Our Beliefs

Our mission is to do whatever it takes to foster student success.
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We will provide a quality education through collaboration with staff, parents, students and the community.

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Cultural Pride

We will encourage students to develop a respect for themselves, others and the environment by following the Seven Grandfather Teachings

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Aspirations for the Future

We will help each student realize the importance of achievement and lifelong learning.

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Student Learning

We will foster accountability of student learning through critical thinking, cooperation, creativity and communication.

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Student Goals

We will assist all students in understanding the importance of setting goals for, taking ownership of and being involved in their education.

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Safe and Healthy Environment

We will ensure a safe, healthy and secure environment.

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Professional Learning Community

Every professional will engage in ongoing exploration of progress monitoring, early interventions and best practices ensuring all students will learn.

Our Beliefs in Action

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May Artist of the Month:LDF Art Teacher, Ms. Katie Black has picked...2nd grade student Wayne Schuman. Wayne is an independent, hard working student that comes up with creative ideas for his work. It is always fun to see what Wayne makes next.

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Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winners, in 1st place was Deshawn and our runner up was Chi-Ann! Our 3rd place finisher Gunner (not pictured) will be our alternate. All of the spelling bee participants did a wonderful job!

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The First and Second graders got to work together on circuits in STEM class.

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We would like to thank the veterans and community members who came to celebrate Veterans Day service and lunch with us.