1. Checking in With Your Child’s Academics

    If you can believe it, we’re more than halfway through the school year. The middle of winter is when you can expect conferences and progress reports, but what do these really mean, and what do they say about your child’s academics and learning. And also, why is this important? The middle of the year is ultimately a great opportunity for checking in and making sure our kiddos finish out the yea…Read More

  2. Summer Activities: Science

    Welcome back to our blog series on summer activities! In our first two blogs we talked about math and literacy activities, and today, we’ll be covering science. Science is one of those school subjects that kids tend to say they love doing — especially when experiments are involved. But if you’re worried about your kitchen turning into a volatile laboratory where smoke comes spewing out, fear…Read More

  3. Summer Activities: Literacy

    In the summer months, it can be very easy to slip out of routine. Every other month and every other season seems to be filled with scheduled activities and events. When summer comes around, it finally feels like we can breathe for a moment, and some of the regular chaos can begin to subside. However, we don’t want routine to totally slip from our grasps, because academic achievements can quickly…Read More

  4. Understanding STEM

    An educational buzzword that has grown in popularity over the past decade or so, STEM is still a word that has a fair amount of mystery attached to it. Many hear this word and think of it in certain ways or certain contexts, but in today’s blog, our charter school is going to break down its meaning, and sift through the fact and fiction. Read on to learn more about STEM — you very well might b…Read More