Catholic doctrine and tradition, Bible study, Social Justice, preparation for the reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation, and Eucharist. Liturgical services for the school are held every Friday and on special Religious Holidays. Students also take part in the Diocesan program entitled; Think First, Stay Safe the Second Step Program and Project Wisdom.
Reading, English, Spelling, Vocabulary Composition, Creative Writing, Library Skills, and Appreciation of Literature.
Mathematic Skills, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra I. Students going into Grade 8 take the Algebra Competency Placement Test in June. In order to allow teachers to meet students' individual needs in mathematics instruction, students in Grades 6-8 are placed into math groups.
The 6th grade math teacher will place students into instructional math groups. Student math averages, ITBS (Iowa Test of Basic Skills) math stanine scores, and teacher recommendation based on observations of student skills, effort, and ability determine placement. All 6th grade math groups will complete the same curriculum. Each group may work at a different pace or be given different homework assignments or enrichment.
At the end of Grade 6, students will be placed into instructional math groups according to their score on a placement test, their final math average, and teacher recommendation based on observation of student skills, effort, and ability. Students will be placed in either Pre-Algebra OR Comprehensive Math.
Students in 7th Grade Pre-Algebra will be eligible to take the Algebra placement test if meeting standard criteria. Students not eligible to take 8th Grade Algebra according to the criteria outlined above will be placed in Pre-Algebra.
Age appropriate physical fitness programs
Spanish and Latin
Vocabulary common expressions, grammar, conversation and culture.
History, Geography, Economics, Maine State History and Current Events.
General Sciences and Laboratory Experiences in grades 3 and up.
Students in Grades 3 through 8 are expected to submit handwritten work in cursive using the Zaner Bloser handwriting method unless a student's Individual Service Plan indicates otherwise (ISP).
Music, Visual Arts, Crafts, Musical lnstruments and Choir
Word Processing, Data Base, Spread Sheets, Web Design, and Integration with Curricular Subjects.