Upon completion of high school, each Saint Francis student is expected to be:
I. A person of faith who imparts Christian values and promotes Holy Cross traditions by
- Demonstrating a basic understanding of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, and the essential doctrines and practices of the Catholic Church.
- Recognizing the primacy in Catholic moral and social teaching of the call to love and to develop a well-formed conscience.
- Serving the community particularly by reaching out to those most in need.
II. A conscientious learner who is dedicated to academic achievement and lifelong learning by
- Thinking critically, creatively and independently to solve problems and make decisions.
- Communicating articulately and effectively when speaking and writing.
- Reading and analyzing material in a variety of disciplines.
- Communicating in a second language.
- Demonstrating an appreciation for the arts.
- Using a variety of resources including technology to access information, analyze and solve problems and communicate ideas.
III. A well-rounded citizen who is committed to personal growth and social development by
- Demonstrating the knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship and an understanding of global responsibilities.
- Demonstrating critical interpersonal skills: speaking, listening, and working collaboratively.
- Becoming self-directed individuals, who are able to set goals to achieve and maintain physical and emotional well-being.
- Recognizing the importance of participating in a variety of extracurricular activities.
- Developing strength of character including the traits of integrity, compassion, respect and community.