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Mount St. Mary Catholic High School is proud to announce that James Ward has been named the Head Coach of the Rocket Volleyball Program.

Ward has served as Assistant Volleyball Coach at MSM for two years. Before MSM, he served as the Head Coach at Oklahoma Bible Academy for nine years, the Head Coach at Enid High School for 12 years and has coached a total of 14 trips to the OSSAA State Volleyball Tournament. Ward served as the Oklahoma Volleyball Coaches Association Vice President for eight years, sat on the OCA Allstate Selection Committee for 10 years, the state tournament all tournament teams selections committee for eight years and the OSSAA Advisory Board for Volleyball for six years.

Ward is a 1985 graduate of Mount St. Mary Catholic High School. He is married to Marci Ward and has three sons, Jaxyn, Jadyn and Gabe who will be future Rockets!

Most recent Head Coach, Mary Jekel will remain on staff as Assistant Coach to James Ward and plans to spend more time with loved ones.

"We appreciate absolutely everything Mary Jekel has done for the MSM Volleyball Program. We are impressed with the job Coach Ward has done in recent years. James has an impressive background in high school volleyball and we are excited for him to lead the future of our program," said MSM Athletic Director, Chris Crosbie.

The MSM Music Department went on their "Winter Tour" yesterday to Bishop John Carrol and Rosary School!

The tour was an opportunity to perform a Christmas concert for schools within the Archdiocese of Oklahoma city! MSM Music will take an additional tour in the spring to All Saints and St Charles!

Thank you, MSM Music Department, for spreading the beauty of music to our middle school friends!


Congratulations to our November Mercy Students of the Month, Christian Yabut and Jayden Lazari! Mercy Students are selected by their peers for exemplifying the Mercy Values set forth by Mount St. Mary Catholic High School and our founders, Sisters of Mercy!

Rocket Pride!

Congratulations to TWO of our Rocket Football players on being named for district honors, voted on by the district coaches:

Tanner Wade: Class 3A-District 1 Offensive Player of the Year
Aaron Jeffreys: 3A-District 1 Wide Receiver of the Year

Rocket Pride!!

Join MSM Robotics for GAME NIGHT this Friday at MSM!

There will be a variety of games, competitions and prizes! All are welcome!

The entry fee for the evening is $5.00.

See your Friday for some FUN!

Rocket Pride!

Congratulations to Rocket senior volleyball player, Carmen Kinsey, on signing a letter of intent to play volleyball for Tarleton State University!

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Join MSM Principal, Mrs. DeNegri for "Meet the Principal Coffee" on December 14 at 9:00 am in the MSM Mercy Meeting Room!

This informational, casual setting is open to anyone who would like to learn more about the mission, vision and admissions options of Mount St. Mary Catholic High School. We hope you will join us!

Questions? Contact Diane Wilson at today!

Join the MSM National Honor Society in adopting a child (or two or three) from Lee Elementary! Our Lee Angel Tree has the names of 134 third and fourth graders who need us this Season! The following items are required in a gift-wrapped bag or box:

Pair of Gloves / Pair of Socks / Toy / Books / Hat

Please bring all wrapped and tagged gifts to the Main Office by Tuesday, December 12th!

Questions? Contact Talita DeNegri or Leroy Cantrell at 631-8865.

On November 28, 2017 MSM Principal, Mrs. DeNegri, along with four of her Rocket students, spoke to the Rotary of Oklahoma City.

Mrs. DeNegri spoke about the history, current state and future of Mount St. Mary Catholic High School.

Thank you to the Rotary of OKC for the chance to speak to community leaders about our great school!

Rocket Pride!

Pictured Below:

Theresa Moisant, '67; Sarah Evans, MSM Senior; Erica Browne, MSM Senior; Colton Marschik, MSM Senior; Vishesh Dabhi, MSM Senior; Talita DeNegri, '81, MSM Principal; Tisha Tate, Member of OKC Rotary; and Dennis Rishard, '77.

Rocket Basketball season is HERE! Join us for the kick-off of freshmen basketball season today at Tecumseh High School!

