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101 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Code No.  101

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

The District and the Board are dedicated to promoting an equal opportunity for a quality public education to its students, within the limitations of the District’s ability, in order to provide for students, in cooperation with the families and the District community, the opportunity to develop a healthy social, intellectual, emotional, and physical self-concept in a learning environment that provides guidance and  encourages each student to develop his/her full potential and become a productive citizen .

The Board endeavors, through the dedication of the District's resources, to encourage students, who come to the District from a variety of backgrounds, to look forward to the time when they will have jobs, homes, families, places in the District community, and attain recognition as individuals.  In order to achieve this goal, the Board will seek qualified employees dedicated to development of their professional skills for the betterment of the education program and for the expertise for educational productivity.

Instruction and curriculum are the key elements of a public education.  Critical thinking and problem solving skills that will assist the students' preparation for life is instructed as part of a sequentially coordinated curriculum.  The school district strives to prepare students for employment, to discover and nurture creative talent and to prepare them to meet and cope with social change in an atmosphere conducive to learning.

The support and involvement of the home and the District community are essential to achieve educational excellence in the District.  The District strives to maintain an active relationship with the home and the District community to create within the students an awareness of dignity and worth of the individual, civic responsibility and respect for authority.

Approved  August 10, 1998                       Reviewed April 13, 2016    

SIGOURNEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD POLICY