Welcome to Saint Mary Academy 2015 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.”
- Proverbs 22:6

Pre-School To 8th Grade

Our school community is a place where all students are provided opportunities to grow spiritually, academically and socially. The faculty and staff are committed to academic excellence and assisting students in reaching their greatest potential and realizing their gifts and talents. At Saint Mary Academy we strive to challenge and engage all students and promote collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving in an environment deeply rooted in our Catholic faith. We grow closer to God and one another through daily prayer, retreats, weekly Mass, service and our Stewardship Program. As a school family, we are all called to be the heart and hands of Christ in service to one another.

Prospective families are welcome to visit Saint Mary Academy.

Individual tours provide families with the opportunity to visit classrooms, learn about our
curriculum, meet faculty and staff and ask questions.

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  • Refugee Simulation
  • 5/6th Grade Toy Bowl Champions
  • 7/8th Grade Toy Bowl Winner-Up
  • Quick Recall Participants
  • Eclipse
  • First Day Of School
  • Holidays
  • Living Rosary
  • Pep Rallies
  • Monarch Award Winners
  • Veterans Day
  • Spelling Bee and Geography Bee
  • 2018 Graduation

7th Grade - Homeless and Refugees

Our students are working on increasing awareness of the needs for all of God’s children; particularly the homeless and refugees. As part of our Religious instruction, we welcomed Catholic Charities to set up a Refugee camp simulation and the students experienced the hardships that these families face as they struggle to survive, receive shelter, and create a better life. It was an eye-opening event for our 7th grade students. Not only did it increase awareness but help create an empathetic heart and desire to make a difference in our world.

5/6th Grade Toy Bowl Champions

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7th/8th Grade Toy Bowl Winner-Up

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Quick Recall Participants

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6th Grade Teams:
Green Team: Coach-Molly Ann Stice; Judge/Moderator-Christy Werner

  • Brady Davis
  • Ryan Whalen
  • Jillian Reynolds
  • Christian Kosek
  • Riley Hourigan
  • Eli Werner
  • Drew Davis

Blue Team: Coach-Allison Creech/Pam Hart; Judge/Moderator-Susan Braun

  • Eli Creech
  • Trip Hart
  • Erin Hynes
  • Jefferson Horlander
  • Kate Archer
  • Ben Braun
  • Will Harris
  • Davis Gallahue

7/8 Quick Recall Team:

  • Grant Falls
  • Elizabeth Grant
  • Vittoria Reidling
  • Abby Rutledge
  • Elaina Ralston
  • Dante Giannone
  • Nate Tencza
  • Brandon Dries
  • Garrett Brown
  • Shai Mizelle
  • Henry Hawkins
  • Abby Newton
  • Drew Vaughn
  • Alex Frederick


Jay Cardosi from WLKY spoke about the eclipse to the students and demonstrated what it was and how it occurs.

First Day Of School


Living Rosary

During the months of October and/or May, we honor Our Mother Mary and celebrate the Rosary by creating and praying a “Living Rosary”. A living rosary is when people are used to represent each bead of the rosary and lead us in prayer. The aim of this prayer is to bring our community together in a prayerful way and to share in the holy ritual of praying the rosary.

Pep Rallies

Monarch Award Winners

This award is given to one student from each homeroom in grades 3-8 who demonstrates the following attributes: shows effort, has a positive attitude, demonstrates appropriate behavior, models our Peace Builders principles, and is a Christian example for others.
List of Monarch Winners for this year:

  • Brenley Hagan
  • Anthony Lichtefeld
  • Kate Lucas
  • Evan Smith
  • Ruby Bell
  • Dalton Lutes
  • Cross Dutton
  • Reese Baribeau
  • Lane Gallahue
  • Vittoria Riedling
  • Abby Jester
  • Garrett Brown

award winners

  • Camden Bradshaw
  • Mackenzie Vosters
  • Hannah Skarbo
  • Katie Falls
  • Autiana Wilson
  • Wynton Rose
  • Maggie Miller
  • Eli Creech
  • Elaina Ralston
  • Abby Cotton
  • Alyssa Smith
  • Henry Hawkins

monarch award winners

  • Joscelin Norris
  • Gracie Lutes
  • Hayden Stamps
  • Emily Taylor
  • Kyle Krupp
  • Sebastian Miron
  • Jefferson Horlander
  • Hannah Wilkerson
  • Samantha Nario
  • Samantha Norris
  • Drew Vaughn
  • Ian Kennedy

Veterans Day

Every year, our 4th graders present a Veteran’s Day performance. After learning about Veterans in class, the 4th grade works hard to put on a performance to honor our Veterans. Veterans and their families are welcomed to school to come to this show and join the 4th graders for a reception.

Spelling Bee and Geography Bee

2018 Graduation

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About Saint Mary Academy

The mission of Saint Mary Academy is to educate students spiritually, academically, emotionally and socially through a curriculum rooted in the Roman Catholic faith.
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Our Core Values

Building a foundation for lifelong learning by:


Opening hearts to faith
Opening minds to knowledge
Opening hands to service
Opening eyes to the world
Achieving extraordinary lives

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Quick Reference

  • Director of Admissions:
    (502) 315-2550
  • School Office:
    (502) 315-2555
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Upcoming Events

    School News

    • Monarch Mile


      Who: Saint Mary Academy students, faculty, families, and community.
      What: The Monarch Mile is a family friendly walk to celebrate our Monarch pride and our calling to ‘Be The Difference’.
      When: Friday, October 26th, 2018 after lunch. Details to follow.
      Where: Saint Mary Academy. Details to follow
      Why: The Monarch Mile helps Saint Mary Academy provide academic, social and spiritual opportunities for our students. We walk together to celebrate each other and the difference we each can make in our SMA community.

    • Prospective Family Open House


      Pre-School, Pre-K, Kindergarten-8th Grade!

      8:30-11:00am and 5:30-6:30pm

      Join us for school tours starting at 8:30, 9:30, 10:30am, & 5:30 & 6:00pm.