Students at St. Mary's can choose to be a part of several in school and extracurricular groups. Many of our students play on teams sponsored by the Cortland Youth Bureau as a school. Some activities may require a registration and fee. If any of these activities interest you, stop in the office to find out more today!
FOOTBALL: Cortland Youth Bureau sponsors the Small Fry Football League in Cortland.
BASKETBALL: We have both boys and girls basketball teams affiliated with St. Mary's and the Cortland Youth Bureau. Boys in grades 5&6, and Girls in grades 4, 5, 6 participate.
STUDENT COUNCIL: This group is led by Miss Dovi, and members are elected to the positions each year in the classroom. There are 2 student representatives per grade, and students may only serve one year on the council. Council members do community service, and support many projects within the school.
DRUG QUIZ TEAM: Seven sixth grade students are selected annually to participate in the quiz team. Team members study a considerable amount of material, and practice answering questions under pressure. They have a chance to compete at a local, regional, and state level each year. The advisor for this club is Mrs. Hall.
CHESS CLUB: Fifth and Sixth grade students comprise the chess club. Students share their love of chess and competition. The school advisor is Mrs. Guido.
GIRLS ON THE RUN: Open to girls in grades 3-5, students train to run in a 5K race together. This activity focuses on health and wellness in all areas. Formation of this club is determined yearly.
SKI CLUB: Run by the Cortland Youth Bureau each winter, students are transported once a week from school to Greek Peak.
DANCE INSTRUCTION: Mrs. Kathleen Hoyt offers dance instruction for boys and girls of all ages in the school cafeteria two afternoons a week. This begins in January.
BOOK CLUB: Open to boys and girls, this club meets once a week with Mrs. Block and Mrs. Gobel.
GIRL SCOUTS: Mrs. Funk leads the troop. Meetings are held at the school on Wednesdays.
GREEN FORCE: An ecologically conscious group that recycles paper and plastics from each classroom weekly, they also promote a composting/recycling program each day at lunch.