Portrait of an Elma Eagle

Empowering all students for success means more than academic achievement. 

Groups of parents, community leaders, local business owners, educators, and students have established a set of attributes that define a unified, collective vision for Elma youth.

Together, we will prepare all Elma students for success now and in life after graduation.
Elma students will be...

Culturally Aware
  • Elma students will be aware of the world around them and have the empathy to embrace diverse perspectives and be open to new ideas.
  • Elma students will find value in diversity.

Elma students will be...

Informed and Engaged Neighbors
  • Elma students will have the knowledge, courage, and desire to make a positive change on a local, national, and global level.
  • Elma students will live with integrity and show compassion for others.
  • Elma students will be positive and active citizens.

Elma students will be...

Critical Thinkers
  • Elma students will have the skills to evaluate information to ensure its accuracy and relevance.
  • Elma students will make constructive choices.
  • Elma students will be problem solvers and innovators.
  • Elma students will find creative solutions.

Elma students will be...

Visionary
  • Elma students will be confident in their unique skills and abilities.
  • Elma students will have aspirations for life after high school.
  • Elma students will be aware of the many different opportunities available and have the resources and support necessary to pursue whichever they choose.

Elma students will be...

Effective Communicators
  • Elma students will be effective digital, written, and verbal communicators.
  • Elma students will be capable of expressing their thoughts, ideas, and feelings.
  • Elma students will have the confidence and skill to be self-advocates.

Elma students will be...

Resilient and Adaptable 
  • Elma students will be able to overcome adversity.
  • Elma students will have the perseverance to reach their goals.
  • Elma students will have the confidence to take risks and keep trying.
  • Elma students will be physically, mentally, and emotionally resilient.
  • Elma students will have strong and healthy relationships.
  • Elma students will be able to adapt and succeed in our ever-changing, complex world.

Elma students will have...

Practical Knowledge
  • Elma students will have the basic knowledge and life skills required to be successful in whichever post-secondary life path they choose.
  • Elma students will be financially and technologically literate.
  • Elma students will be capable of independently finding answers and solutions. 
  • Elma students will have the perseverance to learn new concepts.
  • Elma students will continue to ask questions and search for answers.

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2022 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.