The Formation Program is designed to enhance Loyola Academy’s distinctive Jesuit mission and vision, to help form young women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service within a diverse and committed community. The program and curriculum are aligned with the American School Counselor Association’s established mindsets and behaviors for student success, is recognized for its commitment to developing and delivering a comprehensive, data-driven program in accordance with the ASCA National Model. These classes are taught by their school counselor, whom they are with for all four years.
Students explore academic, personal, social, health, wellness, college and career topics relevant to high school students through Formation curriculum developed and facilitated by their school counselor and at times by their college counselor. This curriculum is designed to be developmentally appropriate, preventative in nature, comprehensive in scope; including but not limited to reflection, mindfulness, cooperative learning, assignments, projects, presentations, guest speakers and discussions.
Topics include self-advocacy, mental health awareness, healthy relationships and more. For more information, click here