The mission of East Burke Middle School is to educate our
students, support individual differences, and provide an authentic learning
environment. With the involvement of our community, local businesses, and PTA,
we will provide our students with a safe and nurturing environment. Our purpose
is to prepare students intellectually to conquer future challenges.
We, the faculty of East Burke Middle School, realize the
uniqueness of the middle school student and believe it is our responsibility to
provide equal educational opportunities which will enable each student to reach
his highest potential both physically and mentally. As educators, we believe in
the importance of providing each student with the basic skills and knowledge
needed for successful living.
Recognizing the individuality of each
student, the faculty feels responsible for providing a comprehensive and
challenging curriculum, which allows the student to develop at his own pace.
Learning experiences should be provided to help the student develop at his own
pace. Learning experiences should be provided to help the student develop a
creative outlook and a questioning attitude, which will enhance life.
The learning environment should be a wholesome and enjoyable one, yet
competitive enough to motivate student interest. A successful student-teacher
rapport will provide a good learning atmosphere where young people will gain
self-worth, realistic goals, environmental responsibility, health awareness, and
aesthetic appreciation. Ultimately, our goal is to provide each student the
opportunity to develop life skills in order to function in society and become a