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Synapse School combines social-emotional learning, leading-edge academics, and the practice of innovation to develop gifted learners into the change makers of tomorrow.


Families who pledged to the 2016 Annual Fund.


Students for 2017-2018 school year


Personal records earned by each track & field runner in 2017


Emotion variations that Synapse Kindergarteners can name by the end of their first semester


Annual Themes & Change Makers


Seconds it takes for a brain to shift from reacting emotionally to thinking analytically


chance that Synapse students use more wood, string, blocks, cardboard and wire than worksheets


Kapla building blocks used on a regular basis to create anything and everything

Latest Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a lunch in San Francisco to benefit the good work of Challenge Success. For those of you who don't know, Stanford-based Challenge Success partners with schools and families to provide kids with the academic, social, and emotional skills needed to succeed now and in the future.

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Jim Eagen

The summer is a great time to reflect on things we do. I was discussing this with my 16-year-old son a few weeks back when I asked him, "Who do you think you are?" I meant this quite literally. There was no issue, no attitude adjustment needed. I simply wanted to know who he thought he was.

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