STREAM stands for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Math. St. Mary School is making a conscious effort to give students problem solving skills outside of the normal classroom setting. Our STREAM program emphasizes teamwork, respect for others opinions and thinking outside the box.

FIRST Lego League

St. Mary School has 3 FLL teams, one for each grade in 4th, 5th and 6th. Each year there is a new challenge and the students choose their team name and project. In 2016, the 4th grade team qualified for the state of Michigan Championships.

  • 4th Grade Team: #2498 Techno-waffles
  • 5th grade Team: #2505 Aqua-Dragons
  • 6th Grade Team: #2506 Llamas in Pajamas

Thunder Colts 7837

The Thunder Colts 7837 began FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) in 2013-14 with Block Party. We have made it to the State of Michigan Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In 2015 we won the Freeland Qualifier and in 2016 we won the Petosky Qualifier. We also won the Inspire award ate Freeland in 2015.

FIRST Lego League Jr. Program 1st – 3rd

The FLL Jr. Teams are comprised of 6 students that design a project based on the current challenge. Each year FIRST provides lesson plans to help the students learn the Core Concepts of FLL Jr and learn to work together.