- We value each individual.  We believe one person can make a difference.

- We value the process of learning.  We believe knowledge is power and the journey is the reward.

- We believe that each member of our learning community is vital to our success.  We value the diverse contributions of each    member of our learning community. 

- We believe people learn best from each other in heterogeneous, collaborative groupings.

- We value the differences and similarities of the human spirit and the people of the world.  We believe that we are all linked in some way.

- We value effective communication and creative problem solving skills.  We believe in the importance of understanding each other and our world.

- We value challenges.  We believe that anything worth doing requires passion, persistence, commitment, risk taking and creativity.

- We value respect, responsibility reflective thinking, accountability, flexibility, kindness, resourcefulness, generosity and integrity.  We believe in moral and ethical behavior.

- We value a supportive, caring and safe environment.  We believe in providing a forum for global and international studies from multiple perspectives for all of our students.

- We value our local and global communities.  We believe in embracing our responsibilities as contributing members our communities through responsible and informed decision making and through community service.

- We value a community of practice.  We believe collectively that every child will succeed.

- As global citizens, we embrace our power as a community and are committed to using this power in a positive way.