Global Ends (Mission Statement)
The schools will support all students to become lifelong learners and effective, engaged citizens of the world through diverse educational opportunities, community and parental involvement, and co-curricular activities that promote individual student aspirations at a reasonable cost. Every learner will complete their preK-12 education with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the community, post-secondary education, and careers.
The school district provides flexible and diverse learning environments rich with 21st century tools that promote self-development, academic achievement, life skills, and active engagement in learning. It operates within a framework of high expectations for every learner with support from educators, families and the community. Accordingly:
Knowledge and Skills
All students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary for success in community, post-secondary, and careers. This includes, but is not limited to: critical thinking; scientific understanding; literacy; numeracy; communication; problem solving; technology & digital media; and life skills.
Citizenry and Community
All students will become effective, engaged citizens of the world with curious minds, respectful collaborative approaches, and the desire to serve and participate in the community. Students will use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally. Students will recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
All students will become lifelong learners entering the world with an appreciation of diverse experiential learning allowing them to pursue their individual aspirations with the confidence to take risks promoting continued growth. Students will leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.