Each year a group of Mashpee Middle-High School students participate in the "Who We Are" Project. This project is intended to honor and celebrate the immigrant families who are part of our Mashpee community and to enhance understanding and empathy by learning from their family's journey.
2. Honor diversity, provide equity, and ensure inclusion throughout the Mashpee Public Schools
2.1 Analyze and expand district-wide systems to ensure all students, especially those from historically marginalized groups, can access the entire scope of opportunities
2.2 Establish student voice opportunities to impact/influence outcomes.
2.3 Provide culturally responsive, audience-specific communication that addresses barriers
2.4 Create and provide programming that honors the diversity represented in our community and beyond
2.5 Recruit staff members who more closely reflect our students and provide a support system that nurtures long-term employment.
2.6 Provide training to ensure a district-wide culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion
OBJECTIVE 2 (DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION)
By June 30, 2025, all students will grow in their attainment of skills, knowledge, and self-confidence to access all learning opportunities, as evidenced by student participation and performance data.
By June 30, 2025, our staff will more closely reflect our school community, and all students and staff will feel honored and valued for who they are, as evidenced by staffing data analysis and student/staff surveys.
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)- The Massachusetts GSA Student Leadership Council creates and informs policy, promotes inclusive learning environments for all students, supports the development of leadership skills, and fosters statewide collaboration among LGBTQ students and allies. The MMHS group participates in four leadership conferences with tthe GSA a year. Ther goal os to provide
Anti Defamation League Peer Mentors - The Peer Leadership Program seeks to provide young people with the skills to be leaders, role models, and social activists against prejudice and discrimination. Participants develop skills as leaders and learn how to create and implement their own ideas for making their schools and communities more respectful and inclusive. The activities of Peer Leadership Programs are unique and include events, projects, and campaigns with themes developed by the Peer Leaders themselves.
Mashpee Human Rights Club - In coordination with the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission, is determined to further the awarenness diversity and human rights along with the violation of human rights within our community. Our goal is to increase knowledge of human rights and it's local, national and global significance.