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Spirit Week 11/3-7
11-3 - 11/7 "Blast from the Past Spirit Week"

Monday 50's Day, Tuesday 60's, Thursday 70's, and Friday 80's

Dress to impress in the styles from the past as we celebrate our school ... Continue
Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 10/31/14

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Last Day of Trimester 1

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Last Day of October, Last Day of the Trimester, One-Third of the way through the school year.  Our students are celebrating.  And, oh right...Its Halloween.

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 10/31/14

Blast from the Past Spirit Week

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Blast from the Past Spirit Week and 80s Dance - 11/3-11/7

 
Monday 50's Day, Tuesday 60's, Thursday 70's, and Friday 80's
Dress to impress in the styles from the past as we celebrate our school spirit.
Our fun week will culminate with our 80's themed dance on Friday from 6-8pm.
Tickets are $2 in advance and $3 at the door. Don't miss the food, fun, friends, and , yes, the Moon walk contest!!
Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 10/31/14

LEADING EDGE LEARNING

Expressions Honors Day of the Dead

In preparation for month long Dia de los Muertos exhibition in the MPR, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade expressive arts classes completed several different projects to create an amazing collection of work.  The exhibit was opened with a community event featuring performance by the school Taiko drum club.

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Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 10/24/14

8th graders discover some new perspective

Last week, the 8th graders learned a mind-bending lesson when they experimented with forced perspective photography.  Use cameras on their phones and tablets, students set up shots that would trick the eye in to seeing something not quite real.  Here are some of the pictures they created.

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 9/24/14

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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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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