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Mission Statement

The mission of St. John Fisher School, a Catholic Community, is to partner with the family in educating and developing the whole child.

 

Philosophy

In the spirit of its Mission Statement, St. John Fisher School will: 

  • foster a Catholic community in which worship, Holy Mass, prayer and service is a natural response to our faith that will prepare each child to take a Christ-like role in society.

  • plan and provide quality, student-centered, academic environment that encourages each child to develop as a lifelong learner.

  • partner with the family, the primary educators of their children, to develop skills in preparation for life.

  • promote a sense of personal integrity, responsibility, and independence that further develops each child’s God-given talents.

 

Schoolwide Learning Expectations

 

As a St. John Fisher student, I am an active Christian because:

  • I continue to explore and nurture my personal relationship with God and his son Jesus Christ.
  • I live the values of Christ through prayer, action and service.
  • I learn the teachings and practices of the Catholic faith.
  • I participate in my school and parish communities.

 

As a St. John Fisher student, I am an engaged learner because:

  • I possess a solid foundation in all academic subjects and develop an appreciation for the arts.
  • I exhibit organization, responsibility and effort in all my work.
  • I think critically and solve problems independently.
  • I speak and write with purpose, clarity, and meaning to express thoughtful opinions.
  • I effectively use technology to learn and communicate with others.
  • I possess knowledge of my personal strengths and areas for growth.

 

As a St. John Fisher student, I am a responsible citizen in my school, local and global environments because:

  • I value and respect the difference among God’s people.
  • I resolve conflict peacefully by demonstrating self-control, cooperative and responsible behavior.
  • I am cognizant of local, national and global issues and positively contribute to my community.
  • I listen with respect while working with others.