• Guiding Principles

    The staff of Willamette Primary is guided by principles and beliefs that provide a thought-provoking and exciting educational environment. Children and adults are encouraged to go where the questions lead, as the future belongs to the learners.

    We believe in ...

    ...respecting the uniqueness of childhood and together celebrating wonder and the journey of learning.

    ...valuing high performance standards and honoring the ethic of quality craftsmanship through which each learner develops a personal signature.

    ...empowering learners through the development of many forms of literacy.

    ...valuing meaningful investigation and thoughtful reflection.

    ...acting responsibly, acknowledging that our actions and interactions impact the quality of our lives and the lives of others.

    ...fostering a dynamic relationship within and beyond the community of Willamette.

    ...encouraging healthy lifestyles with a balance of physical, social, cognitive, and emotional development.

    ...embracing the diversity of individuals, ideas and cultures, each of which contributes to the richness of our global community.