Educating the Whole Person
Where we focus …
keeping with our overall philosophy within the school and the
larger community, Catholic
High School focuses on the following areas:
To foster students’ relationships with God, leading them toward
their fulfillment in the Kingdom of
To develop students in the practices and doctrines of the
Catholic faith including opportunities and encouragement to
participate in Mass, Confession, worship, prayer, retreats and
To partner with parents in their children’s scholastic education
and faith formation.
To facilitate the students’ intellectual growth by providing a
college preparatory curriculum with proven educational value and
To discover and develop the God-given talents of students
through their participation in the performing and visual arts.
To improve the students’ physical and social development through
a strong program of interscholastic competition in a variety of
To enhance the educational endeavor with a well-developed
program of extra-curricular activities.
To encourage faith-filled leadership and responsibility through
active participation in community service.
Why a Catholic
Catholic schools make a unique contribution to today’s Church and
society by providing a God-centered education rooted in the Roman
Catholic tradition. The school, in cooperation and partnership
with parents/guardians and in the context of the Catholic
community/parish, strives to assist students to relate faith and
Gospel teachings to all aspects of human knowledge and faith.
High School strives to bring Christ to the people in the school
community – students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni – as
well as the wider community. The administration, faculty,
and staff are committed to the spiritual, intellectual, social,
affective, and physical development of our students.
view education in terms of message, community, worship, and
service. The students and faculty are inspired to appreciate the
Catholic faith in their lives, to understand community in a global
as well as local sense, to experience personal and communal
Sacraments and prayer, and to realize that service to others is
basic to the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. By these means,
students and faculty will grow in their understanding and
experience as disciples of Jesus.
High School serves the greater Huntsville
metropolitan area and draws students from diverse backgrounds,
giving the School a unique mix that reflects the rich variety of
contemporary America. The School fosters, by both word and
example, Christian values, which mirror the belief in the special
dignity given to each person by Jesus Christ.
The School is committed to responsible stewardship of God’s gifts
of talents and abilities for each student. We view academic
excellence as an achievable goal for all students as each learns
and grows according to his/her individual talents. We encourage
the participation of each student in a well-developed program of
athletics and extra-curricular activities, which complements our
educational endeavor. The School is committed to the
progressive fostering of self-discipline and independence while
providing an environment in which all students can learn to become
educated, contributing citizens of the world. Ongoing evaluation
of our program and progress helps to ensure that we are properly
responding to the genuine needs of our students.
encourage, challenge, and support each student to learn
enthusiastically, to lead honorably, and to live responsibly in