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Be TeRRiFic: Responsible

Be TeRRiFic: Responsible

Learning to take responsibility is a healthy habit for all children to learn! We teach this habit by creating hands-on opportunities.

Be TeRRiFiC: Respectful

Be TeRRiFiC: Respectful

Recently, in our series on How to Be TeRRiFiC, we took a deep dive into what it means to be trustworthy. We use the acronym TeRRiFiC to help us remember the 5 character traits that make us terrific: trustworthy, respectful, responsible, fair and caring. This week, we...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Over the last two years, our annual theater production has looked a little different due to the pandemic and our move to a new school building, but this year we are back and bigger than ever with a show everyone is sure to love! Our middle school drama students are...

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...