DOORS OPEN DENVER

Have a look at the Channel 4 News report on Accelerated Schools and Fitzroy Place!… https://denver.cbslocal.com/2019/09/21/iliff-mansion-doors-open-denver/  

KEYNOTE SPEECH FROM ALUMNUS TERESA OSUNA

7 years ago, I walked through the front doors of Accelerated Schools and my life changed forever. Prior to attending Accelerated, I went to a large public school. For the most part everything was fine, until my father passed away. That event rocked me, and I went from being a successful neurotypical student to someone who simply didn’t fit into …

VALERIE MONTANO PERFORMS AT CARNEGIE HALL

Congratulations to the Accelerated Schools music teacher, Valerie Montano. She and the Denver Chorale just finished a performance at Carnegie Hall! Learn more about the Denver Chorale here… https://www.denverchorale.org/  

Community Outing to the Rock Creek Farm

At Accelerated Schools, we believe it is important for students to get exposure to the community. On Thursday, October 17th, 2019, we took eligible students in Elementary, Middle, and High School on a community outing to the Rock Creek Farm in beautiful Boulder County. Students had the opportunity to navigate through an intricate corn maze, pick pumpkins at a pumpkin …

MS Math, Science, Reading; HS ELA Biology, Colorado History, Civics, and Reading

Middle School is studying algebra and properties. We are also reviewing fractions and decimals. In science, we are studying Geologic Time. We are hoping to analyze fossils, make fossils, and do mini museum-like dioramas. The reading group is breaking 2 and 3 syllable words, working on c and g double sounds, main idea, and sight words. Biology is studying monocots …

Ways to Give Thanks by Giving Back This Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving is a day of indulgence, spending time with family, and watching football, and that’s okay. After all, the purpose of the holiday is to celebrate our blessings. But before you enjoy the fruit of your labors, consider sparing a few moments to do something for someone else, too — it’s an even better way to appreciate the …

Gardening Adventure

After about two months of working outside with our crew, we have some small successes. The joy of gardening is a reward in and of itself. Seeing the first leaves showing up is the pleasure, of course, but are waiting for the marigolds to bloom as a symbol of all good things in life. Rabbits have eaten them a bit, …

Getting Something for Nothing – the Ultimate Free Lunch?

“Mummy, why don’t geese get cold feet in the freezing water?”   What a great question! We were watching Canadian Geese jump off the edge of the ice crust on our neighborhood pond at the time. And even my 3-year-olds know that heat always flows one way: from our nice warm feet to the cold surroundings. These birds have developed …

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

Accelerated Schools’ High School Program, whether online or in-person, emphasizes grade gains, graduation, and academic success. Our very low student-teacher ratios allow us to track and instruct each student based on their individual needs. Students can start at any time during the year; the school operates year-round. Students often come to us needing to earn credit in a particular subject …

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM

Accelerated School’s Middle School Program, whether online or in-person, empowers your student to pursue their full potential and personal interests. Our middle school program allows your child to work at their own pace while fostering independent learning skills. This middle school program can be customized to meet each student’s needs with a personalized plan of study to prepare them for …