The games at Tecumseh tonight have been changed.

The freshmen girls will play at 5:00, followed by the boys around 6:15. Join us this Friday at home to kick-off JV/Varsity season!

Rocket Basketball This Week:

Monday - the freshman girls and boys travel to Tecumseh - girls at 5:00 / boys to follow

Tuesday - the home game vs. Bethany has been MOVED to January 27

Thursday - the freshman girls and boys are at home vs. McLoud - girls at 5:30 / boys to follow

Friday - Tecumseh comes to MSM for our home opener - JV Girls at 4:00 / followed by the JV Boys with the Varsity Girls at 6:30 / followed by the Varsity Boys

Saturday - MSM will travel to OCS in Edmond, Freshman Boys will play at 4:00 / JV Boys at 5:15 / Varsity Girls at 6:30 / Varsity Boys at 8:00

Come out and support our Rocket basketball teams!


Help us congratulate Ethan O'Connor and Teresa Sorrels for both being selected as the two overall semi-finalists for the prestigious InvestEd project for the Central region! This is a project where students invest in the stock market and then write a report about their experience. Great Job!

Rocket Pride!!

Congratulations to MSM senior golfer, Mikaela Rindermann on signing her national letter of intent with Southwestern Oklahoma State University for Golf!

Rocket Pride!

Rocket Robotics had a successful first competition of the season!

MSM teams, 3638 Atomic Shock and 4266 Makin' Stuff Move teamed up make the finals at the Gordon Cooper Qualifying tournament! The Rockettes won the Connect Award. Team 3638 qualified for the Oklahoma State tournament in February.

Next up for all three teams: the Arkansas Regional Championship in December!

Way to go, Rocket Robotics! Rocket Pride!

A BIG Rocket congratulations to MSM student Alex Bohn for winning the Chess State Grade Level Championship this past weekend! Alex finished with a perfect score of 5 wins and 0 loses.

Way to go, Alex!

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Mark your calendars for the 2017 MSM Winter Holiday Concert! This is the concert that everyone has left raving about in the past years.. don't miss out on this beautiful evening! The performing ensembles will include: Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, String Ensemble, Mixed Choir, Treble Choir, and newly-minted TBB (Men's) Choir. We hope to see you there!

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MSM is pleased to announce that TWO of our Rocket students, J. Michael Bond and Kate McConnell, passed a rigorous state exam on U.S. government and politics and have qualified as two of the eleven finalists statewide for the prestigious United States Senate Youth Program!

The final competition consists of a written essay and personal interview with a committee at the Oklahoma State Department of Education. J. Michael and Kate have a chance of each being selected as one of the two delegates to represent Oklahoma for an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC. If chosen, J. Michael and Kate will also receive a $5,000 scholarship from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

Way to go, J. Michael and Kate! Rocket Pride!

You can now choose MSM as your designated charity on your Amazon account. Just click the link below to get setup!

The holidays are approaching and everyone will be busy shopping for gifts, decorations, and more. When shopping on Amazon, shop at, and Mount St. Mary Catholic High School can increase its AmazonSmile donations.

AmazonSmile program details:

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at and Amazon donates to Mount St. Mary Catholic High School.

Thank you for supporting MSM! Rocket Pride!

  • Congratulations to the MSM Art students who recently had work accepted into the OCU Visual Art juried STATE Competition! It is a huge honor for our school to be represented in this exhibit! Olivia Simmons was awarded one of the few, TOP awards for her art works submitted. Please Help congratulate Olivia on her $3000 Scholarship award that is renewable for four years, for a total of $12,000!

    • Colton Cox- "The Process" in Charcoal
    • Sophia Shepard- "Self Portrait" in Ink and "Windy Portrait" in Ink
    • Calliope Staudt- "Don't Stare" in marker and colored pencil
    • Ray Matsumoto- "Inspired" and "Spooked" in water color and prisma color
    • Olivia Simmons- "Train of Tasks" in watercolor and ink
    • Samuel Imose- "The Obvious May be the Difference" in charcoal

MSM Robotics will host the FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament for the third year in a row this Satruday, November 4, 2017.

