NOOR Academy Sunday School
At Noor Academy Sunday School, it is our objective to provide a healthy and rewarding learning environment for Muslims students.The school will meet once a week for nine months of the year. If summed up, it amounts to about thirty days of classes in a year. Within this "short" time we are committed to do the best to provide a sound Islamic education.
Muslim children growing up in the United States are facing diverse challenges and facing conflicting pressures at schools and with their friends. They are constantly influenced by mainstream youth culture. It is difficult to isolate them from these influences and it is painful to let them sway into the mainstream. Excessive consumerism, peer pressure, media culture, Internet, and technology confuse the youngsters' mind about their ideal objective in life. We admit parents are the main source to instill morals and values in their children but parents can do only so much. We also admit Islamic schools have a responsibility to instill Islamic ideologies in the youths but Islamic schools can do only so much. It is s tough job to help them balance their Islamic identity with their 'American' identity but we do not want to stop trying.
We hope that Noor Academy Sunday School will be able to help Muslim students appreciate and understand Islam - its rich heritage, principles, values, and it's teachings. We hope the school will be able to provide stepping stones for the youngsters so that they understand and accept Islam as the chosen 'way' of their lives. Our success will be measured years later if these youths grow up to be wonderful Muslims and say: thank you, you made a difference in my life!
We are working towards that day every single Sunday. This guide is designed to help parents, teachers, and students understand what to expect from our school and what our school expects from you. Our request to the parents - please invest in your child. They are precious and they are our future.
School is Closed 12/25/16 and 01/01/17