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Oakmont High School Staff

Mission Statement

Oakmont Regional High School provides an inclusive, nurturing environment where students pursue academic excellence, practice respect, think innovatively, and prepare for life-long participation in an ever-changing global society.

 

Core Values

In our pursuit of academic, technological, and personal excellence, the Oakmont learning community will act responsibly, be self-directed, communicate clearly and appropriately, address and solve problems, and practice respect.

 
Responsibility

We are responsible when we

  • account for our actions, attitudes words and their consequences;
  • consider others’ needs;
  • reflect on our actions and respond accordingly;
  • accept constructive criticism;
  • use technology ethically;
  • contribute fully while collaborating with peers.

 

Self-Direction

We are self-directed when we

  • prioritize academic tasks and manage time effectively;
  • make decisions in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle including nutrition, physical fitness, and preventative care;
  • make informed, thoughtful decisions regarding our emotional, physical and mental health;
  • conduct ourselves appropriately in a variety of social situations;
  • work diligently, independently or within collaborative groups.

 

Communication

We communicate clearly and appropriately independently or collaboratively when we

  • read actively and critically for information and understanding;
  • write clearly and accurately for a variety of purposes;
  • speak clearly and appropriately for the audience;
  • listen attentively and openly to others;
  • use multiple modes of creative expression;
  • demonstrate cultural and digital age literacy.

 

Problem-Solving

We address and solve problems independently or collaboratively when we

  • adapt to ever-changing learning environments;
  • look for analytic and/or creative ways to identify, describe, and solve real-world problems;
  • research, interpret, evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information from verbal, printed, and digital sources;
  • demonstrate curiosity and intellectual risk-taking
 
Respect

We practice respect when we

  • accept others with kindness and openness;
  • expand our awareness of and appreciation for the global community;
  • treat others ethically with honesty and integrity;
  • accept diversity and recognize the different ways we learn, think, look, and live.

 

Learner Expectations
Academic
  • Critical Thinking: Reading, listening, and research skills to gather, interpret, synthesize and evaluate information while using a variety of methods and technologies.

  • Communication: Demonstrate learning through creative, multiple modes of expression which include but are not limited to various technologies.

Social
  • Responsibility: Demonstrate responsibility by being flexible and adaptable while working independently and collaboratively to accomplish tasks.

  • Decision-Making: Plan for and make healthy lifestyle decisions.

Civic
  • Citizenship: Understand the rights and responsibilities of a citizen in a diverse democratic society and be thoughtful, accepting, reflective, and active citizens in the school and larger community.

Mission Statement, Core Values, and Learner Expectations
Mission Statement, Core Values, and Learner Expectations Download