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Living Our Values

We value a culture of belonging, so we …

  • build positive and constructive relationships with each other
  • honor that we are here to educate and inspire one another by recognizing and celebrating the strengths, differences, and talents of all
  • show kindness and respect to ourselves and each other by listening and remaining open to new or different ideas

We value the whole child by balancing the learning of academic and social-emotional skill sets, so we…

  • build social-emotional skills and relationships between teachers and students
  • understand that relationships are the foundation for motivating students in all aspects of school
  • get to know our students and create learning experiences for them that are personalized and meaningful

We value authentic learning and meaningful collaboration within our community, so we…

  • have a clear purpose behind what we do in the classroom (know our why)
  • give time and guidance for purposeful conversations
  • provide students with authentic audiences and hands-on, engaging learning experiences as much as possible
  • model and provide opportunities to learn while fostering empathy, vulnerability, and individuality