Schedule

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A day customized to bring out the best in students

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Later start time

Our day begins later, which research shows lends itself to more focused, and better performing, teenagers. Middle Schoolers begin at 9am and High Schoolers at 9:05am.

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More focus, less hallway

Rather than moving from one class or subject at short intervals, students have longer, more flexible blocks of time that allow students to “dig deep” into a project or skill.  The crew spaces are designed to flexibly promote collaboration within and among crews, so there's less time spent negotiating hallways and more time learning to solve real-world problems.

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Time to get outside

Students benefit from the emotional and cognitive effects of a connection to nature through open exterior walkways, ample windows, and a central, open courtyard.  A slightly longer school day allows for 40+ minutes for lunch (including an opportunity to spend time outdoors).