At PS 377, our mission is to empower all students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and compassionate leaders, who embrace cultural differences, encourages others to meet their potential and develops their own self-awareness. Through collaborative efforts of parents, the community, staff and students during brick and mortar, blended and remote learning, we will develop a culture of analytical thinking, social intelligence and a love of learning, which will assist in creating future leaders who will make a difference in today’s society.
At PS 377, we believe that all students have the capacity to lead and aspire in their school community and beyond. Students have the power within themselves to see and reach their own potential to be successful in brick and mortar, blended and remote learning and in the changing world. As a school community, we will celebrate and respect each other’s culture, put forth our very best, take responsibility for our actions, and find the positives in everyday life. The core values below will be the steppingstones to creating compassionate leaders of the 21st century:
Lead impactful discussions amongst peers, adults and throughout the school community.
Empower students to be active participants in the school community through service projects.
Analyze problems and use various strategies to solve them.
Develop self-awareness and create a culture of respect and equity.
Engage in learning experiences that promotes collaboration, reasoning and the discovery of the world around them.
Reflect on their personal and academic goals to strategize a plan of action.
The Leader in Me
The Leader in Me program is an innovative approach to education that aims to instill leadership skills in students from an early age. Based on the teachings of Stephen Covey's "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," the program seeks to empower students by teaching them key leadership principles such as responsibility, accountability, and self-discipline. The Leader in Me program is implemented in schools across the globe and has helped students develop important life skills such as effective communication, problem-solving, and decision-making. By encouraging students to take ownership of their learning and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, The Leader in Me program has had a significant impact on student achievement, behavior, and overall well-being.
Lead impactful discussions
Develop self awareness
Engage in learning
Reflect on goals
The 7 Habits of Leader in Me
The 7 Habits are a core component of The Leader in Me program, which aims to instill leadership skills in students.
- Be Proactive.
- Begin with the End in Mind.
- Put First Things First.
- Think Win-Win.
- Seek to First to Understand, then to be Understood.
- Sharpen the Saw.
Overall, the 7Habits provide a framework for personal growth and development that can help individuals become more effective leaders and better equipped to succeed in all aspects of their lives.