Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 2.4.16


Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Transfer Goals

The HWRSD’s Mission is “to educate our children to become young adults who are of good character and demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to be successful members of our global economy and engaged citizens of the 21st Century.” In order to achieve this goal, we need to establish a district-wide system that articulates a shared and consistent set of learning expectations for all students that are measured by corresponding assessment tasks. We’ve used the following three focusing questions to guide our work in developing this system:

  • What knowledge, skills and abilities do our students need in order to be successful in the future?
  • How will we know that students have mastered these knowledge, skills and abilities?
  • What school facilities, programs, and instructional approaches do we need to employ to teach students these knowledge, skills and abilities?

We have adopted the Understanding by…

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