Mission, Vision, & Values.


MISSION

The Garner Magnet High School Drama (GMHS Drama) Department develops innovative and courageous artists and scholars poised to be the creative leaders of tomorrow.

VISION

As our contribution to creating a more just, equitable, and empathetic society, GMHS Drama seeks to cultivate a community of highly-skilled artists, scholars, and citizens who are engaged with the world and invested in theatrical storytelling—in all its guises—as a means of elevating and celebrating our individual and collective voices, promoting understanding, and nurturing compassion.

VALUES

Excellence Community Integrity
Accountability Diversity Curiosity
Risk-taking Access Empathy
Rigor Belonging Kindness
Courage Equity Respect

COMMITMENTS

GMHS Drama is committed to:

  • supporting and nurturing the artistry and scholarship of every student, and honoring their identities, perspectives, and traditions
  • creating an active learning environment which fosters meaningful work and contributes to a rich and lasting community
  • promoting the development of strong character, expressed as individual responsibility, public involvement, and a continued commitment to personal growth beyond the academic experience
  • grounding our practice of experimentation, risk, and innovation in the study of longstanding theories and traditions
  • extending the limits of those creative and analytical processes which continually renew the art