Profile of a Graduate

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School Profile of a Graduate

Intellectual
Upon graduation from 8th grade our students…

  • have mastered the fundamentals of all content and co-curricular areas to the fullest extent of their abilities.
  • communicate effectively and efficiently through spoken and written word.
  • possess the ability to use critical thinking skills to the fullest extent of their abilities.
  • effectively utilize problem-solving skills in real world situations.
  • use technology purposefully and proficiently to identify, analyze, and evaluate information.
  • are self-motivated life-long learners who strive for their personal best.
  • appreciate the visual and performing arts, and foreign language and culture.

Spiritual
Upon graduation from 8th grade our students…

  • have developed a strong commitment to Christian values through celebration of the sacraments.
  • embrace Gospel values and Catholic social teachings during the decision making process.
  • build a personal relationship with Christ through regular practice of prayers and the Eucharist.
  • possess the spiritual maturity to participate in acts of Christian service to others.

 Moral
Upon graduation from 8th grade our students…

  • evaluate moral teachings within the context of their faith.
  • act honestly, ethically, and responsibly.
  • respect the dignity, diversity, and opinion of others.
  • recognize the effect of their choices and actions on the human community.
  • understand they have a civic responsibility to engage and collaborate with others, and to be part of something larger than themselves.
  • set a positive example to others through their words and actions.