Sumner Memorial High School

Core Beliefs and Values

This is a working document.


SMHS Core Values (as of 01/16/15)

Integrity
Innovation
Confidence
Self-reliance
Compassion
Resourcefulness
Perseverance
Collaboration
Optimism
Work Ethic
Respect
Responsibility

SMHS Core Beliefs (as of 01/16/15)
1. Each student is unique and has something to offer our community and should be valued for their individuality.(individuality)
2. We believe each student has the potential to achieve at different paces (awkward) and with differentiation.
3. Students have a responsibility to actively participate in their own education.
4. Students benefit when school, family, and the community are active partners in education and have high expectations for future success.
5. Students must feel safe, both physically and emotionally, in any school setting.
6. We believe each student can succeed if their basic needs are met.
Marianne DeRaps