Almost always a child's first, longest, and most influential educators are his or her parents. I share the following STEAM activities that you can easily try at home with the hopes that you will not just follow the directions, but let your child lead the discovery.
Dennis Chapman, president and head of school, at The New School has been elected to the Board of Directors at the Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (ANSAA).
The New School is excited to announce that 80 percent of test-takers in it's 9th grade class earned a score of 3 or better on the Advanced Placement Human Geography and Biology exams, far exceeding the national rate of 49 percent and 64 percent for both tests respectively. Scores of 3 or better on an AP exam are generally considered to merit credit for a college course.
The New School is hosting a summer block party Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for the Northwest Arkansas community. The block party will feature fun activities for kids, including face painting, balloon animals and more.
The New School is pleased to announce new members of its Board of Trustees for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Eighty percent of The New School seventh grade students qualified for the Duke University Talent Identification Program, which identifies students with exceptional academic abilities. Nationally, only 30 percent of all seventh graders qualify for the program. Selected students were invited to take the ACT or SAT college entrance exams with those who scored well provided additional resources and opportunities designed for accelerated students.
The New School is pleased to announce that David Ferrell has been hired to lead the school's youth basketball program and serve as head coach for high school boys basketball, starting with boys junior varsity this fall.
The New School will celebrate a major milestone on Wednesday, April 19 at 3 p.m. with a topping-off ceremony for three new facilities. Students, faculty, staff, parents, Nabholz construction members and friends from the community will gather to watch the final beam be hoisted atop the school's new innovation center.