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Vision of a Graduate

The High School Extension Program, our community and stakeholders, believe that, in order to be prepared for college and career, all graduates will be:

Self-Aware
  • Possess a strong sense of self, and confidence in their individual assets 
  • Understand social-emotional well-being and self-reflection are essential to health
  • View setbacks as a necessary step in learning
  • Exhibit behaviors that express empathy and compassion for others
Professional
  • Demonstrate respect for self and others in learning, work, and social environments
  • Take personal responsibility for all work, actions, and exchanges
  • Communicate with mindfulness and purpose
  • Promote inclusivity by welcoming alternate points of view
Dynamic Thinkers
  • Ask relevant questions and make meaningful connections to solve complex problems
  • Access reliable, valid sources of information in order to form opinions
  • Experiment with different methods to create new understandings
  • Apply understanding of basic skills to reach higher levels of learning
Future Focused
  • Persevere and be resilient through adversity to achieve goals
  • Develop multiple short-term and long-term goals
  • Recognize there are endless paths to success
Community Members
  • Engage with all communities through internships, networking, civic engagement, and school improvement
  • Recognize that diverse views and contributions enhance communities
  • Strive to give back to communities central to graduate’s life and passions