Do you know that your intelligence and character can be developed with hard work and dedication? Ask one of our scholars and they will not only tell you that, yes, your intelligence can and will develop with hard work, but they will also teach you how.
Clever, curious, and confident, our scholars work enthusiastically everyday to develop a growth mindset in which they know no one is born intelligent; intelligence comes with hard work and dedication.
As we say in the classroom, we, "Work Hard. Play Hard."
Providing rigorous academics and social emotional development, our school serves scholars in grades K-4 from urban, low-income communities where 98% of them receive free or reduced price lunch.
Our school's mission is to get our scholars to and through college by explicitly teaching them not only the academic skills, but also the character skills necessary to succeed in life. With scholars always at the forefront of our minds, we relentlessly develop lessons, seek hands on materials that will bring learning to life, and hold a figurative mirror up so our scholars see their best selves.
I want to build a classroom library full of exciting books to help our kindergartners discover the joy of reading. We live in an age where the vast majority of people are reading from smartphones and laptops. I want to take my scholars back to literature's roots and place a real life book in front of them.
To give them authentic reading practice outside of worksheets and our phonics program, I want to place the world in each scholar's hands by giving them books.
Currently, we don't have any books in our kindergarten classrooms. Please help me by donating funds for books to develop my students decoding and comprehension skills while learning about the world around them.
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