Mission for the Reed Union Student

Each RUSD student will receive the support and opportunity to develop the skills to be a:

Motivated Learner Committed to Academic Excellence

  • Demonstrate responsibility, self-direction, and independence
  • Take risks, are not afraid to make mistakes and learn from them
  • Take pride in accomplishments
  • Understand learning is a lifelong process

Creative Problem Solver

  • Apply critical thinking
  • Integrate curiosity, imagination and insight
  • Apply knowledge across disciplines, projects and in real life situations
  • Generate ideas and best possible solutions

Effective Communicator

  • Actively listen and acknowledge different points of view and cultural context
  • Express and support positions considering multiple perspectives
  • Use appropriate tools and language to inform, persuade, and convey ideas to diverse audiences
  • Collaborate with others

Engaged Citizen

  • Demonstrate empathy, ethical behavior, and respect for self, others, and the environment
  • Actively contribute to school, local, and global communities
  • Advocate for self and others
  • Understand and appreciate cultures, histories, and contributions of people of the world 

Balanced Individual / Best Self

  • Demonstrate self-knowledge, integrity, good judgment, and honor
  • Exhibit self-assurance, confidence, and social competence
  • Persevere and are resilient amidst adversity, stress, disappointment, and conflict
  • Make positive choices for personal and physical well being
  • Believe in the power of the individual to make a difference