The Hero’s Journey Growth Mindset Contracts Mixed ages The Socratic Method Trial and Error learning Excellence Freedom and Responsibility Frequent Public Exhibitions The Guide – a unique role for an adult
At Acton, we chose to do things differently by asking the heroes if they would like to create their own president, and the answer was a resounding yes! They were presented with some guidelines such as the president must be elected through a voting process
The honeymoon is over. And the real work of learning and growing has begun. This is the gritty path of the hero’s journey and it is not for the weak of heart.
Middle School is where young people rapidly start owning their education. Middle school is the perfect time to develop intellect and character while gaining a deeper sense of self and the real world. Students have a broad palette of topics to study and pair in-depth academic exploration with real-world connections to experts and local apprenticeships. Middle School is about deepening a passion for individual subjects while broadening your understanding of yourself and your future.