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Emerald Mountain School

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WE CREATE PASSIONATE LEARNERS

Education at Emerald Mountain School follows a developmental approach that strives to educate the whole student in a positive and constructive environment. The academic program is designed to promote intellectual growth, creativity, confidence, and leadership through an understanding of cultural differences throughout the world and responsibility within the school community.

  • We inspire confidence and a passion for learning through a curriculum that stresses academics, personal accountability, experiential and outdoor education, and responsible local and global citizenship.
  • Our vision is to be the school that best prepares students for future challenges and opportunities.
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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Independent schools nurture intellectual curiosity, stimulate personal growth, encourage critical thinking, and promote a lifelong love of learning.

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DYNAMIC CURRICULUM

Independent school instructors usually teach in their areas of expertise. They strive to develop a full understanding of each student’s learning style, interests, and motivation.

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GLOBAL AWARENESS

In addition to academics, independent schools also nurture students’ personal and social growth and civic conscience.

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INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

Independent schools promote regular communication among students, parents, and teachers to ensure everyone is working toward the same goals.

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NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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Engineering the Future

In STEAM class, Merrick’s 3-4 students are blending practical decision-making with entrepreneurship. Working in small teams, they’ve been challenged to build cubbies for the kindergarteners, a prospect that will unfold in its entirety by (probably) winter break....

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Knot Your Average Art Class

In Keri’s art class, 7-8 students are currently immersed in a macramé and design project inspired by the Quipu system, an Incan method of knot-tying and threadworks that functions as a form of language and storage of ideas. The Incas did not produce a written...

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The Moxie Strings Visit EMS to Work With Students

The Moxie Strings, an eclectic performance duo, visited EMS last week as part of their national tour to schools and concert venues. The pair, Diana Ladio and Alison Lynn, were both classically trained from a young age and each hold Bachelor of Music degrees. In adding...

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