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Rise Kohyang Middle School

Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision, Mission, and Values

At Bright Star Schools, we are guided by our core values and our highest ideals for our students, staff, and schools. We are #BrightStarStrong, together.

Our Vision

Bright Star students will become leaders who act with integrity and champion equity to enrich our communities and the world.

Our Mission

At Bright Star Schools, our mission is to provide holistic, inclusive support for all students to achieve academic excellence and grow their unique talents so that they find joy and fulfillment in higher education, career, and life.


Our Values

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means we need to be the best versions of ourselves, to speak our own truth, and to advocate for those whose voices are not heard.

Our Values Ubuntu


means that our humanity is shared, that we value kindness, and that we support one another to become the people we strive to be.

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means hometown and encourages us to build meaningful connections and strong community ties, because our hometowns are integral to our identities.

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means having a mindset that allows us to achieve excellence and gain fulfillment through our pursuit of learning and development.

In addition to our values of integridad, ubuntu, kohyang, and growth, at Rise Kohyang Middle School, we believe that we RISE by:

R – Reciprocate. Give back.
I  – Initiate and Innovate. Change starts with you.
S – Steward. Be an advocate for change.
E – Elevate through education.