Articles with the tag: Expeditions

Denali introduces Self-Guided Study to Summit Expeditions

During the 2019-20 school year, Summit juniors will get a chance to practice their self-directed learning through a new Expeditions course that was first introduced to Summit Denali High School this year. Currently, the half-day course allows juniors to study for AP classes or conduct an independent study while still participating in the required College Readiness course.

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Summit Tahoma Expeditions are glimpses into careers
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Summit Rainier Expeditions give students a chance to explore
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Visual and Performing Arts Expeditions courses inspire students

Kids are pacing around the classroom in a circle, walking in different ways. The teacher selects a student with a unique walking style and asks the rest of the class to mimic the way the student treads around the classroom. Afterwards, students are asked to walk around and bump into different people and continuously change the way they walk in order to match the person they recently bumped into.

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Summit Shasta Expeditions offer opportunities
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Activism is shown through art

Walking into room 1222, the chilled out energy of the Intro to Visual Arts class is unmistakable. A soft buzz of chatter amongst the students flows across the classroom while they peacefully sketch out their latest projects.

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Visual Arts course encourages creativity

The first project students worked on during Round Two of their Visual Arts Expeditions class was a color wheel. They mixed and blended different colors into the circle, including red, blue, green and many more bright colors.

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Mentor groups build community at Summit Shasta

Summit Shasta’s mission is to prepare students for success in college.

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Community Service course launches at Everest

Delaney Jures, teacher of the Community Service Expeditions course

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Rep. Lofgren visits local school to talk about policies

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, who represents California’s 19th Congressional District, believes young people hold the power in determining which direction the country is heading toward.

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Organizers Reflect on the Everest Walkout

The organizers of the Sequoia Union Walkout put their skills to use and grew as activists on the day they took a stand for school safety. On March 14, students from Everest Public High School and Summit Preparatory Charter High School participated in the National Walkout Day to protest gun violence.

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Fitness course helps students stay in shape

At Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the Expeditions team offers a class that goes to the Riekes Center to work out. On March 14, students from Everest Public High School and Summit Preparatory Charter High School participated in the National Walkout Day to protest gun violence.

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