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About Us » Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

Mission

 

The mission of Waimea Canyon Middle School is to empower students to navigate the present and to shape the future.

Our Vision 

Curriculum

  • Curriculum is rigorous, relevant, standards based, and aligned to assessments.
    Descriptive, project-based, embedded with choices for both students & teachers, involves community.  
  • The curriculum is horizontally and vertically aligned to the CCSS Literacy standards.
     

Instruction

  • Instruction is aligned to Standards.
  • Instruction is targeted to the daily learning objectives.
  • Instruction is differentiated to address needs of students.
  • High impact, research based instructional strategies are used.
  • Instruction is rigorous and relevant.
  • Instruction is supported with technology - Future Ready/Tech Plan
 

Assessment

  • Assessments are aligned to the Standards (Common Core, HCPS III, National/Industry, etc.).
  • Different types of assessments are used to inform instruction and allow for student reflection/growth.
 

Environment

  • TRIBES - Mutual respect, attentive listening, right to pass or participate, appreciation/no put-downs.
  • Discipline Guidlines
  • Growth Mindset
  • Community Parent Involvement