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  • 1

    OVERVIEW from ADMISSIONS

    • Read: Welcome to your Paideia admissions course (1 minute)

    • ***Read: How to navigate Paideia 101 (1 minute)

    • Explore + read: Website and viewbooks (10 minutes)

    • Create: How to begin the application process (5 minutes)

    • Register: Ask admissions (2 minutes)

    • Register: Ask parents (2 minutes)

  • 2

    INTRODUCTION

    • ***Watch: Fireside chat with Paul Bianchi, head of school (6 minutes)

    • Read: Framework of Values (5 minutes)

    • Explore + read: College list (3 minutes)

    • Explore: Interactive map of campus (2 minutes)

    • Register: Meet Paul Bianchi, head of school (2 minutes)

  • 3

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR SCHOOL COMMUNITY

    • ***Read: Parent involvement (2 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Helping hands (3 minutes)

  • 4

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVES

    • ***Watch + read: Our commitment to DEI work (5 minutes)

    • ***Watch + read: paiDEIa 2.0 (5 minutes)

    • ***Read: Raising voices for social justice (4 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Resources and support for students and families (4 minutes)

    • ***Listen: What is BARWE? (4 minutes)

  • 5

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR HALF DAY (3 - 5 years old)

    • ***Watch: Welcome from Deven Greene, assistant half-day coordinator (2 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Half day early application process (2 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Introducing our Half-Day Program (25 minutes)

    • Read: Inside the classroom - art and Kid of the Week (2 minutes)

    • ***Read: Growing (2 minutes)

    • Explore: Teacher picks - bedtime stories (2 minutes)

    • ***Make: Playdough (10 minutes)

    • Register: Meet lead teachers (2 minutes)

  • 6

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (K - 6th grades)

    • ***Watch: Welcome from Brooke Marty, assistant principal (4 minutes)

    • Read: Recess (3 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Meet our specialists (10 minutes)

    • Read: Librarian's tip - reading aloud (3 minutes)

    • ***Explore + read: The virtual experience (5 minutes)

    • Register: Elementary admissions events (5 minutes)

  • 7

    LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (K - 1st grades)

    • ***Watch: Inside the classroom - class business (2 minutes)

    • ***Read: Inside the classroom - mindfulness activities (5 minutes)

    • Explore: Teacher picks - homegrown (2 minutes)

  • 8

    MIDDLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2nd - 4th grades)

    • ***Read Inside the classroom - central subject (2 minutes)

    • ***Explore: Teacher picks - talking race (2 minutes)

  • 9

    UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (5th - 6th grades)

    • ***Read: Inside the classroom - central subjects (4 minutes)

    • Watch: Inside the classroom - creating community (2 minutes)

  • 10

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR JUNIOR HIGH (7th - 8th grades)

    • ***Watch: Welcome from Sandy Jordan, assistant principal (2 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Classroom tours (5 minutes)

    • ***Explore + watch: The virtual experience (5 minutes)

    • ***Read: Inside the classroom - class agreement (1 minute)

    • ***Listen: Inside the classroom - homework and grades (4 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Meet our specialists (10 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Clubs (3 minutes)

    • Read: Inside the classroom - haiku (2 minutes)

    • Register: Junior high admissions events (2 minutes)

  • 11

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR HIGH SCHOOL (9th - 12th grades)

    • ***Watch: In the stacks - Brett Hardin, principal, and Stacey Winston, assistant principal (5 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Student video (7 minutes)

    • ***Watch + read: Courses (10 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Faculty spotlight - social studies (3 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Slice of Pi - math and social studies (10 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Faculty spotlight - science (3 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Block schedule (2 minutes)

    • ***Read + watch: Clubs (6 minutes)

    • ***Explore + watch: The virtual experience (10 minutes)

    • ***Read: Teacher tip - how to write a paper (3 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Insider's slideshow (1 minute)

    • ***Read: Librarian's tip - guide to good Googling (3 minutes)

    • Register: High school admissions events (10 minutes)

  • 12

    DISCOVER + EXPLORE OUR OTHER PROGRAMS

    • Read: Arts and athletics (10 minutes)

    • Register: Meet Mike Emery, athletic director, plus coaches and athletes (2 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Virtual chorus (6 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Visual arts (1 minute)

    • ***Watch: Student-run musical (1 hour)

    • Watch + read: iLe@p (5 minutes)

    • ***Watch + read: Urban Ag (5 minutes)

    • ***Read: Teacher picks - mindfulness (1 minute)

    • ***Read: #WinAtSocial (1 minute)

    • Read: Lunch (1 minute)

  • 13

    STILL WANT MORE? (for extra credit)

    • ***Read: Our mascot is born (3 minutes)

    • ***Listen: School song sing-along (3 minutes)

    • Watch: Scientist Diana (20 minutes)

    • ***Watch: Golfcart tour down South Ponce and Memory Lane (34 minutes)