Our school, Holy
Spirit High School, is part of the Eastern School District, which operates
122 schools. The Board employs approximately 4000 full-time equivalent
teachers, in addition to student support, secretarial and maintenance
personnel. Our school has an enrollment of nearly 800 students and offers
programs in Grade 9 and Levels I-II-III-IV. Prescribed programs are
presently offered in English and French Immersion.
Holy Spirit High School is located in the Town of Conception Bay South, and serves students in that community and in the Town of Paradise. The school delivers high quality programs under the jurisdiction of the Eastern School District. Holy Spirit High is entrenched as a neighborhood school aspiring to the principles of academic excellence, co-curricular participation, life-long learning and community partnerships. Our school is committed to excellence in English and French literacy, mathematics, science/technology, social/cultural studies and the fine arts as program priorities. Our aim is to allow each individual student to achieve his/her personal best in a safe and caring environment. At Holy Spirit High parents, teachers and the administration are committed to a partnership approach where education is a shared responsibility. Together we are ‘striving for excellence’.
The past school year
has seen much progress in academics, student involvement and parental
participation. Our students were recognized for academic achievement at
the district, provincial and national levels in many curriculum areas. Our
Student Council and Interact Junior Rotary Club initiated many successful
community outreach projects. The 2012 - 2013 school year will see the
further building of a successful, positive school-community relationship.
The mission of Holy
Spirit High School is to create a a safe and caring learning environment
where all students aspire to high standards of personal and academic
achievement, and lifelong learning, while developing respect for self and
mission is achieved by providing a secure and caring school where social
skills are taught to students. Consistent expectations are established and
a variety of current teaching and learning strategies are utilized.
Performance is continuously evaluated. The ultimate goal for each of us in
our school community is "to be the best that we can be".
We want all
students to experience success…every day.