Hercules Vision Statement
Diverse 21st century scholars and leaders, demonstrating integrity and academic excellence.
Hercules Mission StatementAll students will demonstrate academic proficiency in common core disciplines to enable them to meaningfully and responsibly contribute to local, national, and global communities.Student Learning Outcomes (S.L.O's)
S.L.O's represent the most essential things that students should know and be able to do by the time they graduate.They also represent how students should approach their learning and how they will relate that knowledge to the world around them.S.L.O's are embedded in each course taken by a student and provide a focus and continuity for their learning experience.
Hercules High School Students are:1. Critical Thinkers who:
2. Effective, Engaged Communicators who:
- Have mastered fundamentals of language, history, math, science, foreign language, and the arts, and use them effectively to enrich their daily lives;
- Demonstrate the ability to collect, analyze, and organize resources and information;
- Effectively evaluate and analyze data from multiple sources to develop solutions to problems;
- Use logical decision-making processes;
- Demonstrate the ability to apply decisions or solutions to future situations by making predictions, connections, and/or recommendations;
- Organize their thoughts and emotions and express them in oral, written, and artistic forms;
- Listen, comprehend, and process information;
- Understand and follow directions;
- Read, write, speak, and listen analytically, thoughtfully, and reflectively;
- Use technology thoughtfully, critically, and appropriately as a tool in communication (i.e., correspondence, display of information, expression of ideas, creative self-expression);
- Explore, develop, and demonstrate creative expression in a variety of forms;
- Adopt and value ethical principles and attitudes (i.e., honesty, integrity, responsibility, compassion) and apply them to their daily lives
- Recognize and value their responsibility to society and make positive contributions to their community (i.e., register to vote, care for the environment, drive responsibly, volunteer);
- Respect cultural, physical, economic, intellectual, age, gender, religious, and sexual diversity;
- Understand history, government, economics, legal systems, and art forms from our own and other countries;
- Participate in community, social, civic, cultural, and philanthropic service.