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Community Agreement

To create a community of trust, respect, and partnership in fulfilling our mission of educating girls for an honorable life, we expect all students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and trustees to honor these commitments to our core values.  

Responsibilities of Hathaway Brown School | Responsibilities of HB Families | Responsibilities of HB Students

Responsibilities of Hathaway Brown School:

  • Fulfill the mission and instill our core values
  • Represent oneself and Hathaway Brown by acting kindly, ethically, and with integrity, knowing that character matters most
  • Support and abide by the school's policies and procedures, imposing fair and appropriate consequences when standards are not met
  • Encourage honest, open, trustworthy and courteous two-way communication toward all members of the community
  • Provide a safe and inclusive environment for all, especially the expression of different points of view and the rich cultural diversity of our community
  • Provide an environment where girls learn to handle success with grace and acknowledge failure with dignity, enabling them to grow from all their experiences
  • Provide a healthy and balanced environment where girls strive to give their best effort without undue stress
  • Be professionally accessible and responsive to parents, keeping them well informed through systematic reports, conferences, publications, and informal conversations
  • Actively seek the knowledge needed to educate each learner and to work effectively with a diverse parent body
  • Provide a safe and secure campus environment for all members of the HB community
Responsibilities of HB Families: 
  • Promote and support the mission and core values
  • Represent oneself and Hathaway Brown by acting kindly, ethically, and with integrity, knowing that character matters most
  • Support and abide by the school's policies and procedures, knowing there are fair and appropriate consequences if these standards are not met
  • Act in an honest, open, and trustworthy manner toward all members of the community, seeking information directly from the school, consulting with those best able to address the concerns rather than the rumors
  • Model inclusive behavior by reaching out to all members of the community
  • Respect the professional judgments and decisions made by the faculty, staff, and administration
  • Provide a home environment that supports academic achievement, the development of character, and positive learning attitudes
  • Take an active interest in the lives of the students, and become appropriately involved in the life of the school community
  • Share with the school any religious, cultural, medical, or personal information that the school may need to serve the student best
  • Take care and respect the campus environment and follow all campus and security/safety procedures
Responsibilities of HB Students:
  • Uphold the honor code and core values
  • Represent oneself and Hathaway Brown by acting kindly, ethically, and with integrity, knowing that character matters most
  • Abide by the rules of the school, knowing there are fair and appropriate consequences if these standards are not met
  • Participate in open and respectful communication with other students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Extend kindness, be inclusive and contribute to the success of the whole sisterhood
  • Learn to handle success with grace and acknowledge failure with dignity, appreciating the many challenges and opportunities provided
  • Commit to achieving one's utmost potential as a student in her pursuit of learning not for school, but for life
  • Possess a positive attitude, knowing best efforts for continuous improvement will build competence and confidence
  • Work to strengthen skills through dedication and diligent preparation, seeking support and input when needed
  • Take care and respect the campus environment and follow all campus security/safety procedures

 

Shaker Heights, Ohio Girls K-12 Coed Early Childhood

19600 North Park Boulevard Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122 P: 216.932.4214
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