A community of academic and artistic distinction since 1997
  • Innovative teaching practices

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  • Joyful students, parents, and teachers!

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  • A technology-rich environment to support student learning and research

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  • Our teachers rock!

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  • Experiential learning within a STEAM framework

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  • Parent volunteerism supports our STEAM focus on making our ideas

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  • Middle School Strings Program

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  • The premiere school-based arts program in the area

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  • Elementary-level ukulele instruction

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  • Our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) instructional focus makes learning more engaging, fun, and relevant

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  • A STEAM approach promotes the 4 C’s of 21st Century Learning: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, & Communication

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Mr. Corcoran’s Top 10

My, how the time has flown by this school year!   Here are my top 10 unforgettable memories from 2013-2014:   10. Pi Day. Never in my life have I been the target of such, ahem (pie in the face), affection. Fun with an academic purpose!   9. Quality (bonus) time spent with my three children during an endless procession of snow and ice days. Even Principals love snow days sometimes!   8. Tech transformation. State of the art WiFi system installation … [Read More...]

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