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Preparing each student to think, learn, work, communicate, collaborate, and contribute effectively now and throughout his or her life.
K. SMITH HABITS
KS Habits Think Photo SliceTHINK

THINK
critically. Ask questions and use evidence to describe and support claims. Be flexibile and innovative to design solutions to complex problems. Reflect and critique ideas.

Think
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LEARN
continuously. Develop strong foundational skills to master significant content. Make mistakes. Build on knowledge and apply to new situations.

Learn
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WORK
intentionally. Be persistent and self-directed. Manage impulsivity and set goals. Strive for accuracy and apply effort to continuously improve. Take risks and create beautiful work.

Work
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COMMUNICATE
effectively. Speak and write with clarity. Know your audience, Understand purpose, and choose precise language. If appropriate, incorporate media to enhance ideas.

Communicate
KS Habits Collaborate Photo SliceCOLLABORATE

COLLABORATE
constructively. Take responsibility for yourself and your team. Listen with empathy and understanding with a commitment to shared success. Give and receive feedback.

Collaborate
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CONTRIBUTE
globally. Apply your work to real world situations to serve an authentic purpose. Be kind to others and empowered to make a difference. Recognize your place in the community.

Contribute
 

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Summer Wellness Resources

As the school year comes to an end and you continue to plan your summer activities, remember to allow yourself time to rest, restore, and reconnect. If you or a family member ever find yourselves feeling low this summer, we encourage you to reach out for help. We wish you a happy and healthy summer break.

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