Age appropriate community
service projects, media awareness curricula and year-long themes of
respect and justice integrate academic work with the larger world.
Throughout the grades, kids are given opportunities to work as a group, to speak openly about issues, to be allies for others. Weekly class meetings provide one format to resolve conflicts, to experience democracy and to learn to raise issues and express opinions.
Town meetings in 7th
and 8th grades engage students in the life of the school community.
Inter-age activities create a campus that feels safe to the youngest
students and gives older students the chance to be responsible and