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IDEAS

At IDEAS Academy we are dedicated to preparing students for our rapidly changing world, one that increasingly values conceptualization, innovation, and empathy. We are moving into an era where creative thinking is valued as much as critical thinking and basic communication skills are no longer enough. Those that thrive will have the ability to understand what moves humankind, the ability to create relationships, and the ability to think holistically.

We live in an unprecedented time, one that requires an educational shift to ensure our students are prepared for the future. At IDEAS Academy students learn to use their mind well and thrive in an era with exponential growth in technology and information. Our graduates are powerful communicators, innovators, and leaders.

Current Students & Families

We have a busy and vibrant learning community. Please use our Community Page for information from our main office, our Blog for updates on student projects and events, and our Calendar to plan ahead for a busy spring.

Enrollment Information

SASD families interested in enrolling their child at IDEAS Academy for the 2015-2016 school year should complete an Intradistrict/Charter School Transfer Request between December 1st - February 15th. Families residing outside the SASD should complete an Open Enrollment Application online between February 2nd - April 30th. Please visit the SASD Enrollment Page for more information or contact us directly.

If you would like to set up a tour of the school or student shadow day, please contact our enrollment coordinator, Erica Brown, at ebrown@etudegroup.org.

AmeriCorps Visit

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College Acceptance 100%

What is Gallery Night?

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Making Thinking Visible



News

Étude Group Director selected to participate in WAB Creative Industries Committee

Madison, WI (April 29,2015) – Ted Hamm, Director, Principal and Founder of the The Étude Group has been selected to be a member of the Creative Industries Committee. The Creative Industries Committee is a board of experts comprised by The Wisconsin Arts Board to guide the Arts Board’s work to serve and promote the creative industries in Wisconsin.  

Read more about Étude Group Director selected to participate in WAB Creative Industries Committee.


IDEAS Explorations into Abstract Thought hosts casino night on April 28th

Screen Shot 2015 04 27 at 7.45.07 AM I.D.E.A.S. ACADEMY CASINO NIGHT Paradigm Annex Tuesday, April 28th 5:30-7:00 Free and Open to the Public 

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Madison trip offers juniors a close look at college options

IDEAS Academy Class of 2016 woke early for a day in Madison on April 15. First stop was the University of Wisconsin for a general overview and campus walking tour. 

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Events

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May
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Governing Board Meeting
When: May 11 2015 - May 11 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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May
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IDEAS: Community Cinema- Limited Partnership
When: May 13 2015 - May 13 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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IDEAS Louder Than a Bomb
When: May 14 2015 - May 14 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am