Know Yourself. Choose Yourself. Give Yourself.

Synapse School educates change makers through social-emotional learning, innovation and leading-edge academics. 

 

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

 

60 

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

100%

Families who pledged to the 2019 Annual Fund

 

 

266

Students enrolled for the 2019-20 school year

 

150

Plants planted by students, teachers, and parents in the first Synapse Garden

 

46

Members of our faculty-parent cover band, The Constructivists

 

6,500 

Books in the Synapse library

 

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Latest Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

Once again, the school year is off and running! We started Synapse the same we start each year - we launch, test, and then refine. Our teachers and staff are open to feedback, embrace teamwork, are clear in communication, model risk taking, and think critically about what works and what doesn't. People like us do things like this. But it doesn't mean we haven't thought about where we are going, and what our program priorities should be.

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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. 

Read more about INSPIRATION FROM FACULTY & STAFF
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.
Read more about HAVE A GREAT BREAK!