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TK-8th Grade Fun Field Days- 8th Grade Breakfast

Our last days of regular hybrid Arete Resource Center with lessons will be Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23.  

The last day of school for the Blended Middle School will be Thursday, May 30 (Students will work at home until June 6).

On May 29 (4-8th) and May 30 (TK-3) we will be having Fun Field Days. On May 30 at 9am, we will be hosting our first ever 8th Grade Breakfast for ALL STUDENTS who are eligible to promote. Please sign up your child by May 24 if they can attend and please sign up to set up, clean up, or bring something to donate. This is the last day of on campus classes for the Blended Middle School. 8th Grade students who attend 100% homeschool or other enrichment centers are invited to attend.

ALL families are invited, BUT PLEASE SIGN UP IF YOU ARE ATTENDING SO WE CAN PLAN FOR NUMBERS. Students are invited to wear summer clothes and sandals and bring a towel. (There is water involved on this fun day)! 

*There will be a photo booth set up for the kindergarten students and their families to take pictures Tuesday.

This day only works if LOTS of families sign up to run stations. Please sign your kiddo up to attend and then sign yourself up to help out. Please read each stations directions carefully and make sure to show up and WORK the station. Some also need you to bring materials and for some we will provide the materials. Thanks!

2024 Non-Consumable Items & Chromebook Yurn in with Mrs. Mary

This is a separate meeting from your 20 day meeting with your Educational Advisor. Please sign up with Mrs. Mary to turn in all non- consumable items and your Chromebook. If your family is returning next year and are using your Chromebook to finish lessons over the summer, please bring the computer, case, and charger in to have it inspected and re-issued. You will be emailed a list of items that are due to be returned. You will be sent a bill for any items not turned. If you are returning next year and want to keep curriculum/non-consumables to work on during the summer, please complete the Google Form below.

Please pick a slot for each student! Please call the Arete office at 530-268-2805 or email Mary at [email protected] with questions or if you need to reschedule your appointment. PLEASE do not no show.


Director's Message

Arete Charter Academy recognizes the value of each child and strives to inspire students to learn and grow to their potential by providing a quality education through a positive learning experience.  We work in partnership with the home and community to meet the individual needs of the student and develop the learning and social skills necessary for maximizing lifelong learning potential.
Arete Charter Academy believes that an educated person in the 21st Century is a confident, life­long learner, who can communicate effectively, think creatively, reason logically, manage resources effectively, and understand and capitalize on their own talents, strengths, and abilities. Operating at 16229 Duggans Road, Grass Valley, California, Arete Charter Academy will improve educational opportunities for students and families in Nevada County and surrounding counties by providing a school that is:
Offering a rigorous academic curriculum to all its students.
Committed to maintaining high expectations for both academic and personal performance.
Believing that students deserve the opportunity to have instruction delivered in a way that is meaningful and accessible to them.

Providing a supportive school environment.
Including parental involvement as an essential element of a quality educational experience.
Acknowledging that every person is valuable and deserves respect.
Knowing that all students can learn and that they learn in different ways.