"Going the extra mile" is the Apollo-Ridge School District unifying theme. Students, staff members, parents, Board
and community members are asked to "Go the EXTRA Mile" to achieve the District goals.
Students "Going the EXTRA Mile" will ...
Show respect for self and others in all aspects of daily living
Make healthy choices for diet and physical activity
Demonstrate good study habits and education as a priority
Participate in extra-curricular activities for a well-rounded education
Staff members "Going the EXTRA Mile" will ...
Treat all students and their families with respect and dignity
Become life-long learners and impart a love of learning in their students
Communicate with the home to create an educational partnership
Volunteer for activities to inspire students beyond the classroom
Parents "Going the EXTRA Mile" will ...
Provide a nurturing environment for their children
Encourage their children to perform to the best of their ability in the classroom
Support the educational program through a partnership with the school
Model wise choices for diet and exercise
Board members "Going the EXTRA Mile" will ...
Support a District program that provides optimal learning opportunities for students balanced with fiscal responsibility
Make informed decisions with regard to policy, personnel and finance
Maintain a partnership with District personnel to identify and to resolve the challenges faced by the District
Encourage public support of the District and its initiatives
Community members "Going the EXTRA Mile" will ...
Attend monthly Board meetings and programs offered by the District
Encourage State and local legislators to provide funding to support District initiatives
Volunteer time, talent, and material to increase a cost effective operation of the District
Provide input and support District programs