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Student Learning Expectations

School-wide learning expectations

At St. Mary’s We Believe A Saint Mary’s School Student...
Is a Faithful Christian Who: Demonstrates a welcoming spirit, sense of spirituality and desire for spiritual growth. Demonstrates compassion and has the integrity to lead and follow by example. Demonstrates a strong foundation in their religious tradition and appreciates their Catholic education.

Has a Strong Commitment to Learning: By striving for academic excellence, through the use of technology and other educational strategies. By truly valuing and taking responsibility for their academic growth and exhibiting self-confidence. By applying critical thinking skills to solve problems creatively

Is a Good Citizen Who: Respects self and God’s Creation. Makes responsible decisions based on Christian values and takes ownership of their actions. Demonstrates tolerance and empathy for all. Recognizes and contributes to the needs of others, locally and globally.

For me, success means respecting people, trusting God and believing in yourself.
St. Mary’s School taught me to appreciate the value of my family
and to recognize the value of my community
…and I learned to keep my shirt tucked in!
-Erik Helgeson
St. Mary’s class of 1982
National Accounts Sales Manager, Pioneer Title Co.
Boise State Bronco Hall of Fame football player