Alpine Union School District Mission As part of a dedicated, cohesive community, Alpine Union School District educates children to become responsible, productive citizens who are lifelong learners by providing an effective, high-quality and balanced education. We believe: 1. Education is the foundation of a democratic society. 2. Each person has value. 3. Everyone in the learning community shares responsibility for the educational success of all children. 4. We have high expectations that challenge each individual to reach his/her potential. 5. Effective communication fosters good human relations. 6. All individuals deserve to be and feel safe. Safety optimizes the learning environment. 7. We value and live by the highest ethical standards of respect, integrity, honesty and fairness. 8. Educating our children is an investment in the future.