Category: Curriculum Highlights

  • About your SCA President

    About your SCA President

    “Where is your favorite place to live?” This was the question asked by our Juniors and Seniors in their Civics and AP US Government classes to SCA President, Lia Johnston. Her answer, after living on 4 continents and attending 13 different schools, is the USA.

  • Why All Girls?

    Why All Girls?

    Why All Girls? To help remind families how an all girls’ school will engage, challenge, inspire, and prepare their daughter, here’s a list of the top ten reasons to attend an all-girls school supported by research:

  • Meet the Teacher Night

    Meet the Teacher Night

    Welcome to “Meet-the-Teacher” night. We are so happy to finally introduce ourselves to you. After several days of teaching your daughters, we want to convey our utmost gratitude and appreciation for your choice to send your daughter(s) to St. Catherine of Siena Academy. Although this is just a brief introduction to your daughter’s class, we encourage you to reach out to any one of us via email with specific questions you may have. We look forward to ‘seeing’ you throughout this academic year.

  • New SCA Teaching Garden

    New SCA Teaching Garden

    While our students and teachers were hard at work adjusting to online school, one of our students was also working on her Eagle Scout Project. She decided that she wanted to build a community garden for our school to enrich the science curriculum in Ms. Layden and Ms. Lucia’s life science classes, specifically in their biology and environmental science classes

  • Daily Mass

    Daily Mass

    Daily Mass provides the space for students to take a break from the hustle of everyday life, come together with their sisters, and allow God to fill them with His presence and His peace.

  • Harkness Discussion

    Harkness Discussion

    Similar to Socratic dialogue, the Harkness Discussion is a discussion-based format for learning (rather than a lecture-based format). The discussions are student-led.

  • Why Latin

    Why Latin

    The study of Latin and Philosophy improves both critical thought and critical analysis.