Ten Reasons Parents Love Holy Family
- A safe campus. The kids feel safe with teachers and staff . Parents also know that the property is being watched at all times.
- Catholic values. Father Dan challenges the parents and kids with his homilies. The kids are able to pray several times a day in class and Catholic values are taught through daily religion lessons. The kids also attend Mass twice a week.
- Great teachers. Not only are the teachers willing to help out students but they make the kids feel safe. They challenge the kids to do their best and are all around phenomenal!
- It feels like a family! Parents feel very welcome here at school and are easily able to get to know other kids in their child’s class as well as get to know other parents. Our families are wonderful!
- Small class sizes. The size of the classes don’t get above 26 kids!
- The “standard” is the minimum that is expected. Parents feel that their kids are challenged and that they are pushed to do the best they can do.
- Keep up with technology. Parents feel that the school is very up to date on technology. There are SmartBoards in all classrooms, a full computer lab, and several mini labs throughout the building.
- Great after school activities. Sports, scouts, choir, computer club and many more. Whether it is a championship team or a quiz bowl, there will be an after school activity that fits you.
- Communication between school and parents. Parents feel very informed whether it is through weekly email updates from school, emails from teachers, teacher web pages or the website in general. The school office is also easy to get in touch with and full of information.
- There are many ways to contribute to the school. Whether it is through volunteering at school once a week, volunteering for field day or other special events or through one of our many fundraisers, parents feel it is easy to get involved.
What qualities will my student have after attending Holy Family?
In the following areas, a Holy Family Catholic School graduate at the time of graduation will exhibit the following qualities, have been taught the following lessons, or will be exposed to the following in the areas below:
- Will establish clear academic goals for high school
- Will excel to the best of their ability in courses that challenge them
- Will be knowledgeable about other countries, and international matters
- Will have a clear understanding of their personal abilities and learning style
- Will be encouraged to develop a willingness and eagerness to serve anyone in need without prompting or reward
- Will lead a service project
- Will have completed an annual service project during each year of attendance
- Will be made aware of those in need locally, nationally, and internationally
- Will be taught through discipline and modeling good Christian character traits
- Will demonstrate respect for God, self and others
- Will have an appreciation and respect of the laws of our nation and freedoms of America
- Will be able to withstand peer pressure in bad situations
- Will have an understanding of the doctrine and sacraments of the Catholic faith
- Will learn to respect life from conception to grave
- Will encourage his/her family to attend worship services
- Will fully participate in Mass
- Will grow in their faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ
- Will be personally responsible for their journey of faith through study, journaling, Mass attendance, and prayer
- Will articulate and practice faith
- Will be a problem solver
- Will lead the school family groups
- Will be confident in speaking in front of groups
- Will respond to opportunities to lead in extracurricular activities
Health and Wellness:
- Will learn about the importance of exercise and healthy eating and lifestyle
- Will be given the tools and resources to lead a healthy lifestyle
- Will learn coping strategies for dealing with emotional wellness
- Will understand the harmful effects of and reject the use of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol
- Will be taught to respect their God-given human sexuality within a Christian context
- Will be prepared to handle a schedule, prioritize and have good time management giving them the ability to balance academic and social life.