Archive for April, 2014

The Change for Change Project

THINK BIG – WORK HARD – ACHIEVE YOUR GOAL

 As part of our Touchpoints progam, our fifth graders explore issues of poverty through many lenses. Throughout the year, students visited with guest speakers, exchanged research and opinions with peers at our sister schools, and participated in a variety of community-service projects such as the Holiday Canned Goods Drive. Their final project, the Change for Change Project, challenges our students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to a real-life issue. (more…)

Part of our Meritas Academic Plan (MAP) calls for building students’ Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving, and High-Order Reasoning. We believe that, more than rote memorization, these are the vital skills and competencies that our students will need to be happy and successful in the world of tomorrow. (more…)