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School Mission & Beliefs

School Mission Statement:
Highland Secondary School is a caring community, that instills a love of learning, values citizenship, and pursues excellence.
At Highland Secondary School we believe:
  • That school should teach knowledge, reinforce values, and develop citizenship to enable students to contribute to our global society.
  • That a good school is one that is inclusive, recognizes the individual needs of students, and provides a variety of authentic learning opportunities.
  • A successful student welcomes the challenge of learning.
  • An effective classroom is one in which all students feel safe, connected, engaged and challenged.
  • An effective teacher is one who inspires, motivates and adjusts practice to reflect the diverse needs of students.
  • An effective school is one that shares and works toward a common vision.
  • A quality instructional program offers a broad range of learning experiences relevant to students and teachers.​