RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd and 3rd graders at REACH Leadership Academy will commemorate the Chinese New Year with a performance January 28 – just one of many activities taking place at the school during National School Choice Week 2014. Prospective families are also invited to an informational meeting on Wednesday, January 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The events, which will be held during the week of January 27-31, will be part of 5,500+ independently-planned ones taking place during National School Choice Week 2014 – the nation's largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity.
Students, teachers, parents, prospective families and community members.
REACH Academy School celebrates National School Choice Week
Monday, January 27: Students will participate in poster and essay contests that express why they love attending REACH Academy.
Tuesday, January 28: Chinese New Year performance by 2nd and 3rd graders.
Wednesday, January 29: Staff, parents and select students will participate in a mock interview on the topic "why you love your school." Prospective families can attend an informational meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and learn more about REACH Academy's programs.
Thursday, January 30: Students will participate in a jog-athon. There will be a Singapore Math Training session for parents from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Friday, January 31: School-wide awards assembly.
January 27 – January 31, 2014
Please contact the school for exact times of events.
Note: Media are invited to attend
REACH Leadership Academy
At Mount Rubidoux SDA Church
5320 Victoria Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
REACH Leadership Academy School of Math, Science, & Technology is a college preparatory elementary school dedicated to bridging the socioeconomic, racial, and digital divide for underserved youth. As a charter school, REACH Leadership Academy provides a tuition free, nonsectarian, public education to Riverside and its surrounding communities serving 225 students in grades K-3.
For more information about the school and NSCW events, visit http://reachleadershipacademy.org/.
"We're thrilled that REACH Leadership Academy is participating in National School Choice Week," said Andrew Campanella, NSCW president. "We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers, and school leaders at REACH Leadership Academy remind us that every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America."
National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for children – including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week