Core Values and Beliefs

Core Values and Beliefs

  • CMS is an inclusive, supportive, and safe learning environment committed to excellence and growth. Our community values experiential, collaborative, active learning that is rigorous and relevant, and fosters creative, responsible contributors to a global society.

    Academic Expectations

    Cohasset students will:

    • read and listen critically for information, understanding, and enjoyment
    • distinguish fact from opinion, identify and recognize bias
    • refine research skills by using a variety of credible sources
    • make reasoned inferences
    • write and speak clearly, factually, persuasively and critically 
    • construct logical arguments
    • present conclusions through written, spoken, and/or artistic means 
    • define, analyze and solve complex problems
    • develop, test, and evaluate potential solutions
    • acquire and apply global knowledge 
    • process and integrate scientific, mathematical, and technological concepts

    Civic and Social Expectations

    Cohasset students will:

    • demonstrate an understanding of the laws and customs of our society and the global community
    • demonstrate value and respect for others, the school, and the community 
    • participate in activities that encompass both local and global issues 
    • act with integrity, respect themselves and each other, and take responsibility for their actions