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Ohio Academy of Science Award for STEM Education
  • Everything in our family handbook stems from our school's basic beliefs about Catholic education.
     
    The Purpose of Catholic Education
    • We believe that the purpose of Catholic education is a commitment to nurture the spiritual, academic, and social growth of students in an atmosphere that embraces our Catholic values so that they may become contributing members of society
     
    Student Learning and Achievement
    • We believe student learning and achievement is the result of a challenging yet supportive learning environment, instruction thataddresses a variety of learning styles, and the expectation that all students can succeed
     
    Instruction
    • We believe instruction should include a variety of techniques in order to meet the needs of each student.Instruction should motivate, encourage, and empower students with the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill their potential
     
    Role of Curriculum
    • We believe the role of curriculum is to serve as a guide to facilitate instruction, to provide a framework for continued growth in knowledge from year to year while incorporating Catholic values and reinforcing good citizenship
     
    Assessment
    • We believe assessment is to be varied in utilizing both formal and informal methodologies that address a variety of modalities to accommodate differing learning styles
     
    Continuous Improvement
    • We believe continuous improvement occurs through collaboration, purposeful evaluation, commitment to professional growth and development, and continuing, life-long learning
     
    Leadership for Continuous Improvement
    • We believe that leadership for continuous improvement must be a partnership between administration and staff in serious commitment to collaboration, assessment of needs, and the establishment and working toward the attainment of goals, both personal and school-wide
     
    Community Building in the School
    • We believe students, parents, faculty and staff, work together to create a loving community where students are empowered to reach their potential, and in which each individual is valued and welcomed, and the Gospel message is evident
     
    Christian Service
    • We believe that Christ calls us to serve others.Christian service is living the Gospel in real and concrete terms.Such service is to be fostered and encouraged continually
     
     
    Faith Formation
    • We believe that faith formation begins within the family and is enriched and supported by the climate and culture of the Catholic school as it seeks to reflect God’s love and goodness