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"Educating the Emerging Generation"
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MISSION STATEMENT: To meet the needs of each unique individual, to encourage life-long enthusiastic learners and to promote strong academic achievement in a safe, positive, nurturing environment where students accept responsibility for their learning and actions while becoming capable and responsible citizens within the school, home and community.
BELIEF STATEMENTS: Educational excellence and success is a shared responsibility of students, parents, the community, faculty, and staff. The learning environment will be a place of mutual respect. Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different people and cultures. A safe and nurturing environment promotes student learning. Children are our greatest resource and the key to the future. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in learning at their own rate and instructional level and have appropriate opportunities for success. Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of curriculum and instructional practices to support their learning. Technology should be integrated across the curriculum to prepare students for a rapidly changing technological society. Assessments of student learning should provide students with a variety of opportunities to demonstrate their achievement of the expectations for their learning. Student learning should be the primary focus for all decisions within the school. Student performance is challenged by increased expectations and experiences