Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in and through the Catholic faith. The school challenges its students to think with Christ: a thought animated by the gospel, manifested in service, and informed by academic excellence.
Bishop McNamara High School, a college preparatory sc...hool in the Holy Cross tradition, exists to educate and to form young men and women in and through the Catholic faith. Through spiritual and academic guidance and service to others, the school provides an opportunity to participate in the practice of the Catholic faith in an atmosphere supportive of religious values. This faith message is taught not in isolation but is integrated with learning and living by relating the Gospel message to content areas, by the living example of faculty and staff, by partnership with families, and by service to the outside community.
By welcoming students from diverse backgrounds, the school exposes its students to a variety of traditions beyond their own, instilling a respect for the cultures and values of others. Bishop McNamara is committed to developing in all students a sense of self-worth and accomplishment. The school also seeks to instill a sense of responsibility for one's actions and for the well being of the local and global community. Students learn this responsibility through a range of evolving curricular, co-curricular, and institutional programs. The school serves those within our community without prejudice, accepting all persons as they have been created in God's infinite goodness.
The school provides a strong, challenging and diverse curriculum that allows each student to achieve success commensurate with ability and effort. The school helps the student develop the power to reason independently and think creatively. Included in this program are co-curricular activities, which are provided to cultivate a student's interests and skills.
Ultimately, the school challenges its students to think with Christ--a thought animated by the Gospel, manifested in service and informed by academic excellence.