Know Yourself. Choose Yourself. Give Yourself.

 

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

 

100%

Families who pledged to the 2018 Annual Fund

6500

Books in the Synapse Library

 

60 

Number of points our Ultimate Frisbee team received to win the spirit award at the Spaghetti Western Tournament

255 

Students for the 2018-19 school year

 

10

Annual Themes & Change Makers

30

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

 

100%

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

 

5,000+

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

 

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Latest Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

A few months back, I gave the staff some simple homework: watch a TED Talk and answer three questions. We don't really give a lot of homework at Synapse, to staff or to students, so I didn't expect too many responses. It was really more of a prompt to get our staff to think about and reflect on teaching and learning. 

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Jim Eagen

 

While shooting baskets today with some 6th graders, I was reminded about the highly relational nature of our school. Like the balls bouncing around the court and the kids chasing after them, relationships can move in many ways. They aren't linear. Neither is learning.
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