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Fast Facts and Bell Times

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The patron saint of the school is known for being the Mother of Jesus. This school's name honours the prominent place of Mary in our Catholic faith. The school was founded in 1984 and has been located at its current site since September 1998.

Did you know that...

  • Breakfast Program: Our school and community recognize the value of a breakfast for proper growth, development and functioning of students. Students arriving without a proper morning meal are encouraged to take advantage of this breakfast program. It runs every Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 8:25 a.m. in the Culinary Foods room 126

School Statistics:


In 1998.
St. Mary Catholic Secondary School campus is located on the wooded property along Birchwood Trail in Cobourg about 120 km East of Toronto, in Central Ontario, Canada. St. Mary Catholic Secondary School has been part of the Cobourg community for over 20 years.

School Expansion & Upgrades

Additional wing of 12 classrooms 2005


1050 Birchwood Trail
Cobourg, ON, K9A 5S9

Phone: 905-372-4339
Fax: 905-373-4529


Mr. Jason Roberts

Vice Principal

Ms. Lisa Heitzner
Ms. Nicole Simpson

School Chaplain

Mrs. Cathy Mosole

Number of Students


Number of Staff


Number of Academic Departments


Class Duration

75 minutes

Number of Activities, Sports & Clubs


Feeder Schools

Notre Dame, Cobourg
St. Joseph, Cobourg
St. Anthony, Port Hope
St. Mary, Grafton
St. Mary, Campbellford

Bell Times

Each school day has the following schedule. Bells ring at the beginning and end of each period.

Warning Bell 8:20 A.M. - 8:25 A.M.
Period 1 8:30 A.M. - 9:45 A.M.
Period 2 9:50 A.M - 11:05 A.M.
Period 3  (Gr. 9 & 10) 11:10 A.M. - 12:25 P.M.
Lunch A (Gr. 11 &12) 11:05 P.M. - 11:45 A.M.
Lunch B ( Gr. 9 & 10) 12:25 P.M. - 1:05 P.M.
Period 4 (Gr. 11 & 12)  11:45 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 
Period 5 1:05 P.M. - 2:20 P.M.

Facility Rental

Community groups are welcome to use the St. Mary facilities for appropriate activities, as long as community use does not interfere with our regular school requirements. A user fee will apply to offset costs associated with the use of school property.

St. Mary has the following facilities available to rent:

  • Single gym
  • Double gym
  • Cafetorium
  • Classrooms
  • Meeting Room

To request a booking, contact the Board Outreach Coordinator or visit the Board's Facilities Rental page to submit your request online.