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In light of Bethany's parameters, mission, and core values–the school educates and nurtures students so that, upon graduation from high school, they demonstrate:
Academic competence: Bethany graduates . . .
- Exhibit foundational knowledge and competence in academic disciplines.
- Communicate effectively through listening, speaking, and writing.
- Possess the knowledge and skills for success in making decisions, managing resources, relating to others, and functioning in the workforce.
- Value and demonstrate the skills of life-long learning - including thinking critically, accessing information, solving problems, and collaborating with others.
- Utilize current technologies effectively and ethically.
- Appreciate and demonstrate creativity and artistic expression.
Spiritual growth: Bethany graduates . . .
- Possess basic biblical literacy, the tools of biblical interpretation, and the know how to draw on the Bible for spiritual discernment.
- Explore the implications of Jesus' call for their own lives, grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and the faith community, and understand faith as a life-long journey.
- Ask questions and seek answers through the practice of spiritual disciplines and the counsel of others.
- Explore and develop their God-given gifts.
- Value worship as an essential part of Christian life and utilize the skills acquired at Bethany to participate meaningfully in worship.
- Articulate their beliefs, values, and convictions.
- Practice service and peacemaking as practical expressions of Christian discipleship.
- Cultivate a Christian worldview informed by Anabaptist-Mennonite theology and experience.
Lifestyle integrity: Bethany graduates . . .
- Maintain healthy relationships with others, build friendships, and resolve conflict peaceably.
- Practice stewardship of all God has entrusted to them - including personal gifts, physical wellness, the environment, time, and resources.
- Participate in congregational and broader church life.
- Seek to be compassionate leaders.
- Value diversity and demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
- Balance conscientious work with generous service, enjoyment of leisure, and Sabbath rest.
- Demonstrate integrity and honesty.
- Live with a sense of curiosity and wonder.