The Altona Way

                                          THE ALTONA WAY

 

SIX PILLARS OF THE ALTONA WAY

for

STAFF, STUDENTS, &

STAKEHOLDERS

ACADEMICS

 

How should we learn?

BEHAVIOR

 

How should we act?

SOCIAL

 

How should we interact?

PRIDE

We have a sense of achievement, produce quality work, and take care of our school.

We try our best, we don’t give up, and we learn from our mistakes.

We respect Altona; ourselves, others, the building, and belongings.

We are aware of self and others, and we respect the success of others in our school.

INNOVATION

We consistently have new ideas/methods about how problems can be solved.

We approach problems with an open mind and are willing to listen to other ideas.

We are willing to share and collaborate to solve complex problems in a variety of ways.

We give and receive feedback while reflecting in a respectful and inclusive manner.

EXCELLENCE

We are outstanding and exemplary.

We give 100% and respect the learning environment.

We demonstrate outstanding and exemplary character at all times.

We treat others the way we want to be treated.

TEAMWORK

We work together as a unit, and all are valued.

We collaborate to support our own learning, and the learning of others.

We respectfully listen and inquire.

We are inclusive. We encourage and empathize with others.

GRIT

We demonstrate courage, bravery and the ability to persevere.

We do our best first, and will try again if necessary.

We take responsibility and ownership of our actions, and try again.

We advocate for others when necessary and

we work together to improve.

LEADERSHIP

We strive to inspire, motivate, and influence others to be their best.

We have a growth mindset and we do what is necessary to do our best.

We will lead by example to both set the example and serve others.

We will lead by example and we support others to do their best.