About

Students represent Delta Charter High School as:
Persons of Character who
 Demonstrate integrity in their personal, academic, and community lives
 Accept responsibility for their words and actions
 Extend respect to others
A Delta Charter Schools student possesses “Five Senses”:

Sense of Knowledge

o Contribute time, energy, talents, and resources in community service projects.
o Demonstrate ability to transfer knowledge and experience to the academic
and business world.
o Demonstrate core subject matter mastery, critical thinking and problem
solving skills.
o Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer programs by using a variety of
communication systems.
o Demonstrate the ability to select and apply technology tools for research,
information analysis, problem-solving, communicating and decision-making
in learning.
o Demonstrate through writing, speech, and/or projects an understanding of
diverse societies, cultures, and governments.
o Explore a variety of educational and career options.
o Express oneself appropriately within different media.
o Make informed choices among technology systems, resources and services.
o Set personal and educational goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals.
o Speak within and to a group on a specific topic using appropriate and
effective language.
o Understand that one’s rights as a contributing citizen in an effective
government comes with civic responsibility.
o Use the writing process to create, edit and evaluate.
o Write a coherent essay with logical structure, evidence, results, and
conclusions in a research project or scientific experiment.

Sense of Self

o Contribute time, energy, talents, and resources in community service projects.
o Demonstrate ability to transfer knowledge and experience to the academic
and business world.
o Demonstrate core subject matter mastery, critical thinking and problemsolving
skills.
o Demonstrate the ability to solve problems in real-life situations.
o Demonstrate through writing, speech, and/or projects an understanding of
diverse societies, cultures, and governments.
o Develop vocational knowledge and skills.
o Explore a variety of educational and career options.
o Express oneself appropriately within different media.
o Set personal and educational goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals.
o Speak within and to a group on a specific topic using appropriate and
effective language.
o Understand that one’s rights as a contributing citizen in an effective
government comes with civic responsibility.
o Use the writing process to create, edit and evaluate.
o Write a coherent essay with logical structure, evidence, results, and
conclusions in a research project or scientific experiment.

Sense of Community

o Contribute time, energy, talents, and resources in community service projects.
o Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer programs by using a variety of
communication systems.
o Demonstrate the ability to select and apply technology tools for research,
information analysis, problem solving, communicating and decision-making
in learning.
o Demonstrate the ability to solve problems in real-life situations.
o Demonstrate through writing, speech, and/or projects an understanding of
diverse societies, cultures, and governments.
o Develop vocational knowledge and skills.
o Make informed choices among technology systems, resources and services.
o Present a dramatic or oral presentation that demonstrates poise, command of
language, and clear communication.
o Set personal and educational goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals.
o Speak within and to a group on a specific topic using appropriate and
effective language.
o Understand that one’s rights as a contributing citizen in an effective
government comes with civic responsibility.
o Use the writing process to create, edit and evaluate.
o Write a coherent essay with logical structure, evidence, results, and
conclusions in a research project or scientific experiment.

Sense of Direction

o Contribute time, energy, talents, and resources in community service projects.
o Demonstrate ability to transfer knowledge and experience to the academic
and business world.
o Demonstrate core subject matter mastery, critical thinking and problem
solving skills.o Demonstrate the ability to solve problems in real-life situations.
o Demonstrate through writing, speech, and/or projects an understanding of
diverse societies, cultures, and governments.
o Develop vocational knowledge and skills.
o Explore a variety of educational and career options.
o Set personal and educational goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals
using a variety of communication systems.
o Understand that one’s rights as a contributing citizen in an effective
government comes with civic responsibility.

 Sense of Purpose
o Develop a personal creed.


BELIEFS

We believe:
o Relationships are our core.
o Critical thinking is paramount to life-long learning.
o Higher expectations empower greater achievements.
o All students try harder when they believe they are cared for.
o Students are diverse learners and deserve individual attention.
o Courageous and confident students will see mistakes as a process for success.
o Students can think globally yet act locally by helping others for the benefit of the
community.
o Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation is nurtured through the parent/student/teacher
partnership.