From the pastor...
It is my privilege to welcome you to our Saint Bridget School website!
This year we mark the 20th Anniversary since the reopening of our school! Over these 20 years our school building and grounds have certainly changed and expanded, but so has our curriculum and other offerings as well. Saint Bridget School has continued to ensure that our students are challenged daily both academically and spiritually. We continue to look for additional ways to enhance our curriculum and are proud of our state of the art technology which enhances the learning process, most especially the one to one iPads in our middle school program.
We are in the midst of our enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. It is my hope that every family in our parish, with children of school age children, will consider Saint Bridget School for their children’s educational experience. Please come and visit, take a tour, and learn more about the phenomenal education your child could receive here at Saint Bridget School. I am confident you will see the extraordinary value of a Catholic school education and the difference in makes in forming future leaders of Church and community.
Recently there has been a lot of discussion regarding the Common Core State Standards, and we have had many parents come to our doors with questions and concerns regarding the Common Core State Standards. I want to assure those with questions that St. Bridget School, in keeping with the position of the Archdiocese of Hartford, does not adopt or follow those standards. The Common Core was designed to address many of the failing public schools in this country. It is simply a resource of minimum or “core” standards. Our work does not stop at minimum expectations for our students.
We are charged with exceeding national standards and so continue to implement curriculum that provides a challenging course, grounded in basic skills necessary for students to develop foundational skills that lead to higher, more complex thinking skills, rooted in Gospel values, and integrating Catholic social teaching across all disciplines, ensuring the development of the whole child. Students graduating from St. Bridget School exceed state and national benchmarks, evidenced by our exemplary standardized test scores and high performance on high school placement exams. Most importantly, we truly educate the whole child: academically, socially, and spiritually.
With God’s grace, the dedication of our faculty, administration, and staff, coupled with the phenomenal volunteers both from our parish and school families we live out our mission daily to “serve students in grades Pre-K-8th where we attend to the spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical needs of our students based on the Gospel message of Jesus to ‘love one another as I have loved you’ with the goal of empowering each of us to serve the parish and community and make a positive difference in the lives of others.”
Asking God’s choicest blessings upon you and your family, I remain,
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Rev. Jeffrey V. Romans
The Reverend Jeffrey V. Romans
Home & School Association...
Go to HSA Forms and Meeting Minutes Page
for Service Directory Form and Volunteer Form
Own a piece of St. Bridget School history!
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of St. Bridget School and the 15thannual school auction, you can now purchase a star to be permanently displayed on our school’s “Wall of Wishes”, a hand painted mural in the hallway leading to the dining hall. For $50, these stars will be dedicated with a special wish or message to the students from parents, grandparents or other family members.
Click here to download the order form.
Annual State of the School Report
Click here to view the report.