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Weston High School

Weston High School
115 School Road
203-291-1600

School Goals :

Through successful participation in the school program, students are expected to demonstrate the following foundational skills and competencies:

     Comprehension and analysis of text necessary for adult learning.
     Clear and effective communication through the written word.
     Preparation and delivery of clear and effective presentations to a variety of audiences.
     Visual literacy.
     Quantitative problem solving.
     The ability to think critically; accessing, interpreting, evaluating, analyzing and synthesizing information.
     The ability to research, synthesize, and utilize knowledge and skills across disciplines in order to solve authentic problems.
     The ability to competently apply technological skills to effective communications and authentic problem solving.
     A commitment to act cooperatively, responsibly, civilly and with academic integrity.


Weston High School students are also expected to demonstrate discipline-based and interdisciplinary understandings and applications, including:

     The ability to research, synthesize, and utilize knowledge and skills across disciplines in order to solve authentic problems.
     The ability to competently apply technological skills to effective communication and authentic problem solving.
     Independence, competence, and confidence as users of information and technology.
     Proficiency, confidence and fluency in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing.
     The ability to solve authentic problems using a range of mathematical concepts and/or methods.
     An understanding of basic science concepts and interrelationships.
     The application of scientific knowledge, skills, processes, and methods of inquiry to authentic problems.
     Knowledge of history, government, the social sciences, the humanities and the arts, and an understanding of their interrelationships.
     Application of social studies principles toward responsible citizenship in a democratic society and global community.
     The ability to listen, speak, read, and write proficiently in at least one language other than English.
     Understanding and application of the five C’s of language education:  communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities in the real world.
     An appreciation for the importance of the arts in expressing human experience.
     The ability to create, perform, and respond with understanding to the arts, including dance, music, theatre and the visual arts.
     A commitment to personal emotional, mental, and physical well-being.
     An understanding of the importance of regular participation in physical activities designed to maintain and promote wellness.
     An understanding of how the co-curricular program and service opportunities extend skills, enhance work ethic, develop positive relationships, teamwork and leadership skills, and promote self-realization.


Weston High School students are encouraged to develop the following aspects of character:

     A positive work ethic (punctuality, dependability, initiative, honesty, teamwork).
     A sense of ethics and responsibility for actions and commitments.
     The effort and diligence needed to succeed.
     A desire or willingness to explore the world of ideas.
     A sense of self-worth as unique and capable individuals.



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