Academy Student Life
Cardinal Stritch utilizes a cutting edge "whole student" approach to education. This means that we address the shaping and maturing of the entire student's academic, emotional, physical and spiritual development.
We recognize that in order to nurture our Cardinals love of learning, we have to begin introducing students to advanced concepts and then apply those concepts with practical exercise. In addition to this, many of our academy classes utilize dual teaching methods where each class has two teachers present during all blocks of instruction. This allows for more individual attention and opportunities for teaching staff to pull students aside to ensure they grasp the entirety of the concepts being taught.
Our faculty is encouraged and given the tools to think outside the box when developing lessons, projects and experiments. Our teachers are not burdened with administrative pressure to teach students how to simply pass a state distributed standardized test. Instead, our faculty teach our future leaders how to be successful.
Academy students are exposed to and engage in weekly lessons/activities involving foreign language, religion and ministry, competitive sports, fine and performing arts, music, social and emotional lessons with our school counselor, in addition to their common core subjects.