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Welcome to CORE — Community of Respect and Empathy — where a dedicated team of educators, counselors, and administrators collaborate to cultivate a positive school environment for all. Comprising representatives from each school site, the CORE Team operates at both district and site levels, aspiring towards initiatives aimed at fostering a culture of respect, empathy, and inclusivity to foster a healthy, optimal, and fun learning environment.

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Within the organization, the team focuses on four key areas of emphasis:

  1. Culture and Climate

    In the realm of culture and climate, team members diligently work towards creating a positive educational environment where every student is encouraged to feel valued, respected, and included. Through strategic instructional practices, mindful interactions, and community-building activities, they strive to nurture a sense of belonging and acceptance among students, faculty, and staff alike, with the ultimate goal of enhancing students' academic outcomes and ensuring a positive educational experience.
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  2. Behavior

    The team is committed to encouraging positive behavior throughout the school community. They seek to establish and uphold clear behavioral expectations, supported by effective systems and interventions designed to cultivate a culture of mutual respect, kindness, and responsibility. In instances where missteps occur, they approach them as opportunities for growth and learning, aiming to foster a culture where accountability and empathy prevail.
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  3. Attendance

    Recognizing the critical role that regular attendance plays in academic success, the team prioritizes initiatives aimed at promoting consistent school attendance. Beyond emphasizing the importance of each school day, they actively engage with students and families to address barriers to attendance, striving to ensure that all students have equitable access to educational opportunities. By endeavoring to foster a supportive and engaging learning environment, they aim to maximize student attendance and participation.
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  4. Student Wellness and Safety

    At CORE, the well-being and safety of students are prioritized. The team is dedicated to creating a nurturing environment that promotes both physical and emotional wellness. Through ongoing efforts to develop comprehensive programs and resources, they aim to provide students and families with support for social-emotional development, mental health, and overall well-being. Additionally, they work to implement robust safety protocols and practices to create a secure learning environment where students can thrive without fear or distraction.
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At CORE, the mission is to empower students to reach their full potential by fostering a culture of respect, empathy, and collaboration. Through their collective dedication and ongoing efforts, the team aims to create an educational community where every individual feels valued, supported, and inspired to succeed. Join CORE in building a brighter future for all.