Spiritual and Moral Values
At Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School your child receives an education that is grounded in the Roman Catholic faith. Spiritual and moral development permeates the entire curriculum at Sts. Peter and Paul. Many non-Catholic families also
benefit from the fruits of an education that focuses on the total student: body, mind, and soul.
Sts. Peter and Paul students model their dedication to community service each and everyday. Students enjoy helping others in their community and abroad. Students have sent supplies to animal shelters/humane societies. They have also held money collection drives for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the American Red Cross. Students have created activity books for the Ronald McDonald House of Evansville and made cards and placements for local nursing home residents. These are just a few of the many Community Service projects held throughout the school year.
Sts. Peter and Paul students participate in a host of extra-curricular activities including basketball for boys, grades 3-5, and basketball/cheerleading for girls, grades 4-5.
Sts. Peter and Paul student rank high in academic excellence. Students consistency score in the top 1/3 percent on nationally
standardized tests. ISTEP+ scores of our students are consistent with these national scores.
Outstanding Science and Technology Programs
At Sts. Peter and Paul, our science and technology programs go above and beyond what you would find at your everyday school. These programs utilize many hands-on activities in the course of their curriculum. Both of our science and technology teachers have been instrumental in writing curriculum on local and state levels.
Students at Sts. Peter and Paul have many enrichment opportunities throughout their school day. The entire school participates in an enrichment program called "Power Hour." Power Hour curriculum focuses on subject matter that encourages students to challenge their minds and participate in service learning opportunities. Students have the opportunity to learn Spanish and sign language, improve their coordination and agility through dance and music performance, and develop their creativity through advanced fine arts activities. In addition to this, students in fourth and fifth grade also participate in either the Computer Club or Science Club. In Computer Club, students develop an eight page quarterly school newspaper. The Computer Club is broken into four groups, and every nine weeks rotates to allow each of these club members the opportuntity to run our in-house television station, known as the Channel 91 News. Our Science Club is affiliated with First Lego League, a program where students work to design and create a robot to perform specific tasks. Students in Science Club also get the opportunity to travel to various First Lego League competitions, and perform skits to go along with their presentations.
Parental involvement is a critical part of Catholic schools like Sts. Peter and Paul. Our very active PTO meets three times a year and conducts various fundraisers to help support specific programs for students throughout the year. Many parents
volunteer in the classroom, in the lunch room, and on field trips.
All of our teachers at Sts. Peter and Paul are state certified, prepared and eager to educate your child. Teachers at Sts. Peter and Paul embrace opportunities for continued education.