St. Damian School is an amazing place. This community's staff, parents, and parishioners continually strive to be a light to one another through their faith....yes, just like any place, there are ups and downs. However, St. Damian School stands out because it has persevered with the support of a thriving, tri-parish community, a strong, respected leadership, and a veteran school staff that continuously reflects, analyzes, and grows in knowledge together as a team. I am forever thankful for being able to share this community with my family.
I've never been disappointed with our decision to send our daughter to this school. She is challenged and gets extra attention when needed. Her classmates are like a second family to her. I would recommend this school to anyone who is looking for an excellent education for their child. Great school and great community!
Our family is fairly new to St. Damian's, but we can't say enough about what a great Catholic community it is. The teachers foster an enthusiasm in their students for learning new and challenging topics. There is truly a renewed excitement amongst the students, parents and staff at St. Damian for the programs and ideas that are being implemented by the new principal. The extracurricular activity selection is wonderful, including both athletic and academic clubs. The use of technology is outstanding - smartboards in every classroom, computer instruction at every grade level and Ipads are on the way into the classrooms. This allows a whole new avenue of information to be taught and discussed in the classrooms. We are excited to have our kids at such a great school and look forward to many more amazing experiences with our St. Damian community!
St. Damian School is truly a "diamond in the ruff.' The dedication of the teachers and parents are inspirational. The academic standards are high and give students a good foundation for high school. The Catholic identity not only shown at Mass, but throughout the day is encouraging! Come and visit our school and experience God's love in action!
St. Damian has been a blessing for our family. One child needed extra guidance. The teachers went above and beyond to help. My other children needed to be pushed and again the teachers found ways to motivate and excite them about education. We highly recommend this school.
The air is electric with the excitement for the future. The parents at St. Damian are so willing to help and share great ideas! This is how a community works together to show children the hands and feet of Christ in action!
The buzz of learning from each classroom, exhilarating! The commitment of our parents, invigorating! A glowing future, boundless! Stop and see for yourself the faith-based academic, and physical education we provide each day. No one does it like the St. Damian Chargers!
St. Damian (Preschool-8th Grade) has recently added Apple IPAD's for on-line instruction and interactive Smart Boards in every classroom. We have a dedicated faculty of highly qualified teachers who offer enrichment and co-operative learning opportunities. We have one of the lowest tuition prices in the area! Both AM and PM latchkey services are available. Tuition assistance and transportation opportunities can also be found. Call 734-427-1680 for more information or come take a tour!
St. Damian is a school that has what it takes to succeed. The pastor has made changes that show he truly cares about the future of our school. As teachers, we constantly strive to provide a top quality education for the students. The principal is enthusiastic and has ideas that will advance our teachers and students. She motivates everyone to want to do their best! Our pep rally this week has shown that we have CHARGER SPIRIT and that our students love our school and that we are not just a school community, but a family of educators and learners.
St. Damian has a faith filled family atmosphere. Our highly effective educators provide our students with the necessary skills to become life long learners in our ever changing world. Our teachers actively engage our students' keen thirst of knowledge by incorporating a variety of real world activities through technology, manipulatives and cooperative learning opportunites. St. Damian School is where faith meets education! Go Chargers!
Glad to see that there is a new administrator! Saint Damian School has a bright future now!
About the comment done by a parent on 07/18/2010, I am surprised how much different is the school described there than the real one. Was the parent referring to the same one in Westland? I owuld say that the education is extraordinary for a parish school with intense parent participation, sometimes to much... That is why, many new families come to the school and remain there thru 8 grade
Don't be fouled by these rumors. My children go to St. Damain and it's a great school. I support the princpal's decision on not renewing the contract. Both my children were in her class and lets just say it was the right move! (she played favorites). It's sad to see a few people try to bring down this great school. The pastor is a wonderful man and I love the direction that the principal is taking the school. If you are looking for a Great school to send your children too pick St. Damian. You will not regret it!
Fantastic school and principal!!!! Really disappointing to see how cruel people can be. The principal goes above and beyond for anyone. Her door is always open and she has a wonderful disposition. My kids love it here and are excited for the year to begin. It is sad to see how some parents are resorting to gossip and insist on bringing such negativity into this school. Principal has bent over backwards for this school- yet some will not appreciate nor recognize a good thing until it is gone. I volunteer all the time and never had a problem. We have yet to be disappointed here!!!:)
The changes the school has made in the last 3 years has NOT been an inprovement. The principal excelled as a teacher, yet as an administrator she lacks the patience, understanding and wisdom to be an effective leader. It's her way or the highway, no matter how BAD her ideas are. WIth the exception of the 3rd, 4th and 8th grade teachers, the rest can be replaced. Parents are helpful and want to be involved, yet the atmosphere doesn't allow or make you feel comfortable to get or stay involved.
We are a new family to the school and we LOVE it! Small, yet not crowded. Just enough for a child to grow!
This school has a warm & loving environment. The principal has had a ton of added responsibilties to her plate, but is a fair, wise leader, who is always there to listen. My kids experience a great learning environment, surrounded by families with similar moral & religious values as our own. I will keep them here as long as possible & feel confident they are getting the best education around.
Great School, Good Teachers, large athletic field/playground area for kids to play sports and for recess. Many CYO sports and clubs.
You will be so glad you chose St. Damian for your children. I know I am. My children are challenged daily and the teachers have high expectations for each student. The teachers are the best around. The junior high will prepare you child for high school in every way. They also offer many activities after school. Compare prices and you will find we are also very affordable compared to other schools in our area. Our school is a great place for children to grow and learn.
I used to attend this school. It was a great experiance for me and a great change of pace from public schools. The teachers and staff are very helpful and gave every child including myself all the help we needed to excel in academics, our faith, and life.
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