Board of Education Meeting Dates
May 7, 2014 - NOTE - NEW MEETING DATE
June 11, 2014
Public Comment Procedures
Welcome to the electronic home of the Manchester-Shortsville School District, also known as Red Jacket Schools! The Manchester and Shortsville communities value public education and are committed to providing the best resources available to prepare our students for their future. With highly qualified staff and a supportive community, we are committed to excellence in academics, arts and athletics. Our mission is that we will challenge all learners and work in partnership with students, parents, and the community to achieve high standards. Thank you for visiting us on the web and we hope you'll make the Manchester-Shortsville community your home.
We will challenge all learners and work in partnership with students, parents and community to achieve high standards.
Every employee of the District plays a vital role in the success of our students. With uncompromising commitment in the pursuit of excellence, we will meet the unique needs of every student, regardless of social advantage, race or gender and ensure he or she has a safe learning environment and acquires necessary foundational skills. We will promote healthy habits and provide challenging, real-world learning experiences. We will cultivate student ownership for goal-setting, learning and citizenship by partnering with families and community groups. We will promote a learning environment of critical thinking, creative problem-solving, self-direction and collaboration in order to maximize each student’s ability and potential to succeed in an ever-changing, highly technical and diverse world. Together, we will develop and maintain the highest level of ethical and professional practice, demonstrating a culture of respect, cooperation, and pride, with care and dignity for all.
Our Beliefs and Core Values
Challenge and learning are the goals and rewards.
We are all leaders and role models.
DIGNITY for ALL
Everyone is treated with dignity and contributions are heard, valued and encouraged.
Open and honest dialogue ensures that we are all working towards a common goal.
Working together is critical to our success.
We are all accountable for continually improving our practice.
We are responsive to the needs of all students.
We seek out educational opportunities within and beyond the walls of our school.
We use our resources responsibly.
We respect ourselves, each other and our school.