Mission Statement

IMG_9106At Machias Memorial High School we believe that student success is dependent upon the  strength of a rigorous and relevant curriculum, the cultivation of civic responsibilities, and the fostering of positive social interactions through appropriate self-expression.

The practice of this belief will encourage our graduates to become informed, responsible citizens who respect diversity, practice tolerance, and lead fulfilling lives in an ever-changing world.

Academic Expectations

The Machias Memorial High School graduate will:

§  Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, active listening, the use of technology, and creative expression.

§  Read for a variety of purposes such as gathering and synthesizing information, critical analysis, vocabulary development, and for pleasure.

§  Use inquiry to justify the reasonableness of solutions and to increase their depth of knowledge.

§  Utilize organizational skills to apply content area knowledge and obtain information from a variety of sources

Civic Expectations

The Machias Memorial High School graduate will:

§  Participate in the democratic process

§  Understand the value of service to community, state, and nation

Social Expectations

The Machias Memorial High School graduate will:

§  Demonstrate interpersonal skills including empathy for others, cooperation, collaboration

§  Demonstrate respect for self, others, and the environment

§  Assume responsibility for personal decisions and actions through accountability, self-reliance, and integrity