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Our Mission Statement

The faculty and staff will dedicate itself to the intellectual, social and emotional growth of all our children in our multi-cultural, multi-ethnic school.  We will provide the most updated technological tools and the arts to provide challenging educational activities and foster mutual respect for all students and staff in a safe learning environment.  Parents and guardians provide the first learning experiences for our children and parental involvement will be an integral part of our partnership.  Our teaching strategies will empower our children to become lifelong readers and critical thinkers.  We are dedicated to providing a nurturing, caring environment where children are supported to develop self-esteem and a sense of responsibility.  Our expectations will be for every child to reach their highest potential through our home-school community.

Our Vision

We envision our school as a safe, nurturing and welcoming place that our children will look forward to attending each day.  Our vision is of a school that will prepare all of our graduating students – mentally, physically, emotionally and socially – for a middle school education and ultimately for a fulfilling life.  Our vision is of a school sensitive and responsive to the perspectives and needs of all our students and families.  We envision a school where the administration, staff and volunteers are embracing and reflective of the cultural and racial diversity of all students.  We view each student and family as bringing valuable gifts to our school community, whether these gifts be cultural, linguistic, or individual.  Our vision is of a school infused with the arts. We view the arts both as inherently valuable and as powerful learning tools for other disciplines. Finally, we envision our school community as an ongoing and increasing collaboration among students, teachers, parents, administration, staff, and the community at large.
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