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One of iLEAD Exploration’s core values is authenticity. As you likely know, our school strives to support our learners as they grow into “authentic individuals who are true to themselves…

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iLEAD Exploration High School Learner Spotlight Sydney T.

High School Learner Spotlight: Sydney T.

My name is Sydney T., and I’m a senior at iLEAD this year. After being a part of iLEAD for my high school years, I am so grateful for my…

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Jonas B. iLEAD Exploration high school spotlight April 2024

High School Learner Spotlight: Jonas B.

Hi! My name is Jonas Beadle, and I’m a junior with iLEAD Exploration. I love all things science. I am grateful for my time with iLEAD since 8th grade, as…

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Kate Klein

High School Learner Spotlight: Kate K.

I have always been fascinated with the study of history, from being told my family’s history at a young age to my love of reading. Why did people make the…

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High School Learner Spotlight: Grace G.

During my sophomore year, I transitioned from public high school to independent study with iLEAD Exploration. When I was offered an internship opportunity at Our Neighborhood Homework House, a local…

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iLEAD Exploration High School Learner Spotlight Alexander McDaniel

High School Learner Spotlight: Alexander McDaniel

When I entered 7th grade, I made the transition from a brick-and-mortar school to iLEAD. One of the main reasons was my interest in filmmaking. I wanted to do a…

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Superheroes and Supervillains of History As any fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will tell you, people love to love superheroes, but even more importantly, they love to hate supervillains….

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Multigenre Essay Project: Turning Research and Essay Writing into a Labor of Love The words “essay” and “research project” often strike fear in learners’ hearts or at the very least…

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Learner Spotlight Ayden S

Learner Spotlight: Ayden

My name is Ayden. I am a high school senior, and this is my second year at iLEAD. I was diagnosed with autism when I was 20 months old and…

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At their finest, science classes help learners understand and interpret the natural world and their experience of it. iLEAD Exploration 10th grade learner Halston Van Atta had just such an…

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Sophia Beetz

Learner Spotlight: Sophia Beetz

My name is Sophia Beetz, and I am entering my senior year at iLEAD. I started iLEAD in seventh grade, as I was very involved in acting but needed to…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Proud of their Hispanic heritage, iLEAD Exploration learner Sarah Ortiz and her mother planned a special learning unit to deepen Sarah’s understanding and connection to her ancestry and culture during…

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Grace Stumpf

Learner Spotlight: Grace Stumpf

My name is Grace Kalei Stumpf, and I am beginning my sophomore year. I love reading, especially mystery and fantasy. If my nose is not in a book, I am…

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Research Project: Queen Elizabeth: Sixth grade iLEAD Exploration learner Eiden Ygei couldn’t have known how timely this project would be when he started it. He didn’t know that Queen Elizabeth…

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Learner Spotlight: Lana Zuccala

During my time at iLEAD, I have been fortunate to explore a multitude of interests that have greatly influenced my personal and academic journey. One particular passion that has flourished…

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Entering the Marketplace: Running a Temporary Micro-Business One of the best ways to learn about running a small business is to jump in and run a low-stakes one yourself! iLEAD…

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Showing Zest and Learning with Pokémon! iLEAD Exploration second grade learner Delaney Dooley embodies zest in her learning. Delaney wakes up every morning full of energy, happy to start her…

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Presentation of Learning: Greeks Sing of Heroes

Collect some random cardboard boxes, and most homeschoolers know the possibilities for learning and fun are endless. Add in a llama piñata and you’ve got yourself the building blocks needed…

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High School Club Spotlight: Fashion Club

By Halston Van Atta and Grace Bates, Fashion Club Co-Presidents The iLEAD Fashion Club is a very welcoming community with many fun opportunities! In each meeting, we have discussions and…

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iLEAD Exploration senior Alex Prem

Learner Spotlight: Alex Prem

I started at iLEAD Exploration as a freshman in high school. I now am in my final year as a senior. iLEAD has given me the opportunity to learn in…

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Getting to Know Nancy & Plum: A Character Study Project It is no surprise that iLEAD Exploration 2nd grader Emmeline Ku thoroughly enjoyed reading the delightful book Nancy & Plum…

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Natalia Garcia-Urbina

Learner Spotlight: Natalia Garcia-Urbina, 12th Grade

What languages do you speak? The languages I speak are English and Spanish. What is the best part about knowing more than one language? I can communicate with others who…

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Presentation of Learning: Sun, Moon, and Stars

iLEAD Exploration 1st grader Dean Horton has always been fascinated with science and space. Because 1st grade science standards highlight space systems, this was a perfect opportunity to explore further….

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TK/K Spotlight

Our amazing TK/K coordinator, Andrea Huntsman, believes she has the best job ever! She is privileged to spend every day interacting with the wonderful iLEAD TK/kindergarten learners. These young learners…

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