Mission

St. Bernardine of Siena School serves the families of St. Bernardine of Siena Parish. The school commits its personnel and resources to providing a well-rounded program to develop the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social skills of the students. The foundation of this educational program is centered in the teachings and example of Christ and the traditions of the Catholic faith. Students are prepared to be active participants in their faith and to serve the community in which they live.

SCHOOLWIDE  LEARNING  EXPECTATIONS

Each student at St. Bernardine of Siena School is in formation to become…

An Active, Christ-Centered Individual who:

  • Knows the teachings and follows the traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Makes moral decisions based on the teachings of Christ.
  • Practices an active faith life, both personal and communal.
  • Promotes peace and social justice issues.
  • Serves the needs of the local and global community.

A Responsible Member of Society who:

  • Respects self, other people and ideas.
  • Shows compassion and generosity to all.
  • Works cooperatively with others.
  • Practices the principles of good citizenship, both at a local and a global level.
  • Expresses tolerance and understanding of diverse cultures within society.

An Effective Communicator who:

  • Develops fluency and effective usage of spoken language.
  • Reads and writes with comprehension and accuracy.
  • Learns and utilizes appropriate technological skills for the 21st Century.
  • Cultivates leadership skills.

A Life-Long Learner who:

  • Builds a solid foundation in basic subjects upon which to expand knowledge.
  • Acquires the skills to become an independent and critical thinker.
  • Develops organizational skills so as to complete tasks and accomplish goals.
  • Expresses a passion and joy for learning and for experiencing life.

A Well-Rounded Person who:

  • Appreciates his/her talents and gifts and those of others.
  • Grows in knowledge and appreciation of the arts.
  • Develops good health practices and a respect of the sanctity of the human body.
  • Possesses a strong self-discipline and a positive self-image.
 

My thoughts about St. Bernardine’s
 

I love being with my friends. We have the best principal. She makes us laugh and lets us have special days. Our school is fun and we have lots of great activities and awesome classes. — A student