From the first day of Kindergarten we stress students' active
involvement in the classroom and development of self esteem. Our
mission is to foster compassionate, critical thinkers who will be
active participants in society.
Age appropriate community
service projects, media awareness curricula and year-long themes of
respect and justice integrate academic work with the larger world.
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
To explore a summary of our curricula and approach, please take some time to listen to a podcast from one of our Curriculum Nights.