Virginia Cross Elementary's Mission/Vision
We envision Virginia Cross Elementary School as a multi-cultural community where students, parents, and teachers partner in life-long learning and strive to create responsible global citizens. This is accomplished by providing a safe, supportive, positive, and challenging environment for the entire Pride, students and staff.
Mission and Vision Statements
Our school has a clear vision of what our school should accomplish (our vision) and we know what we need to do to accomplish it (our mission).
(Defines our destination)
All members of the Pride will be valued and celebrated as individuals. Each one of us has something to contribute. Ours students will
- recognize their own value and worth and appreciate one another’s differences,
- become critical, creative and perceptive thinkers,
- and serve their families, communities and the world.
(Defines what we do to get there)
We will create a safe, supportive, positive, and challenging environment for the entire Pride. We will teach our students to be readers, thinkers, and leaders in the 21st century.
(Helps us stay focused on our job)
Learning, Leading, and Succeeding
Links between Focus Statement and School Initiatives
21st Century Skills, Flexible Grouping
Recipe for Reading, Reading 3D, ClassWorks, Balanced Literacy Instruction,
Leader in Me, Small Group Reading, Flexible Grouping