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Goals

The faculty and staff of St. Patrick Catholic School, in partnership with the families of St. Patrick Catholic School and the community of St. Patrick Parish will:

- Teach the Catholic faith and traditions as a way to live each day.

- Engage parents as primary educators to lay a spiritual, moral and educational foundation for their children.

- Provide a curriculum that instills competence in all core academic subjects, that allows development of higher level thinking skills, and that challenges each student to develop intellectual powers to their greatest potential.

- Guide students in developing good study habits.

- Develop a proficiency in the use of essential communication skills and technology and incorporate technology usage within the broader curriculum.

- Provide an environment that supports 21st century learning.

- Provide classes in health, physical education and guidance to nurture respect for our bodies and good health habits.

- Encourage creativity and an appreciation of the fine arts by including courses and extracurricular activities in art, drama and music.

- Cultivate respect for life and all living things and provide opportunities in community service.

- Develop an understanding of the privileges and the responsibilities of citizenship.

- Stress the importance of accountability and responsibility for one’s actions within the school community and beyond.

- Offer opportunities for extracurricular activities to learn to compete in wholesome ways and to recognize the value of teamwork.