Eighteen Chess Club members from St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point recently participated in a virtual chess tournament. After elimination rounds, nine semi-finalists competed in the final round. All students played well, but three achieved first place within their age groups. In the 6th-8th grade division, Emily Jen earned the top spot. In the 4th-5th grade division, John Mouser was victorious. Finally, among the 3rd grade and under participants, Joseph Mullally won top honors. St. Mary’s is grateful to the Walsh family for sponsoring the tournament and is very proud of all the students that participated.
St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point was opened in 1872. The school offers grade levels Junior Pre-Kindergarten (for three-year-olds) through eight and is the largest school in the Diocese of Gary. St. Mary’s faculty teaches a rich curriculum supported by leading-edge technology. All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities such as Academic Team, Chess Club, Geography Bee, Spanish Club, Science Olympiad, Scouts, Environmental Club, WSMW News Cast, a full slate of athletics and more. St. Mary’s is currently accepting applications for new students for the 2020-2021 school year. To learn more about enrollment visitstmarycp.org/school.