Mentoring

Goals for Lower School

September

Intellectual

  • Homework habits (study space, time, etc.)
  • Internet in the bedroom? Get it out!

Moral

  • Classroom behavior (self control, open up more, etc)
  • Taking ownership of the school. Healthy school pride. Keep it clean, orderly

Physical

  • Extracurricular Sports
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • What the school offers: Mass and Confession
  • Daily Visits to Blessed Sacrament
  • Forming a habit of prayer: morning offering, bedtime, rosary, etc.

 

October

Intellectual

  • Review Class by Class progress

Moral

  • Making good friendships (confidence, charity, humility, generosity)
  • Defending the weak, less cool.

Physical

  • Fitness badges
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Questions and Issues from Religion or Ethics Class
  • Taking Advantage of Confession and Mass

November

Intellectual

  • Discuss 1st Quarter Report Card
  • How to work with parents (homework and studying)

Moral

  • Relationship with parents (honesty, respect, obedience)
  • Giving good example to siblings and friends.

Physical

  • Exercise during recess
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Preparing oneself for Christmas
  • Exposition of Blessed Sacrament

 

December

Intellectual

  • Christmas Reading
  • Areas of concern for 1st semester

Moral

  • Siblings (being good caretakers)
  • Vacation chores. Helping around the house

Physical

  • Setting goals
  • Stay active during cold weather
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Preparing oneself for Christmas
  • Exposition of Blessed Sacrament

 

January

Intellectual

  • Review Class by Class progress
  • Christmas reading
  • Check HW notebook, textbooks, cubby, etc

Moral

  • Use of free time (creative activities)

Physical

  • Fitness badges
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Questions and Issues from Religion or Ethics Class
  • Taking Advantage of Confession and Mass

 

February

Intellectual

  • Discuss 2nd Quarter Report Card

Moral

  • TV, video games, computers (time, appropriate material?)

Physical

  • Extracurricular Sports
  • Stay Active
  • Sleep
  • Eat Healthy

Spiritual

  • Preparing oneself for Lent
  • Making the Most of weekly Exposition of Blessed Sacrament

 

March

Intellectual

  • Review Class by Class progress

Moral

  • Work habits (patience, perseverance, diligence)

Physical

  • Fitness badges
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Lenten Resolutions
  • Making the Most of weekly Exposition of Blessed Sacrament

 

April

Intellectual

  • Discuss 3rd Quarter Report Card
  • End of the year push

Moral

  • Leadership (stick up for the weak, example)

Physical

  • Extracurricular Sports
  • Summer Camps
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Visits to Blessed Sacrament
  • Taking Advantage of Confession and Mass

 

May

Intellectual

  • Summer Reading
  • Review Class by Class progress

Moral

  • Chores at home (summer)

Physical

  • Extracurricular Sports
  • Summer Jobs
  • Sleep
  • Eat healthy

Spiritual

  • Maintaining a life of prayer during the summer