News at Orchard

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    Emily Gilroy Sculpture

    Orchard graduate Gordon Strain has created a beautiful sculpture in memory of student Emily Gilroy. The sculpture was unveiled on Saturday, October 3 at the Franklin Fall Festival.
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    Progressive Education at Orchard

    The Orchard School is a school that smiles often and thinks deeply. Click here to learn more about progressive education.

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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

    In addition to laptop computers and iPads, students have access to 3-D printers that can print the projects the students design on Google SketchUp.

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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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    Annual Giving

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Mon Oct 5

Standardized Testing 4th Grade

Thru: 10/8/2015

Standardized Testing 5th Grade

Thru: 10/6/2015

4th Grade Parent Meeting

8:10am - 9:00am

Preview/Registration Fair-Clubs/Classes/Lessons

3:00pm - 6:00pm