J.J. O'Neill and St. Patrick (E) Catholic Schools SIPSA-WB
School Improvement plan for student achievement and WELL-BEING 2016-2017
J.J. O'Neill Catholic School - Enrolment: 300 JK to Grade 8
J.J. O'Neill Catholic School is the only Catholic school in the town of Greater Napanee and boasts a mixture of rural and urban students, being served by nine school buses. There are 12 classrooms, 16 teachers (SERT, 2 FSL), two Early Childhood Educators and five Educational Assistants, a Library Resource Assistant, an Itinerant Arts Teacher and a Child and Youth Worker. Both administrators are entering their third year in their roles.
St. Patrick Catholic School (Erinsville) Enrolment: 24 JK to Grade 8
St. Patrick Catholic School is situated in Erinsville, 30 minutes north of Napanee. It is a small rural school, with an active parent community and two classroom teachers, an FSL teacher, and a part-time secretary. Mrs. Hackett serves as the school SERT, administrator, and Itinerant Arts Teacher. St. Patrick and J.J. O'Neill share a Child and Youth Worker and Library Resource Assistant. When administration is not present, St. Patrick Catholic School relies on a Senior Teacher whose leadership is essential to the smooth operation of the building.
St. Patrick Catholic School staff works in concert with staff from J.J. O'Neill Catholic School on collaborative inquiry and Board sponsored initiatives. The focus of both schools is to promote student learning through the lens of a growth mindset in all areas of the curriculum and well-being. J.J. O'Neill and St. Patrick Catholic Schools are part of Learning Network #1, led by Superintendent, David Giroux.
We believe in one another.
We will pray every day.
We have the power to Be Champions.
We will follow the path of Jesus.
We will connect with our Parishes.
We share with each other.
We know how we learn best.
We ask questions and spend time looking for answers.
We have high expectations for ourselves and each other.
We congratulate others on their achievements.
We care about each other.
We talk and listen to one another.
We care about our school.
We will be friends to those in need and make good choices.
Discipleship – Serve Well
As a community of learners, created in the image of God, we inspire and nurture strong communities of Catholic faith with all partners in Catholic education-home, school, parish and community.
Scholarship – Celebrate All
As a community of learners, created in the image of God, we inspire and nurture engaged communities of learning that promote high levels of student achievement, in a culture that supports the belief that all students can learn.
Stewardship – Bring Hope
As a community of learners, created in the image of God, we inspire and nurture compassionate communities of service that give witness to Catholic social teaching.
Theory of Action: If we model and share Catholic teachings then staff and students will grow in their faith and become creative and reflective thinkers.
Discipleship – School Priorities:
•Promoting Positive School Climate and Well Being through our mission statement and monthly virtues infusing "Faith in Action" in and throughout our school community.
Theory of Action: If we provide students with authentic opportunities to engage in inquiry, to revise, refine, collaborate and rethink their work based on individual needs, then student learning and engagement will improve.
Scholarship - School Priorities
Theory of Action: If we develop a community that models and teaches responsible and accountable practices, then our students will grow to respect the earth as God's sacred creation and act to contribute to the common good.
Stewardship - School Priorities
outreach to community and parish,
Discipleship – Monitoring Strategies
Scholarship – Monitoring Strategies
Stewardship - Monitoring Strategies