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Encourage, Engage, and Educate all students to learn and grow to their full potential, recognizing the diverse value of each child.

News & Announcements

Spring Break

Spring Break will be March 26-30. Enjoy your time with your families!

School is open! Friday, March 2

School is open today as it looks like our roads are clear. Please be safe on the roads. Remember that today is a minimum day! 12:00pm release at the elementary schools, 1:20pm at Magnolia

Character Counts

Arete Charter Academy students will attend a Character Counts assembly on Thursday, 8/31.

Arete Family Christmas Party

We are so excited to be hosting our first family event. On Wednesday, December 6th at 6pm you are invited to our Arete Family Christmas Party. We have hired an art specialist to help your family create a beautiful piece of pottery all together. All family members are invited to assist in the creation of a family bowl. Students will glaze the bowls during the following weeks. We will have Christmas music playing and ask each family to bring a treat to share. This will be a great time to meet other Arete families and enjoy the holiday spirit. Please RSVP by 12/4/2017. We are so excited to share this exciting night with you.

Arete had a blast an the Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum in Nevada City!

On our field trip to the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, Arete students and families greatly enjoyed the tour of the museum, rail yard, and the garage where they re-build the trains. Most importantly, we were moved by the cooperation and teamwork shown by the many volunteers. We loved our own trip on Railbus #97 through the beautiful grounds of the Northern Queen Inn and Outside Inn Campground.

Field Trip to Bierwagens Pumpkin Patch

Arete students will have a fun family day at Bierwagens with a picnic lunch, tour of the farm including apple trees, pumpkin patch, and farm animals. Kiddos will also get to taste fresh apple cider, and play on the hay pyramid and in the "corny" box!

Article in Parents' Resource Guide

See an article written by our director, Sarah Schwartz, on "5 Top Ways to Encourage Reluctant Readers" in the recently distributed Parents' Resource Guide and read an article explaining more about our unique program.

Who We Are? Arete Charter Academy

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.

Welcome to Our New Website!

Thank you for visiting our new website! Please check back often as updates are made, and click on article headlines to view full stories where applicable.

Hands-On Learning

Arete Charter Academy will focus on bringing hands-on enrichment and experiments to students.
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