Community in Action at the Auction 2018

The annual Corlears Auction is an event that the entire community looks forward to. While the students of Corlears remain at the heart of Auction fundraising efforts, the evening itself is a rare adults-only occasion; when parents, faculty, and staff can come together and connect with one another outside of the school walls.

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The Community Forum: Growing from Its Roots

Children at Corlears School are encouraged to investigate and question the world around them. Through their learning, difficult topics like gender stereotypes and racial identity are explored with the aid of books, projects and classroom discussions. While Corlears’ mission is the education of children, parents at Corlears are also taking part in their own learning experience. 

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Corlears Plus: The School's Latest Addition

This past summer, Corlears launched a newly revamped after school program called Corlears Plus. With a renewed mission, structure and expanded options, the goal of Corlears Plus is to provide students with the same enrichment they experience throughout the day, and extend that well beyond 3:15pm.

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"Know Thyself": Self Reflection in the Classroom

At Corlears, each student is valued for the unique person they are. For students, getting to know who that person actually is can be a long journey of discovery and learning. Throughout their years at Corlears, each child is given a multitude of opportunities to reflect on who they are both as individuals and as learners. As they discover more about themselves, and each other, they become more thoughtful and empathic with each passing grade.

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Culminations: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s that time of year again! The temperature is dropping, flurries are starting fall and children of all ages are eagerly awaiting the arrival of one very special day - Culmination! Just around the corner, these immersive events are hard to describe - a sort of half presentation, half life-size diorama, they must be experienced to be truly understood. With impeccable attention to detail, hard work and a wealth of information poured into each element, teachers and students create new environments out of their classrooms and showcase the deep learning that has gone on throughout the fall.

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Making Space: Designing Classrooms for Optimal Learning

Teachers at Corlears think of everything. Age level curricula is thoughtfully planned and resources are carefully selected for robust execution; topic relevant field trips are coordinated and guest speakers chosen. While these aspects of learning at Corlears may seem apparent, there is one essential part of classroom life that may often be overlooked - the classrooms themselves. 

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School's (Not So) out for Summer

Post-graduation, members of the Corlears community part ways and head off for their summer vacations. Without official classes in session, you might think the pace of the school slows down, but those few weeks give way to even more programs and productivity. While west 15th street is slightly quieter in the summer time, the action certainly doesn’t stop.

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Graduation at Corlears

This week, the Corlears community prepares for graduation. Just 7 days away, this celebration will mark the end of one journey, and the beginning of another. A full morning of festivities, graduation is a time for our 10s families to take pride in their accomplishments, and for the rest of the Corlears community to celebrate their growth. 

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