Mission Statement and Statement of Purpose

Writing Center Mission Statement & Statement of Purpose

The Writing Center will foster an active writing community for all members of Souhegan High School. The Writing Center will:

Serve all members of the Souhegan community who want help with their writing.
Provide enhancement for those who enjoy the writing process.
Create opportunities for student writers to work with experts.
Encourage and assist students and teachers in submitting work for publication.
Sponsor celebrations of writing.
Maintain periodical collection for writers.
Provide support for those who struggle with writing.
Provide on-line assistance.
Provide support for classroom teachers.
Assist classroom teachers with conferences and assessment.
Maintain files of major assessments and assessment strategies.
Maintain effective relationships with other writing programs within SAU 39.
Monitor student progress in writing strands of NH State Test.
Provide outreach to the residents of Mt. Vernon and Amherst as requested.
Develop a common understanding of effective writing practices across disciplines.
Develop a common language for writing assessment.
Serve as a resource for teachers and students.