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Wresting and Girls Basketball
Its the Wrestling and Girls Basketball Season.  Info on games and competitions coming in January Continue
Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 12/15/14

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Leading Edge 2015-16 Applications Available

Tell your friends, applications for the 2015-16 school year are now available.  Please see the admissions section of this site for details and the downloadable application.

Applications are due February 27, 2015

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 12/1/14

LEADING EDGE LEARNING

8th Graders learn a new skill and give to the community

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8th graders have spent December learning the basic knit stitch, knitting long strips, and weaving those strips together to create blankets.  The blankets will be donated to Project Linus - an organization that provides handmade blankets to comfort young people going through hard time.  

 

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 12/15/14

7th graders tossing coins to determine genetic traits

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In 7th grade science, students flipped coins to simulate the random assortment of traits to the next generation.  The used the results of the coin flip to determine which traits the offspring would have and create an image of what their possible offspring might look like.

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 12/9/14

About the Leading Edge Academy

The Leading Edge Academy was founded in 1993 and has earned a reputation for academic excellence, maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment and having a faculty of outstanding teachers. Our cross-curricular, three-year program links subjects together for a well-rounded and connected educational experience. Our teachers go above and beyond to offer an exciting curriculum that involves students in hands-on learning experiences that encourage creativity and exploration.

The Leading Edge Academy holds its students to high standards in the areas of academic achievement, attendance and behavior.  We expect our students to work to the best of their ability.  Families contribute 30 hours of service each year and commit to ongoing support and development of their student's academic portfolio.  In return, students leave our program well-equipped with pride, confidence, responsibility, knowledge and skills needed to excel beyond the middle school environment.

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The Natomas Charter School shall be nonsectarian in its programs, admissions policies, employment practices and all other operations, shall not charge tuition, and shall not discriminate against any pupil on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender or disability.

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Student Showcase

Digital Earthquake Storybooks

These were written by our sixth grade students who were asked to find an earthquake from the past that happened on their birthdate (via USGS). They then wrote a news report and a historical fiction account based on the event. Click on the image below to read a book from the shelf. 

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