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Lifelong Learning
Mission Statement
Type: School Board Policy
Section: 100 SCHOOL DISTRICT
Code: 104
Adopted Date: 11/11/1986
Revised Date(s): 06/12/2006, 12/14/2009, 11/12/2013, 08/14/2017
Reviewed Date(s): 07/24/1990, 01/23/1995, 05/10/1999, 08/27/2001, 06/12/2006, 12/14/2009, 11/12/2013, 08/14/2017
Attachments:
I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this policy is to establish a clear statement of the purpose for which Moorhead Area Public Schools exists.

II. GENERAL STATEMENT
 
The Moorhead School Board believes that a mission statement is important. The mission statement should be based on the beliefs and values of the community, should direct any change effort and should be the basis on which decisions are made. The School Board, on behalf of and with extensive participation by the community, should develop a consensus among its members regarding the nature of the school district the School Board governs, the purposes it serves, the constituencies it should consider and the results it intends to produce.
 
III. MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Moorhead Area Public Schools is to develop the maximum potential of every learner to thrive in a changing world.

IV. REVIEW
 
The School Board will review the school district's mission every two years, or when members of the board change. The School Board will conduct a comprehensive review of the school district's mission, including beliefs and values of the community, every five to seven years.
 
Legal References:
Minn. Stat. 120B.11 (School District Process for Reviewing Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Achievement)
Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0010-3501.0180
Minn. Rule Parts 3501.0200-3501.0270  
 
Cross References:
Moorhead School Board Policy 103: Philosophy of Education of Moorhead Area Public Schools
MSBA/MASA Model Policy 104: School District Mission Statement