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Mathematics: Math is seen as another language. We could call the subject “numeracy” in keeping with “literacy”, which may more accurately reflect our understanding of the subject. Children need practice in mathematics in order to build confidence, and they often do best when the approach to the subject allows them to grow their sense of number over time. A “spiral curriculum”, one that keeps returning to certain basic concepts while at the same time pushing outward, meets the needs of most children. We work with math standards established by the National Council of Mathematics and draw our resources from the Miquon Math Program, Bridges Mathematics Curriculum, Math Their Way and Marilyn Burns material.
Sources that Inform Our Curriculum
The Curriculum in Action:
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Giving to the Annual Fund
The Annual Fund is the only planned “ask” that the school participates in. Rather than having parents spend time and effort in fund raising, such as running an auction, and rather than having our children involved in asking friends and family members to purchase items to support the school, the Annual Fund provides donors an opportunity to give directly. Contributions are tax deductible. A great way to increase your donation is to take advantage of your workplace matching funds.
The Annual Fund allows the school to:
Cover one hundred per cent of the faculty health care premiums
Create continuing education opportunities for teachers
Maintain a low student/educator ratio
Cover transportation costs involved when traveling beyond the reach of public transit
Grow the financial aid pool
Save toward future growth opportunities
Why does the Annual Fund campaign happen in the fall?
It allows us to plan for the current year, and to look ahead to the upcoming year. We coordinate our annual fund drive to be a part of Giving Tuesday which is November 29, 2022. Donate $200 or more on that day and have your contribution doubled through the support of the Lake and Park Community Matching Fund.
Who would we like to have contribute to the Annual Fund?
All those who feel a connection to the school–parents, grandparents, extended family, friends, prospective families. We especially welcome ongoing contributions from those who care about the kind of education that Lake and Park is in the active role of preserving and maintaining.
The Lake and Park School is committed to protecting the privacy and integrity of all personal information. We do not market, trade, or share donors’ personal information with any organization or reporting service.