Student Quotes

  • "St. Mary's School is phenomenal because everybody is friendly and they care about each other. St. Mary's is awesome because we learn, we play, and you have fun activities to do like research reports and go to math club and reading buddies."
    4th grade Student

  • "I love St. Mary's because Jesus is in my heart. I learn how to read. I meet new friends and the teachers care about me."
    Kindergarten Student

  • "We get one to one attention. We learn to never give up, we always try our best."
    2/3 Multiage Student


  • Knights of Columbus weekly Monday Night BINGO at 7:00PM!


Kindergarten Supply List

My name is Mike Preston and I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express my excitement about working with your child or children during the academic year.

I am a graduate of the State University of New York at Potsdam where I received my Master of Science in Education in the Literacy Specialist program, and a NCATE accredited Bachelor of Arts in Childhood Education (grades 16) with a specialization in History. I hold professional certification in Childhood Education and Literacy and am a New York State certified coach with 6 years experience at the varsity level. I have lectured to graduate students on the use of technology in the classroom and future direction of technology in the classroom and converted schools to GOOGLE Chrome and to Office 365.

I am an alumnus of St. Mary's School in Canton where I completed grades Kindergarten through Sixth. Currently I reside in the North Country with my three dogs Sid, Bella, and Dug, and my one cat Paul.

Please know that if you ever have any comments, questions or concerns, I am available for phone calls and meetings each day before and after school. To schedule a meeting, or to discuss any questions or concerns you may have, please feel free to contact me via email anytime at: 

I am excited about working with your child or children and sharing my passion for education. I welcome questions or comments and am looking forward to a wonderful academic year!

Contact SMS

(315) 386-3572

2 Powers Street
Canton, NY 13617