Osage Community Schools


Who We Are >> Missions >> Essential Learnings

 

Who We Are:

Mr. Steve Bass, Superintendent
 The Osage Community School District is located in Osage, Iowa, a rural community of 3,451 people. The district includes the communities of Osage, Little Cedar, Mitchell, New Haven, and Orchard. It serves 980 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Osage is located in north central Iowa at the intersection of U.S. Highways 9 and 218. The Osage Community School District is accredited Pre-K through 12 by the North Central Association of Schools. Facilities include: two elementary schools, Lincoln, Pre-K through 3; Washington, 4 and 5; and the Middle/High School. All district buildings are computer networked and have direct Internet access in each classroom. The Osage High School has an ICN classroom.

 

Our Missions and Essential Learnings:

Missions:

The Mission of the Osage Community School is to sustain and

enhance a caring community to produce enthusiasm for life-long learning.

That Mission is grounded in our belief that children will learn best in an environment that:

That Mission is grounded in our belief that children will learn best when:

That Mission is grounded in our belief that children's learning styles:

That Mission is grounded in our belief that children's motivation is based:

That Mission is grounded in our belief that children learn best when:

That Mission is further grounded in our belief that an educator:

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Essential Learnings

The Mission of the Osage Community School will be achieved when our students are
able to show they have acquired the following Essential Learnings:

The student will accept social responsibility in a diverse, global community.

The student will gain a mastery of his/her academic program.

The student will become an effective communicator.

The student will perform as a self-directed, life-long learner.