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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 successful students.
  • 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.