Vision, Mission, & Belief Statements

THE VISION OF MH4K
 
All four-year-old children in the Mount Horeb Area School District will have access to a developmentally appropriate program using a whole child approach to learning through a collaborative partnership between home, community, and school.

 
THE MISSION OF MH4K
 
The Mount Horeb Area School District and collaborating early childhood partners will provide a high quality collaborative model of care and education to four-year-old children in the community.  
 

MOUNT HOREB FOUR-YEAR-OLD KINDERGARTEN BELIEFS STATEMENTS
 
We believe…
  • all children are capable and competent.

  • early relationships matter.

  • a child's early learning and development is multi-dimensional.

  • expectations for children must be guided by knowledge of child growth and development.

  • children are individuals who develop at various rates and follow his/her own unique path.

  • children are members of cultural groups that share developmental patterns.

  • children exhibit a range of skills and competencies within any domain of development.

  • children learn best through play, problem solving, and the active exploration of their environment.

  • parents and guardians are children's first and most important caregivers and educators.

  • classroom environment should nurture a child’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional growth and development.

  • children should experience success in their learning environment.

  • a classroom climate should foster respect, dignity and trust for self and others.

  • collaborative partnerships between parents/guardians and teachers can foster lifelong learning skills.
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