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ACTIVITIES
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AFTER SCHOOL
ACTIVITIES
t. Patrick School offers a full academic and sports after school program which complements the school’s curriculum. These extracurricular activities are offered to students at low cost, from 3:00 pm-4:30 pm. Students can choose one club according to their preference.
• Robotics.
• Music.
• Art Attack (Arts and Crafts).
• Guitar.
Model United Nations (MUN) – 9th-12th: Simulation of the United Nations which is open to high school students. Students work as diplomats representing different countries and must be trained in subjects related to culture, politics, economy and society to discuss and resolve issues of the UN committees. These training classes will be held twice a week.
These activities have limited space maximum of fifteen students and are divided by age.
Study Hall
Our Homework Supervision Program offers help to students from 1st through Sixth from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Mondays through Thursdays.
Students are supervised by two teachers, one for the Spanish subjects and one for all English subjects. For registration and costs, please contact our Administrative Office.
Sports
Sport Activities offered to students in the After School Program are: Soccer, Basketball, Chess, Karate, Cheerleading and Volleyball.
All students must follow the same rules and regulations established in the Disciplinary Handbook for regular school days. Students are not allowed to leave the building between the end of school and the beginning of after school activities. Students who are on academic or discipline probation are subject of approval to be able to participate in sports competitions.
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ALUMNI NETWORK
Welcome to the St. Patrick Alumni website. This site is here to help you stay connected to St. Patrick School and your old friends and teachers. Through our Alumni network, we hope you will:
• Strengthen friendships.
• Support and participate in activities and events of St. Patrick School.
We are very proud of and value all of our graduates. We want to keep in touch with you. Please take a moment to send your contact information below, and let us know a little about yourself. If you are interested in becoming more involved, please write us at alumni@stpatrick.edu.do
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The Common Core
The Common Core State Standards are the first step in providing our young people with a high-quality education. It should be clear to every student, parent, and teacher what the standards of success are in every school.
The new Common Core State Standards have been adopted by more than 48 states. These K–12 standards are informed by the highest state standards from across the United States. If your child is meeting the expectations outlined in these standards, he or she will be well prepared.
Why are Academic Standards Important?
Academic standards are important because they help ensure that all students, no matter where they live, are prepared for success in college and the workforce. They help set clear and consistent expectations for students, parents, and teachers; build your child’s knowledge and skills; and help set high goals for all students. Students will be receiving higher level material but they will be covering less objectives per grade level. More time will be spent on each objective to guarantee learning.
Of course, high standards are not the only thing needed for our children’s success. But standards provide an important first step — a clear roadmap for learning for teachers, parents, and students. Having clearly defined goals helps families and teachers work together to ensure that students succeed.
Standards help parents and teachers know when students need extra assistance or when they need to be challenged even more. They also will help your child develop critical thinking skills that will prepare him or her for college and career.
Mission Statement
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.
Standards for Mathematical Practice
The Standards for Mathematical Practice describe varieties of expertise that mathematics educators at all levels should seek to develop in their students. These practices rest on important “processes and proficiencies” with longstanding importance in mathematics education. The first of these are the NCTM process standards of problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, representation, and connections.
The second are the strands of mathematical proficiency specified in the National Research Council’s report Adding It Up: adaptive reasoning, strategic competence, conceptual understanding (comprehension of mathematical concepts, operations and relations), procedural fluency (skill in carrying out procedures flexibly, accurately, efficiently and appropriately), and productive disposition (habitual inclination to see mathematics as sensible, useful, and worthwhile, coupled with a belief in diligence and one’s own efficacy).
English Language Arts Standards
The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (“the Standards”) are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to create the next generation of K–12 standards in order to help ensure that all students are college and career ready in literacy no later than the end of high school.
The Standards set requirements not only for English language arts (ELA) but also for literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects. Just as students must learn to read, write, speak, listen, and use language effectively in a variety of content areas, so too must the Standards specify the literacy skills and understandings required for college and career readiness in multiple disciplines. Literacy standards for grade 6 and above are predicated on teachers of ELA, history/social studies, science, and technical subjects using their content area expertise to help students meet the particular challenges of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in their respective fields. It is important to note that the 6–12 literacy standards in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects are not meant to replace content standards in those areas but rather to supplement them.
As a natural outgrowth of meeting the charge to define college and career readiness, the Standards also lay out a vision of what it means to be a literate person in the twenty-first century. Indeed, the skills and understandings students are expected to demonstrate have wide applicability outside the classroom or workplace. Students who meet the Standards readily undertake the close, attentive reading that is at the heart of understanding and enjoying complex works of literature. They habitually perform the critical reading necessary to pick carefully through the staggering amount of information available today in print and digitally. They actively seek the wide, deep, and thoughtful engagement with high-quality literary and informational texts that builds knowledge, enlarges experience, and broadens worldviews.

The St. Patrick Rhinos have achieved great sports results in soccer and basketball; bringing many trophies and prizes to their school.

At St. Patrick School we encourage our students to compete, and to understand the importance of good sportsmanship. Students who display desire, effort, drive and good academic standing are invited to join the sport of their choice.
The St. Patrick Rhinos participate in sports such as basketball, Ping-Pong, volleyball, chess and soccer. Our team has represented the school in tournaments with many of the well- known schools in our country.
Each year our school celebrates the Intramural Games which are full of teamwork spirit that strengthens the students’ sportsmanship skills. These games bring together the entire school community and are dedicated to a well-known national sports figure.

About Us

St. Patrick School of Santo Domingo, an American type English school, was founded on March 17th, 2005. One of our main objectives is to support and reinforce the guidelines of the education system in the Dominican Republic and to provide through an American Curriculum, the education necessary to succeed in all areas of development.

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