Weston High School is committed to providing a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and inspired learners prepared to thrive in the twenty-first century.
We believe that effective teachers:
Create opportunities for intellectual risk-taking, collaboration, problem-solving and application of classroom learning to real-life situations;
Implement strategies that promote ownership of learning to students;
Design instruction to integrate a variety of innovative technological tools and resources to enhance learning;
Demonstrate ongoing professional growth in order to increase the quality of instruction;
Collaborate with colleagues to share and discuss exemplary practices, interpret student performance data, and design assessments that promote twenty-first century skills.
We believe that successful students:
Communicate in a meaningful way for a variety of purposes and audiences;
Demonstrate a sensitivity to the precision and nuances of written, visual and aural medium through comprehension, interpretation and evaluation;
Employ critical and creative thinking skills to solve problems;
Pose questions, examine possibilities and apply skills to find solutions to authentic issues.
Our Social and Civic Expectations are:
Make positive choices related to physical and mental wellness;
Contribute to the local and global community in a collaborative and respectful manner.