PARENT’S ROLE

​Chebeague  Island  School

THE FIRST TEACHER

 

As your childs' first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in school.

 

PARTNER WITH US

 

We invite you to work with our teachers to help students get all they can out of their growing years.

CHEBEAGUE ISLAND SCHOOL

Welcome to the Chebeague Island School and the community of learners that makes this an exciting, safe and fun place to be. This handbook is designed to provide important information to parents and students. Please take a few minutes to read through and become acquainted with the information. Thank you, and again, welcome to our school and the new school year.


CHEBEAGUE ISLAND SCHOOL MISSION

The Chebeague Island School has a special commitment to nurturing and respecting each student’s individual abilities, while also challenging students to accomplish things they never dreamed they were capable of doing. Through hands-on experiences emphasized by intergenerational relationships from the island community and island resources, the Chebeague Island School will strengthen students’ abilities to contribute to a positive and productive attitude, with respect to others and our environment.


VISION STATEMENT

The Chebeague Island School values social learning, responsibility, pride, quality and mutual respect. The Chebeague Island School encompasses an active, independent, community of learners of all ages, providing resources for unlimited opportunities in a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment. All students are encouraged to develop their natural gifts and academic skills to the highest level possible in a supportive atmosphere that values and respects individuals.

To accomplish this mission, the Chebeague Island School community will collaborate to:

  • Use effective instructional practices and provide professional development to assure that all students meet or exceed standards,
  • Ensure a safe and respectful environment where all feel a sense of belonging,


  • Promote parental participation as fundamental to each student's success.



EXPECTATIONS

Students:

  • We expect students to come to school ready to learn.
  • We expect students to be responsible for their actions.


Parents:

  • We expect all parents to play an active and supportive part in their child’s learning.
  • We expect all parents to be active members of our school community. 


 

Teachers and Staff

CONFIDENTIALITY:

  • We expect students to show respect for themselves and others.
  • We expect students to show respect for our school building, materials & grounds.
  • We expect all parents to play an active and supportive part in their child’s learning.
  • We expect all parents to be active members of our school community.
  • We expect teachers and staff to do their best to support the learning of all students.
  • We expect teachers and staff to know and respect all members of the Chebeague Island School community.