District Beliefs, Vision, Mission and Goals
Adopted February 22, 2010
We believe …
Students and Learning
… all students can learn.
… students need a sense of belonging in a safe, secure, learning environment.
… education should prepare all students for college or careers.
… all students should have equitable opportunities and be challenged, recognizing their different learning styles.
… students learn through participation in activities.
Faculty, Staff and Teaching
… staff focus on and be accountable for student learning.
… staff have school pride and commitment.
… staff are a positive influence, have integrity and be trustworthy.
… staff make learning relevant and develop positive relationships with students.
… staff are committed to life-long learning.
Schools and Community
… schools should be fiscally responsible.
… the community will provide resources needed for quality education.
… schools and community that have a positive collaborative partnership will lead to
… school will be the center of the community and reflect community values.
The Vision of Marengo CHSD 154 is:
… to become a model learning community.
… for all taxing bodies will work together to meet the needs of the community.
… to be recognized for financial, academic, and extra-curricular excellence.
… to be recognized for having outstanding teaching and support staff.
… for all students will
• be able to think critically and solve real-world problems
• be drug-free and gang-free
• be technologically literate
• exhibit strong literacy skills
• exceed college entrance expectations
• be confident, motivated and successful
• have the knowledge and skills to be productive members of the society
• see relevancy in their learning
School District Goals:
Goal 1: Increase student achievement for ALL students.
Goal 2: Continue to provide a comprehensive high school program.
Goal 3: Remain fiscally responsible while achieving our goals.
Goal 4: Continue and enhance the positive relationships with the communities of District 154.