Altoona Area High School

Vision Statement

The vision of the Altoona Area High School Q-SITE Council for the 21st century is to provide the opportunity for faculty, staff, parents and community to develop, through communication, a sense of ownership, spirit, and pride in the school. Not only must students be prepared academically; they must be nurtured with a sense of cultural awareness which includes an appreciation of the arts, of tolerance, of diversity, and the community.

Value Statements

The AAHS Q-SITE Council believes that the Altoona Area High School will:

  • Create life-long learners.
  • Develop independent learning skills.
  • Foster Mt. Lion Pride and school spirit.
  • Encourage the use of communication skills that promote understanding.
  • Encourage community ownership in the school and its mission.
  • Advocate positive and meaningful educational experiences for all students.
  • Promote excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and life skills.
  • Encourage the development of problem-solving skills.
  • Encourage the development of students' technological competencies to better prepare them to meet the demands of a changing world.
  • Strengthen and nurture the development of self-esteem.

Baker Elementary School

Vision Statement

Baker Elementary School will strive for quality education through innovative and creative methods of service, respect for all people and collaboration through shared participation and mutual responsibility.

Value Statements

At Baker, we believe in:

  • Continuously improving the educational and learning environment through understanding and acting on the needs and expectations of those being served.
  • Dedication to the effective management of resources in a responsible manner.
  • Continually searching for creative and alternative methods of service.
  • Treating all people with respect because each person has dignity and value.
  • Being committed to meeting the needs of the educational community through shared participation and mutual responsibility.

Ebner Elementary School

Vision Statement

We envision an Ebner School which produces responsible and respectful citizens. As a center for innovation, learning and up-to-date technology, Ebner will be the connecting link between home and community. Ebner students will realize that learning is a life-long commitment supported by dedicated staff and concerned parents, but only filled to its potential as the learners become responsible for the learning themselves.

Value Statements

At Ebner, we believe:

  • That safety for the staff, students and parents will be our highest priority.
  • Students should show courtesy and respect for all school staff and each other, throughout the school year.
  • Students will leave our school with a life-long love and excitement of learning with an ability to put that learning to use.
  • That teachers, students and parents will utilize technology within the classroom and computer lab in conjunction with regular classroom work.
  • Students leaving Ebner School will read, write and compute to the best of their abilities.
  • That there should be a school and community partnership with an "open-door" feeling.

The McAuliffe Heights Program at Irving Elementary

Vision Statement

McAuliffe Heights at Irving will enrich educational programs and develop an awareness and respect for diversity among our students, thus becoming successful, responsible citizens.

Value Statements

At McAuliffe Heights, we will:

  • Ensure a safe learning environment for all students.
  • Provide innovative instruction through the use of Multiple Intelligence Theory, Cooperative Learning, Looping, Interdisciplinary Units and Exploring Individual Differences among learners.
  • Create child-centered classrooms where students are actively engaged in hands-on activities.
  • Present lessons with links to real life situations utilizing technology to prepare students for the 21st Century.
  • Maintain a constancy of purpose with all staff members working towards a common goal of success for each learner.
  • Work closely with parents to create a positive learning community.

Juniata Elementary School

Vision Statement

Juniata Elementary School will serve as the foundation for the future of our students. We will use available resources, including innovations in technology, to provide the fundamentals of education for a diverse population. We will maintain a safe and disciplined environment for all students. We will work with faculty, parents, community and students to ACHIEVE these goals. We will work to fulfill the expectations which the ACHIEVE Program has set forth.

Value Statements

At Juniata, we believe that:

  • Our school will maintain a safe, secure, and enthusiastic environment that will encourage students to achieve to their potential while fostering the students' love of learning.
  • The expanded use of an integrated computer learning program in the classroom and computer lab will enhance the integration of the curriculum.
  • By working with parents, teachers and students to initiate and monitor a two year looping pattern in grades 1-2, 3-4, and 5-6, student achievement will improve.
  • By implementing and monitoring a School Compact that encompasses the classroom, school cafeteria, transportation and district expectations, a quality school supported by students, parents, teachers and administration will be the end result.
  • The delivery of integrated units that incorporate the Multiple Intelligences and Learning Style Theories will meet the needs of both regular and special education students without compromising the learning of either.
  • Self-discipline, a strong work ethic and confidence in one's ability to excel, are essential for students to become productive citizens.

Juniata Gap Elementary School

Vision Statement

We , in the Juniata Gap Elementary Community, believe that our children are our greatest natural resource. Juniata Gap's Q-SITE Council will provide opportunities for enrichment to the school's educational programs through innovative and creative methods. Students, staff, parents and the community will collaborate to produce a positive and productive learning environment.

