2021-2022 Block Courses
Each block we will focus on the same core skills
Math Physical Fitness Leadership Reading & Writing Volunteering Mindfulness
Health & Safety Personal Wellbeing Place Dance & Music Spanish & English Nutrition
Most weeks, students will get:
1 full-day PE outing in nature
1 full-day content-related field trip
9 hours of main lesson content
2 hours of math
2 hours of language
2 hours of art
1 hour each of health, leadership, and mindfulness.
Each block we will focus on a different content area and have a different final trip or event.
Here are the planned blocks and trips for the 2021-2022 school year.
Orientation: 10 days
Hiking, SUP trip, camping, and orientation to the school and our handbook.
August: Herbal Self-Care- Health
Learn how to make herbal daily remedies
Local Field Trips
September: Harvest Festival!
October: Statistics- Security
Learn how to read data, create data, and evaluate data.
Camping in Dominguez Canyon
November: Weather- Science
Learn how to read the weather, visit a weather studio,
Denver Leadership Trip NOAA
December: Music- Skills
As a group, learn to sing a play music together for the community
PELA Community Meal & Performance
January: Poetry - Expression
Learn the classic poetry forms, read & write poetry
February: Indigenous History- Knowledge
March: Modern Literature & comics- Civics
Read, analyze, and interpret literature with comics.
Enter a contest
April: Physics- Science
Learn basic physics and build simple machines
End of the year Leadership Trip