Why Choose IHM?

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What We Offer

  • A welcoming, family-focused school and church community
  • Excellence in academics and spirituality in the classroom, from pre-school to eighth grade
  • Enriching extra-curricular activities including organized sports, art, scouting, Student Leadership Council, peer mentoring, safety patrol, ski club, math club, Science Olympiad, and Youth Ministry
  • Accelerated classes, tutoring, Family/Child Therapist on staff
  • Daily prayer, weekly Mass, Divine Mercy Club, Youth Eucharistic Adoration
  • Sacramental preparation and Christian service projects
  • Exceptional extras such as a full library, computer and science labs, vocal music and band courses, and Spanish instruction
  • Before- and after-school childcare, nutritious hot lunch program

 

Profile of an Immaculate Heart of Mary Graduate

Graduates of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, supported by their parents, teachers, and friends, will strive to become models of their faith, excel academically, bolster the community, and foster an exemplary character. In doing so, to the best of their abilities they will:

FAITH

  • Exhibit a knowledge and understanding of their Catholic faith and develop the ability to articulate and defend the Church’s origin, mission, and structure.
  • Strive for a deepened sense of spirituality and a rightly-formed conscience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the life of Christ, the role of Mary in the Church, and the central role of God in human life.
  • Communicate with God using various methods of prayer in their daily lives so as to deepen their spiritual selves.
  • Regularly attend Mass and participate in the sacraments.

ACADEMIC

  • Express themselves clearly in speaking and writing.
  • Think creatively and independently.
  • Love reading and learning and remain intellectually curious.
  • Master all content areas and be well-prepared for high school.
  • Realize their maximum potential and excel academically according to their individual ability level.
  • Develop multiple interests as a well-rounded student.
  • Integrate technology into their daily lives.
  • Master organizational skills and decrease test anxiety.
  • Express themselves artistically.

COMMUNITY

  • Promote community spirit, service, pride, and patriotism.
  • Think globally.
  • Appreciate diversity and individual differences.
  • Practice stewardship.
  • Exhibit an awareness and empathy for the less fortunate and perform acts of charity.
  • Care about and respect the created universe, life, and the natural environment.

CHARACTER

  • Be respectful of others and take pride in their personal appearance, family, and school.
  • Take responsibility for their words and actions, accepting consequences without blaming others.
  • Develop leadership skills in order to become confident, independent, positive role models and agents of positive change, standing up to peer pressure.
  • Exhibit integrity, honesty, and confidence.
  • Maintain a sense of self-worth and a positive attitude in their personal lives.
  • Appreciate their bodies and remain physically fit.
  • Act with dignity, kindness, consideration, and truthfulness.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities and exhibit good sportsmanship and teamwork.
  • Develop basic life skills, social etiquette, and the ability to adapt to social change.
  • Appreciate their families and extended school family and become involved alumni.