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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.

School Improvement Plan (2017-2019)
School Improvement Plan (2017-2019) Download
Mission Statement, Core Values, and Learner Expectations
Mission Statement, Core Values, and Learner Expectations Download