MISSION OF ENCORE

The mission of Encore High School for the Arts is to provide a creative, challenging, and nurturing environment that offers students an innovative preparation for a university education and pursuit of the arts.

EXPECTED SCHOOL WIDE LEARNING RESULTS

Through the mastery of state content standards and the use of specialized art instruction, Encore will prepare students to THINK/SPEAK/ACT.

THINK – Be able to use both critical and creative thinking

  • Identify, locate, acquire, organize, comprehend, and use information or data
  • Analyze, apply, and evaluate information
  • Use acquired skills to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for a variety of opinions and thoughts

SPEAK – Be effective communicators

  • Ability to use basic communication skills; reading, writing, speaking and listening to understand and convey ideas and concepts
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Demonstrate the ability to use technology as a means of communication (internet, phones, text, etc.)

ACT – Be effective candidate employees

  • Use independent and group learning strategies to complete assignment
  • Learning the importance of completing assignments and tasks on time
  • Use of time management skills to develop timelines and establish deadlines
  • Use teamwork and leadership skills to work cooperatively in groups
  • Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate strategies to resolve differences and conflicts