Lake Gibson High School sets high expectations of academic excellence, making its students unequaled at all levels. We believe that all students can excel academically. Using critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills, Lake Gibson High School students strive to master the academics that will lead to future success in post-secondary studies and in the world of work.
Both learners and educators at Lake Gibson High School exhibit commitment to hard work. Dedication to accomplishing worthwhile goals is evident throughout the learning process from planning the curriculum, to securing the best teaching staff, to providing the finest resources and technology.
INTEGRITY OF CHARACTER
Integrity serves as the foundation on which individual and collective character is built at Lake Gibson High School. Every assignment is approached with integrity for the task and with decency towards others. Lake Gibson High School encourages the development of principles, honesty, and leadership. These behaviors of integrity are reinforced, respected, and emulated daily at school and throughout the community.
Respect for both persons and property is expected of everyone at Lake Gibson High School. From the classroom to the athletic fields, this essential core value facilitates the learning process and preserves the dignity of all participants. Respect for others encompasses tolerance for cultural differences and varied viewpoints, and the willingness to participate in constructive exchanges recognizing everyone’s learning potential. Self-respect is also strengthened by the promotion of physical and mental preparation for whatever task is at hand.
Lake Gibson High School projects pride into the community through its academic and co-curricular activities. Our students actively participate in athletics, performing and visual arts, and academic and vocational events. With steadfast allegiance to Lake Gibson High School, students and staff demonstrate school spirit, loyalty, and pride as they represent our school both on and off our campus.
Responsibility and dependability are vital qualities for everyone working and learning at Lake Gibson High School. Possessing these traits gives students and educators the self-discipline to be prepared for each task, to meet all commitments and deadlines, and to maintain a positive and professional attitude. Students and staff must also share in the responsibility of maintaining the cleanliness and the condition of our facilities, our equipment, and the campus grounds. At Lake Gibson High School, such high expectations for responsibility are set, encouraged, and expected of all.
Together, teachers and students create an environment where innovation is the center of learning. An atmosphere of discovery and growth is fostered by all. Through ongoing improvement strategies and prudent risk-taking, progress is prolific, and pioneer developments are made in academic, technological, and vocational endeavors.
Ongoing, positive communication among all members of the Lake Gibson High School community promotes an environment of shared ownership and mutual understanding of educational philosophy, policies, and activities. Effective communication skills are taught and practiced, not only enhancing our school’s learning and social atmosphere, but also equipping students with valuable communication skills that are important in all aspects of life.
Compassion at Lake Gibson High School encompasses the provision of caring teachers, students, counselors, administrators, and staff who are always available to offer support and assistance to students and colleagues. Compassion entails sympathizing with the concerns of others and exhibiting the willingness to be a facilitator for those in need.
Consistency is present in all aspects of the Lake Gibson High School daily routine as it is vital for school improvement and student success. The members of our school family, by consistently practicing all core values every day, will receive the maximum benefit for the investments made in maintaining the highest standards at Lake Gibson High School.