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We Believe

We believe…

  • We believe in cultivating learners who can be successful in the 21st century by teaching them how to communicate, collaborate, problem-solve, and think critically.
  • We believe in pushing students’ thinking and communicating to them that their thinking is valued, visible, and actively promoted.
  • We believe in supporting students in their development as lifelong learners by modeling and sharing our own lifelong learning habits.
  • We believe in educating the “whole-child” and teaching our students not only academic content and cognitive skills, but skills that support their social and emotional development.
  • We believe in teaching students how to be kind and compassionate and to have empathy for others.
  • We believe in molding students into caring individuals who thrive in a team-building environment and respect and value the opinions and backgrounds of others.
  • We believe in teaching students how to be persistent, independent, curious and creative in their learning, as well as how to persevere when things get tough.
  • We believe in encouraging students to develop their own voices and ideas and share them with others in an informed and confident way.
  • We believe in teaching students how to be leaders of their learning by giving them opportunities to manage and lead their own learning.
  • We believe all learners can achieve personal excellence and become contributing and productive members of society.
  • We believe in providing a safe and secure learning environment so all students can be successful in their learning.
  • We believe that it takes an entire community to raise and educate a child and our parents and community members are vital to this process.