• Mission Statement

    Working together in a safe environment, our mission is for students at Harold S. Winograd K-8 School to achieve at high levels and celebrate the joy of learning. 


    Shared Vision Statement
     
    Harold S. Winograd K8 School is a diverse, energetic, positive, and student-focused community which is built upon four cornerstones.
     
    Academic Excellence is focused on the individual needs of each student. This is accomplished through clear, high expectations supported with appropriate instruction and learning opportunities. Students will become responsible learners and be held accountable for their academic accomplishments. Pride in achievement and the joy of learning are evident.
     
    Professional Excellence is demonstrated by our educators through ongoing and advanced study. Expertise is acknowledged and shared.  As a result, our children receive the benefits of best classroom practices.
     
    Social/Emotional Climate is positive and caring with the expectation of behavior that demonstrates respect, responsibility, fair treatment, and safety for all. This results in strong self esteem for our children and a welcoming environment for our community.
     
    Community Partnership is driven by open communication between educators, students, parents, and the community. There are a variety of opportunities for parent and community involvement which serve to further enrich our children. The spirit of volunteerism and community support are constants in the life of our school.
     
    These four cornerstones promote mutual understanding and shared responsibility for the vision of excellence at Harold S. Winograd Elementary School.
     
    Customer Service Statement
    At Harold S. Winograd K-8 School, we are committed to providing quality service to our community. We will ensure that every person who enters is welcome, respected, and valued for his/her contribution in developing life long learners.
    The Harold S. Winograd Staff will:
                Ensure a safe learning environment
                Be available
                Communicate frequently and clearly
                Provide opportunities for purposeful involvement
                Identify individual needs and tailor quality instruction
                Foster instructional leadership for professional growth
                Articulate and work towards meeting educational goals
    As a result of our efforts, our hope is that students and families will serve with us as ambassadors for Harold S. Winograd K-8 School.
     

    Staff Commitments

    ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

    We will ensure academic excellence for our students by providing an environment with clear expectations, accountability, and specific articulated goals which are guided by students’ individual needs.

    PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

    Through ongoing and advanced study, we will work collaboratively to implement best instructional strategies, analyze and utilize assessment data and advance the vision of the school.

    SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL CLIMATE

    We will provide a positive, safe and inviting environment for students; an environment with clear expectations and consistent consequences which results in strong self esteem for our students.

    We will promote a positive school climate by modeling and teaching the qualities and characteristics that we will instill in our students.

    COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

    We will involve parents in the education of their children by keeping them informed of their children’s progress, being available for conversations about growth and concerns, and offering suggestions for assistance they can provide their children.

    We will involve parents and the community in the educational process by creating shared learning experiences which serves to further enrich our students.