Moving every student forward every day
TK Stone Middle School will provide the resources and opportunities to develop educated, motivated, and empowered students who pursue excellence in all aspects of their lives.
In Relation to Students
All students should feel safe, valued, and cared for at school.
All students deserve the opportunity to learn and grow every day.
Students must take ownership of their own learning as evidenced by effort, attitude, and accountability
Students will be empowered to become productive citizens through meaningful activities
Faculty, students, parents, and community members need to work together to provide a positive and safe learning environment in which all students believe they are capable of being successful.
In Relation to Teachers
Teachers are committed to being lifelong learners.
Teachers will provide an engaging learning environment that may expand the walls of the classroom to empower students to see themselves as productive global citizens.
Faculty, students, parents and community work together (build a relationship) to provide a positive and safe learning environment in which all students believe they are capable of and responsible for being successful.
Teachers will act as facilitators by guiding students through challenging activities which allow students to learn at high levels (differentiated instruction).
Teachers believe that in order to promote student learning, structure and discipline must be consistent throughout the school.
In Relation to Administration and Organization
Professional, competent, and caring educators are essential.
Teachers and administration work together to create a positive and safe learning environment.
Students, family and community need to be engaged in order to enhance student learning opportunities.
All parties should be united on procedures and expectations, communication and consistency.
Leadership drives the culture/climate of the building; a culture of excellence should be established.
Educators should exhibit high character, work ethic, effort, perseverance, and good stewardship.