It is our mission to provide a learning environment that will enable each student to reach his/her highest potential in a safe, threat -free atmosphere. Our educational approach will combine exploration and creativity, discipline and dedication, teamwork and individuality. Students will achieve academic excellence through participation in a strong core curriculum as well as elective, exploratory and community service programs. They will develop critical thinking and effective communication skills and the ability to make reasoned moral and ethical choices. They will practice tolerance in preparation for life in a multicultural society. We will provide a strong guidance program that addresses the physical, social and emotional needs of our students. Students will leave us prepared for the broadest range of academic options in high school.