sky Zone

Rylin 70

Kaitlyn 25

Peyton 14

Skylar 13

Caleb and Chase 12

Message from the Public School:

Starting May 1st, there will no into debt at all.  Please keep track of your account balances to make sure that you have money in your account.  Items will be removed from tray if you do not have cash or money on account.  All debts need to be taken care of by end of the year.  Thank you, Cafeteria Staff

Did you know you can check your son or daughter lunch balance.  

Go to:

Click on For Parents/Students


Lunch Balance

Flower Pick May 11th at the Village Hardware from 8 am - 10 am.  

Parents of 5th/6th/7th and 8th graders - Do you have pictures from sporitng events this year.  Please share with us for the yearbook.  You can email me at

Markers - We are still collecting unused and non working Markers.  Please bring them to school by May 24th.  

May Crowning