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Be TeRRiFiC: Trustworthy

Be TeRRiFiC: Trustworthy

Character counts. It’s the foundation for who we are and how we interact with our friends, families, and the world around us. At Almond Acres Charter Academy, we believe developing positive character traits is as essential as learning the ABCs and 123s. In addition to...

Habit 6: Synergize

Habit 6: Synergize

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to our school logo. At first glance, one might easily notice the circle and our 4 colors.. But upon second glance, and with a little knowledge of our study of the Habits of Mind, one may also notice that our school logo...

All About Shared Start

All About Shared Start

What does it mean to share the start of our day?  Just like a family sharing a meal or a conversation, we view our morning Shared Start as a chance to come together, discuss important events, and prepare for the day and all the opportunities that it brings. It’s...

6 Ways We Make Middle School Magical

6 Ways We Make Middle School Magical

On any given day, if you take a walk through the Almond Acres Charter Academy (AACA) middle school wing, you’ll hear the sounds of learning and joy in our halls and classrooms: Spirited debates and discussions, laughter among friends, and conversations between...

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

This week at Almond Acres, we are studying Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then be Understood. Seeking to understand often requires the skill of listening. Whether as a student, an employee or in a relationship, the skill of listening is essential to learning and...

Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind

Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind

It may be the start of the school year, but our minds are at the end of the year at Almond Acres. The fresh, new school year is the perfect time to look to the future and make plans to grow towards our goals and dreams.  Habit #2: Begin With the End in Mind is a...