Value Statements

At Juniata Gap, we believe in:

  • Quality Education.
  • Making the students our first priority.
  • Encouraging and supporting our excellent and innovative staff.
  • Partnerships with home, school and community.
  • Appropriate individualized learning experiences.
  • Developing the greatest potential in every child.
  • Promoting respect, obedience, concern, and kindness.
  • Students and staff having a right to a safe and orderly learning environment.

Logan Elementary School

Vision Statement

Students exiting Logan Elementary School will read, write, and compute to the best of their abilities; will possess a life-long love of learning; will have instilled an increased understanding and acceptance of diversified learners; will demonstrate respect and care of the universe; and will respect people of all genres, ages, religions, and ethnic backgrounds.

Value Statements

At Logan, we believe that:

  • Advocacy for students is the responsibility of all persons in the educational process.
  • Human diversity is a vital characteristic of public education.
  • Education must be measured in terms of individual achievement relative to ability.
  • Excellence is worth the cost.
  • All individuals possess multiple intelligences.
  • The staff is responsible, innovative, efficient, excellent, accountable, and professional.
  • We are striving to be a school of quality.
  • We are a safe school that maintains high standards.
  • Parents and the community are partners in learning.
  • Staff professionalism, through assimilation of quality teaching practices, is promoted.
  • High standards of student achievement are assured.

Penn-Lincoln Elementary School

Vision Statement

Penn-Lincoln Elementary School students will be prepared for success in the 21st century. This will be accomplished by exposure to technology, hands-on learning, and active involvement in the learning process. The educational process will be designed to address individual differences while focusing on the belief that all students are capable learners. Parent and community participation will have an important role in this process. All students will be educated in a safe and secure environment that promotes responsibility, manners, self-esteem, and communication.

Value Statements

At Penn-Lincoln, we believe:

  • Parents and community are important contributors to the educational success of children.
  • Our school should be a flexible learning environment.
  • Every student can learn when presented with appropriate curriculum.
  • A pleasant atmosphere should exist among all members of the school.
  • All students should demonstrate responsibility for their actions and pride in their school.
  • Students should see the relationship between the taught curriculum and the real world.
  • Manners, coping skills, and conflict resolutions will help students succeed in life.

Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Vision Statement

Pleasant Valley Elementary School will strive to prepare students for the twenty-first century by delivering the curriculum in an innovative and creative manner. People skills and character education will be taught to make each and every student productive citizen of our country, state, and community.

Value Statements

At Pleasant Valley, we believe:

  • That students leaving our school will read, write, compute, and speak to the best of their abilities.
  • That each students' lifelong love of learning will be enhanced.
  • In providing opportunities for maximum achievement and continuously searching for effective service delivery.
  • That all students have dignity, value, and worth.
  • In promoting individualism and self-esteem for all students, families, and staff.
  • That shared participation and mutual responsibility is the expectation of the educational system and the partnerships that are established with the business community.

Washington-Jefferson Elementary School

Vision Statement

Our vision is that students will be given every opportunity to demonstrate creativity, challenge their own capabilities, appreciate individual differences, and become lifelong learners. Our TEAM effort (Together Educating All Minds) will bond us in a positive effort directed toward this mission.

Value Statements

At Washington-Jefferson, we believe in:

  • Making the students our #1 priority.
  • Ensuring a safe and secure learning environment for our children.
  • Providing innovative instruction through the use of Multiple Intelligence Theory, Cooperative Learning, Looping, Indisciplinary Units, and exploring individual differences among learners.
  • Creating child-centered classrooms where students are actively engaged.
  • Ensuring success in the Read To Succeed Program, providing an additional 30 minutes of reading instruction to every student, daily.
  • Presenting lessons with links to real life situations utilizing technology to prepare our children for the 21st Century.
  • Helping students develop a positive self-esteem, thus, promoting independence.
  • Total quality TEAM work from all staff, and encouraging parents to become active participants in their child's education.
  • Maintaining a constancy of purpose with all TEAM members, working toward a common goal of success for each learner.

Wright Elementary School

Vision Statement

We envision that Wright Elementary will be a safe and secure place in which our students will learn. The Wright Staff, parents, and the community will work collaboratively to nurture a positive and productive learning climate for all students. Students will be encouraged and taught to solve problems and make decisions that benefit themselves and others. Student achievement will be assessed continually to monitor progress. Teachers and students will be held accountable to high standards, not only academically, but in conduct as well. Wright Elementary students will be encouraged to be responsible, respectful, self-disciplined members of a community.

Value Statements

At Wright Elementary, we believe that:

  • Children come first.
  • Children are our link to the future; therefore, they are the mutual responsibility of parents, school, and the community.
  • Staff and students have a right to a safe and secure learning environment.
  • Students can achieve academically to their highest potential.
  • Character traits conducive to appropriate behavior and positive attitudes can be nurtured.

 

 

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