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St. Brigid registration underway

April 2, 2014

XENIA — St. Brigid School is accepting pre-kindergarten through eighth grade registration.


Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is currently available for all ages and grades at St. Brigid School in Xenia. St. Brigid is a pre-school through eighth grade Catholic school with a reputation for academic excellence and spiritual development in a caring environment. There is also a strong emphasis on the arts and technology.


St. Brigid offers a quality pre-school program for 3-4-and 5-year-old children. The pre-school is licensed by the State of Ohio and both the teacher and aide are licensed by the state. St. Brigid School operates an all-day kindergarten. Kindergarten screening will be held on Friday, April 11. Call to reserve a place for screening at 937-372-3222.


St. Brigid is currently in the process of becoming an in-cloud school with the introduction of Google Apps. Most of the classrooms use Smart Boards. Each classroom has four to six computers and large screen video capabilities. Classroom computers have access to the Internet as does the library and computer lab that houses fifteen computers. Thirty-one wireless laptop computers on a mobile cart are available for classroom use.


All St. Brigid students participate in service projects. Recently, students collected food items for the X-out Hunger backpack program. Service has also included collecting and filling decorated lunch bags with snacks for distribution to the homeless at St. Vincent DePaul, collecting canned goods for the FISH pantry, the Math-a-thon for St. Jude’s Hospital, collecting money for Pennies for Patients, and creating placemats for the Meals on Wheels Program.


In addition to our classroom art classes, children benefit from an Attention to the Arts Program. This program includes a Picture Lady Program, visits to the Dayton Art Institute, attending performances at the Victoria Theatre and Schuster Center, the Dayton Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts, and the Dayton Ballet, plus experiencing authors, illustrators, and musicians live at St. Brigid.


For additional information about any of the programs at St. Brigid School, please call 937-372-3222. Visit the St. Brigid website at www.stbrigidxenia.com. School visits are always welcome.