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TRHS Mission Statement

 

TIMBERLANE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL: STATEMENT OF CORE VALUES, BELIEFS, and 21ST CENTURY LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

Mission Statement

The Timberlane Regional High School community values and nurtures the academic, personal, creative, and social growth of all students.  We uphold rigorous academic standards and promote continuous improvement through curriculum and experiences that foster excellence, cooperation, and responsibility.

Core Values

  • Creativity

  • Responsibility

  • Respect

  • Communication

  • Critical thinking

  • Community

  • Academic rigor

Beliefs

  • All students have the ability to learn.

  • Social interactions, interpersonal relations, and communication with others influence learning.

  • Motivation determines, directs, and sustains what students do to learn.

  • Personalized instruction and educational opportunities honor students’ interests, curiosity, strengths, and contributions.

  • Open communication and collaboration among staff, students, parents, and community stakeholders ensure a supportive educational environment.

  • Students must learn and apply 21st century skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration.

  • Exposure to relevant and challenging curricula fosters lifelong learning through real-life application of knowledge and skills.

  • Technology is a tool to support and enhance learning and skill development.

21st Century Learning Expectations – Academic

Timberlane students will:

  • Read and apply information from a variety of texts.

  • Research and gather information effectively.

  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving strategies effectively.

  • Write effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.

21st Century Learning Expectations – Social and Civic

Timberlane students will:

  • Offer their best effort and be involved, contributing citizens at school and in the wider community.

  • Work cooperatively and resolve conflicts peacefully.

  • Live responsibly and lend a helping hand to those in need.

  • Speak and act respectfully toward all.

 

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