“Northwood School will implement a high
level of core curriculum standards through a responsive, flexible system of
learning to meet all students’ needs academically, behaviorally, and
emotionally. We strive for a united community
based on mutual respect, kindness and equality for all students, staff,
families and residents in the town of
“The mission of the
Sense of Belonging - Feeling like you are a part of a group, while knowing you are special for who you are.
You will be included and welcomed into groups and activities.
Heroes - Having someone who believes in you and who is there when you need them.
You will have people who will support and believe in you.
Sense of Accomplishment - Being recognized for many different types of success, including hard work and being a good person.
You will be acknowledged for your contributions to the school.
Fun and Excitement - Enjoying what you are doing, whether at work, school, or play.
You will be motivated and engaged.
Curiosity and Creativity - Asking “why?” and “why not?” about the world around you.
You will be encouraged to ask questions and express your ideas.
Spirit of Adventure - Being excited to try new things, even when you are not sure if you will be good at them.
You will explore new challenges by taking safe risks.
Leadership - Making your own decisions and accepting responsibility for your choices.
You will become someone others will want to follow.
Confidence to Take Action - Setting goals and taking the steps you need to reach them.
You will have a voice and be heard.
*Definitions of the 8 Conditions of Student Aspirations taken from the Quaglia Institute