Religion / Theology –
Classes and celebrations during which teachers and students strive to form an enlightened and caring Christian Community. Emphasis is placed on God’s plan for living, the traditions and teachings of the Catholic Church and the Biblical teachings that all Christian share. All Christian denominations and faith traditions are respected. Parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to enter fully into the religious formation process and the school’s many religious celebrations.
Language Arts –
(Phonics, Reading, English, Writing and Spelling)
Classes, presentations, projects and assignments to equip students will skills and confidence to master the English language. Lessons focus on reading, comprehending, communicating, listening and writing with skill and confidence so that they may thrive in higher education and in future careers.
Classes, presentations, projects and assignments preparing students to first be proficient performing basic calculations and computations and then to advance to higher, more complex forms of Math. Conscious efforts are made to prepare SPN students to apply Mathematics to daily life and eventually be successful taking high school courses and college pre-college examinations.
Science, Health and Nutrition –
Classes, presentations, projects, research, experiments and assignments opening up student’s minds to the workings of the physical world and the human body. Students are trained to observe, question and analyze sufficiently to stay in pace with rapid advancements in the sciences and evolving technologies. They also learn to understand and practice methods that promote fitness and good health.
(Including Geography, History and Civics)
Classes, presentations, projects and assignments giving students insight into various regions, societies and cultures throughout the earth. SPN students are made keenly aware of who and where they are in relation to various other peoples, places and times throughout human history.
The Arts –
(Including Visual Art, Singing, Dance, Drama and Expressive Writing) are abundant at St. Philip Neri. Students have ample opportunities to share their inner thoughts and emotions constructively. A holistic educational approach gives students chances to reinforce core course learning through movement, song, language acting, media, sculpture and much more. A St. Philip Neri education stimulates the soul as well as the intellect.