School Board Policy Manual

Nevis Public Schools

Independent School District 308

 
 

Table of Contents

School Board Policy 104

104 SCHOOL DISTRICT MISSION STATEMENT

I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this policy is to establish a clear statement of the purpose for which the school district exists.

II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY

The school board believes that a mission statement should be adopted. The mission statement should be based on the beliefs and values of the community, should direct any change effort and should be the basis on which decisions are made. The school board, on behalf of and with extensive participation by the community, should develop a consensus among its members regarding the nature of the enterprise the school board governs, the purposes it serves, the constituencies it should consider, including student representation, and the results it intends to produce.

III. MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Independent School District #308 is to provide an educational environment, which emphasizes independent learning as a life long process of challenges that all learners will:

1. Become Critical Thinkers.

2. Develop Positive Self-esteem.

3. Reach their Maximum Learning.

4. Adapt to a Changing World.

5. Become Responsible Citizens.

IV. REVIEW

The school board will review the school district’s mission every two years, especially when members of the board change. The school board will conduct a comprehensive review of the mission, including the beliefs and values of the community, every five to seven years.

Legal References:

Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0010 to 3501.0180

Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0200-3501.0270

Minn. Stat § 123.972 (School District Policy)

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