Emerald Mountain School
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We have merged with Steamboat Mountain School to offer an exceptional, continuous K-12 independent education. United in our commitment to academic excellence, small class sizes and experience-based learning, our school prepares students for the big world. We foster a culture of passionate learners who dream big, think critically, and push the boundaries of what is possible. Everyday our world-class faculty inspires our students to demonstrate curiosity and initiative, connect meaningfully with others and develop their own voices because we believe that students who are curious, confident, and imaginative will go on to change the world.
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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.
Independent schools nurture intellectual curiosity, stimulate personal growth, encourage critical thinking, and promote a lifelong love of learning.
NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
A kindergartner is a true artist. As they move through time and space, they are forever interested in knowing the truth of whatever they encounter. Likewise purposeful in their manipulation and representation, they arrange their subject matter with honest intent,...
Like many neologisms and methodologies in contemporary education, 'Flip Teaching' is tricky to accomplish and is best understood by example. Doug’s 7-8 science class offers a good case study. In premise, the method is rooted in the notion that students learn needed...
One of the photos in last week’s Connection offered a prequel to today’s article, revealing Jen’s classroom adorned with paper vines, snakes, sloths, leaves, monkeys and lizards. The transformation of her room into a rainforest has been the ongoing process of her...