News & Announcement

Registration Information for the 2019-20 School Year

The first day of school is Monday, August 19th. You will be sent an email or letter notification with instructions on how to complete the Annual Online Registration, which will open August 6th to our continuing/returning student families as well as new families who have completed our pre-enrollment process.


PLEASE NOTE: If you have more than one student attending school in our district, you will receive a separate notification and unique SnapCode for each respective child.
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Charter News • June 7, 2019

Another fabulous year has come to a close. I know that each of you holds special memories of the days and months your students shared with their friends and teachers.  Each student made great strides in their academic achievements, each added to their creative explorations, built stronger friendships, and pushed their limits in physical and social-emotional skills.
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Charter News • May 27, 2019

I hope that you and your family have enjoyed a fine 3-day weekend; recognizing Memorial Day as a day to remember all who lost their lives while fighting for our country. It was originally known as Decoration Day and began in the years following the Civil War; becoming an official federal holiday in 1971.
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Charter News • May 11, 2019

This past week was Teacher Appreciation week.

Each of the Charter teachers is very unique and special as a person and as a teacher who put his/her heart and soul into their profession.  Every day throughout the school year they work with your students to not only learn at their Personal Best but also to be their Personal Best with themselves and with others.

Each and every one of them is dedicated to do their best and to be role models in what we are working to instill in your children.  Each and every one of them shows a strong passion and commitment to their work. They are flexible and responsive to creative ideas and different ways of thinking and doing things.

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Charter News • April 22, 2019

The teachers in our programs continue to offer a dynamic balance of classroom academic content and field experiences to enrich your students’ learning.  Many of the 8th graders from the QHIA program are heading to Ashland Oregon for the Shakespeare festival with students in the CRHS program. This special collaborative event was organized by CRHS lead teacher Kay Mendoza with Amber Walker from the QHIA program in a supporting role.  Next week, students in the Coast Redwood Middle School (CRMS) will be attending their semi-annual four day excursion to Headwaters Outdoor School. And then there was the Earth Day celebration put on by Mountain IS families for the Mountain school classes, and theme-based field trips coming up for Fall Creek, as well as Nature Academy 6th grade students attending Headwaters Outdoor School and the 7-8th grade students heading out to Catalina!
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Charter News • March 31, 2019

A week off of school is also a good time to read and discuss a good book together. Reading aloud to or along with your child from a book that is not tied to school work will help them to become not just a ‘school-time reader’ but also to know that there are books that can stir your soul, make you laugh or cry, or just enjoy a simple story together transported away from the daily deeds and screen time distractions. Goodreads has some great lists for various age levels.  For those who may be interested, ...


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Charter News • March 17, 2019

We are finally getting a touch of Spring and it certainly feels good. Many of our programs are gearing up for extended field trips, such as to Headwaters Outdoor School, Catalina Islands or Ashland Shakespeare while at the same time working on their many classroom projects and preparing for the annual State testing. There are quite a few special events right around the corner so please read on to learn more.
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Charter News • February 25, 2019

Research has shown that healthy sleep habits are linked not only to strong health but also to a positive sense of well-being, a healthy brain, and the ability to attain good ‘grades’ and positive participation in the classroom and in their learning. There are many, many articles on the subject. Here is a checklist that...
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Charter News • February 10, 2019

Master Gardener Melanie Burgess is taking every grade level in every Charter program into the garden related to their program and teaching them from the Junior Master Gardener curriculum. “The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.”
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