Learning Leads to Independence

Our students come to Saint Catherine Academy with a need: a need to learn; a need to belong; a need to be recognized. We meet the student where they are and work to move them forward in their interpersonal skills, academic skills, vocational experiences—all to build life skills that leads them to independence.

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Starry Night: A view from Saint Catherine Academy

Starry Night, was the culmination of a yearlong study of Vincent Van Gogh for our students and adult participants at the St Catherine Center for Special Needs. Gina Barber, our dedicated volunteer art teacher, spent the 2014-2015 school year exposing our students and adult participants to the works of

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Celebrating St. Catherine’s First Student


(Reprinted from Fairfield County Catholic- Pat Hennessy)

When James Barry stepped off the bus on the opening day of school at St. Catherine Academy on August 30, 1999, he was the first student to be welcomed into the new school. With

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October 2 No School
Professional Development
October 12 No School
Columbus Day
October 26 Field Trip
Benedicts’ Farm
November 3 No School – Election Day
Professional Development
November 9 Board of Directors Meeting
 November 11 No School – Veterans’ Day
Staff Retreat