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Vision Statement

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam will strive to be the premier all woman school providing a holistic, comprehensive and challenging quality education in a technologically advanced environment maintaining a competitive advantage through academic excellence, faith formation, values, and image.

Mission Statement

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam, rooted in the unique charism of Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, is an Archdiocesan secondary school. With a dedicated faculty and staff, the school promotes the holistic development of a diverse population of young women fostering academic excellence, responsible leadership, global awareness, social justice, and compassionate service for all in the tradition of the Catholic faith.

Integral student outcome

Women Who are Christ Centered

They will:
Root themselves in God's love
Understand good Christian moral values
Demonstrate integrity, honesty and respect in their lives
Nourish their faith with worship, prayer and community life
Promote healthy lifestyles - mind, body and spirit.

Women Who are Intellectually competent and resourceful

They will:
Seek the blend of excellence and challenge
Think analytically and critically
Utilize and apply technological knowledge
Possess social and interpersonal skills
Make informed decisions

Women Who are catalysts for change

They will:
Serve with compassion
Be loyal to Christian values and generous to those in need
Practice responsible citizenship
Be globally aware and impelled action
Build a community of justice tempered by gentleness
Be responsible leaders
Be active in promoting women's dignity

Women Who are Lifelong learners

They will:
Be open to positive new experiences
Set and achieve goals and outcomes
Organize and plan
Take responsibility for their holistic growth

Women Who are Effective Communicators

They will:
Express themselves fluently in written and oral language
Articulate their ideas and values logically and persuasively
Listen to different points of view and respond with objective evidence
Be conscious of non-verbal communication

OUR HISTORY

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam was established September 8, 1949, as the first all-girl college preparatory Catholic high school. The school was founded by His Excellency, Bishop Appolinaris William Baumgartner, OFM Cap., D.D., and the Sisters of Mercy from Belmont, North Carolina who also established a Sisters of Mercy Community on Guam in sending three pioneer sisters, namely, Sister Mary Inez Underwood, RSM, Sister Mary Louise Weisenforth, RSM, and Sister Mary Annette McBennett, RSM.

Mrs. Daphne Castillo

Vice Principal

Ms. Lourdes Babauta

Dean of Students

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