Northwestern Regional School District No. 7

Mission and Expectations

 Middle School Student Handbook 2017-2018

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Mission Statement

Northwestern Middle School, a partnership of school, family, and community, is committed to providing a quality learning environment dedicated to fostering life-long intellectual achievement and social and personal growth.

We believe a quality learning environment:

  • Responds to the specific developmental needs of this age group;
  • Promotes growth through exploration, reflection and measurable goals;
  • Challenges all students to reach their full potential;
  • Encourages all students to be contributing citizens in a changing society;
  • Is a safe and secure place for all children to grow and learn.

Approved 11/2005
Revised 6/2006


Academic Expectations

Northwestern Regional Middle School students will be able to:

  • demonstrate effective literacy and communication skills through reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing;
  • appreciate, create, and participate in visual and performing art forms and demonstrate the importance of the arts in expressing the human experience;
  • use a variety of technology and informational resources to gather and synthesize data;
  • utilize problem solving skills;
  • demonstrate an understanding of democratic values in our society;
  • acquire a foundation of personal health and physical activity skills important for promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Social and Civic Expectations

Northwestern Regional Middle School students will:

  • demonstrate respect for all members of the Northwestern community.
  • demonstrate the rights and responsibilities of a democratic society;
  • apply practices of citizenship to the students’ community, nation, and world;
  • develop attitudes of respect and sensitivity towards human and cultural differences;
  • contribute to the community in a positive manner, forming a partnership in education.

Approved 1/18/2006

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