Month: June 2023

Changing Stories One Student at a Time

Again and again we hear from our students that coming to our school was life changing. For the first time they had teachers and staff who really listened to them and cared about them as individuals. With their lessons tailored to their strengths, weaknesses and learning styles, they flourished and gained confidence. Many who thought […]

Written by on June 27, 2023

Students: Slide into Summer Break Without Risking the Summer Slide

Learning loss during summer break has been a concern of educators and parents for decades. Summer brain drain is a real thing, with the average student losing up to 34 percent of the prior year’s learning gains during the long break. Fortunately, there is a lot that parents can do to keep their kids engaged […]

Written by on June 27, 2023

Gabriella Changed Her Scenery and Changed Her Story

Growing up around rampant drug use, instability at home and bullying at school is a too common reason high school students give up and drop out.   For Gabriella “Gabby” M., she chose another option by removing herself from the negative situations that surrounded her. While attending a public high school, Gabby was bullied and felt […]

Written by on June 27, 2023