Portrait of a St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School Graduate
Discipleship - The hallmark of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School is its commitment to the Catholic faith and strengthening that faith in our students and teachers.
- Possess knowledge and understanding of Catholic teachings and gospel values as well as their implications for action in service to others.
- Understand the origin, mission, and structure of the Church.
- Recognize and engage in Catholic forms of personal and communal prayer and worship to deepen their spiritual lives.
- Understand and experience the sacraments as signs and sources of grace.
- Exhibit a Catholic Christian attitude through compassion and respect toward self, others, and God’s creation.
Academic Excellence - St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School is a Catholic school because it is committed to educational excellence infused with Catholic religious principles.
- Exhibit critical thinking skills and good study habits.
- Communicate with and listen effectively to younger students, peers, and adults.
- Demonstrate problem-solving both academically and personally.
- Possess time management skills to create a balance of academics and extracurricular activities.
- Utilize technology in the learning process.
- Speak effectively in public and articulate well through written and spoken words.
- Recognize and respect their own talents and those of others.
- Realize learning is a lifelong formation process and key to academic and professional success.
Stewardship and Family - students learn that each person is called to give back to God and His people by using the talents and gifts bestowed by God. St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School is dedicated to family involvement in the ongoing success of school achievement and activities, emulating relationships that honor Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the original Holy Family.
- Understand the principles of Catholic social and moral teachings, including securing justice for others, respecting the rights of others, upholding human dignity, and accepting ownership of their actions.
- Experience and build community in the classrooms, the school, the Parish and in society.
- Demonstrate cooperative, respectful, and supportive attitudes toward others through courtesy and outreach.
- Accepts and respects each member of the community while appreciating differences in academic ability, age, culture, economic status, gender, physical ability, race, religion and sexual orientation.
- Works ethically to balance individual rights and responsibilities with the rights of the community and the greater good.
- Follows rules established by the community, takes responsibility for personal actions, and accepts the outcomes of those actions.
- Uses individual strengths and talents in the service of others.
- Understand components of a healthy lifestyle.