• As a school, Oakdale STEAM is committed to empowering our staff and students by practicing these 7 Habits:  

    Habit 1 — Be Proactive 

    • You're in Charge:  I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. 

    Habit 2 — Begin with the End in Mind 

    • Have a Plan:  I plan ahead and set goals. 

    Habit 3 — Put First Things First

    • Work First, Then Play:  I spend my time on things that are most important. 

    Habit 4 — Think Win-Win

    • Everyone Can Win: I balance courage to get what I want with consideration for what others want. 

    Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

    • Listen Before You Talk:  I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings. 

    Habit 6 — Synergize 

    • Together Is Better:  I value other people’s strengths and learn from them. 

    Habit 7 — Sharpen The Saw

    • Balance Feels Best:  I take care of  physical, social/emotional, mental, and essence.