I attended St. Clement’s from Kindergarten onward, graduating in 1990. My years there were safe and busy; formation in my faith was constant and fully integrated in the school day; and the first small sparks of what would become my lifelong interests and professional pursuits were introduced, encouraged, and fueled. I left St. Clement’s well prepared for high school (Spa Catholic), where I excelled academically and was a contributing and active member of the community through my involvement in athletics and other extracurricular activities and extensive community service.
As a parent, there was no other school I wanted my children to attend than St. Clement’s. As when I was a student there, the environment is safe, the academics challenging, and good behavior is both expected and required. Most important to my husband and me, however, is that St. Clement’s reflects and supports what we teach our children at home: our faith should pervade all areas of our lives. The St. Clement’s students are constantly taught how much Jesus loves them and others, and how to bring Jesus to the world. They are learning how to be responsible and respectful, and the importance and obligation of serving God and others.
Kate Towne Sherwin, St. Clement’s Class of 1990, mother of three current St. Clement’s students
St. Clement’s School has been a gratifying experience for our children and family. We have been fortunate enough to see our six children attend school there. St. Clement’s has benefitted our family in so many ways. Everyday you are welcomed by Mrs. Kromm and the staff. The day begins and ends with a prayer. Mrs Kromm knows each child by name and makes every effort to let them know how important they are.
Likewise, the teachers and staff work hard to provide a vigorous curriculum, but more importantly, to encourage the children serve God and the community and to live out their faith in their actions.
We are very pleased that our children attended St. Clement’s. They have gone on to be very successful students in both middle school and high school.
Andrea and Gregory Kelly
In addition to the caring teachers and staff, who obviously truly want to be there, St. Clement’s School is the perfect school for a busy professional family. The afterschool programming, whether gymnastics or a play or spending time with Miss Pat and Mr. G made us very comfortable and our daughters had fun. Having religion a part of everyday life at the school was important to us and we were impressed with how polite and respectful every student at St. Clement’s seemed to be. Not too long ago as we were having dinner, our youngest daughter remarked how lucky she was to go to St. Clement’s. Both of our girls made lifelong friends and acquired study and life skills that will be with them forever.
Cynthia and Brien Hollowood