Home >
Discover IHS > Mission Statement
Immaculate High School
page tools :

Immaculate's Mission Statement


In the Roman Catholic tradition, Immaculate High School fosters the development of the whole student by nurturing individual moral, intellectual, physical and social growth through an academically rigorous college preparatory curriculum that encourages respect, responsibility, reverence, creativity and leadership.

  1. Purpose and Objectives of the Immaculate School Mission Statement

>To promote the value of living the Christian way of life according to our Catholic faith, we strive for an increased growth in knowledge, commitment and awareness of each student’s spiritual life through:

Daily Mass for students, staff and parents

Special liturgical celebrations and prayer services

Inclusion and participation in local Parish events and ministries

Participation in the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist

Accelerated Religious Education programs

Daily Evangelical Chaplain services for meditation, prayer services, and spiritual guidance

Gospel values and our school commitment to instill respect, responsibility and reverence

>To establish a collaborative, energetic learning environment in which all students engage respectfully with one another with the intent of expanding their world view and global responsibility through:

Course disciplines that identify cultural diversity and belief systems

Daily intercultural understanding, compassion, empathy and respect in our school community and beyond

Expanded world language and extra-curricular programs

Educational dialogue and insight about global mindsets

A deeper understanding of current world issues and problem-solving exercises

>To provide a firm foundation for academic growth in order to prepare our students to meet the challenges of an ever changing world, we expect the students to have mastered to the best of their abilities, the rigorous academic curriculum set forth by the Diocese of Bridgeport and the CT state standards appropriated for each grade level. In order to achieve this we offer:

Programs in all course disciplines that follow the Diocesan, national and state guidelines to fulfill prescribed scope and sequence

Curriculum and instruction that promotes higher order critical thinking and problem solving

Tutorial, resource and psychological services through the a qualified counseling staff and social worker

Academic enrichment opportunities for all students

Projects and assignments that develop study skills and an intrinsic curiosity as they reinforce classroom experiences

Instructional materials that enhance differentiated learning opportunities

Field trips and campus programs to stimulate developing minds

Student projects to encourage creativity

>To create an atmosphere in which higher critical thinking, problem solving, creativity is encouraged, intellectual inquiry is fostered, and proper physical development is supported, we encourage participation in a variety of academic and physical activities such as:

Extra-curricular programs that develop an understanding of other societies and customs

Science and engineering programs that encourage inquiry and hands-on participation

School concerts, jazz sessions, coffee house events, and theater productions

Instrumental and vocal music instruction

Drama, speech art and debate competitions

Student art displays and annual Juried Art Show

Weekly Health and PE classes

Extensive competitive athletic programs

Participation and membership in state and national organizations

>To teach the balance between one’s freedom and responsibility, we foster safety, moral and social values that become strengthened through our educational program by:

Practicing our school philosophy

Participating in the drug education programs

Instructing health/peer awareness programs

Campus Ministry programs

Community Service programs

Safe School Environment student and staff programs

Safe School Environment Committee - local officials and school staff

VIRTUS Program

Lock-down and fire drill practices

Educating safety awareness through:

Arrival and Dismissal safety - bus and car procedures

Basic Safety and Health programs

Sports field safety instruction/practices

Classroom and corridor safety instruction/practices

Lunchroom safety instruction/practices

CPR, First Aid and FEMA Emergency training of staff members

>To cultivate an awareness of community and world, we minister to others through seasonal and ongoing service projects such as:

Food and clothing drives

St. Catherine’s Diocesan Special Needs School

Knights of Columbus, Danbury

Danbury Rotary Club

Danbury and Bridgeport Catholic Charities Programs

American Military Service Programs

International Mission Programs

Ann’s Place

Morning Glory Program

Midnight Run Program

American Cancer Society, Relay for Life Program

Scholarship Fundraisers for Immaculate High School Students

 

© IHS    73 Southern Blvd    Danbury, CT 06810    Tel (203) 744 1510    FAX (203) 744 1275    contact us

ConnectFacebookTwitterLinkedinYouTube NEAS&C Diocese of Bridgeport
email page print page small type large type
powered by finalsite