Saint Anthony Catholic School has endeavored to develop, in each of the students, characteristics and qualities that reflect the tradition and ideals of Catholic education. Each student has been provided with and, hopefully, generously responded to, the challenge to become a young person responsible for personal growth, intellectual maturity, spiritual awareness, and a commitment to the community while developing his/ her moral intelligence in accordance with the Church’s teachings about Jesus Christ and His Mission.
The Saint Anthony Catholic School graduate has matured as a person – emotionally, intellectually, physically, socially, religiously – to a level that reflects intentional responsibility for their personal growth; and is beginning to reach out, seeking opportunities to stretch their mind, imagination, feelings, and religious consciousness. They will be able to accept challenges, learn from success and failure, and find success through tenacity, commitment and accountability.
The Saint Anthony Catholic School graduate has directed energy toward the pursuit of knowledge; they not only exhibit competency in academic skills needed for further education, but also developed skills and understanding that go beyond the requirements for high school entrance; and they appreciate the need for intellectual integrity and self-motivation in their quest for justice and truth. They will be able to demonstrate the ability to think critically, act creatively, analyze and solve problems in a variety of disciplines, and apply these skills in everyday life.
The Saint Anthony Catholic School graduate has a basic knowledge of scripture and the major doctrines and practices of the Catholic Church. Through study, participation and prayer, they have examined their beliefs with a view to establishing an active relationship with a religious tradition and community.
Committed to the Community
The Saint Anthony Catholic School graduate has gained specific knowledge and awareness of the many needs of local and global communities; they are preparing for the day when they will take a place in these communities as a competent, responsible and concerned member; and they have begun to acquire the skills and motivation necessary to live as a person for others. They will begin to use their time and talents to work toward the further development of a better world.
The Saint Anthony Catholic School graduate are well on their way to establishing their identity; they are moving beyond self-interest and self-centeredness in their relationships with others; and they are beginning to disclose themselves while accepting the mystery of other persons and cherishing them. They will be able to demonstrate leadership skills that are rooted in moral intelligence of empathy, conscience, self-control, respect, kindness, tolerance and fairness.