Mission Statement

  • The Mission Of District 203 Is To Produce Students Who Are:

    Self-Directed Learners:
    ♦ Initiates, prioritizes, and evaluates achievable goals
    ♦ Seeks continuous learning opportunities
    ♦ Manages multiple tasks and life demands
    ♦ Takes responsibility for all choices
    ♦ Demonstrates positive choices for physical, social, spiritual, and emotional health
    ♦ Maintains a positive outlook
       Skills: Independence, Accountability, Organization, Wellness
    Collaborative Workers:
    ♦ Works within diverse groups to achieve a common goal
    ♦ Monitors and manages own role and behavior as a group member
    ♦ Offers and accepts constructive criticism
    ♦ Demonstrates consideration and respect for self and others
       Skills: Teamwork

    Complex Thinkers:
    ♦ Selects, applies, and reflects upon the processes to solve problems
    ♦ Accesses, evaluates, integrates, and cites information from primary and secondary
    ♦ Receives and expresses knowledge through spoken, written, visual, and tactile
    ♦ Perceives, creates, and respects aesthetic meaning of behavioral, natural, and artistic
       Skills: Research, Communication, Aesthetic Appreciation, Critical Thinking
    Quality Producers:
    ♦ Creates products to achieve an authentic purpose
    ♦ Constructs products appropriate for audience and context
    ♦ Designs and develops products/presentations that reflect integrity, confidence,
    objectivity, and craftsmanship
    ♦ Uses relevant computer technology wisely, ethically, and efficiently
       Skills: Presentation, Technology
    Community Contributors:
    ♦ Explores individual and societal connections which impact communities of all sizes
    ♦ Develops respect for self and empathy for those of diverse abilities, cultures, and
    ♦ Plans and takes action for creating community in a variety of settings
    ♦ Exercises the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
       Skills: Global Awareness, Acceptance of self and others