• To provide our girl scholars with the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes for success, we use the following :
     
    • Journey's Common Core Reading Curriculum for K - 5
      • Yellow Spiral Notebook
      • R.A.C.E.S strategy (Nmemonic device)
      • Vocabulary word studies; daily with a graphic organizer (Vocabulary Box)
    • Math Expressions Common Core Curriculum for K - 5
      • Blue Spiral Notebook
      • C.U.B.E.S strategy
      • Vocabulary word studies; daily with a graphic organizer (Vocabulary Box)
    • Social Studies Curriculum K - 5
      • Supplemental Text
      • Innovative inquiry-based projects
    • Science Fusion Curriculum K - 8
      • Supplemental Text
      • Experimental-based learning
      • Vocabulary word studies; daily with a graphic organizer (Vocabulary Box)
    • SpringBoard English Language Arts Curriculum for 6 - 8
      • Interactive Workbooks
      • Yellow Spiral Notebook
      • R.A.C.E.S strategy
      • Vocabulary word studies; daily with a graphic organizer (Vocabulary Box)
    • SpringBoard Mathematics Curriculum for 6 - 8
      • Interactive Workbooks
      • Blue Spiral Notebook
      • C.U.B.E.S strategy
      • Vocabulary word studies; daily with a graphic organizer (Vocabulary Box)
    • History Alive Social Studies Curriculum for 6 - 8
      • Supplemental Text
      • Innovative inquiry-based projects
    • Leadership Skills Training:
      • Leader In Me; PK-8
        • Everyone is a leader.
        • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People; Stephen Covey
        • Leadership Notebooks to include Wildly Important Goals (W.I.G.s)
        • Studied at the beginning of every class.
    • Social and Emotional Learning Skills; 
    • Thinking Skills; grounded in Art Costa's research on The 16 Habits of Mind;  http://www.artcostacentre.com/html/habits.htm . 
      • We adopted 3 of the 16 habits of mind for our academy
        • Persisting
        • Thinking and communicating with clarity and precision
        • Striving for accuracy
    • Intervention Department
      • Red Notebooks
      • iRead, Systems 44, and Read 180 by Holt and Mifflin
      • AIMSWEB (K-3) used to monitor Reading Intervention Plans (RIMPs)
      • NWEA (1-8)/ Mapskills used to plan lessons to address the current gaps in learning
      • Imagine Learning (K-8)
      • Study Island (K-8)
      • 5 Intervention Teachers; 2 Reading, 1 Math, and 2 Special Needs Service Providers