Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
February 14, 2013 8:52 am EST


FREDERICKTOWN — Acting upon the recommendation of a committee comprised of parents, teachers, students, school board members and administrators, the Fredericktown school board on Tuesday adopted new vision, mission, belief and value statements as follows.


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Vision: Partnering with families and the community to provide all students with the best opportunity for success in a changing world. Mission: Every day, everyone, learning and adapting to excel in a changing world. Belief: The responsibility for education is an active partnership among the schools, students, families and all stakeholders of our community.

Value statements: We believe the Fredericktown school district will:

•Provide a safe, welcoming and orderly environment;

•Recognize that every student can learn, grow and succeed;

•Instill respect and responsibility through positive learning experiences;

•Provide and support an active partnership among the schools, students, families and all stakeholders;

•Integrate the necessary technology to be successful in our ever-changing world;

•Support co-curricular activities to provide positive opportunities for all students; and

•Measure success by what is learned, not by what is taught.

The rest of the meeting, treasurer Pat Miller told the News on Wednesday, was largely routine.

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