The Arts of Living and Learning

The Arts of Living and Learning are embedded in the school’s culture, curriculum, classroom practice, and expectations of student learning.

The Art of Inquiry

  • Observation
  • Questioning
  • Fact-Finding
  • Research
  • Self-Reflection

The Art of Communication

  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Collaboration

The Art of Academia

  • Knowledge and Application of
    • Academic Standards
    • Conventions
    • Disciplines in Core Subject Areas

The Art of Aesthetics

  • Sensitivity and Appreciation of Beauty in All Forms
  • Finding the Artist Within
  • Artistic Expression

The Art of Caring & Relationship

  • Self
    • Self-Understanding and Awareness
    • Making Healthy Choices
  • Others
    • Self-Reflection and Awareness in Relationship
    • Non-Violent Communication Service to the Common Good
  • Local & Global Communities
    • Service and Citizenship
  • The Environment
    • Mindful Stewardship

The Art of Engagement

  • Attention
  • Self-Direction
  • Self-Motivation
  • Self-Regulation
  • Metacognition or Learning How One Learns
  • Examining One’s Own Thinking