Expectations for Student Learning

Students will:

[Academic]

  • Communicate effectively-Obtain information and present ideas in a clear, articulate manner.
  • Solve complex problems-Assess and solve multi-step as well as multi-faceted problems, using appropriate problem solving methods and higher order thinking skills.
  • Work with others toward a common goal-Accept personal responsibility and work independently in a group setting.

[Civic]

  • Contribute to their community and the global society-Participate in student and/or community service groups.

[Social]

  • Respect the rights of others-Follow rules of school, community and society.
  • Exercise life skills that promote personal growth-Identify personal values, strengths and weaknesses, set goals, create a plan to achieve them.

School Goals 15-16

  1. NEASC Self Study During the 2015-2016 school year, members of the TMHS school community will engage in the process of reflecting on the ten NEASC standards as they apply to TMHS and will create a self-study report based on the findings.
  2. New Schedule Implementation During the 2015-2016 school year, TMHS faculty and staff will review and update the Curriculum Guide and a faculty committee will review and update the current TMHS graduation requirements to reflect the change from semester courses to yearlong courses and more elective options for students with the new schedule.
  3. College Readiness During the 2015-2016 school year, we will continue to identify first generation college students through guidance meetings and surveys and we will continue to provide opportunities for students and families to receive support for a college plan and the process.
  4. Communities of Practice During the 2015-2016 school year, members of the TMHS faculty will participate in Communities of Practice where they will collaborate and discuss once a month teaching and learning.

School Goals 14-15

  1. Supporting College Readiness By the end of the 2014-2015 school year, students who are first generation college students (sophomores and juniors) will be identified, and a specific plan of reach out and college planning will be developed for each student and family. As a result, the number of students attending four year colleges will be higher than 68.9%.
  2. Formative Assessments through Technology To further support teacher implementation of formative assessment leveraging the current technology in the building.
  3. RtI: Identification & Intervention To increase the frequency of the Student Support Team to meet weekly to identify student’s through an early intervention process for social, emotional, attendance and academic issues.

School Goals 13-14

  1. Writing During the 2013-2014 school year, all TMHS teachers will include a writing component in each course.
  2. Communication During the 2013-2014 school year, TMHS staff will improve parent communication through the use of Twitter, Aspen X2, email and phone calls. Improvement will be measured by a parent survey.
  3. Attendance During the 2013-2014 school year, TMHS will improve student attendance by 5%.