Intermediate School Band
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Call to Action

Our Beliefs

We believe that:

  • Community engagement is vital to learning and promoting accountability in all students.

  • Education gives students a solid foundation for a successful future.

  • Balancing and understanding academic and personal goals will prepare students for the future

  • All learners with proper guidance can develop the motivation to persevere through any challenge.

  • Meaningful and relevant work engages students in profound learning

  • A safe and friendly environment is essential to student learning.

Our Call to Action

Empower students to lead

Our Learner Outcomes

  • Students will be capable of consistently setting personal and professional goals

  • Each student will be capable of applying persistence and reason when pursuing endeavors.

  • Students will become productive, contributing citizens

  • All students will show academic growth from year to year and demonstrate a continued interest in learning.

  • All students will communicate effectively using a variety of media

  • All students will graduate prepared with the knowledge to continue their education in college and/or a career.

Our Learner Profile

The learner will...

  • Develop a solid foundation in reading, writing, and math

  • Utilize a variety of multi-media tools for learning, communication, and collaboration.

  • Have the ability to differentiate and apply appropriate social and professional communication skills

  • Develop and apply critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills

  • Exhibit integrity and moral character

Our Goals

  • We will uphold standards that are clear, attainable, and high so that students can experience challenges and success.

  • We will incorporate a balanced and focused instructional setting.

  • We will empower students with the digital tools necessary to lead in tomorrow's world.

  • GISD will proactively plan and prepare for the growth of our community.

  • We will build and maintain regional and local partnerships to strengthen and broaden students' exposure to opportunities.

  • We will utilize various forms of assessments and feedback to evaluate student performance and growth.

  • We will utilize a system that promotes accountability and transparency to ensure our actions align with our core beliefs.