Schoolwide Learning Expectations

IHM Students have HEART 

Healthy Character
Effective Communicators
Active Christians
Responsible Citizens
Thinkers & Life-Long Learners

The School-wide Learning Expectations define for us the spiritual, academic, and social characteristics that a student of Immaculate Heart of Mary will work to attain and develop throughout his/her years of attendance.

IHM Students have HEART! Grades K-3

Healthy Character

  • We take responsibility for our actions.
  • We eat well and keep safe.
  • We play nicely with each other.
  • We do things to make us happy.
Effective Communicators

  • We learn to read and write.
  • We use technology to share ideas.
  • We talk out our problems.
Active Christians

  • We make good choices.
  • We learn to pray and go to mass.
  • We give to others.
Responsible Citizens

  • We are aware of the world around us.
  • We accept all cultures.
  • We recycle.
Thinkers and Life-Long Learners

  • We learn to solve problems.
  • We do our best.
  • We use technology.
  • We listen to and follow advice.

IHM Students have HEART! Grades 4-8
Healthy Character

  • We take responsibility for self-discipline and self-control.
  • We understand and practice basic nutrition, exercise, and hygiene.
  • We demonstrate safety habits.
  • We develop positive self-esteem and value the feelings of others.
Effective Communicators

  • We read write, and communicate through speech effectively.
  • We use technology responsibly and creatively to share ideas.
  • We utilize conflict-resolution skills.
Active Christians

  • We gain knowledge about Catholic doctrine and scripture. We apply this knowledge to making moral choices.
  • We show spiritual growth through prayer, reflection, liturgy, and faith experiences.
  • We perform service to our church, school, local, and global communities in our daily lives, providing a good example to others.
Responsible Citizens

  • We recognize and respond to local and global issues.
  • We understand and show appreciation for our multicultural society.
  • We respect and protect the environment.
Thinkers and Life-Long Learners

  • We research, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems and answer questions.
  • We think critically, independently, and creatively to develop their individual potential.
  • We use technology effectively in their pursuit of knowledge.
  • We demonstrate an acceptance of constructive criticism.