An HCOS learner is
a reflective and adaptable thinker
who is inquisitive
discerning, and full of wonder at God’s world,
and sustained by hope
with a merciful
and empathetic heart,
and an advocate who is responsive to the needs of others
serving in order to have an impact
on a world in need of redemption.
Students will thoughtfully consider their learning, ideas and experiences to seek to understand themselves and their world.
Students will demonstrate the ability to be flexible in their thinking and respond with agility.
Students will ask insightful questions, probe for deep meaning, and actively investigate areas of interest in order to become lifelong learners.
Students will consider what they are learning with careful judgement.
Students will be in awe of God and his creation.
Students will gain confidence from the knowledge of God’s sovereignty.
Students will approach situations with assurance, trusting in God’s promises.
Students will be forgiving and compassionate towards those who are in need.
Students will recognize their reliance on God, desiring to put others before themselves.
Students will seek to understand and share in the experiences of others.
Students will challenge attitudes, behaviors, and policies that perpetuate injustice and deny God’s desire for all creation to flourish.
Students will be engaged learners, responding positively and sensitively to the world around them.
Students will actively work, serving God and others with a humble heart.
Students will seek to make the world a better place, according to God’s desire for creation.
Students will act to be part of God’s plan to reconcile all things, healing brokenness and enabling others to find freedom.