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Seeking excellence Since opening its doors Sept. 14, 1959, Andrean High School has educated and formed young people in developing their moral, intellectual and gifts and talents to serve God and others. been part of the tradition. More than 50 percent of the faculty have master’s degrees or higher. The school course catalog offers 16 Advanced Placement along with dual credit and honors’ courses. This year, 395 students from 27 communities Andrean promotes a caring atmosphere enjoy the incredible opportunities Andrean by providing students with the personal provides. attention needed for their education and formation in smaller classroom settings “To serve as principal of Andrean is a and extracurricular activities. Regardless high honor and privilege,” said Principal of enrollment, personal attention is a goal Jaycob Knazur, who is also a class of 2005 that the faculty and staff pursue every day alum. “Being a graduate myself, I believe for the students. Andrean strives to prepare in this institution and know of the high students for whatever path they pursue. expectations and pursuit of excellence in the classroom and to the greater service “Andrean is Family,” Knazur said. “That isn’t of our mission. We seek to form students a catchy slogan or a half-hearted attempt at in competency and conscience so that they defining community. You are cared for; you not only do well in their courses and chosen are known my name. We can easily discover career path, but also do good for society one’s gifts and talents as well as identify at large. Our mission calls us to utilize both areas of further growth and formation.” our mind and our heart to be what God has The school has enjoyed 16 consecutive called us to be.” years of National Merit Scholarship The Andrean Mission focuses on the four Semifinalists, and is an A-Rated school pillars of faith, learning, leadership, and by the Indiana Department of Education. service. Andrean students earned academic honors Faith is at the core of the Catholic, Diocesan, in the following areas: the #1 ISTEP Score 2016-2017 in Northwest Indiana, Indiana institution. Every school day begins and ends with prayer, including prayer at lunch, Academic Spell Bowl State Champions in 2017, and Indiana Academic Super Bowl and students attend All School Masses every month. Andrean offers reconciliation Interdisciplinary State Champions in 2018. services during Advent and Lent. Students gain knowledge through and group opportunities for community service are offered continuously. Formation “We place high expectations on our students Days allow students and staffs to formally explore and expand their values and beliefs because we genuinely believe that they and service to others. are capable of achieving of great things,” Knazur said. Andrean High School strives to provide a strong real-world foundation for each Leadership, a third core value of Andrean, student who walks in the doors. They are is encouraged and developed inside and excited not only for the current generation outside of the classroom. of students, but the future families as well. “Our mission challenges us to live lives of As we honor our past, we also look to an faith, learning, leadership, and service,” exciting future of continuing to embody our Knazur said. “These pillars are intrinsically mission to the people of Northwest Indiana connected and the basis of all life at and beyond,” Knazur said. “Let’s keep our Andrean for the past 60 years; we see it in eyes focused on the future and growing our students, our athletes, our faculty, our our mission. In gratitude for our past and in alumni.” Leadership is attained through experiential service to our present, we look forward.” independent study projects, and cultural immersion. learning. Students are can participate in extracurricular activities such as theater, fine arts, athletics, and service. Groups such as the National Honor Society, Interact, the Andrean Thespian Society, Diversity Committee, and the Liturgical Committee allow students to develop their gifts and instruction and apply that knowledge to life Learning is the second core value of talents. Andrean athletic teams have earned via community service, dual credit courses, Andrean. Throughout its 60-year history, 15 IHSAA State titles in various sports in the pursuing academic rigor and excellence have civic engagement, internships, research/ last 20 years while the athletes develop a work ethic, sportsmanship, and character. The boys’ basketball team capture its first state title in 2019. The primary goal for these organizations is to support students in reaching their academic, personal, and professional potential while developing their gifts and talents. These organizations help students meet new friends and contacts while discovering future opportunities. Students and staff are called to serve God and others as Christ did, which correlates with the fourth mission - service. Individual To learn more about how the family at Andrean High School can help form your child into a leader of his/her generation, call 219-887-5959, or visit www.andreanhs.org. Upcoming Admissions Events Open House Sunday, November 3, 2019 Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:00 - 6:00 PM Family Information Night Wednesday, October 9, 2019 7:00 - 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7:00 - 8:00 PM Entrance Exam Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 PM Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 PM Sunday, January 12, 2020 1:00 - 4:00 PM Paid Advertisement

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