Happy New Year, iLEAD Agua Dulce Families!
We hope you’ve had time to reflect, relax, and reset. We’re looking forward to seeing our learners when classes resume Tuesday, January 14. We can’t wait to hear how they “sharpened the saw,” resting and enjoying their interests over the break.
This new year brings forth new projects and new ways for our learners to develop their passions and expand their creativity. We’re excited to announce that our new Maker Space and Art Lab will be up and running by mid-February.
The Makery will contain a variety of tools to build with, items to inspire tinkering, and simple robotics to experiment with.
Our Art Lab will be a space to spark the imagination and creativity with a plethora of media to utilize.
We are beyond excited for the completion of these two very important spaces.
Have a wonderful week!
Click here to see the school calendar for more information. Just added: 2020-21!
Friday, June 5: Professional Learning: Online learning will be available to learners, but facilitators will not be holding live sessions.
Friday, June 12: Last day of 2019-20 school year. Drive-Through Parade, 3:00-5:00 PM.
Tuesday, August 25: First day of 2020-21 school year.
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