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NEASC/Norwalk High School’s Core Values and Beliefs

Norwalk High School’s Core Values and Beliefs

Norwalk High School, a community of students, teachers, administrators and families, embraces its diversity and encourages intellectual curiosity.

We value a safe, accepting culture rooted in a rigorous, relevant curriculum rich with technology and artistic expression.

We must challenge students to become knowledgeable, ethical citizens capable of making independent and collaborative decisions in real-world settings.

We must prepare students for the social,civic, and technological demands of the 21st Century in order to effectively participate in an ever-changing global society.

Academic Competencies:

  • Students will demonstrate effective literacy skills by communicating through writing, reading and speaking.

  • Students will be critical thinkers and effective problem solvers in real-world settings.

  • Students will use technology ethically and effectively to enhance their learning.

Social Competencies:

  • Students will work effectively as a collaborative member of a group.

  • Students will participate responsibly in their education.

  • Students will communicate an understanding and empathy for global perspectives.

Civic Competencies:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to be contributing members of their community.