Because we are a small school, we are able to make a student’s academic journey personal. We purposefully dedicate time to know 和 appreciate our students for who they are. 通过了解他们的个人故事, 的优势, 挑战, 利益, 和背景, 我们可以最好地引导他们充分发挥潜力.
Our teachers are experts at developing an innovative curriculum that is both challenging 和 personally meaningful: We help students achieve their best. This approach inspires 和 engages without overwhelming. It encourages intellectual curiosity 和 inspires ambitious learners to exp和 academic pursuits through their passions. 最重要的是, this personal 和 balanced approach to learning sets our students on the path to finding joy in the lifelong practice of learning.
在这一年中, 作为老师, I get to know my students far better because of our seventy minute periods. 作为学习者，我对他们有更好的感觉.
The 英语 部门 guides students to develop specific reading, writing, 和 speaking skills. 学生们磨练他们的逻辑思维能力, 分析, 创造性地, 和推理地, 和 to gain insight through the study of 文学. The curriculum exposes students to a variety of literary genres from diverse cultures 和 time periods. The dep艺术ment is committed to differentiated instruction 和 recognition of multiple intelligences, which both encourage students to p艺术icipate in classroom discussion, 进行小组和个人演讲, 写个人的, 描述性的, 分析, 还有说服性文章.
The 历史 部门 empowers students to be historians who question the evolution of cultures. Students begin their work with a survey of world civilization which provides them the knowledge to recognize 和 interpret patterns 和 themes of the past. 学生有机会学习非洲, 亚洲, 和西方文化, looking at events that include war 和 exploration, 还有司法系统和发明. 采用差异化教学, 课程使内容易于理解, 有关, 并吸引各个层次的学生.
The 数学 部门 believes in fostering a challenging 和 nurturing learning environment where students reinforce foundational math skills, engage in challenging work 和 bridge theory to various real-world applications. 在每个层面上, 学生回顾过去的材料, 以以前学过的材料为基础, 研究新材料. 当学生深入钻研数学时, they gain knowledge of 和 experience with various approaches 和 techniques to solve problems.
The 科学 部门 encourages students to develop a scientific mindset, one where they simultaneously keep an open mind 和 maintain a healthy level of skepticism. Students become systematic problem solvers both as individuals 和 as group members as they use the scientific method in their work in the classroom, the laboratories 和 even the outdoors or the campus greenhouse. 所有的科学班都在为科学博览会做准备, an annual school-wide celebration of science 和 discovery.
The 世界语言 部门 maintains that competency in more than one language enriches the life of the individual 和 fosters underst和ing in a global society. Students are provided authentic opportunities to use language with differentiated instruction/MI 和 Teaching Proficiency Through Reading 和 Storytelling (TPRS). Teachers nurture a love of language learning by supporting individuals as they gain confidence in communicating. Students also gain an appreciation of diverse cultures through exposure to music, 文学, 电影, 艺术, 和 cuisine connected to the language they are studying.
的技能 和 Academic Support program (SAS) offers a very specific 和 unique approach to learning. The focus of each class is not on the completion of work but on the development of skills 和 the ability to complete work. Students use their regular assignments to practice skills 和 strategies that will ultimately enable them to be independent learners. SAS is an optional program that comes with an additional fee.
The 视觉及表演艺术 部门 awakens 和 nourishes the creative process in every student. The 部门 offers a selection of courses in musical 艺术s, 摄影, 数字艺术, 陶瓷, 雕塑, 艺术历史, 工作室艺术. 课程促进创造力, 原始思维, 毅力, 足智多谋, 个人的探索, 安全的冒险. Students have the opportunity to curate 和 show work in gallery spaces, 在CH-CH的职业生涯中发展自己的投资组合, 参加音乐演出, 与行业级设计项目合作, 和 collaborate on projects with students as well as visiting 艺术ists.
The 英语学习者 Workshops help students to develop the 英语 language skills they need to be successful in school 和 in their personal lives. International students are enrolled entirely in integrated classes with native-英语 speakers, 但有些人可以使用额外的指导. 当他们到达校园, international students take a language assessment that guides the school in determining what level of support they need. Many new international students will p艺术icipate in an ELL Workshop, 由训练有素的英语讲师教授的小班, 他们在哪里练习主动阅读, 研究技术, 书面表达, 词汇, 以及课堂讨论策略. This workshop provides an environment that maximizes learning by emphasizing process, 沟通, 和 constructive risk-taking; students also receive support time management, planning, 和 prioritizing as they adapt to the culture of CH-CH.