Our vision is to become a community of students, faculty, and staff which values learning, caring, and creativity.
Our commitment to learning means that we aspire to:
create an environment where students want to learn and are able to grow.
develop a range of programs and activities to serve all students.
make students ready, academically and socially, to meet their futures.
challenge students to learn thoughtfully and to solve problems skillfully.
Our commitment to caring means that we aspire to:
base our decisions on the best interests of the school community.
lead students to relate to, communicate with, and be tolerant of one another.
foster senses of responsibility and accountability within the community.
encourage students to develop their moral and spiritual values.
Our commitment to creativity means that we aspire to:
appreciate and encourage diversity within the community.
seek out creative and novel approaches to problems.
employ a wide range of educational practices and techniques.
encourage students to be resourceful and self-reliant.
All students can learn.
Learners possess multiple intelligences.
Participation in the learning community fosters social, civic, emotional, and intellectual growth.
Diverse instructional strategies and environments enhance learning.
Shared vision and shared experiences are the foundation of the school community.
The competing goals of excellence and equity produce energizing tension within the community.
Problems present opportunities for re-evaluation, growth, and change.
Teaching is an art, as well as a craft, and the teacher-student relationship is at its heart.
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