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My son hasn't started yet, but I can say that I hope the teacher parent involvement is better than at his middle school.



- a
Quality of music education is excellent. The music director and music teachers are the best. Columbia writing program was poorly implemented at the lower school. It appears they sacrificed grammar for writing. Science program is good. Student should be well prepared. School could do better job of communicating about science fair, academic contests & math camps. Appears that same students are hand-selected to participate in these events. The administrators seemed more concerned about following policies and pleasing the school board. Although every child can participate in most sports, only a few select sports (i.e. track) get any press. Forget about swimming and other sports unless the team/child can win a state championship. A small district, but a lot of underlying small town politics that goes on behind the scene.




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The base education that I received from this high school has remained with me through out my entire life time. The basics were always covered, but the wonderful teachers opened our eyes to the great possiblities out in the world. We always felt worldly, knowledgable and confident. that in this writers opinion is the key to dealing with the world and the very best education that could be provided. I thank thes staff and I recommend this school to anyone;



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The academic programs are fantastic for AP and Special Ed, and anything in between. We chose this school because we were looking for a very small district where our children could go from Kindergarten through 12th grade and be friends with all the same people. We were very concentrated on making sure that the transition from elementary to middle school would not be traumatic because the district has only one elementary, middle and high school it certainly helped. Because the student population is so low, it enables every student to participate in any activity or sport he or she wants. To us, it was all about building and enchancing the self esteem not about winning the Intel award.

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