To provide an educational opportunityfor each student of St. Malachy Schoolto mature spiritually, intellectually,culturally, socially and physically.
In partnership with the Diocese of Peoria, St. Malachy Parish,faculty, parents and the area community; St. Malachy School will graduatestudents whose standards reflect the values instilled by quality Catholiceducation.
St. Malachy School is a Catholic elementary school in the PeoriaDiocese, which is dedicated to the educational mission of the Church - toproclaim the message, to build community, to enter into prayer and worship, andto motivate to serve.
We, the faculty of St. Malachy School, believe that theschool is necessary to foster a Christian education dedicated to the threefoldeducational mission of the Church:
To teach the message of God
To build a community of faith
To promote service for the kingdom
To teach our Catholic faith and heritage through acomprehensive education program based on doctrine and experience.
To stress moral development, and the teaching of Catholicvalues in all areas of the curriculum.
To challenge children to aim for excellence and to becomeincreasingly responsible for their own learning.
To encourage and enable students to be respectful andself-disciplined.
To develop critical thinking skillswhich encourage each child to reflect carefully and articulate clearly theirown thoughts, opinions and conclusions.
To provide an atmosphere which encourages tolerance, andwhich discourages prejudice and disrespect.
To nurture each child's feelings of self-esteem,self-worth and self-confidence.
To provide opportunities for prayer experiences andliturgy, shared by students, faculty and parents.
To challenge students to give witness to Gospel values intheir daily lives and to see themselves as responsible for the Church's missionof building a world based on concepts of justice and peace.
Mr. Dave Auth PrincipalMrs. Kim Clifford, Secretary