Our mission is, “To build a strong community of learners and leaders by fostering an enthusiasm for learning and a deep respect for self and others. We will encourage and support academic, social, physical and emotional development for everyone. As a result, we will be responsible contributing members of society.”
Our vision is, “We will foster a safe and caring, teaching and learning environment that promotes the acquisition of knowledge, the development of skills, and the pursuit of harmony, while instilling a sense of citizenship and pride in oneself and one's school.”
Our values include: pride, harmony, skills and knowledge.
Lisgar Middle School teachers are making learning relevant and meaningful to learners in the 21st century. Students are engaged in the learning process through the use of technology in all aspects of their program. Through an emphasis on the integrated curriculum model,” teachers deliver Ministry Expectations, making connections in all subject areas to big ideas which drive our teaching and learning activities.
We offer a wide range of extracurricular activities from athletics to robotics, including:
• athletics - intramural activities are offered to all students during the school hours, inter-scholastic activities in a wide variety of sports takes place before and after school;
• arts - students participate in vocal and instrumental music activities as well as a variety of artistic clubs are available at different times of the year;
• school excursions – overnight excursions are available at all three grade levels and are reviewed on a yearly basis; and
• clubs – students participate in a variety of clubs ranging from our student voice to our chess club
We have an open door policy regarding parents and community involvement at Lisgar, encouraging parental participation in all aspects of their child’s education. Parents volunteer in the library and student classrooms, and work with teachers to offer extracurricular activities at various times of the year. As well, we have a dedicated group of parents who commit on a monthly basis, participation in our School Council.