At Connersville Middle School We Believe that:

* All stakeholders are responsible for a respectful, consistent, safe, positive and orderly environment creating a sense of belonging.

* Professional development needs to be more focused to support teachers in developing their instruction and environment to attain the goals at CMS,

* Parents, school, and community must be actively involved stakeholders in the development of a common goal for students to become contributing, responsible, and successful young adults.

* The state standards constitute the core of the curriculum.

* All staff must commit to work together to provide all students the opportunity to progress.

* We must challenge and give all students the opportunity to reach their highest potential.