that in order to achieve the best possible education for our children
there must be communication, understanding, and cooperation between the
school and the home.
in the value of public education. Within this structure we realize the
importance of flexibility so as to meet the needs of ever-changing
world, diversity within our educational program, and continuous
self-evaluation through critical analysis.
in the value of the development of self discipline, whereby the child
is able to perform to the best of his/her ability in any situation
regardless of the obstacle present in our world today.
that a healthy child performs best; therefore we strongly support
physical and health education activities that will help develop physical
that the basic purpose of the school today is to give training and
practice in the skills, attitudes, understanding, backgrounds, and
knowledge necessary for the maintenance and promotion of a democratic
life in America.
that a child's parent or guardian must be an active participant in the
child's educational process by providing time, resources, and
opportunities at home for study and discussion.
Finally, we believe that
we have the added responsibility through scholarly precept and
enthusiastic example to influence students to love learning so that they
will remain eager, curious, and open to discovery beyond the years of