Hobson High School

Vision, Mission, Core Values, Motto, and Goals


Hobson High School students deserve a system of education that ensures equitable, appropriate, and effective learning opportunities which develop the full educational potential of each person.

(ISSLC - 2015 & Montana Constitution, Article X)


Help foster a healthy and safe learning environment;

Prepare our students for successful careers and lives;

And encourage them to perform to the best of their abilities.

Honor each student’s unique and distinct nature and talents;

And work towards providing them with equal learning opportunities.

Shape meaningful relationships among peers, faculty, family, and community.

Core Values

1. attention to detail
2. ability to think for themselves
3. dependability - reliable
4. follow through – complete projects
5. punctuality
6. teamwork
7. motivation - invested
8. knowledge (of content)
9. computer skill
10. research skills – familiarity with research process
11. work with minimum supervision
12. ability to assess his/her level of understanding of task and ask appropriate questions
13. enough basic understanding and background to resolve simple questions
14. tenacity - persistent
15. research experience
16. well-organized
17. critical thinker – good problem solver
18. adaptable - flexible
19. curiosity - enthusiasm
20. analytical
21. willingness to tolerate ambiguity
22. systems approach = awareness of connections /connectability
23. individual initiative – take initiative
24. willingness to ask questions
25. competent/thorough
26. good reading and writing skills
27. work hard
28. quick learner – open to learning - bright
29. focus

1996–2015 American Library Association



"Honor, Integrity, Proud Tradition."


1. Health – The school should encourage good health habits, instruction and activities for students.

2. Command of Fundamentals – These are writing, reading, oral and written expression and math.

3. Worthy Home Membership – This principle calls for the development of those qualities that make an individual a worthy member of a family.

4. Vocation – Students should get to know themselves and a variety of careers so that they can choose a suitable vocation. Students then understand the relationship between vocation and community.

5. Civic Education – Students should develop an awareness and concern for one’s own community and its needs for social and moral development.

6. Worthy Use of Leisure – Education should give students the skills to enrich their lives with music, art, drama, literature, social issues and recreation.

7. Ethical Character – This involves instilling in students the notion of personal responsibility and initiative in their morals and behaviors.

“The Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education.” (1918)

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