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Manitou Park Elementary School

Mission


 

MISSION STATEMENT

Manitou Park Elementary School provides a nurturing, challenging, and safe environment that supports diversity while respecting all members of the community.  Manitou Park Elementary emphasizes academic achievement and future success through the interdependence of school and community while practicing agreed upon philosophies such as Compassionate Schools and Safe & Civil School models.

 

SHARED VISION/GUIDING PRINCIPLES

We shall be an outstanding school in which all students are critical thinkers, exhibit high standards of achievement, and are responsible contributing members of the community through the use of effective practices.


Community agreements include:

• Five Dimensions of Teaching and Learning
• Inquiry By Design (IBD)
• Daily 5
• Math Studio
• Math PLCs
•  Literacy Trainings
• Intervention Team
• Teaching Black Male Learners (TBML)
• CHAMPS
• P.R.I.D.E.
• In-Building Staff Development

Attendance and participation in school events and enrichment, such as:
o Science fair
o ELO (Extended Learning Opportunity)
o ASB
o Music Programs
o O’Ambassadors
o PTA
• Internal Support – academic and social well-being, such as:
o Discipline buddies
o Reading buddies
o Bully blocking buddies
o Chess
o Accelerated Reader