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Restorative Practices

Families are invited to join this webinar February 9 at 5:30 to learn about restorative practices that support a safe and caring environment. Click here to join the webinar.

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Field Studies and Events

We have many fun field studies opportunities planned. View them all and register through the hub. Language Lab: Using Context Clues to Build Your Vocabulary Skills: Jan. 23 TK/K Enrichment:…

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Be Your Own Rock Star iLEAD Exploration

Be Your Own Rock Star

First grade learners who participate in this PBL opportunity unleash their creativity and write three songs (about nouns, verbs, and fact families), create an album cover, collect data for a…

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Virtual Science Fair 2023

It’s time for our 4th annual Virtual Science Fair. Over the next few weeks, we will walk you through important steps to help you complete your science fair project. Click…

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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood

Habit 5 can transform our communication and help us build stronger relationships. We have a tendency to want to swoop in and solve everyone’s problems before we even understand what…

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Join us for a virtual lunch bunch

Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch groups are an opportunity for all learners to connect with peers their own age. This is a social activity for learners to eat lunch together, talk with one…

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Middle School Pizza Writing Lab

Middle School Writing Lab at the Acton Library

The Acton Library is hosting a three-part writing series focused on pizza! Click on each event for details and to register. January 27, 2-4 PM: Parts of Speech February 10,…

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Learner University math-focused PBL opportunities

Learner University

Start a Small Business Second grade learners are invited to participate in our newest Learner University: Start a small business. Over this 14-week course, learners will work on running three…

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Every Kids Outdoors

Calling All 4th Graders

Learners in 4th grade are eligible for a free annual pass to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas with their families and friends. The Every Kid Outdoors program offers…

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SLO: Self-Control

Each month, we focus on one Schoolwide Learner Outcome, or SLOgan of the month, which helps everyone at iLEAD work on an area for growth and success together! For LP…

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Presentations of Learning

Presentation of Learning: Time of Your Life

iLEAD Exploration 2nd grade learner Rocco Boyd knew exactly when he wanted his perfect day to begin: 11:00 AM. The unusually late start to his ideal day came as no…

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the Great Kindness Challenge

The Great Kindness Challenge

This week kicks off the Great Kindness Challenge, an initiative presented by Kids for Peace. The GKC is a global campaign that promotes kindness in schools. It is a positive,…

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National School Choice Week

Happy National School Choice Week!

National School Choice Week is a time to celebrate the fact that families get to choose the learning experience that best serves their children. What is school choice? School choice…

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Town Hall Meeting

Join us for a virtual town hall meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023. The purpose of the Town Hall is to give an overview of our program…

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Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities

Join us for fun, in-person enrichment opportunities at the Acton Library. This month the focus is snow globes! Visit the events calendar for more information and to register.

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Book Club for Grades 6-8

Over the course of four virtual meetings, learners in grades 6-8 will discuss one of the most famous authors of all time and her last book, Persuasion. Learners will explore…

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Game Time

High School Game Day

Calling all high school learners! Join us at the iLEAD OC Learning Studio on January 20 at 1 p.m. for an afternoon of games, friends, and fun. Bring your favorite…

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Optional Subscriptions

We are reopening some of our optional subscriptions for the new year. See the flier below for details, and get your order in by January 19.

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Game Time

High School Game Day

Calling all high school learners! Join us at the iLEAD OC Learning Studio for an afternoon of games, friends, and fun. Bring your favorite board game or come learn a…

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Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities

Language Arts-focused learning opportunities for learners in grades 1-5 will be offered monthly at our Acton Library. See the events calendars on our hub for details, and be sure to…

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Book Club for Grades 6-8

Over the course of four virtual meetings, learners in grades 6-8 will discuss one of the most famous authors of all time and her last book, Persuasion. Learners will explore…

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Educational Resources: Typing Club

Typing is a necessary skill that can be overlooked. As technology becomes more and more prevalent in the learning environment, it is important to develop typing skills. Learning the keyboard…

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Presentations of Learning

Presentation of Learning: Toys through Time

Here’s a question most kids would love to answer, especially at this time of year: If you could be a toy creator, what kind of toy would you make? The…

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Learner Spotlight

Samuel Medina-Negrete, questions answered by mom and the learner. What languages do you speak? English and Spanish What is the best part about knowing more than one language? It…

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