Welcome to Good Shepherd Catholic School - Shepherding in the Light of Christ
Enrollment for the 2013-14 school year began on 1-27-13
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Good Shepherd Catholic School is accredited by the National Federation of Non-Public School State Accrediting Association (an association recognized by and in good standing with the state of Missouri).
A Catholic community dedicated to academic excellence and lifelong discipleship in Christ!
Good Shepherd Catholic School is a Catholic community, enriched by faith and tradition. Good Shepherd Catholic School welcomes and respects children of all faiths.
Catholic identity reflected
Faith development for all age levels
Christ-centered sacramental programs
Daily shared prayer for students, faculty and parents
All full-time faculty have religious certification
Faculty prayer day
Welcome students and families of all faiths
Sacrament of Reconciliation celebrated several times during the school year
Participation in monthly First Friday Adoration, prayer services and liturgies
Educators and parents collaborating to provide students with opportunities to develop their gifts and talents for intellectual, moral, social, and physical development.
Committed Home and School Association
Dedicated volunteers for school activities and fundraisers
Student/Parish CAC sports
Student/Parish Scouting organizations
Family Advent Evening
Hot lunches prepared onsite
Continuous communication between faculty and parents through Thursday folder, e-mail, phone and meetings
Parent/Parishioner Education Commission
Oasis volunteers at the primary level
Archdiocesan Parent Coalition meetings for Grades K, 3 and 6
Extended care service for families
Safe Touch Program Grades K-8
A dedicated and competent faculty develops the school’s curriculum to address the differentiated learning needs of the students.
Extended calendar school year
Favorable student-teacher ratio
Faculty attend professional growth activities
Junior Achievement Program
Innovative PE and Health program
Integrated computer program
Computer lab available for teacher/student use four days a week
Onsite Conservation garden/Frontier program
Students are encouraged to grow to their potential using their gifts and talents to serve others and to meet the challenges of a changing world.
Phonics and literature-based reading
Broad range of social studies and science
Caught Being Christian program rewards excellence in behavior
Students participate in art and writing contests
Class field trips
Regional academic competitions
Spelling and Geography Bees
Students with IEP’s given accommodations
International Day presentation with guest speaker
Red Ribbon Leadership training for grades 5-8
Bellarmine Speech League
SMART Boards in Grades 5-8
All full-time faculty have state education certification
With parents modeling stewardship for their children, the students willingly and joyfully participate in student-driven service activities appropriate for their age level.
Thanksgiving canned food drive
Charities benefit from “out of uniform” days
Students volunteer at the auction
PreK collect monetary donations for Birthright
Students participate in St. Jude Math-a-thon
Students raise funds through Jump Rope for Heart
Students prepare the weekly all-school Mass
Students are altar servers
Students serve on the Principal’s Council and assist as needed
Student Ambassadors selected by the faculty to promote the school
Students participate in Catholic Schools Week Sunday Masses
Upper grades manage the recycle program on a daily basis
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