District Information

Vision Statement

In order to be successful, responsible members of society, the students at Pleasant Plains District #8 will be prepared mentally, socially, and emotionally through the development of their creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

(Board Policy AEF - Adopted: April 20, 1998; Amended: November 15, 1999)

District Mission

We believe that by promoting essential learning and positive social skills, our students will be successful citizens today, tomorrow, and in the future.

(Board Policy AEF - Adopted: April 20, 1998; Amended: November 15, 1999)

School Objectives

The objectives of this school district are divided into four categories:

I. Self Realization

A. Teach students to express themselves knowledgeably and understandably.

B. Stimulate an inquiring mind and an appetite for learning.

C. Help students reach their potential through realization of their strengths and weaknesses.

D. Foster development of moral character so that students can give responsible direction to their own lives.

E. Promote an interest in physical as well as intellectual exercises by encouraging social activities, personal hygiene, team work, and good sportsmanship in the development of leisure time activities.

II. Human Relationships

A. Teach, through example, a respect for humanity, courtesy and proper social behavior.

B. Foster an appreciation of the home and family as a social institution.

C. Instill an awareness of oneself as an individual as well as a member of a group through the development of self-discipline and self-control in interaction and association within our society.

III. Civic Responsibility

A. Teach students respect for law and authority.

B. Give students a working knowledge of the past while making them aware of their obligations to the future of our society.

C. Help students better understand the responsibilities and rights that accompany citizenship in a democracy.

Promote and develop an interest in the current events taking place in our society and the world around us.

IV. Economic Efficiency

A. Guide students through careful career development to activities and vocations which they will find rewarding, enjoyable, and of benefit to society.

B. Encourage students to practice the kind of discipline in their activities that will be expected of them in their vocations and society.

C. Equip students to be educated consumers, informed and skillful buyers, and prepared to plan the economics of their own lives.

(Board Policy AEA - Adopted: July 20, 1987)