Stop by and join the MSM family for the fun! The best time to see the action is after lunch. See the schedule below for details!

FLL is students in grades 4-8 while FLL Jr is students in grades K-3.

We hope to see you on campus this Saturday!

Rocket Pride!

The Rocket One-Act Drama Team is the 5A state runner-up in One Act AND the STATE CHAMPION for One Act Technical Theatre!

Andrew Kent and James Dudeck were named All State Actors!

Way to go Rocket actors! Rocket Pride!!

Join us for the Rocket fun this Friday night, November 3!

Help us honor our fall sports seniors and meet the Rocket Girls Basketball Team!

Questions? Contact Diane Wilson at today!


Congratulations to the Class 3A Boys Cross Country STATE CHAMPION Team, our very own MSM Rockets!

The MSM boys team had five runners finish in the top 11!

The girls team had an amazing sixth place finish!

What a way to finish the season, Rockets!

Click here to read an article by The Oklahoman on our big win and our new Head Coach, Frezer Legesse!

Rocket Pride!

Support Rocket Cross Couuntry this Saturdat at the OSSAA State Cross Country Meet!

Cross Country State is at Gordon Copper Vo Tech in Shawnee.

MSM Girls run at 9:30 am

MSM Boys run at 10:15 am

Rocket Pride! TAKE STATE!

Join our awesome MSM Boosters for a tailgate before the Rocket football game this Thursday, October 19!

The tailgate will be held at the MSM (on the plaza area by the MSM football field). The Boosters will have FREE burgers, dogs, chips, and drinks between 5:15 - 6:30 before we travel to Capitol Hill for the game!

Our Rockets kick-off at Capitol Hill at 7:00 pm!


Congratulations to Rocket Volleyball on finishing the OSSAA State Volleyball Tournament as the 2017 Class 5A State Runner-Up!

Rocket Volleyball had an incredible season this year, finishing regular season with a 29-9 record. Several of those wins include top ranked schools, even top ranked Class 6A schools!

In the last five years the MSM Volleyball Program has finished with two State Championships and two State Runner-Up titles!

In the state finals match, the Rockets fought hard for 5 sets eventually falling to Victory Christian School in the 5th by two points.

The scores were:

Set 1: 23-25 L

Set 2: 25-11 W

Set 3: 25-18 W

Set 4: 21-25 L

Set 5: 16-18 W

Congratulations to Ashley Jekel and Carmen Kinsey on being named to the OSSAA Class 5A State Tournemnt All Tournament Team!

Rocket Pride!

Congratulations to Rocket Cross Country on a successful regional meet today! Our boys team finished REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!


Girls Team finished 4th
Gabby Sanderson 10th
Marion Sorrels 15th

Boys Team finished 1st
Christian Yabut 2nd
Bennett Barnett 3rd
Nick Parizek 5th
Jake Hunsucker 8th
Carsten Logan 9th
Chris Ooley 11th
Hunter Williams 14th

Rocket Pride!!

The University of Oklahoma representative Jessica Martinez-Brooks stopped by MSM yesterday to welcome two of our Rocket students to the Sooner family!

Congratulations to Rocket seniors Alicia Cornelius and Katie Dennehy on gaining early acceptance into The University of Oklahoma!

Rocket Pride! Boomer Sooner!

Congratulations to the MSM One-Act Play Team on claiming the runner-up spot at regionals and stamping their ticket to the OSSAA State Competition!

One-Act State is October 28 in Ada, Oklahoma.

Rocket Pride!!

Join the Rocket family for MSM Open House on October 29, 2017!

Stop by anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 pm for a tour or to get your questions answered! Our staff will be on hand and would love to meet you!

Rocket Pride!

Don't miss out on the Fall MSM One-Act Play!

The public performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 pm.

The contest date is Friday, October 6!

Rocket Pride!

Mount St. Mary Catholic High School
2801 S Shartel Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73109
(405) 631-8865
A Catholic Mercy School in Oklahoma City serving Grades 9-12
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