Assumption School Manchester

Fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Category: Uncategorized

Mission Statement

Assumption School, an integral part of the diverse Roman Catholic family of Assumption, is dedicated to guiding and educating children, grades Pre-K through 8, in the Gospel message, nurturing a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. Through its warm and supportive environment, the Assumption School staff partners with parents to provide a strong academic program with an equally important emphasis on the spiritual and moral development of the students it serves from the greater Hartford area. Assumption School, through its commitment to cultivating a Catholic culture of community service and worship, embraces each person regardless of race, religion or social status.

Philosophy

Assumption School recognizes our three-fold task of message, community, and service.  We spread the Gospel message to live as Christ lived through word and deed, guiding each child to an appreciation of his/her special qualities as a child of God.  We strive to facilitate each child’s emotional, intellectual, social, physical, and spiritual development in the light of the teachings of Jesus.  Each child is helped to nurture a positive self-image and develop self-discipline in all areas of his/her education. The administration, faculty, and staff strive to provide a well-rounded education in the setting of a Catholic community.  Parents and students round out this community.  Teachers offer a challenging, quality academic program, teaching traditional basic skills with a contemporary approach and integrating Christian values into the learning process.  Students assume their responsibility to learn and develop to their fullest potential.

Teachers and students are called upon to be witnesses to Christ in the integration of religious truths and values in daily life and to incorporate the ideal of Christian service within and beyond our school community.  Teachers actively participate in the spiritual and academic growth of the school.  Students are provided an education intended to prepare them for time.

Purpose and Objectives

Foster growth in students’ faith in light of the Catechism on the Catholic Church and to make Christ the foundation of their lives.

Apply the Gospel teachings, traditions, and rites of the Catholic Church as a motivational force in students’ daily lives.

Meet the individual spiritual and emotional needs of our students. i.e. self-worth, self-respect and responsibility.

Encourage students to find their own being (who they become and how they live) by finding value in challenges, accepting responsibility for their actions and treasuring God’s gift of life.

Provide challenging academic programs that encourage students to strive to reach their full intellectual potential.

Embrace today’s technological advances and to adapt these to our teaching methods.

Enhance student’s ability to think critically (with reason, memory and imagination) through innovative academic programs and assist students with individual needs so they can reach their full potential.

Empower students to become interested, informed and active members of today’s global society.

Promote sensitivity and respect for different cultures by creating an awareness in the students of the cultural differences among our own school and community populations, as well as the diversity in the global society.

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