During MVMS's openening assembly Mr. Donahue talked with students about the importance of making mistakes, that we all make them, and it is part of the learning process.
Time during the assembly was also spent reviewing what students said they wanted from their school and how it fit with the current vision. One of the major themes that arose was that students want more fun, engaging activities! Soon teachers will meet with the student council to discuss this idea.
If you would like to read a little about the power of valuing mistakes, this article is a great read!