Emerald Mountain School
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.
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.
In addition to academics, independent schools also nurture students’ personal and social growth and civic conscience.
Independent schools promote regular communication among students, parents, and teachers to ensure everyone is working toward the same goals.
NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
While the Middle School spent three days in the backcountry last week, the 3-4 visited Yampatika and embarked on the modes of environmental science they’ll need to know when they head into the woods as 5th graders. Stationed at the historic Legacy Ranch, the schedule...
The 1-2 class has lately been immersed in the timeless art of fairy tales, a biannual feature of Jen’s ELA class. Recently installed castle gates subdivide the classroom, which the students have adorned with individual coats of arms signifying their respective...
The Middle School ventured off campus last Tuesday to prepare for their longer Winter Skills trip in February. Accompanied by faculty and guest instructor Johnny Spillane (as always, it’s a good idea to receive instruction from an Olympic medalist, if given the...