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Tamanawis Secondary

Caring Community, Engaged Learners, Inspired Citizens

About the School
About the School



Goals:  At Tamanawis, we are committed to:


·      Strive for excellence - you're worth it!

·      Develop academic & interpersonal skills

·      Control your future - keep your options open!


·      Respect - receive what you give

·      Build self-esteem - take pride in yourself, be confident!

·      Everyone is responsible for their actions - our school goal is a safe environment

·      Individual & cultural differences are valuable


·      Team Tamanawis - students, parents, staff & the community working together

·      Communicate openly - building understanding, be part of the school spirit, have fun!


·      improve students ability to make decisions, solve problems & analyze critically

·      increase students' acceptance & respect for the ideas of others

·      increase students' ability to use information & computer technology in school & personal lives


Accomplishments & Initiatives:

·      Friendship Garden Project

·      Technology enhanced science program

·      Strong community ties: active & vital Parent Advisory Committee, career prep & coop programs

·      ELL leadership program

·      Many leadership opportunities for students through student council, leadership conferences, peer tutoring, peer mediation & various school & District committees

·      Commitment to include all students with special needs through extensive integration into regular classes

·      Commitment to provide enrichment activities & opportunities for qualified students