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ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS

As part of its District Mission and Vision, Lolo School District annually adopts and integrates “Essential Concepts” as part of its educational process. All Lolo School District employees practice and embeds the monthly Essential Concepts into their work and instruction. We strongly encourage parents and community members to embrace the Essential Concepts and provide further reinforcement for these practical and important aspects of providing and effective and successful education for students.

September: Build a Positive School Climate

Be respectful

Be responsible

Be ready to learn

October: Growth Mindset

Embrace challenges

Persevere

Make great mistakes

November: Improve Communication

Use kind words and apologize

Learn conflict resolution skills

Use “I statements” to express your feelings and needs

December: Compassion

Learn to express to others you care about them

Use empathy

Demonstrate integrity, appreciation and gratitude

January: Practice Mindfulness

Notice your body and surroundings

Learn skills to have a calm body and mind

February: Random Acts of Kindness

Do good without expecting anything in return

March: Good Sportsmanship

Play by the rules

Be a team player and congratulate others

Be a positive role model

April: Positive Self-Image

Notice where you are improving

Identify what makes you special

Believe in yourself

May: Get Outside

Limit screen time (screenfree.org)

Enjoy nature and active play


LOLO STUDENTS ARE:

Respectful
Responsible
Ready to Learn