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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

Our mission as a school community is to create a safe learning environment where all students learn to respect each other, their community and the planet. We do this by providing diverse learning opportunities that involve students, staff, parents and the community so that students can become productive lifelong learners.

Vision

Our vision for David Suzuki Secondary School is to develop a collaborative community of individuals who are continually evolving to become environmental stewards capable of taking action to better the world.

Values

  • Honesty - by demonstrating integrity in our words and actions. We are truthful and trustworthy.
  • Responsibility - by being accountable and reliable in our actions and commitments.
  • Respect - by treating others, ourselves and our environment with high regard and value, we are respectful.
  • Empathy - by being able to understand and share another person's feelings and experiences.

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • To model exemplary practices that support the school vision and to ensure environmental literacy is ongoing across all grades and curriculum.
  • To support student achievement and character development.
  • To support and provide leadership for school wide initiatives such as the Harvest Clean Up, the Terry Fox Run, and the grade 8-9 transition activities

Student Commitments

  • To particiapte through completing surveys, providing input into the creation and review of the mission, vision, values and collective commitments.
  • To provide input and leadership in the creation of special events and extra-curricular activities that contribute to student life at Suzuki.

Parent Commitments

  • To support school wide initiatives such as the anti-idlying campaign, fundraising Fall Harvest Days, and day to day environmental initiatives.
  • To particiapate through completing surveys, providing input into the creation and review of the mission, vision , values and collective commitments.
  • To participate on committees such as the Enviromental Committee and Black History Month Committee.

Our Motto is "Be the Change".  

Our Vision for David Suzuki Secondary School is to develop a collaborative community of individuals who are continually evolving to become environmental stewards capable of taking action to better the world.      

Our Mission as a school community is to create a safe learning environment where all students learn to respect each other, their community and the planet.  We do this by providing diverse learning opportunities that involve students, staff, parents and the community so that students can become productive lifelong learners.  

Our Values include:  Honesty, Responsibility, Respect, Empathy.

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