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Enrichment Opportunities

Enrichment Opportunities at the Acton Library

Learners in grades 1-8 are invited to join these upcoming enrichment opportunities at the Acton Library: Story Time & Art (Grades 5-8): How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A…

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Gifted Support Series Webinars

We are excited to continue our gifted support webinar and roundtables series. Join us on December 1 at 1:00 PM for a Roundtable on Extracurriculars, Entrepreneurship & Volunteering. Families will…

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Book Club: ‘El Deafo’ for Grades 3-5

Join this book club to read El Deafo by Cece Bell, an amazing, hilarious, and moving graphic novel (comic book style). In Cece’s old class, all of her classmates were…

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Vision and Hearing Screening at the OC Library

We are offering hearing and vision screenings at the OC Learning Studio. Sign up for a time slot HERE.

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Biweekly Dungeons and Dragons In-Person Game (Grades 6 and Up)

Learners in grades 6-12 are invited to join the Acton Curriculum Library to travel through the world of Dungeons and Dragons, a creative storytelling game. Together we’ll travel together on…

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Literacy Month Continues!

We hope you are enjoying our Award-Winning Reading Challenge to focus on literacy and build reading habits that will last throughout the year. Here are the printable versions. Add the…

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November Storytime and Art with Chuck Jones

Exploring the Arts: November Storytime & Art with Chuck Jones (Grades TK-1)

Learners in grades TK-1 are invited to this storytime and art event at the OC Learning Studio with vendor Chuck Jones on November 17 at 10:00 AM. Learners will enjoy…

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iLEAD Schools Learner Outcomes

Schoolwide Learner Outcome: Authenticity

iLEAD is excited to continue our Schoolwide Learner Outcomes series. Our November focus is Authenticity. This article has several tips to help you foster authenticity in your child: “Celebrating Authenticity:…

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NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month!

According to NaNoWriMo’s website, National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days. Now, each year…

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TK/K Superheroes in Training

TK/K learners are invited to our Superheroes in Training Enrichment! Acton Curriculum Library: November 16, 10:00-11:30 AM. Register here. OC Learning Center: November 17, 10:00-11:30 AM. Register here. TK/K Tip…

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Learner University: To Keep or Not to Keep: Grades 6-8

During this Learner University event, learners will ask, “Do old buildings and architecture matter? Should we keep the old or build new?” Join us as we discover the most famous…

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High School News

Check out these opportunities for iLEAD Exploration high schoolers! High School Hangout Come hang out with ASB and other iLEAD high school learners for lunch at In-N-Out Burger on Friday,…

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Presentation of Learning

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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In-n-Out High School Meet Ups

Come hang out with ASB and other iLEAD high school learners for lunch at In-n-Out on Friday, December 1 at 11:00 am. Pick one of four locations and bring money for…

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High School Clubs

Join in on the fun and connect with other iLEAD high school learners. Click on High School Clubs Interest Form 2023-24 to sign up for a club. Current Club offerings: Art Baking…

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Deadline Ahead

College Deadlines

Deadlines Are Coming! November 1 and 15: Early Action and Early Decision deadlines November 30: UC and many CSU deadlines Check on financial aid deadlines. While FAFSA will not be…

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Counselor Chats

Counselor Chats

Taking Healthy Academic Risks How could you stretch yourself further academically this year? If things are coming easily to you, think about trying a harder class or something more rigorous….

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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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Learner University

Shrinking Our Footprints: Grades 5-6 During this Learner University opportunity, 5th-6th grade learners will work together to explore climate change and how our carbon footprints are contributing to the current…

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Spooky Science Challenge

Learners in grades 4-6 are invited to join this virtual event on October 30 at 10:00 AM to share presentations of learning and reflect on our spooky science fun. Register…

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Gifted Support Series

Join us on November 3 at 1:00 PM for our next gifted support webinar, Social-Emotional Support for Gifted Students. Farnaz Kaufman will address the unique social and emotional needs of…

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Opportunities for Our High School Learners

College Info Series: Financial Aid: Loans and Debt We are all too aware of college debt and the scary cost of college these days. However, having a strong understanding of…

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