We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. Thornton Wilder
I have never felt more alive in my time as a Mariner, as my heart is more conscious than ever of the treasure that the St. Monica community is.
In August 1995, I started my career in education at St. Monica Catholic High School. As I reflect on the past 21 years, there has been much that has changed at St. Monica. Facilities have been transformed through the hard work of our Advancement Team and the generosity of our parish, school, and local communities. Our academic program continues to expand in scope and rigor through the commitment of our teachers and administration. Our coaches and moderators have dedicated themselves to the growth of our co-curricular programs and their commitment has provided a variety of avenues for students to discover talents and share them with others.
As grateful as I am for the changes, I am most thankful for what has remained constant-our genuine sense of family as Mariners and our steadfast commitment to our parish’s mission to “form loving disciples that will transform the world”. What a priceless treasure it is to be part of this community of faith that pushes us to be our best selves in and out of the classroom. Thank you, Mariners, for the gift that you are to me and to those you encounter.
I hope this website provides you with a glimpse of what makes St. Monica the treasure that it is. I welcome you to witness it for yourself by scheduling a visit, supporting our programs, or becoming a Mariner!
Mrs. Michele Rice, Principal