About Martensdale Junior/Senior High School
Welcome to Martensdale-St. Marys Junior/Senior High School!
There is something special about being a Blue Devil. First and foremost, being a Blue Devil means you are part of a true family community. We care about and look out for one another, regardless of title or tenure. You’ll see this in every classroom, the cafeteria, on playing fields and courts, and every other corner of the school community.
Some quick facts about our students, staff, and programs at MStM:
- We boast a four-year graduation rate average of 98%
- All students in grades 7-12 are issued Chromebooks to enhance learning
- We have a dedicated and student-centered faculty and instructional support staff
- 100% of our teaching staff meets performance expectations
- 100% of our Career and Technical Education Concentrators meet proficiency standards
- Our facilities are second to none among Class 1A schools
- We embrace a progressive curriculum and employ innovative instruction to meet the needs of all students
- We enjoy success at all levels in all activities offered to students – sports and performing arts alike
- Beginning with the Class of 2023, all graduates will have completed a Zenith Learning Experience, a unique opportunity to explore post-secondary career interests tailored to the individual student.
There is so much more than what can be said on this web page – come see for yourself! We welcome visitors and provide tours by appointment. Come join the Blue Devil family!
Josh Moser, JR/SR High Principal
Heather Wilgenbusch, Administrative Assistant
Works in Progress Period: All students will be present for the Works In Progress Period from 8:20 – 8:45 A.M. Unless informed otherwise, students will report to their Advisory classroom for this time. Students have this opportunity to complete homework, visit teachers for assistance, participate in re-teaching or skill practice, receive student support services (special education, Student Success, Counseling, TAG), or engage in other approved activities. Cell phones are not allowed in classrooms during this time.
Learning Community: All students have been assigned an Advisor based on their grade level. During the Learning Community (previously called “Power Hour”), students will work with their Advisor on college and career readiness activities, team-building, weekly grade checks, and a variety of other supports. A primary focus of this time will be completion of activities tied to students’ Zenith Learning Experience projects. Cell phones are not allowed in classrooms during this time.