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Welcome to Explorer Elementary


Open House Monday August 21, 2017- 5:30-7:00

At Explorer We Do Our Best, Do the Right Thing, and Treat Others With Respect. 

 

Explorer is a partnership in learning for all students, staff, parents, and community. We are dedicated to developing self-directed, life-long learners in a safe and nurturing environment.

We are committed to academic excellence and have fully adopted Common Core State Standards  as well as ongoing program development.

Relationships are important!  We fully incorporate Capturing Kids' Hearts  model throughout Explorer Elementary.  A highlight of the CKH model is the EXCEL model. E - Engage X - Explore, C - Communication, E - Empower, L - Launch.

We encourage and promote a safe orderly environment as well as an open door to parents and the community.

We value effective communication and build strong relationships among all stakeholders.

We strive to create and develop life-long learners and engaging problem solvers.

We continually develop teaching styles and methods to promote rigor and relevance in learning using differentiation and data to improve instruction. 

           

 

ADDITIONAL SCHOOL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE AND RIGHT OF THIS PAGE UNDER PARENT RESOURCES & LINKS.

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