EVENT DATE: Apr 01, 2017
Saints Philip and James Catholic Elementary School's Spring Fundraiser is our primary School Fundraiser which occurs annually. The money raised is used toward improvements and additions needed at our school that keep us a competitive option for families in Exton and West Chester. These are improvements that are not covered by tuition alone, so it is a vital lifeline for our school.
Saints Philip and James has a rich history and was founded in 1960, some of its famous graduates include Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan.... in addition, It is proud to have reached above average scores by its students on standardized tests as well as scoring above The average of all Chester County schools as well.
The School's Mission Statement is above all what guides us in raising well-educated, faith-filled children. Our hope is to keep the school alive and well for the children of generations to come through the help and financial support of our SSPJ families, friends, and local businesses. The mission of Saints Philip and James Parish Elementary School is to ensure that all students receive a faith-filled Catholic education in an environment which manifests the love of God and mutual respect for all. As a Catholic school community, we strive to empower the students to develop fully their intellectual and social skills as they deepen their moral and spiritual awareness of being children of God. Strong collaboration among the administration, faculty, parents, and students is a hallmark of this school. We believe that:
•Each person is created in God’s image and therefore, deserves dignity and respect.
•A Catholic education develops the whole person spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically. •All children have a right to safety, love, and learning.
•All children have a right to a personal relationship with Jesus through prayer and sacraments.
•Life-long learning is essential for success in a changing society.
•Education is the shared responsibility of the entire school community.
•Excellence is achievable and always worth the investment.
•Our Catholic environment encourages high moral, ethical, and intellectual standards.
•Together, we are called to bring about the glory of God by responding to the Jesus present in each person.
•Faculty and students endeavor to use their talents and faith to be Christ for each other, for the community, and the world.