Presque Isle High School

Presque Isle • Mapleton • Chapman • Castle Hill • Westfield

Education in MSAD #1 will empower students to reach their potential as critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators.

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Core Values & Learning Expectations

Education at Presque Isle High School will empower all students to reach their maximum potential and become independent, responsible life-long learners and citizens in an ever-changing global society. The school will create a safe and supportive environment where education addresses students’ unique learning styles.

Academic Expectations

Each student at PIHS will:

  • Read effectively and reflect on that reading.
  • Communicate clearly orally and in writing.
  • Think analytically.
  • Conduct research properly.

Civic and Social Expectations

Each student at PIHS will:

  • Respect one another.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for his/her own choices.
  • Recognize the importance of participating in community activities.

Our Beliefs

  • Learning is a self-directed lifelong process.
  • A safe, and supportive environment where individual differences are recognized and respected is essential to learning.
  • Technology is an ever-changing tool for learning.
  • Learning requires rigorous experiences, connections among disciplines, and the relevant application of knowledge.
  • School change is driven by data.
  • Learning is a developmental process in which responsibility and behavior shifts to the student.
  • Effective learners monitor and balance their physical and emotional well-being.
  • Professional development enhances the faculty’s knowledge and skills and promotes reflection and collegiality among educators.
  • A synergistic partnership among students, school, parents, community and state is fundamental to education.