News at Orchard

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    Head of School for The Day

    Thoughts from Cameron Todd, Orchard's Head of School for The Day:
    "Mr. Rosenbluth is a great head master. He runs the school very well. All the teachers are very kind. They are also really smart. All the kids get a lot of freedom. Orchard has a secret room called the dungeon. It has a lot of cool stuff. I mean all kinds of stuff. But my favorite part about Orchard is all of the friendships everyone has with each other."

    What is progressive education? Click here for Part One from our Head of School.
    Click here for Part Two. Click here for Part Three.

    Click here for the third through eighth grade summer reading list.
    Click here for more summer non-fiction reading choices for third grade.

    "My son went to Orchard years ago and loved it. The foundation he got there carried him through the rest of his school experiences, which include a PhD from Purdue, just granted in August. His field is Quantitative Analysis, and the strong math program at Orchard I know contributed to his interest in this field. It is a wonderful school."
    --A Former Orchard Parent--

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    The Orchard Summer Camp Catalog is Now Available

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    A Meaningful Heritage

    Orchard’s founding philosophy honored children as the curious, insightful, dignified human beings they are — it is a heritage that remains at the heart of daily life at Orchard.

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    Global Readiness

    Orchard’s diversity, multicultural curriculum and world-conscious perspective equip students with the kind of insight and experience required in a global society.

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    Nature as Teacher

    In an increasingly urban world, nature remains central to the Orchard experience with over 40 wooded acres where students can learn, play, be inspired, soothed, intrigued and enlightened.

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    State-of-the-Art Resources

    Relative to its program, Orchard’s physical plant and technological resources are unsurpassed by the best schools in the nation.

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    Successful Outcomes

    Leadership, critical thinking, confidence, communication skills, integrity, character, social skills, as well as proven high school and college success are recognizable attributes of Orchard students.

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    Diversity is a Given

    Integral to Orchard's academic excellence is a dynamic, multicultural education within a widely diverse community that is constantly evolving and growing.

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    Parents as Partners

    Involved families thrive at Orchard. Teachers and parents are viewed as a cohesive team sharing insights in order to maximize and complement a student’s learning and growth.

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    Best Teaching & Students Who Love School

    When students are “truly engaged” by teachers who have the time and interest to focus on each student and engage his or her intellectual and creative curiosity, learning is endlessly interesting.

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Thu May 7

4th Grade Pet Day

8:15am - 9:00am

Kindergarten Creek Stomp

12:00pm - 2:00pm

8th Grade Performing Arts Showcase Benefit

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri May 8

Financial Assistance Awards Letters Mailed