Owen Middle School Mission Statement

Students will explore their unlimited potential, the interconnectedness of a social and digital existence, their roles in a global society, and the rich heritage of the Swannanoa Valley.

Owen Middle School Belief Statements

Faculty and staff foster a safe and physically comfortable environment that promotes student exploration.

Faculty, staff and students are valued individuals with unique physical, social, cultural, emotional, and intellectual needs.

Teachers, administrators, parents and students share the responsibility of advancing the school’s vision.

Technology is used as a tool to enhance student learning.

Project-based learning is used to promote innovation, creativity, collaboration, and exploration.

Teachers provide opportunities for student-led, inquiry-based learning.

Faculty and staff extend learning through partnerships with our community.

We are stewards of our environment.