Reeds Brook Middle School: A supportive learning community challenges all students to achieve individual success.

Our Mission, Beliefs and Expectations

We Believe

  • Teaching respect and fostering pride are important components of education
  • Health and safety, both physical and emotional, are essential to learning.
  • A partnership among home, school, and the community is vital.
  • A dedicated staff, committed to professional development and lifelong learning, provides optimal educational experiences.
  • A challenging curriculum coupled with appropriate accommodations ensures the success of all students.
  • Integrated learning experiences and varied instructional approaches allow students to make connections between disciplines and their own lives.

Academic Expectations

Students will

  • Read, write, speak, and listen effectively to interpret and share information.
  • Use appropriate resources to seek access, apply, evaluate, and share knowledge.
  • Use visual, artistic, and technological modes of expression.
  • Question and think critically and creatively; identify and apply solutions to problems.
  • Work independently and cooperatively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in all disciplines across the curriculum.

Social Expectations

Students will

  • Demonstrate integrity and honesty and take responsibility for their actions.
  • Show empathy, courtesy, and respect for others in our diverse global society.
  • Practice self-discipline, manage time responsibly, and meet obligations.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work cooperatively with others; show teamwork and negotiation skills.
  • Make positive choices, take healthy risks and develop a strong and positive sense of self.
  • Recognize the importance of good health practices and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Develop citizenship and contribute to their community.

Approved 5/18/06