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Belief Statements of Westhills Elementary School
Westhills Elementary
Posted On: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

•1.       The education of a child is the responsibility of, and a combination of the efforts of, the student, family, school, and community.

•2.       High expectations and challenging objectives produce responsible, self-motivated students that become successful, self-directed learners.

•3.       All students can learn if provided a strong academic program that recognizes and respects each child's unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

•4.       An educational curriculum that promotes critical thinking and problem solving is necessary in order to equip students with the skills they need to become productive members of society.

•5.       A structured and safe environment that promotes self-discipline is the backbone of a positive learning environment.

•6.       Teachers deserve to teach, and everyone has the right to learn.

•7.       Every individual needs, wants, and deserves to be treated with fairness and respect.