Home & School
Home & School
"School does not happen, it is the product of a team."
Adlai Albert Esteb
"Students are important, parents are important, teachers are important,supervisors are important, equipment and buildings are important, but without the 'heart' of an active and supportive Home and School all of the various components do not mesh into one smoothly running body." Home and School Manual p.2
Home & School Objectives
" To educate parents in cooperation with the ... school in their work of fostering the development of the whole child - 'the harmonious development of the physical, the mental, and the spiritual power.' Education, p. 13.
To promote cooperation between parents and teachers in the educational process.
To give guidance for establishing in the home an atmosphere of love and discipline in which Christian values can be instilled in children through Bible study, prayer, family worship, and the example of the parents.
To provide an opportunity for parents and teachers to develop a positive relationship in their work for the children.
To support the ... school in its effort to more fully harmonize the principles of Christian education in philosophy, content, and methodology.
To strengthen the relationship between home and school by promoting such activities as:
a. Providing suggestions to the administration and school board for curriculum improvement.
b. Encouraging frequent communication between home and school.
c. Encouraging parents to visit the school.
d. Encouraging teachers to visit the homes of students.
e. Providing volunteer services as requested by the school.
f. Assisting in providing the school with additional equipment and facilities not provided."
SDA Church Manual, 15th edition, pp.105-107
Updated: Aug 24, 2014