Mission & Learning Outcomes

red_sealSAINT MARY’S COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL’S MISSION

As a Christ-­‐centered community striving to live the mission of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Saint Mary’s College High School is a Catholic school where diversity and inclusion are essential, and quality education of the whole person is our active ministry. With community support and faith grounded in love, we teach one another to pursue a life of virtue, scholarship, and service.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES (LEOs)

A Saint Mary’s College High School graduate…

Spiritual: Engages life consciously and acquires a Catholic and Lasallian worldview inspired by the Gospel, the teachings of the Catholic Church, and the mission of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.

Physical: Demonstrates respect for the truth and goodness of God’s universe.

Emphasis: Acquiring scientific knowledge and method.

Stewarding the environment.

Attending to health and fitness.

Participating in athletics and the arts.

Relating to the materials of artistic expression.

 Emotional: Responds positively to the creative potential of emotion.

Emphasis: Expressing oneself skillfully and authentically.

Coping with adversity.

Appreciating the blessings of success.

Developing empathy.

Setting goals and realizing hope.

 Intellectual: Is academically prepared for college; is curious about the world; and demonstrates disciplined, imaginative thinking.

Emphasis: Accessing and analyzing information.

Thinking critically, solving problems, and making informed decisions. Communicating effectively orally and in writing.

Transferring skills and knowledge to new situations.

Using technology effectively.

 Communal: Actively contributes to communities, ranging from local to global, based on the recognition that we are responsible for each other.

Emphasis: Advocating for the poor.

Seeking social justice.

Building community amid diversity.

Serving the community with respect and love.

 Integral: Becomes an independent, responsible, and reflective person.

Emphasis: Developing discernment and sound moral judgment.

Developing resiliency in the face of challenge.

Connecting academic disciplines.

Realizing one’s personal learning style