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Computer Lab
Ms. Leslie Whitfield

Art (Grades 6-8)
Mrs. Kate Brady

Art (Grades K-5)
Mrs. Shelly Klace

Spanish (Grades K-8)
Ms. Ada Ramos

Music (Grades K-8)
Mrs. Kathleen Ward-Burtch

Library (Grades K-8)
Mrs. Michelle Swofford

Athletic Director and Girls P.E.
Ms. Alicia WIlliams

Boys P.E.
Mr. Louie Huerta



St. Francis de Sales follows the Grade level Standards for Catholic Schools from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles — Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Department of Catholic Schools. (website)
— Scripture/Christian Life
— Sacraments/Worship
— Morality/Social Justice
— Christian Faith and Practice

  Active in Catholic Faith
— Understands the basic doctrines and beliefs of the Catholic Faith
— Integrates Jesus' teachings and principles into daily decisions
— Participates in the sacramental life of the Church
— Prays daily to strengthen his or her relationship with God
— Participates in Catholic Community through service to others

— 1:1 iPad Program
— Integrated Learning
— Information Literacy and Applications training starts in Kindergarten
— Google Suite for Education integrated school-wide
— Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Web Design
— Strong emphasis on Keyboard
— Problem Solving Critical Thinking
— Safety on-line
— Research Skills, including Ethics and legal responsibility
— Demonstration and Application
— Split Classrooms for higher learning K-8
— Multimedia Center to enhance student learning

— A core subject of the curriculum
— Physical, Earth, and Life Sciences
— Encourage scientific inquiry Investigation through application and demonstration
— Science Lab
— Safety
— Enable students to exercise good judgment in dealing with challenging social issues
— Instill in students to become stewards of the global environment

  Fine Arts
— Connections, Relationships and Applications
— Annual student art show
— Music curriculum begins in kindergarten
— Theory, History
— Annual Spring Concert
— Children's Choir
— Drama Club grades 3-8

  Foreign Language — Spanish
— Word Analysis, fluency, systematic Vocabulary development
— Reading Comprehension
— Literary response and analysis
— Writing
— Written Oral and communication Skills
— Listening and Speaking

  Physical Education
— Essential part of the educational process
— Large/small motor skill development
— Spatial awareness
— Team play, sportsmanship
— Competitive play


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Phone: (818)784-9573 Fax: (818)784-9649
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