All After School Activities Cancelled

Good Afternoon - In accordance with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, due to expected inclement weather, all after school activities for Saint Mary's Elementary and High School are cancelled today, including after school care and this evening's band concert.  
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English as a 2nd Language Information

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

St. Mary's English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is designed to help newcomers to the Annapolis area meet their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing needs. The program also provides parishioners and other volunteers the opportunity to offer educational services to new immigrants in the local community. Newcomers interested in learning more about the program are encouraged to contact the coordinator. Anyone interested in volunteering with the program or who knows of a student who might benefit from the English-language instruction should also contact the coordinator for further details.


Spring 2019:

Registration and placement for new students will be held on January 9th and 10th from 7:00-8:30pm at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis. All levels, from literacy to advanced, are welcome to register. 
Classes will begin on January 15th and are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-8:45pm through May 9th. 
Please check the ESL calendar (see right) for changes and cancellations.

Program Details

List of 4 items.

  • Formal Classes

    Levels 1A,1B and Literacy:
    New Beginners 
    Level 2: Advanced Beginners
    Levels 3-4: Intermediate
    Level 5: Advanced
  • Class Times and Places

    Days: Tuesday – Thursday evenings
    Time: 7:00 -8:45 pm.
    Place: St. Mary’s High School
    Class Year: September - May
  • Instruction Benefits

    • Free classes; charge to purchase textbooks.
    • "Side by Side" textbook series for Levels 1-4
    • Variety of material for Advanced Class
    • Different teachers nightly
    • New beginner classes are taught bilingually in English and Spanish
  • Mentoring Activities

    • For students who need special attention - i.e. literacy work, specialized vocabulary.
    • Mentor-student meet weekly to work on specific needs

Contact Us

Nicole Marshall 
Phone: 410-757-8936 or 443-868-4291
Email: eslmarshall00@gmail.com
Fernando Paniagua
Phone: 443-949-7572
Email: fgpaniagua@gmail.com

ESL Calendar

St. Mary’s Parish, a Catholic congregation served by the Redemptorist Order, includes St. Mary’s Church and St. John Neumann Mission Church. St. Mary's Elementary and High School located in downtown Annapolis, Maryland, serve students in grades Kindergarten through 12. Anchored in faith, rooted in tradition, and committed to excellence, our programs build lifelong learners who are servant leaders.