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Classical Education


by Doris Messina, Principal

I am very happy to inform you of some exciting new enhancements to our curriculum at St. Michael School. St. Michael School prides itself on its rigorous and challenging curriculum. We have well qualified teachers who care about their students. Our graduates excel in high school and beyond. We have standardized test scores that are well above the national averages.

But, as a school, we also continue to look for ways to improve, to make our school and curriculum better for our students. To this end, we are instituting a Catholic Classical Curriculum.

What does this mean?

  • Faith, Knowledge, Service

    since 1873

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St. Michael School in Pawcatuck Adopts Catholic Classical Curriculum

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What They Say

There’s a memorable Liberty Street landmark in Pawcatuck, Connecticut, a compass to the Heavens. Pointing upward for 150 years, the St. Michael the Archangel Church steeple was a sentinel to the strength of the faith of believing and becoming.

For a while now that beacon has been missing from the landscape and driving up Liberty Street looking for it left me feeling a bit lost and empty, yearning for that guide to be back in my view. Well, a few weeks ago driving to the eighth-grade car wash… click for more
Mrs. Deb Ventresca, St. Michael School 2017 Commencement Speech


… Catholic school parents know that when their children graduate they will take the morals, work ethic, and compassion for others and apply it throughout the rest of their lives. The value of such an investment in Catholic education is truly priceless. Choosing to invest in Catholic education is choosing to provide your child with a high quality academic and faith educational experience that will provide immeasurable returns in their future.

©2017 Patrick Flanagan, My View: Private School Is an Investment in Your child’s Future, www.rrstar.com