Welcome Back!

August 19th, 2015

What an exciting time of year! The start of school, like the start of most things is filled with anticipation, hope, and energy. This is true for everyone involved, students, parents and school personnel. As we get underway, please consider this your invitation to join us in this exciting educational journey as we strive to embody our District Mission of “fostering learning, excellence, and civic responsibility!”

With this mission in mind, everyone who serves at MOC-Floyd Valley will strive to consistently radiate the following characteristics:

  • Focus on Learning
  • Positive Outlook & Demeanor
  • Clear/High Expectations
  • Quality Collaboration
  • Clear Communication
  • Servant’s Heart
  • Clear Focus Positive Role Modelling
  • Vision
  • Wisdom
  • Growth Mindset
  • Timely Support
  • High Engagement
  • Belief & Hope
  • Unconditional Respect
  • Empathy & Compassion
  • Open Mind
  • Flexibility
  • Sense of Humor
  • Love
  • Joy
  • Peace
  • Patience
  • Kindness
  • Goodness
  • Faithfulness
  • Gentleness
  • Self-Control

Below are the foci that the MOC-Floyd Valley School District will emphasize during the 2015-16 school year.

  • Focus #1:  We will be a community of learners and will assist all students to learn at high levels while continuing our emphasis on closing the achievement gap between all students and our low SES, IEP, and ELL subgroups.
  • Focus #2: We will develop a positive, safe culture where everyone is respected, valued, and included – where collaboration and engagement are the norm.
  • Focus #3:  We will strengthen relationships and provide support to families in an effort to strengthen that ever-important partnership.
  • Focus #4:  We will provide meaningful professional development that strengthens all points of the Learning Triangle.
  • Focus #5:  We will empower students and staff to utilize technology to deepen, strengthen and expand learning.
  • Focus #6: We will strive to maintain or improve the financial health of the district while providing high quality educational and co-curricular programs that allow us to fulfill our mission of “fostering learning, excellence and civic responsibility.”

We have an exceptional team of educators and support staff; sincere, supportive parents; and eager, talented students. It is our belief that placing our energy and efforts in these areas will lead to the highest possible levels of learning and achievement for our students. We are certainly looking forward to the journey!