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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.

100%


Families who pledged to the 2016 Annual Fund.

240

Students for 2017-2018 school year

3.5

Personal records earned by each track & field runner in 2017

30

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

9

Annual Themes & Change Makers

6

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

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

Latest Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

Many of you, like me, spent part of the weekend thinking about our Interactive Lab. I even saw a few staff come back to school to look over the student exhibits, reflect on Dolores Huerta, and do another building walk through. 

 

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Jim Eagen

 

In my 20+ years in independent school education, I have been lucky enough to teach, coach and lead in some wonderful communities. Each school was different in design and purpose; a 7-12 boarding school for dyslexic students, an urban IB school, a former 6-12 girls school turned co-ed, and a 150-year-old former military school that is now a co-ed PK-12. These schools all shared common elements: a clear mission, dedicated teachers, outstanding students, and committed families. But when it came to innovation, not all of them were hitting the high note. I have a theory why.

Read more about OWNING IT
Jim Eagen

 

For Synapse, 2017 was a year filled with amazing growth and accomplishment. As a young school, we continue to build, grow and inspire. We opened new buildings, expanded new programs, welcomed new people, celebrated a new change maker and embraced a new theme. Who knew there was so much new!

Read more about HAPPY NEW YEAR!