• St. Mary-Basha Catholic School believes in providing  an excellent and integrated academic program, which focuses on the development of the whole child, including the student's body, mind and spirit in a Catholic School environment that is structured and disciplined.
     
    Mission Statement:
    St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to preparing the student for a life that will positively impact the community through principles rooted in the Gospel and in the teachings of the Catholic Church. 
     
    Philosophy:
    St. Mary-Basha Catholic School is dedicated to the education of the whole child as a Catholic and as a citizen. With the mutual cooperation of the home, Church, school, and community, we provide an atmosphere in which each student is given the opportunity to develop his/her unique gifts in order to build a life based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 
     
    Student Learning Expectations: 
    It is expected that St. Mary-Basha Catholic School students will become;
     
    ACTIVE CATHOLICS WHO:
    • have knowledge of Sacred Scripture and Church teachings
    • express belief through prayer, sacraments, and liturgy
    • have knowledge and ability to make good moral choices
    • demonstrate stewardship in Church, family, and community
    RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS WHO:
    • respect Church and civil authority 
    • know the foundation and laws of our nation
    • understand consequences of action and impact on society
    • contribute to the betterment of society
    ACTIVE LEARNERS WHO:
    • demonstrate mastery of basic life skills in reading, writing, and math
    • apply critical thinking skills to identify, analyze, and solve problems
    • are cooperative and can follow directions
    • set group goals and participate in achieving them
    • recognize unique gifts of oneself and others
    • work together to reach a consensus
    • use multiple sources of references and tools for learning in a technological society
    • develop an appreciation of and participate in Physical Education, Music, and Art 
    EFFICIENT COMMUNICATORS WHO:
    • effectively apply Discipline with Purpose Skills
    • communicate effectively through the arts
    • communicate effectively through technology
    • communicate ideas in a variety of mediums, including reading, writing, and speaking