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340 E. Belle, Rantoul, IL 61866
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217-892-2011
St. Malachy Catholic School
MISSION STATEMENT
To provide an educational opportunity for each student of St. Malachy School to mature spiritually, intellectually, culturally, socially and physically.
VISION STATEMENT
In partnership with the Diocese of Peoria, St. Malachy Parish, faculty, parents and the area community; St. Malachy School will graduate students whose standards reflect the values instilled by quality Catholic education.
SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY
St. Malachy School is a Catholic elementary school in the Peoria Diocese, which is dedicated to the educational mission of the Church - to proclaim the message, to build community, to enter into prayer and worship, and to motivate to serve.
We, the faculty of St. Malachy School, believe that the school is necessary to foster a Christian education dedicated to the threefold educational mission of the Church:
To teach the message of God
To build a community of faith
To promote service for the kingdom
GOALS
To teach our Catholic faith and heritage through a comprehensive education program based on doctrine and experience.
To stress moral development, and the teaching of Catholic values in all areas of the curriculum.
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To challenge children to aim for excellence and to become increasingly responsible for their own learning.
To encourage and enable students to be respectful and self-disciplined.
To develop critical thinking skills which encourage each child to reflect carefully and articulate clearly their own thoughts, opinions and conclusions.
To provide an atmosphere which encourages tolerance, and which discourages prejudice and disrespect.
To nurture each child's feelings of self-esteem, self-worth and self-confidence.
To provide opportunities for prayer experiences and liturgy, shared by students, faculty and parents.
To challenge students to give witness to Gospel values in their daily lives and to see themselves as responsible for the Church's mission of building a world based on concepts of justice and peace.
Mrs. Stacie Gianessi, Principal Mrs. Kim Clifford, Secretary