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The Storm Lake Community School District will encourage, engage and empower students to build a better tomorrow.

   

Values:

Beliefs:

All Storm Lake Community School District stakeholders (students, staff, parents, community members) value: All Storm Lake Community School District stakeholders (students, staff, parents, community members) believe in:
  • Our diverse schools and community.
  • Acquiring knowledge and applying critical thinking.
  • The inherent learning ability of each individual.
  • Establishing and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • the partnership among students, families, staff, communities and the world.
  • Empowering all to be confident and responsible digital citizens, who use technology effectively and demonostrate 21st Century Skills.

     
  • Giving their best effort every day.
  • Encouragings, empowering and engaging students and staff to take educational risks in a safe environment.
  • Equally embracing each student.
  • Developing the fundamentals of good character:  trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, caring, citizenship and fairness.
  • Developing students' understanding of the importance of being a contributing member of their community.
  • Supporting all to reach their highest level of achievement.

Storm Lake Community School District Board Goals - 2018-2019

1) Strengthen communication and stakeholder partnerships
  • Support proactive and transparent communication to foster trust and collaboration
  • Build partnerships among student, families and staff by being visible at events
  • Utilize the chain of command
2) Maintain systems districtwide to support academic outcomes and meet student needs
  • Continue planning for anticipated growth and support this need with new facilities by communicating with stakeholders the need for the Early Childhood Center
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility and proper stewardship of resources
3) Ensure educational excellence and equity for every student
  • Embrace change with an open mind
  • Elevate professional practice by investing in administrators and staff through the maintenance of a professional development program that cultivates ongoing adult and student learning
  • engage in "leadership on your feet" behaviors
4) Prepare students to be college & career ready by raising the academic and social emotional learning bar
  • Continue to improve prevention and intervention strategies for addressing "at risk" behaviors of students
  • Ensure school culture promotes equitable outcomes in student learning
  • Encourage and increase the participation rate in school activities by families and students
  • Further develp understanding, acceptance and appreciation of diversity within our staff, students and families