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R.I.S.E. is the ethos of Hardy's social and educational curriculum and behavioral expectations. All students and faculty are held to the R.I.S.E. standard, and it truly forms the spirit of the Hardy community.

  • Respect for others,

  • Inclusion of all,

  • Show safe behavior and

  • Encouragement of all to participate and solve problems.

​R.I.S.E. communicates positive expectations for behavior that are consistent with the tenets of the school-wide Social Competency Program.

Social Competency Program

The Hardy School is a participant in the Reach Out to Schools: Social Competency Program.  The goals of this program are to:

  • build a cooperative, caring environment in the classroom

  • enhance the communication, social and problem-solving skills of individual students

  • enable student to develop self-control and to take responsibility for their own behavior

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