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Mission Statement

The Smith Middle School faculty, administration and parents believe that a sound education is necessary to prepare our students for the world they will inherit. In order to accomplish this goal, all faculty and staff at Smith Middle School will:
  • TEACH students to have respect for themselves, all people in their community, their country and the world
  • FOSTER in students a need to accept responsibility for their behavior and to take an active part in their own learning
  • CHALLENGE all students to reach their potential in the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, writing, computation and critical thinking
  • PROMOTE in students a love of learning, aesthetic appreciation and intellectual curiosity
  • CREATE a physically and emotionally safe environment that recognizes and provides for the developmental needs of the adolescent student