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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 fall.

Enrollment Information

SASD families interested in enrolling their child at IDEAS Academy for the 2016-2017 school year should complete an Intradistrict/Charter School Transfer Request. Families residing outside the SASD should complete an Open Enrollment Application. Please visit the SASD Enrollment Page for more information or contact our enrollment coordinator, Erica Brown, at ebrown@etudegroup.org.

If you would like to experience IDEAS Academy before enrollment, please join us for an information night or shadow day.

 

 


News

IDEAS Students Shape Tradition

Many of you have noticed that we changed the name of Morp this year to May Ball. As with any decision in our school, this was not a decision made without student voice and research.

Read more about IDEAS Students Shape Tradition.


Junior at IDEAS Academy Will Attend the TEACH Pre-College Program

Kayla Guelig, a junior at IDEAS Academy recently wrote a blog about her experiences tutoring kindergarten students through the SASD Youth-Tutoring-Youth Program (YTY). YTY supports students’ exploration of their future goals and helps them with post-secondary planning. In this follow-up blog, Kayla discusses the pre-college TEACH program that she will be attending in summer 2016.

Read more about Junior at IDEAS Academy Will Attend the TEACH Pre-College Program.


IDEAS Spring College Readiness sprouted a range of opportunity

Recent weeks have been so busy I haven’t even had time to write about all that’s been happening in College Readiness at IDEAS Academy. Even as seniors wrap up their college admissions and scholarship materials, our school continues to work with them, and all of our students, to help them prepare and be ready for their futures. Here are some of the highlights.

Read more about IDEAS Spring College Readiness sprouted a range of opportunity.


 

Events

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May
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IDEAS Exhibitions of Learning
When: May 24 2016 - May 24 2016
Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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May
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IDEAS Exhibitions of Learning : Gallery
When: May 25 2016 - May 25 2016
Time: 7:15 am - 10:15 am

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May
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IDEAS Exhibitions of Learning
When: May 25 2016 - May 25 2016
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


 
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