This Week's Events

 

Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year is ongoing. Please return your 2017-18 Intent to Return Form if you have not already done so.   

Monday, April 24, 2017
School Resumes
1:30 pm Chorus

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Secretary's Day
Gr. 4 Buddy/Guardian Angel Event
Noon-10:00 pm Menchies Fundraising Event
2:20 pm Art Club Gr. 5 & 6
Band

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8:30 am Mass
8:30-10:30 am Generation Celebration

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3:00 pm Bowling

May 2, 2017
NYS Math Exam Gr. 3-6

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NYS Math Exam Gr. 3-6
5:30 pm Teacher Recognition Dinner
7:00 pm Home School Meeting

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NYS Math Exam Gr. 3-6

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11:00 am Dismissal
Faculty Meeting

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4:00-7:00 pm Chiavetta's Chicken Dinner, Cash & Card Raffle
5:30-8:00 pm Annual Art Festival


Please continue to support our ongoing fundraisers: Card & Cash Raffle, Eyeglasses for Lions Club, Student Council Bottle/Can Collection, Ink Cartridge/Toner Recycle, Box Tops for Education, Pop Tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.  

Mission Statement & Values

Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls is a faith-building community of administrators, teachers, staff and families dedicated to providing a faith-based education, while fostering spirituality and academic excellence in a Christian community.

Our goal is excellence, academically, spiritually, athletically and socially. Every day we encourage our students to try a little harder than the day before, help their classmates and gain a greater awareness of the community outside the school.

          Faith -             "Trust in the Lord with all your heart."
          Knowledge -   "For wisdom will come into your heart."
          Service -          "I am among you as one who serves."
          Leadership -    "Whom shall I send?"
          Character -      "Seek first the kingdom of God."

          Our Common Goal:  We will create an exceptional learning experience.

Philosophy


We offer a solid foundation of academics and Christian values. We strive to educate the students in an atmosphere of love and respect. Outside of the home and family, the greatest positive influence on children is their school. Our school provides a unique and special environment for children during their formative and impressionable years. The educational environment emphasizes moral values and growth, both spiritually and intellectually. Students are guided in their development as individuals, encouraged to attain confidence to make decisions, assisted in acquiring a sense of responsibility for their society and helped to develop pride in their physical well being. The Catholic school is part of a larger believing community - all of who have the mission to assist the Church in proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ through excellence in educational programs and service to society. We believe that making a difference through Catholic education means working for the greater glory of God.

We believe it is our responsibility to assist families in the education and growth of their children academically, spiritually, emotionally, socially and physically. Our approach to education is to empower each child to make responsible and appropriate decisions, perform to the best of their ability in all endeavors, and gain the confidence and knowledge for success in the next stage of their education.

Teacher Basics


     Catholic Academy's Vision for a Great Educational Experience

            I will teach with a positive attitude and demonstrate a commitment to our school.
            I will manage my classroom and teach my students the prescribed curriculum.
            I recognize and hold myself accountable for delivering the Five Key Basics.

              FIVE KEY BASICS
Prayer  I pray daily and have Christ at the center of my thoughts
 I ensure my classroom is prayer centered
 I lead by example

Courtesy

 I project a positive image and energy
 I am courteous and respectful to everyone
 I demonstrate genuine concern for my students in my thoughts, words and actions

Classroom Management

 I create a daily routine
 I create an atmosphere of respect
 I use 3 key rules:
       Use inside voices 
       Wait your turn
       Raise your hand
 I teach procedures to my students

Instruction

 I have my students engaged and involved
 I use a variety of tools
 I will ensure student success
 I will differentiate so all students can learn
 I will assess my students frequently and creativity
Student Advocacy  I will ensure that students feel safe and valued
 I will have open lines of communication with my children's families
 I will model effective life skills; initiative, flexibility goal setting, leadership and productivity