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St. Mary's Students Bean One Another for a Good Cause

On Friday, May 6th, Students in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point gathered to play dodgeball and raise money for La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago. La Rabida is the only children’s hospital in the country to specialize in chronic illnesses and developmental disabilities. The hospital accepts all children, regardless of their ability to pay. The conclusion of the tournament consisted of a parents versus students game! Eighth grader and student council vice president Will Huffman said, “It was a fun way to raise money for a great cause.”

5th and 6th Division Winners- White team:

Lucas Raloff, Caroline Ploutis, Gabriella Leurk, Brielle Cipowski, Joey Serna, Caleb Beaver, Jazlene Alba, Evelyn DeVries

7th and 8th Division Winners- Pink team:

Back row: Will Huffman, Josh Eliscupides, Jeremiah Gonzalez, Olivia Robinson

Front row: Gavin Carlisle, Jayci Alba

St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point offers grade levels Junior Pre-K (for three-year-olds) through grade eight. St. Mary’s faculty teaches a rich curriculum supported by cutting-edge technology. Faith, Academic Excellence, Life Lessons, and Compassion are the pillars of the school. Students in all grades are provided with opportunities to help others by way of service projects. St. Mary’s is currently accepting new students. To learn more about St. Mary’s School visit


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