• To nurture life-long learning and curiosity in children and K-8 learners through deep and meaningful, hands-on experiences.  

  • To create a rich and highly engaging learning environment where kids of diverse backgrounds and abilities can use joy and play to inform their work, develop their skills, strategies, and strengths to succeed in high school and beyond..

  • To build “bridges” between communities around the state, country, and world through a blended learning model.  

  • To implement and adapt an emergent curriculum that stresses play-based, project-based, and problem-based approaches.

  • Honor the individual growth and development of each learner.