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Van Buren Elementary


Van Buren Elementary



Positivity Project

Character Strength



Other People Matter

Building a caring school community where we are appreciative and supportive of each other and mindful that our words and actions impact others.


You like exploration and discovery. You ask lots of questions because you want to learn more about anything and everything.


You work well as a member of a group or team. You are loyal and sacrifice your individual desires for the greater good.

Open Mindedness

You like to consider new ideas and try new things. You examine things from all sides and don’t jump to conclusions.

My School Promise

School is a place to learn.
I promise to always do my best.
And to help others learn.
My school is a place to be safe and happy.
I promise not to hurt others on the inside or the outside.
I am a good citizen!
I respect myself, my school, and others.

Three Rules at Van Buren

*Be Responsible
* Be Respectful
*Be Safe

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