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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.

Mission

Leadership, engagement and empowerment are core principles at Marvin Heights; our learning community achieves as a team as we build and nurture each other.

Vision

Marvin Heights challenges students to be thinkers, communicators and problem solvers as educators co-learn with each other and their students.

Values

  • Kids do well if they can.
  • Know thy impact.
  • Lagging skills and unsolved problems are the lense in which challenging student behavior is perceived.
  • An inquiry stance in all classrooms.
  • Families and caregivers are partners in children's education.

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • Co-learning with their colleagues and students.
  • Having and modelling a growth mindset.
  • Believing that kids do well if they can.
  • Understanding the importance of students being calm, alert and ready for learning to be academically and socially successful and able to achieve.
  • Through the creation of theories of action per grade level dynamic classroom practices will improve student achievement.

Student Commitments

  • Attending school with a growth mindset.
  • Understanding the role of audience in writing, reading and communicating mathematical concepts.
  • Working towards becoming productive and digitally responsible through 21st Century learning and the use of devices in the classroom.
  • Friends stand up; speak up and show up.
  • Stop, Now, And Plan-SNAP(strategies to support student problem solving)

Parent Commitments

  • Understanding the role of home support.
  • Actively being involved in children's education through questioning and expecting student accountability.
  • Participating in school wide events and the School Council