Grades 6-8

Our Program Meets the Developmental Needs of 11-14 Year Olds

Active Participation in Family, School, and Community

Community service projects
School “Faith Families”
Buddy Classes
Student Council

Confident Interaction with Adults and Peers

Public speaking
Mass lector and altar server program
Eighth grade Confirmation preparation program

Structure and Clear Limits

Clearly-stated behavioral expectations
Consistent follow-up and accountability
Safe, supportive environment to enter adolescence
School Guidance Counselor

Competence and Achievement

Balanced curriculum: spiritual, academic, social & physical education
High expectations for all students
Accelerated Reader supplemental differentiated reading program
Differentiated math classes
Beyond Technology Education integration program
Resource teacher to support upper grade instructional programs

Self-Definition, Morality, and Values

Judeo-Christian values
Caring parish environment
School Masses
8th Grade Confirmation preparation

Creative Expression

Participation in speech tournaments
Arts Program: music, drama, dance
Rhythm and Moves PE program
Art integration