Our Environment

  • What will our building look, sound, and feel like?

    • Ensuring that all students have the supplies and resources they need to
      be successful.
    • People are treated as individuals with unique attributes, skills, and
    • Our building is a place where all ideas and identities are welcomed and
    • Encouraging the development of study skills and work habits for success
      in and out of school.
    • An accepting environment for all
    • Provide elective classes
    • Provide job and career resources
    • More supervised areas
    • Posters
    • Teach persistence
    • Incorporate more goal setting in academic courses
    • Teachers modeling growth mindsets and the power of yet
    • Positive phone calls home
    • Group work teaching emotional regulation and pro-social skills
    • School based mental health programs
    • Providing better access to elective courses taught at the high school
    • Peer helpers for new students
    • Students engaged in learning
    • Continuity with staff and programs
    • Positive interactions between students and staff
    • Providing resources based on current student need
    • Teachers building on student strengths
    • Using inquiry based or project based learning that include student interests and ideas
    • Students have the opportunity to create their own graduation plan (clp/plp)
    • Model empathy and positive communications
    • Welcoming and well kept building
    • Staff accommodate student needs /having high expectations
    • Offering a variety of relevant classes that fit student interests
    • Helping students with study skills and strategies
    • Provide more teacher personal development when needed