In seventh grade, students work extensively on developing their critical thinking, note taking, and study skills to prepare them for high school and beyond. Students are expected to utilize the skills and strategies taught in previous grades. A seventh graders will implement them appropriately, at first with teacher guidance and later, independently. The students' Catholic faith continues to develop and grow through student service. Seventh grade aims to understand the beauty of the sacraments that are integral to a fulfilling Christian life, and to connect the relationship of practicing virtues with grace.