- Pine-Richland School District
Personal Growth represents a belief in the whole child and development through the years at Pine-Richland. In addition to academic growth, this value is meant to represent social, emotional, and physical growth as well. Personal growth can also be applied to the staff.
Resiliency is locally defined as "the ability to adapt well in the face of hard times and build upon one's strengths." It was adapted from the American Psychological Association. We believe that students must be equipped to handle success and adversity in their lives. Innovation represents break-through change. Through the town hall discussions, innovation also signals an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. These skills are important for post high school success.
Innovation represents breakthrough change or new ways of performance in a discontinuous manner. Through the town hall discussions, innovation also signals an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.
Diverse Opportunities capture the importance of a wide range of choices in academics, athletics, arts and activities. It acknowledges the fact that students have varied interests. Exposure to a wide variety of opportunities helps them achieve personal growth and potential areas of future interest.
Engagement reflects the degree to which students, staff, parents, and community are part of the school district. It reflects engagement in the classroom for students as well as their connection to other aspects of student life. For our staff and community, engagement is a critical element of achieving our goals.