Back-to-School Nights for parents in Nursery to Grade 8 welcome parents to their sons'/daughters' classrooms. All presentations begin promptly at 6:00 pm with remarks by the Division Heads before moving on to the classrooms. Parents of students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 should note that their Back-to-School-Night is on the the MacArthur Campus. We will communicate about parking plans in the coming week.
Exceptional Literacy is the intention and the destination of the educational journey at St. Patrick’s. It prepares each student to seek new knowledge, to fulfill a greater sense of personal responsibility, and to understand and communicate effectively with others. At the forefront of this effort are our talented and dedicated faculty and staff, working in close partnership with families to support each student.
Parents of students in Grades 3 to 8 gathered last Wednesday in the Whitehaven Campus Day School Conference Room to learn about athletic opportunities at St. Patrick's. Athletic Director Seamus Brophy, along with Assistant Head/Head of Upper School Dan Spector, shared information about the full slate of athletic offerings, which begin in Grade 3 with our developmental program and move toward Grades 5 to 8, with our interscholastic teams in soccer, cross country, basketball, lacrosse, and track and field. Overall, St. Patrick's fields 18 teams in those sports.
Please don't forget to RSVP to the Paperless Post invitation you received for the sixth annual Green & White Night, the kickoff adult cocktail party for the new school year!
After-School Clubs begin next week on Monday, September 17. If your child is registered for clubs, you should have received a confirmation and list of meeting dates from Rhia Hamilton, Director of Auxiliary Program. If you have not yet registered for clubs, we invite you to do so until Monday, September 24. Kindly note that Session I tennis clinics are now only available on Mondays. After-School Clubs are filling quickly, so please read more to review what limited space is currently available.
Play-Based Learning in the Nursery School
The intentional, deliberate, and provocative use of play in our Nursery School invites the young child to construct meaning in the present and orients that child to a future of intellectual and academic engagement and success.
The Heart of St. Patrick's: Faculty Spotlight
St. Patrick's prides itself on a talented and dedicated cadre of faculty and staff who care deeply about the well-being of each student and possess the skills and experience to support a variety of learning styles. view video
Why St. Patrick's?
Parents and students share meaningful experiences as members of the St. Patrick's community. view video
students in three divisions: Nursery School, Lower School, and Upper School.
years of Spanish instruction for students beginning in PK.
overnight field trips beginning in Grade 4 and culminating in Grade 8.
18 interscholastic teams in sports that include soccer, cross country, basketball, track & field, and lacrosse.
art studios and three full-time art faculty for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8.
musical ensembles including Orff, recorder, handbells, and choirs for students in Grades 4 through 8.
school pets, including 2 guinea pigs , 3 fish tanks housing 17 total fish, hundreds of composting worms, and one snake.
years combined experience in placing students among the members of our Secondary school outplacement team
We encourage our students to extend their fascination with the world, to gain confidence about their roles in the world, and to understand the world more fully through others.