Cohort 30 High School Choice

Every High Jump 8th-grade student works one-on-one with teachers and staff to ensure a right-fit high school choice that will support their needs and goals. Amid school closures in 2020, High School Choice programming was continued via one-on-one virtual meetings— providing guidance and support for more than 150 students. Below is a list of the…

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Reflection Surveys Improve Virtual Programming

This summer has presented many new challenges that make continuous inquiry and analysis crucial to improving virtual programming for High Jump students. Incorporating weekly surveys from students, families, teachers, and teaching assistants has provided reflections and feedback that reinforce what’s working and reveal areas of improvement. As we look to the Fall and beyond, surveys,…

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Self-expression Readies Students for High School

If you could let it all out in a speech, what would you say, and to whom? This is just one of the thought-provoking exercises that High Jump High Freshman Seminar students work on this summer. Through this self-expression exercise, students reveal a need to “get noticed” and share that they are “relieved to get…

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