Upper School

Tracks four through eight delve deeply into all subject areas with a focus on independence, critical thinking, and doing one’s best work.

Language Arts

Parts of speech, spelling and grammar, creative and essay writing, emphasis on descriptive writing, genre exploration, reading of classics, interviews, letter writing, 

In practice: Authoring hardcover nonfiction books, tooling leather bound pioneer journals, drafting and recitation of poetry, biographies

Mathematics

Decimals, mixed numbers, reciprocals, metric system, percentages, ratios, proportion, estimation, mathematical sentences, equations, geometry, algebraic equations, 

In practice:  Cooking and baking, budgeting and fundraising, building and modeling

Science and Social Studies

American history, ancient civilizations, world geography, physical geography, government

Arts

Exploration of color and medium, sculpture, form drawing, design

Enrichment

Physical Education, Drama, Spanish, Mindfulness, Culinary Arts, Technology, Skiing and Snowboarding, Ice Skating, Swimming, Hiking and Biking

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Expeditions

Monthly field trips and outings, year end class trip to various destinations in the Northwest (Boise, Salt Lake City, Bozeman, etc.)

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It is so comforting to send my children to school each day confident that they are individually being guided to reach their highest potential.  

Sarah McKellar

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