Everest Newsletter: March 11th , 2019

Everest Newsletter: March 11th , 2019

Dear Everest Community,

We hope this letter finds you well. Right now, the school is gearing up for March Expeditions, which is an important time both for students to dive into elective courses and for teachers to immerse themselves in professional development. While students are engaged in Expeditions courses with Expeditions faculty, teachers have time to refine and build out curriculum and lesson plans for the upcoming weeks of school. Expeditions is the perfect time for families to pause, too!As always, if you have any questions or concerns about your student’s progress at our school, please reach out to his or her mentor.Here is our contact information.

As you know, study trips are right around the corner in April. Study trips are an integral part of the one-of-a-kind student experience that we offer at our school. These 2-day trips are planned around three themes.

  • – Students get to visit and learn about COLLEGE first-hand with tours and information sessions that are tailored to where they are in the college application process. Many of our students end up applying to the schools that we visit because the in-person experience makes such a positive impression!
  • – Teachers have also planned activities aligned with their classes’ CURRICULUM so that students can apply their learning in the real world outside the walls of the school building.
  • – Finally, study trips are instrumental in building a strong COMMUNITY as students (and parents!) have the opportunity to bond and get to know each other in new and different ways.

Like everything else at Everest, these trips are impossible without the deep and generous support of our parents. Each trip still needs drivers in order to transport every student. Please sign up to drive by visiting everest.summitps.org/studytrips. If you have already signed up, please help us by encouraging other families to do the same!

Thank you so much!

Jimmy Zuniga
Executive Director