The focus of freshman year is identity or recognition of the self. Essential questions that you will explore:
Who am I? What makes me unique? Who can I become? How can I develop study skills to successfully navigate high school? How do I find my voice, passion and confidence? How do I develop resilience? How do I build character and become my best self? How can I discover my inner beauty? How do I connect with my spiritual core?
SOME EXAMPLES FROM THE CURRICULUM :
Freshmen Ropes Course:
Modeled after the ideas in Angela Duckworth’s Grit and Carol Dweck‘s Mindset. How do we challenge ourselves? How do we develop a Growth Mindset?
Finding the Tzelem Elokim within each of us. How will we develop our character and middot?
Discovering strength in the face of adversity through an analysis of strong personalities, such as Batya, Yocheved. Moshe, Aharon, Miriam, and Pharaoh.
What can I learn about my Sephardic heritage?