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Philosophy to Facility

Philosophy to Facility

At Almond Acres, we grow great kids. Our new school in Paso Robles is going to be a beautiful expression of our teaching and educational philosophy in 4D. We are taking our educational philosophy and bringing it to life in our school building.  How do we do this?...

Keep Your Rudder in the Water

Keep Your Rudder in the Water

7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a well-loved book at our school. It is useful and thought-provoking in the best of times, but now perhaps more than ever it feels timely and even prophetic. 7 Habits thinking catapults us during tough times like these. Together,...

We Grow Great Kids!

We Grow Great Kids!

We are a different kind of school. Our top priority each and every day is to grow great kids. This takes precedence over everything else we do together in school. We talk about it every morning together at our Shared Start and we mention it as we leave every school...

Check Ins. Check Outs: A Fresh Approach to Supporting Kids

Check Ins. Check Outs: A Fresh Approach to Supporting Kids

At Almond Acres we love our kids. We hold dearly to the reality that every child is unique and we nourish them as a whole child. This includes heart, mind, body and soul. Sometimes our great kids need a little bit extra and that’s why we created our check ins, check...

2020 Guide to Tuition-Free, Public Charter Schools in California

2020 Guide to Tuition-Free, Public Charter Schools in California

Are you looking at school options for your child in California? 2020 has brought significant changes to K-12 education and this is causing a lot of parents to consider what education options are available for their children.  It can be hard to know what is the...

Brain Power: What Kind of Learner Am I?

Brain Power: What Kind of Learner Am I?

What type of learner am I?  A  life-long learner with high self-awareness. At Almond Acres we spend the first few weeks of school each year empowering our kids to uncover how they are smart. The question is not "am I smart?" This journey of self discovery is very...