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Our program is structured to support the following goals which form the framework for our curriculum.

Increase knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of language in all its modalities of reading, writing, speaking, and listening; develop the language skills requisite to participate in a literate society.

Develop confidence and competence in the use of language for academic and leisure pursuits, including the capacity to formulate, articulate, and communicate informed opinions and ideas.

Increase knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of mathematical concepts, problem solving, procedures and skills; develop the mathematical skills requisite to participate in a literate society.

Develop confidence and competence in the use of mathematical thinking for both academic and leisure pursuits, including the ability to consider, articulate and apply mathematical concepts and skills.

Develop the skills requisite to envision and engage the world through a scientific lens via knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of scientific concepts and processes.

Increase social studies knowledge about self, family, community and the surrounding natural and engineered environment; develop a global perspective through the study of societies and cultures both past and present.

Become increasingly independent in recognizing and fulfilling responsibilities to self, the class group, and the school; move towards a sense of social participation, obligation and responsibility.

Develop proficiency in technology to enhance learning and to communicate information and ideas; learn and maintain standards of ethical and responsible use of technology; become critical consumers of internet resources.

Develop proficiency in the visual arts as a vehicle to investigate, create, reflect and communicate ideas and feelings; understand and appreciate the importance of visual arts in shaping past and present cultures.

Increase knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of music; develop expressive sensitivity and skills for listening to and making music.

Develop beginning competency in Spanish; develop the habits of mind and skills necessary for multiple language learning.

Maintain physical fitness and develop positive attitudes about physical activities and sports for an active and healthy lifestyle; develop teamwork and sportsmanship

Develop an increasing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of one’s own learning profile including strengths and challenges; develop ability to articulate one’s educational needs within the social context of the classroom.

Acknowledge, accept and value similarities and differences among people; maintain satisfying and appropriate relationships with peers and adults.

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News & Notices:
Open House on January 23, 2016 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM. All prospective students and their families are welcome! Come explore classrooms, see what our students are learning, and meet teachers, administrators and current parents. For more information - click here

Frontline Design: Campus School Teachers Help Shape New Care Curriculum:
 Read this article written by Barbara Solow, the associate director of Smith College Media Relations. She chronicles how a core group of our faculty have worked on developing a curriculum focused on the qualities described by Dan Goleman in his lecture last week as being critical to education: compassion, attention, self-regulation, and empathy. Click here for more.


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