Be part of a borderless community.
Equipped with the lenses of empathy and respect, Marymount students develop cross-cultural understanding by imagining possibilities through multiple perspectives. Marymount is part of the international RSHM network of schools, a borderless community that shares common goals, values, and vision. The RSHM network spans nine countries and three continents. Regular exchanges occur throughout the international network, and Marymount students identify themselves as global citizens.

Goal of the Year 2014-2015

To awaken a consciousness of social justice.


As a school community:
  • We respect the sacredness of life and recognize the kinship of all people as God’s children.
  • We integrate social justice and human rights issues into the curriculum.
  • We actively and compassionately respond to the needs of others, especially the powerless, the deprived, and the marginalized.
  • We are committed to an active social service program.
  • We promote awareness of the interdependence and unity of all life.

Goals & Criteria of the RSHM Network

  • Goal 1: To foster a personal relationship with God

    As a school community:
    1. We make God known and loved through Christian living rooted in Gospel values.
    2. We welcome and respect the diverse religions of the world.
    3. We empower each individual to understand, live, and bear witness to her or his faith, in a respectful awareness of others’ beliefs.
    4. We promote personal and communal prayer and reflections through liturgies, multi-faith services, and retreats.
    5. We encourage sacramental preparation and active participation in worship.
    6. We explore in our religious education program the relationship of humanity to God, through the study of Scriptures, history, traditions, theology, spirituality, and ethical systems.
    7. We participate in the life of the local Catholic church and pursue positive relationships with the wider community.
  • Goal 2: To create unity through diversity

    As a school community:
    1. We create an atmosphere of respect, forgiveness, openness, and joy.
    2. We cherish each of our members and are sensitive to the diverse talents, abilities, and needs of each one.
    3. We nurture positive and cooperative working relationships among and between students, parents, administration, faculty, and staff.
    4. We celebrate and share our diverse culture and national traditions to enhance international understanding.
    5. We foster an appreciation for the culture and customs of the country in which we live.
    6. We maintain positive relationships with other schools and educational organizations.
  • Goal 3: To instill a lifelong love of learning

    As a school community:
    1. We provide an educational program of the highest standard that recognizes and develops each individual’s potential in a stimulating environment.
    2. We ensure balanced intellectual growth through an integrated curriculum.
    3. We educate our students to communicate clearly, live cooperatively, and function effectively in a global and technological society.
    4. We develop an informed awareness of beauty in the universe.
    5. We enable students to study and research independently, to think critically, to reflect wisely, and to have informed opinions.
    6. We maintain a high level of professional development.
  • Goal 4: To encourage and affirm personal growth

    As a school community:
    1. We are dedicated to the harmonious growth of the whole person through each individual’s physical, intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual development.
    2. We conduct our relationships according to the principles of honesty, compassion, truthfulness, and mutual respect.
    3. We promote a high standard of self-discipline and instill a deep sense of personal responsibility.
    4. We provide opportunities to develop skills for effective decision making and leadership.
    5. We cultivate growth in self-knowledge and self esteem.
    6. We encourage appropriate independent action and effective participation in the community.
    7. We promote a positive and responsible attitude toward physical and mental well-being.
  • Goal 5: To awaken a consciousness of social justice

    As a school community:
    1. We respect the sacredness of life and recognize the kinship of all people as God’s children.
    2. We integrate social justice and human rights issues into the curriculum.
    3. We actively and compassionately respond to the needs of others, especially the powerless, the deprived, and the marginalized.
    4. We are committed to an active social service program.
    5. We promote awareness of the interdependence and unity of all life.
  • Goal 6: To fulfill the RSHM mission, “That all may have life and have it to the full”

    As a school community:
    1. We share the spirituality, history, and traditions of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary and their Founders.
    2. We are attentive to living the distinctive spirit of the RSHM mission, “That all may have life.”
    3. We foster and sustain the RSHM spirit through programs in the formation of others for partnership and leadership within the school, a Catholic school, in a multi-faith setting.
    4. We continue our partnership with the RSHM ministries in Africa and support other needs identified by the General Chapter of the Institute.
    5. We participate in the network of RSHM schools throughout the world.