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Powerthink Academy

Private | 4, 6, 8, 10, 12

 

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Posted April 2, 2007

Hi! I am a former student of powerthink and this is the greatest school ever! my experiences there lead me to being the good person I am today. Ms. Bernie is the best teacher I have ever had. It is a constant friendly envirement which will help any Kid get higher self esteem and education in the blink of an eye. -Julian Ascot
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Posted October 13, 2004

Hello everybody! I would like to take this time to tell you about The PowerThink. First the diffrence between (Public) and (PowerThink) everything! The enviroment is calm and safe. The children are outgoing and not affraid to say something, Because they don't have to worry about getting in trouble if they say the wrong anwser. You are allowed to express your creativity in the school. You are friends with everybody. You get a one on one with the teacher, anwsers to your qeustions. Postive outlook. Incourchment along the way. Over all it helps you become the person you are meant to be, and be a better person. You can feel good about who yu are. My only thing I regret is that I didn't find the school sooner. Miss Berni has been like the wind beneath my wings, I don't know where I would be without her today!
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Posted February 24, 2004

Powerthink is the best school, it's friendly and safe and calm, no per pressure.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 60%
Hispanic 13% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 3%
Black 0% 20%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Bernadette Lahaie
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602 65th Street
Downers Grove, IL 60516
Phone: (630) 963-2124

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