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Written by: becca on September 5, 2014
This month’s board meeting is on 9/9 at 6pm. As always, board meetings are open to the public. September 9, 2014 board agenda
Written by: gretchen on August 31, 2014
Check out this article in the NYT. It names Avalon as one of the charters that is carrying out the original mission of these schools. It concludes by saying, “This new band of smarter charter schools could move us beyond the stale debates and back toward the original purposes of charter schools: to build powerful […]
Written by: gretchen on August 29, 2014
Our senior class will be heading to Community Homestead on September 16 and returning to Avalon by the end of the day on September 18. They will be working on the farm, tenting in the ‘back yard’, and beginning to brainstorm for their senior projects. If you want more information or need a permission slip, […]
Written by: gretchen on
This year our Juniors will head out to Team Quest for a day of teambuilding on Tuesday, September 16th. They will leave school shortly after 9am and return by the end of the school day. If you need a permission slip, contact Lauren or Gretchen. This will be the kickoff event for their junior projects. […]