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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.


John Fraser Secondary School is committed to developing and supporting a community of engaged learners who strive to improve, achieve, and contribute in a respectful, safe and inclusive learning environment.


John Fraser Secondary School is a community where: - people feel safe, valued and included - people have equal accesses to resources, information and education - people have opportunities to excel and collaborate All members: - are engaged - take responsibility for their learning and strive to reach their potential - recognize and support all forms of success - demonstrate respect and compassion for themselves, each other and the world around them


  • respect and compassion
  • personal growth and excellence
  • diversity and inclusion

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • collaborate with our colleagues and students in a professional learning community
  • respect and respond to individual needs and learning styles
  • participate actively in ongoing professional development
  • communicate regularly with parents about their children's progress in school
  • participate actively in scheduled professional collaborative time to work in course teams to achieve team goals

Student Commitments

  • treat each other with dignity and respect
  • complete homework and assignments on time
  • attend school regularly and arrive at class on time
  • follow the school's code of conduct and classroom rules
  • talk to parents regularly about learning in school

Parent Commitments

  • communicate our questions and concerns to teachers
  • learn about what is expected in our children's classrooms
  • attend school information sessions and parent-teacher meetings
  • make use of school website to access information such as their student's attendance, school calendar, assessment policies, etc.
  • review school council website and attend meetings when possible.
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