News at Orchard

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    Visit Orchard!

    Thank you for your interest in The Orchard School! Our next Visit Day is Thursday, December 8 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. RSVP is required. Please call Krystal Shelton at (317) 713-5753. Hope to see you soon!

    IMG_0236.JPGCongratulations to Orchard's Lego Robotics Team! Our team captured the Phoenix Award at The Learning Curve Competition this weekend at The Central Library. The Phoenix Award is given to the team that exemplified an outstanding ability to overcome difficulty and obstacles throughout the season. Orchard's team also placed fifth in the overall competition.



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    Head Of School Blog

    Click here for the latest blog from our Head of School, Tom Rosenbluth.
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    Congratulations to Jim Ray, '06. Jim is a software engineer at Google, currently working on the Chromecast team. Jim says, "I think the most valuable thing I received from my Orchard experience was a love for learning and desire for growth. Orchard's outstanding teaching staff did a fantastic job of inspiring me to be a lifelong learner - an indispensable skill regardless of your chosen career path. Without their guidance, I don't think I would be in the same place I am today."

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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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Calendar

Mon Dec 5

AHA Holiday Dinner

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wed Dec 7

Board of Governors Meeting

5:00pm - 6:00pm

7th Grade Concert

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu Dec 8

Orchard Visit Day

8:30am - 10:30am