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"Putting All Learners On Winning Streaks!"

Belief Statements

  1. We believe effective schools foster a positive climate that focuses on the importance of learning and on the maintenance of a safe, orderly, supportive environment that values responsible citizenship as a top priority.

  2. We believe effective schools provide a challenging curriculum with clear, high expectations and the opportunity for interdisciplinary education in order to prepare students for the real world.

  3. We believe effective schools offer alternative educational settings which can be more responsive than the traditional settings to the educational needs of some students.

  4. We believe effective schools consider a variety of scheduling options.

  5. We believe effective schools promote co-curricular activities as an integral part of a student’s education by providing opportunities that support and extend academic learning for all students.

  6. We believe effective schools use a variety of assessments that are clearly aligned to standards.

  7. We believe schools provide comprehensive and ongoing professional development for their staff.

  8. We believe that effective schools initiate purposeful and planned transition activities for middle level and graduating students.

  9. We believe effective schools make decisions concerning student learning and school operations collaboratively with students, teachers, administrators. families and community: which reflect best practice and are within policies established by the board.