Catholic Schools Week 2018

Ss. Joachim and Anne School

STREAMing Forward with Values and Technology

Ss. Joachim and Anne School was established in 1924 in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. It fosters intellectual and technological development in an environment of love, justice and peace.

This fall, each student from kindergarten through grade eight will have access to the school’s premier STREAM (science, technology, religion, engineering, math) lab. Made possible through an Embassy Grant, the lab will feature electric wiring beneath a granite tile floor, Chromebooks, a flat-screen TV, Smart Walls, science equipment, software, cooperative learning tables and many other technological resources.

Additional offerings include Pre-Kindergarten for All, Samsung tablets (grades seven and eight), Apple iPads (first and second grades), Regents classes for grade eight, SMART Boards, Title I, SETTS, ELL, Speech, Spanish (grades four to eight), Renowned Gospel Choir and before and after school. Scholarships are available.

Ss. Joachim and Anne incorporates the Catholic Common Core initiative, 21st-century learning through rigor, relevance, creativity and intensity. The school thrives on the following core values:

Goodness: A commitment to demonstrate the goodness of God by action. And a commitment to value life as an ongoing spiritual journey of a strong relationship with God and others.

Faith: A commitment to excellence in every spiritual and academic endeavor, and to a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

Excellence: A commitment to embrace the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to encourage a personal relationship with God the Father and a belief that the Holy Spirit inspires all.

Integrity: A commitment to honor the sacredness and dignity of each person, anda commitment to match actions to words.

Community: A commitment to build a diverse, collaborative, student-centered community that learns service, work and grows together.

Service: A commitment to serving the less fortunate and underprivileged in society, uplifting the person’s quality of life and building Christian community.

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