Vision, Mission, & Belief Statements

  • THE VISION OF MH4K
     
    All four-year-old children in the Mount Horeb Area School District will have access to a developmentally appropriate program using a whole child approach to learning through a collaborative partnership between home, community, and school.

     
    THE MISSION OF MH4K
     
    The Mount Horeb Area School District and collaborating early childhood partners will provide a high quality collaborative model of care and education to four-year-old children in the community.  
     

    MOUNT HOREB FOUR-YEAR-OLD KINDERGARTEN BELIEFS STATEMENTS
     
    We believe…
    • all children are capable and competent.

    • early relationships matter.

    • a child's early learning and development is multi-dimensional.

    • expectations for children must be guided by knowledge of child growth and development.

    • children are individuals who develop at various rates and follow his/her own unique path.

    • children are members of cultural groups that share developmental patterns.

    • children exhibit a range of skills and competencies within any domain of development.

    • children learn best through play, problem solving, and the active exploration of their environment.

    • parents and guardians are children's first and most important caregivers and educators.

    • classroom environment should nurture a child’s cognitive, physical, social, and emotional growth and development.

    • children should experience success in their learning environment.

    • a classroom climate should foster respect, dignity and trust for self and others.

    • collaborative partnerships between parents/guardians and teachers can foster lifelong learning skills.