PHILOSOPHY & GOALS

Konola Academy commits to educate:

A personal faith in God:

  • The school seeks to form positive attitudes of respect, compassion, forgiveness and generosity in every student.

  • Members of the entire school community have the opportunity to engage in personal and communal prayer, reflection and community service.

A deep respect for people and  intellectual values:

  • The school provides a rigorous education that incorporates all forms of critical thinking and inspires a life-long love of learning.

  • The curriculum develops good values and the creative use of the imagination.

  • The faculty utilizes a variety of teaching strategies that recognize the individual needs of every student.

  • Members of the school community model and teach ethical and respectful use of all learning resources, both written and electronic.

A social awareness :

  • Our school prepares and inspires students, faculty and staff to be active, informed and responsible citizens, locally, nationally and globally.

  • The school educates to a critical consciousness that encourages the entire Konola community to analyze and reflect on the values of society and act for justice.

  • The school offers numerous opportunities for community service and advocacy and instills a life-long commitment to service.

  • The school teaches respect for creation and prepares students to be stewards of the earth’s resources.

The building of community as a Christian value:

  • The school promotes a safe and welcoming environment in which each person is valued, cared for and respected.

  • The school has programs that teach the principles of nonviolence, conflict resolution and peacemaking.

  • The school participates actively in the national and international networks of Seventh Day Adventist school System.

Personal growth :

  • All members of the school community show respect, acceptance and concern for themselves and others.

  • School policies and practices that include an anti-bullying policy promote self-discipline, responsible decision-making and accountability

  • School programs provide for recognizing, nurturing and exercising leadership in its many forms.

  • The school provides opportunities for all members of the community to share their knowledge and gifts with others.

KONOLA

ACADEMY