South Bronx Academy for Applied Media is a community of
As a scholar at the South Bronx Academy for Applied Media, I am…
I take ownership of my learning.
I arrive to school and class on time everyday dressed in SBAAM’s uniform.
I am prepared with the materials, homework and positive attitude I need to be successful.
I participate productively and consistently at all times (i.e. class time, hallway time, lunchtime, etc.).
I reflect on my schoolwork and look for ways to improve it.
I use resources available to me both inside and outside the school (tutoring libraries, museums, etc.).
I learn about media and how it can enrich my life.
I make choices that will positively impact my future (tomorrow, high school, college, and career).
I recognize my unique strengths and the impact I can have on our school community.
I support and celebrate the unique achievements of all members of our community through positive words and actions.
I have a voice in our school community.
I contribute to the intellectual and physical safety of our school community.
I use appropriate words, tone and body language when communicating.
I set realistic, attainable, and ambitious goals.
I am prepared, organized, and manage my time effectively.
I take advantage of opportunities to continue to learn outside of the classroom.
I recognize, respect, and support the learning needs of different members of the SBAAM community.
I learn from my mistakes and past experiences.
I acknowledge and show respect for the diversity of our school community.
I keep an open mind, I am flexible, and I compromise when necessary in order to achieve my goals.
I listen actively to all members of the SBAAM community.
I think critically and make informed decisions, considering the positive and negative consequences of my actions.
I receive and respond appropriately to relevant and constructive feedback, always assuming best intentions.
I work together with the members of SBAAM’s community to achieve our shared vision.
I reflect on my progress and make adjustments.
I represent myself and my school in a positive manner at all times.
I put forth maximum effort.
I welcome challenges and push myself to overcome obstacles to meet my goals.
I take responsibility for what I say and do.
I have a positive attitude.
I hold myself accountable to SBAAM’s mission.