Home Page Logo
NCS Home
Bell Schedules Campus Map Lunch Menu School Videos Welcome Yearly Calendar
After School Community Service Field Trips Fund Raising Job Shadow Permission Slip Science Fair Sports Student Leadership Taiko
Curriculum Incoming Student Information Teachers Homework Calendar PowerSchool
Parent Guide Parent Hour Reports & Guidlines High School Options LEAP Power School
School Handbook Yearbook Newsletter Forms 8th Grade Portfolio Handbook
Application Information Application Preferences Application Form Registration Lottery Results
About the Leading Edge Academy Accountability Report Mission and Vision
Address Follow Us Through Social Media Appointment with Academy Coordinator Staff Directory

LE Student Corner

Leading Edge Live - Episode 6
Click here to view the latest edition of Leading Edge Live - Produced by our very own ASB



  Continue
Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 3/2/15

Chinatown1.jpg DSC02050.JPG DSC02053.JPG ChineseNewYear4.jpg DSC02060.JPG DSC02080.JPG DSC02082.JPG DSC02092.JPG DSC02097.JPG DSC02072.JPG DSC05712.jpg DSC05760.jpg DSC06103.jpg DSCF2542.JPG DSCF2545.JPG DSCF2548.JPG DSCF2644.JPG IMG_0336.JPG IMGP0912.JPG Mummy1.jpg Mummy2.jpg Mummy3.jpg Mummy6.jpg Road to Civilization 029.jpg Mummy4.jpg TalentShow2011_0030.jpg road21.jpg road5.jpg road7.jpg TalentShow2011_0033.jpg

Stay Connected to Leading Edge

Login

DSC_0028.JPG wrestle2.JPG DSC2693.png DSC05712.jpg Mummy2.jpg road5.jpg TalentShow2011_0033.jpg 1CS9545.jpg 1CS9557.jpg 1CS9560.jpg 1CS9581.jpg 1CS9605.jpg 1CS9610.jpg 1CS9618.jpg 1CS9800.jpg 1CS9818.jpg Copy of _DSC3097.JPG Copy of _DSC4400.JPG Copy of _DSC5999.JPG

News and Updates

LEAP Meeting This Week - Wednesday March 4th

Wednesday March 4th is our next LEAP meeting.  Our guests will be academic support counselors Suzanna Shenk-Tiffany and Jason Molay, speaking about how to think about college-preparation at the middle school level.  Follow this link to preview their presentation.  Agenda attached below.  

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 3/3/15

Science / Renaissance / Innovation Fair Needs You!

Thursday March 19th will be a big day at Leading Edge.  We will be hosting our Science/Innovation/Renaissance Fair Extravaganza and need your help.  Follow the link below to sign up.

 https://sites.google.com/a/natomascharter.org/le-science-fair/home.

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 3/3/15

Important Info about Testing

Please take a moment to check out this notice about SBAC testing from Student Affairs Director Mr Broughton.

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 2/23/15

LEADING EDGE LEARNING

Kindness at every turn

FullSizeRender_1.jpg     IMG_1750.JPG

 IMG_1754.JPG     IMG_1755.JPG

Leading up to Valentine's Day and in conjunction with this year's school wide kindness campaign, Leading Edge production classes competed in a door decorating contest.  Each production class had 1 week to create a door cover that represented both the kindness theme and the subject taught in that classroom.  Congrats to Ms Feeney's 8th graders for being the overall winners.  Congrats to all students for their daily representation of how kindness matters.
 

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 2/18/15

Students Shine on History Day

In social studies, students studied the theme of leadership and identified leaders to research and analyze.  Those who were inspired created history day projects which were judged by a panel of parent volunteers.  Winners of the competition go on to compete at county and state levels.

photo 1.JPG  photo 3.JPG  photo 3.JPG
photo 1.JPG  photo 2.JPG  photo 4.JPG
 

Posted by: Amanda Goldman
Published: 1/8/15

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.

Read more

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.

home-badge2.png

Tweets from Leading Edge

Academy Pillars

* Building Leadership 

* Global Thinking

* Cultural Diversity

* Technical Savvy 

* Critical Thinking 

 

Why Students and Teachers Love Leading Edge!

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. 

Earthquake Books.jpg