We believe that relationships are central to our learning community, and the relationships between students, teachers, and families are vital to the learning process. We value extraordinary teachers who support students in the discovery and development of their gifts and talents. We celebrate passionate, self-motivated, lifelong learners. To prepare students for success in an ever-changing world, we embrace learning experiences that allow students to develop creative problem-solving skills and critical thinking. We empower students to take a responsible role in their learning and support independent thought. We provide a safe and supportive environment, and encourage children to be adventurous, to take risks, and to view failure as integral to learning. We celebrate student effort and growth, embrace the value of the learning process, and promote perseverance and reflection.