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Health Tips from the Burnham School Student Council
Updated on 10/20/2014
The Burnham School and Nurse McQueen share important information to help keep you healthy this season! 
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hepaug Valley School Invites the Region 12 Community to Live Streaming of TEDGlobal, an international TED Conference
Shepaug Valley School to Live Stream TEDGlobal
Updated on 09/30/2014
hepaug Valley School Invites the Region 12 Community to Live Streaming of TEDGlobal, an international TED Conference 
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2014-15 District Bus Routes
2014-15 District Bus Routes
Updated on 08/07/2014
2014-15 District Bus Routes 
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Our Mission
Why do we exist?  What is our purpose?
  • Through reflective practice, the mission of Region 12 is to:
  • Optimize student achievement
  • Build a collaborative learning environment
  • Develop engaged citizens

Our VisionOptimize Student Achievement:

  • Engage in relevant and rigorous curricula and assessments.
  • Demonstrate the acquisition of essential skills and knowledge (CCSS). 
  • Promote higher-level thinking and problem solving skills (depth of knowledge). 
  • Foster creativity, imagination, and innovation.
  • Provide effective professional development and teacher support.

Build a collaborative learning environment

  • Nurture cooperative relationships between students, staff, families, and community.
  • Promote respect and acceptance of diverse ideas.
  • Foster active participation in a safe learning environment.
  • Develop and demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Encourage adaptability and flexibility in thinking.

Develop engaged citizens

  • Recognize one's potential and individual responsibility in a global society
  • Cultivate integrity and empathy.
  • Demonstrate self-discipline and responsible risk taking.
  • Embrace lifelong learning.

 

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