Core Values and Beliefs

The mission of Wareham Public Schools is to educate all students for life’s responsibilities, pilule challenges and opportunities.

We believe…
· All children can achieve
· Education is key to a successful life
· Education sets high expectations for each individual in the school community
· Education requires respect for one another, the community, and ourselves
· Education requires a commitment to life-long learning
· Education requires diligent effort and responsibility
· Education is a partnership among home, school, and community
· Communication is a cornerstone to fulfilling our vision

Wareham High School will prepare its students for further academic and occupational opportunities, social responsibility, and commitment to community. By maintaining high academic standards through a rigorous course of study, students will be expected to apply effective effort in order to master skills and to value leadership, scholarship, citizenship, craftsmanship, and sportsmanship. Students will demonstrate that they are independent and critical thinkers who can make sound judgments and decisions as citizens, consumers, and life-long learners.

21st Century Learning Expectations

A. Students will be active learners and ACQUIRE information through technology and other appropriate 21st Century tools, demonstrating innovation and adaptability in authentic learning opportunities.

C. Students will COMMUNICATE by writing and speaking clearly and effectively in an appropriate manner.

I. Students will INTERPRET information by applying the processes of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking to problem solve independently and collaboratively.

R. Students will RESPECTFULLY and RESPONSIBLY demonstrate character through:

? Personal responsibility
? Cultural appreciation
? Ethical behavior
? Academic integrity

Rubrics for 21st Century Learning Expectations

Wareham High School Students Will AQUIRE Information in a Variety of Ways


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Wareham High School Students Will COMMUNICATE Information in a Variety of Ways


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Wareham High School Students Will INTERPRET Information in a Variety of Ways


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Wareham High School Students Will ACT RESPONSIBLY AND RESPECTFULLY in a Variety of Ways


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