• CORE VALUES, BELIEFS, AND LEARNING EXPECTATIONS:

     

    South Hadley High School will provide a safe and supportive school community that fosters personal and intellectual growth and challenges all students to become engaged citizens and life-long learners. 

     

    CORE VALUES:

    The faculty and staff of South Hadley High School are committed to: 

    ·         Providing engaging, varied, and challenging curricula, instruction, and assessment to all learners;

    ·         Providing learning activities that facilitate critical thinking, creative problem solving, practical application of skills and effective, appropriate use of technology;

    ·         Providing a supportive learning community where diversity is respected, and students demonstrate responsible behavior;

    ·         Encouraging students to expand their learning by actively engaging in co-curricular activities;

    ·         Empowering students to become self-directed, active learners; and

    ·         Empowering students to become self-advocates and effective communicators.

     

    LEARNING EXPECTATIONS: 

    ·         Read and write effectively;

    ·         Communicate and listen effectively; and

    ·         Think critically and problem solve creatively, independently and collaboratively

     

    CIVIC AND SOCIAL EXPECTATIONS:

    ·         Demonstrate individual responsibility for one’s own learning; and

    ·         Demonstrate respectful behavior and ability to resolve conflicts. 

     

     

    Approved by Faculty 01.13.15/ Approved by Student Council 02.10.15/ Approved by School Council 01.21.15