News at Orchard

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    Another Orchard Success Story!

    Dana Parker and Parker Hershberger, both 2014 Orchard graduates, received the Social and Economic Justice Award from Earth Charter Indiana. Dana and Parker were recognized for their incredible work raising awareness about homelessness in our community.

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    The Orchard Summer Camp Catalog is Now Available

    Click Here to View Camp Descriptions
    To register online, click here.

    "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. 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--

    What is a progressive education?
    Click here for Part Three of the answer from our Head of School.
    Click here for Part Four.
    Other videos can be found on Orchard's Vimeo feed. Click here.

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

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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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