St. Patrick School is the recipient of the 2016 Joan Lavine Keats Social Justice Grant Award from the Julius and Dorothy Koppelman Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center at Rider University, Lawrenceville. The grant supports educators who are concerned with confronting prejudice and furthering social justice through the study of the Holocaust or other genocides. The grant can be used to support school field trips, an invited speaker series, videos/books and/or any other relevant materials.
St. Patrick School’s Athletic Association is proud to announce that students Delaney McKee, Molly Farrell and Maggie Boler have been selected to compete in the middle school and elementary divisions of the Colgate Women's Games to be held at the Armory in New York City this December.
The Colgate Women's Games is the nation's largest amateur track series open to all girls from elementary school through college and beyond.
This prestigious event has been the host to 20 past women's Olympic champions, including six athletes who competed in the Rio Olympics this past summer. These three young ladies have worked very hard and have all accomplished great things on the cross-country courses for St. Patrick School.
St. Patrick School’s faculty and staff are committed to providing the highest quality education for each student. We are a STEM school that promotes student critical thinking and application throughout our curriculum in all grades. Our vibrant enrichment programs and dynamic (and championship winning) athletic teams give students many avenues to share their talents.
St Patrick School has been named a recipient of the FirstEnergy STEM Classroom Grant.
The grant will fund supplies for instructional units on alternative energy sources. FirstEnergy supports classroom projects and teacher professional-development initiatives focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
“We are very excited to receive the FirstEnergy STEM Grant,” Principal Christine Ross said. “The funding will provide resources for students to engage in the engineering design process to explore the alternative energy sources, including solar and wind energy. As a Diocese of Paterson STEM school, Saint Patrick School focuses on providing opportunities for students to engage in critical thinking to solve real-world problems.”
Saint Patrick School, accredited by AdvancED, is a co-educational, parochial elementary school for students preschool through eighth grade. The school has been nationally recognized as a United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School, and a Diocese of Paterson Star School. Saint Patrick Schol is a STEM school that promotes student critical thinking and application throughout the curriculum in all grades.
St. Patrick School in Chatham held its Student Council Installation Ceremony on September 23, 2016, inducting five new Student Council Officers and ten new grade representatives to serve the school community for the 2016 / 2017 academic year. The inductees, representing grades 4-8, were presented with pins inscribed with “Leadership” by Principal Dr. Ross, followed by a candle lighting ceremony. Newly inducted student council members then took their oath of office. President Mary Kate Vowels was presented with the traditional gavel and delivered an inspiring inaugural address.