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Zwink's Core Values

Educational Excellence
Giving our best enthusiastically each day to serve and support the whole child
Demonstrated by…thoughtful preparation, committed service, joyful creativity, continuous improvement, and diligent perseverance.

 Prized Relationships
Actively building and celebrating greatness in students, our community, and each other
Demonstrated by…relentlessly pursuing the positive, refusing to energize negativity, and enforcing limits neutrally and consistently.

Collaborative Community
Working interdependently to continually improve and grow by inspiring, supporting, and challenging one another
Demonstrated by...being team players who go above and beyond what is merely required, an unwavering commitment to "we" not "me", humility in problem solving, and acknowledgement and utilization of each other's strengths.

Attitude of Gratitude
Giving thanks in all situations for the opportunity to serve students, our community, and each other
Demonstrated by...a cheerful disposition and humble spirit, professional and polite communication, living the golden rule, seeking opportunities to help, and focusing on what is going well.

Intentional Loyalty
Working to protect the unity of our campus as we model personal integrity
Demonstrated by...valuing one another, protecting reputations, honoring commitments, and destroying gossip.

Zwink Student's Core Values

Educational Excellence
Accepting responsibility and doing my best in all that I do.
Demonstrated by... being good listeners, following directions, working hard and carefully, completing class work and homework on time, studying hard, thinking while working and solving problems, always taking pride in work, never giving up, setting goals and making plans.

Prized Relationships
Being kind and respecting the rights of others.
Demonstrated by... taking turns, being friendly, using good manners, walking quietly in the hallways, being considerate, showing respect, being trustworthy, treating others as you want to be treated, recognizing greatness in everyone.

Collaborative Community
Working with others so that we may all achieve our goals
Demonstrated by... being helpful, encouraging others, including everyone, being respectful of other’s work and opinions, not arguing, sharing, taking turns, offering to help others, and valuing teamwork.

Attitude of Gratitude
Appreciating all that I have and the opportunity to learn
Demonstrated by... smiling; being positive; being thankful for everyone and everything; being thoughtful; taking care of my things, the things of others, and our school; being polite, working hard and learning all I can; helping with a happy heart; having a great attitude; helping out at home; giving to those who are less fortunate; doing random acts of kindness.

Intentional Loyalty
Supporting others and always doing what I know is right
Demonstrated by... being kind to everyone, not laughing when others make mistakes, not spreading rumors, respecting everyone , being honest, standing up for others, valuing everyone’s opinions, cheering others up when they are down.

Zwink Parent's Core Values

Educational Excellence
We will encourage and support our children in their educational responsibilities, such as homework and other projects.  Daily we will read to them or encourage them to read on their own.

Prized Relationships
We will foster a loving relationship with our children at home by providing an environment that is safe and comfortable for them.  We will enforce limits neutrally and consistently.  We will build positive relationships with the faculty and our children’s peers by pursuing the positive and refusing to energize negativity.

Collaborative Community
We will work together with the faculty to provide the best learning environment possible for our children.  We will support the faculty in their role as they serve the best interest of our children.

Attitude of Gratitude
We will give thanks to the faculty for their efforts to inspire, support and challenge our children in their educational endeavors.  We will be cheerful, professional and polite in communication, live the golden rule and seek opportunities to help and support.

Intentional Loyalty
We will protect the unity of our campus as we model personal integrity.  We will value one another, protect reputations, honor commitments, and destroy gossip.