SPECIAL ACADEMIC SERVICES
Fast Paced Math Program
Students who are proficient in math are placed in an accelerated math class where they progress quickly through the curriculum and are engaged in higher level strategies.
First in Math
Conn-Area Catholic School purchases the licensing for each of our students in first through sixth grades to access the online math challenge program.
Study Island is a web based instruction, practice, assessment and reporting program that provides academic content that is both fun and engaging. Students work at their own pace, from school or home. Excellent results are the outcome.
Students in sixth grade participate in a science robotics program. Through this program, each child builds a robot using Legos. They also create a program on the computer, which is transmitted via infrared signals to the robot’s “brain.” The students watch with excitement as their robots carry out their instructions.
Remedial Math and Reading
Conn-Area Catholic School has a remedial math and reading specialist who works one-on-one or with small groupings of children who need additional support with their academics.
A speech therapist is available for those in need of articulation or hearing support.
A guidance counselor is available for those in need of counseling services due to academic, social, emotional and organizational issues.
Our E-SAP Team is a group of certified teachers, trained to consider the challenges interfering with a student’s ability to learn and assess ways of overcoming these obstacles.
Tutoring is available to our students at any grade level.
Musical Instrument Lessons
Instrument lesson are offered beginning with the second grade.
Performing Arts Club
Our third through sixth graders have a Performing Arts Club available to them at Conn- Area Catholic School. This club begins in September and continues through March, ending with a two day musical production. The children learn acting, singing, dancing and set design, as well as a host of other valuable lessons.
Conn-Area Catholic School holds an annual math camp during one week every summer. Judy Colvin and Connie Sholtis are the instructors. It is open to students from kindergarten through fourth grade. The camp concentrates on one area of mathematics in which the students then complete a final project.