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District-Wide Educational Goals For Students

  • Each student will develop a positive self-image, respect for others and a persistence to learn.

  • Each student will master communication, computation, problem solving, technological and critical thinking skills for success in life.

  • Each student will acquire knowledge in diverse areas necessary to achieve his/her potential in a global society.

  • Each student will gain the skills to be a successful and responsible citizen, family member, worker and consumer.

  • Each student will develop the skills to become an emotionally and physically healthy person.

  • Each student will understand, respect and appreciate the values and strengths of a culturally diverse society.

  • Each student will understand and respond to issues which affect life on our planet.

Target: 21st Century Goals for North Stonington Public Schools

  • To continue the improvement of quality curriculum and instruction.

    • To improve student achievement in core curriculum.​

    • To promote the use of effective instructional practices.

    • To increase the instructional emphasis on higher order thinking skills.

    • To improve inter-disciplinary communication skills.

    • To provide enrichment programs.

    • To encourage integration for the arts throughout the curriculum.

    • To increase foreign language K-12.

    • To develop and support a theater arts program.

    • To increase the number of electives available.

  • To prepare students to successfully compete in the global society of the 21st century.​

    • To include practical life skills in the curricula.​

    • To promote multi-cultural understanding.

    • To integrate computer knowledge and usage.

    • To provide in-school programs for students not pursuing formal post high school education.

    • To promote awareness of environmental issues, foreign affairs, market economics, and government.

    • To provide students with research skills.

  • To continue schools as responsibility centers.​

    • To encourage students to assume responsibility for their own education.​

    • To stress the role of teacher as decision-maker.

    • To stress the role of principal as instructional and responsibility center leader.

    • To evaluate each curricular area.

  • To improve school facilities.​

    • To develop a five-year facilities plan for each school.​

    • To continuously monitor compliance with building/fire/safety/handicapped accessibility codes and curricular needs.

  • To increase pride in our schools and community.​

    • To demonstrate the value of education to all students.​

    • To enhance student motivation.

    • To communicate school success/accomplishments to the community.

    • To involve students in improving our schools.

    • To increase student involvement in the community.

    • To increase the use of school facilities after school hours.

  • To increase parental awareness in our schools.​

    • To improve teacher-parent communication.​

    • To involve parents in improving our schools.

    • To improve communication between the schools and parents.

    • To educate parents in their role in improving their child/children’s learning.

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