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What our Parents are saying about TEACH-NW
Hi!! Just wanted to take a minute and tell you that Madison is absolutely loving school. It’s only been a little while that you all have been back in session, but it has made all the difference. We talk about school; we talk about assignments; she’s excited about the next day. It’s a huge change I see in her, and I can’t tell you, and Mrs. Kline, thank you enough. You both have always been in her corner, and I don’t have the world to show my gratitude. School is something that I gave up on and didn’t have anyone to be accountable to, and I am trying my darndest as a parent to stay on top of my children and be there for them and push them (in a good way) to stick with it but to also try and be very aware when something doesn’t seem right. I think we are on the right path now. Choosing TEACH-NW was the right way to go.
I can only imagine how much work you guys do. As a parent watching their child find classes they love, and come out of their shell, be comfortable showing others their true self other than just at home is the best thing in the world. Knowing that a couple of teachers go the extra mile to make that happen, there are no words. Thank you.
“I was not having a great time in school until I joined TEACH-NW. The reason why I wasn’t enjoying school is because I was sort of wasting my time there … I have improved my work ethic at home and I’m getting a ton of work done in shorter time! I also have more free time as I can do work at my own pace, not everyone else’s pace!”
Henrik Pavulans-Sherwood, 5th Grade Student
"I don't know what to say except thank you for allowing me and other learners to participate in this program. Coming from more traditional school systems, I feel incredibly blessed to be able to attend Village Home and take online classes through TEACH-NW. I felt as though I needed to take the opportunity this year to express how grateful and excited I am to be able to be in this program through my work samples and communications with Anthony. I sincerely hope that if I and other learners show that we can take responsibility for our own learning, this program and others like it can be available to more learners in the future. It's truly a privilege."
Aaron Johnson, Parent
"When my son told me he wanted to design his own education experience, one part of me rejoiced in his desire to follow his curiosity while another cringed at the many unknowns. What other possibilities were there? Who would understand and be able to guide us? Would he still be able to keep all of his options for his future open? When we found TEACH-NW, I immediately knew this was the right path for him. Thanks to this program and the wonderful facilitators, he has stayed in the drivers' seat of his education, demonstrated his passion for learning in ways that leverage and expand his unique talents, kept all of his higher education options open, and become a happy and thriving life-long learner."
Amanda Johnson, Happy Momma
p.s. Maybe I'll see you at Mock Trial! 🙂
Thank you for building a school where all kids feel important and valuable.
Sara Staton, Parent
I must admit that your prompt and knowledgeable responses changed the way I thought about charter schools. Having left our previous charter, I expected the same type of communication that I had received from them.....very delayed, no information or very little information in response to my questions, and the left hand not knowing what the right hand was doing. You, and the entire TNW staff, have fully renewed my faith. The communications I've been involved with from TNW staff has always been prompt (almost instantaneous) and if an answer wasn’t known, they at least communicated that to me then got back to me when they did have an answer. I truly feel like TNW values the parents and the students and words can't express how much I appreciate that.
Thank you, again, for allowing us to be a part of the TNW. 🙂
Karla Newman, Parent
“This school year so far has been amazing thanks to TEACH-NW! I wasn’t happy in regular school, mostly because of how little time we could spend learning about things we were passionate about. There were constant disruptions from other students that kept everyone from learning. It was very chaotic. Now when I can set my own educational goals ….. I feel better about learning new things and am much less stressed.
I have also been able to dance a lot more than last year and have accomplished a lot in dance just since fall term started. I am very passionate about dance! I’ve danced since I was 3.5 years old. The most exciting thing about my dance is that I have started doing pointe work in ballet! I’ve been so excited about this for a long time and thanks to TEACH-NW!
Another exciting thing is that in September I auditioned for my studio’s competition team and was accepted! I was chosen by the choreographers to compete in four pieces. We will compete four times this year and I already know I will love the experience. Because of TEACH-NW, I am able to dance every day and have so much more fun learning!”
- Hannah Pavulans-Sherwood, 7th Grade
“Our year is off to a fabulous start thanks to amazing supportive staff and awesome resources!”
Sara Staton, Parent
High School Student of the Month for May, Nathaniel Ashford
I have had the pleasure of working with Nathaniel for the past two years, both as his teacher, EF, and OBOB coach, and have continuously been amazed by who he is both as a person and also as a student. I first met Nathaniel when he took my Holocaust and Human Behavior course last year. During that course, Nathaniel consistently brought tremendous depth and insight to our class while offering endless support and encouragement to his classmates. This year, though carrying a very full plate, including completing an exchange program in Australia, Nathaniel committed to join our high school OBOB team. What a great time we had reading, discussing, and laughing through it all. Once in Australia, Nathaniel’s commitment to the team continued as he joined our weekly meetings in the middle of the night local time for him, and also spent a day with us at the virtual OBOB regional competition despite the dramatic time difference. Work sample reviews have always been so fun with Nathaniel, and I have loved hearing his music, seeing his adventures in robotics, and am always amazed by his academic pursuits. Nathaniel will be graduating this year, and as sad as I am to see him go, I am so excited to hear about all his grand adventures to come! Thank you for letting me be part of your journey, Nathaniel! -Cindy
Nathaniel is one of those students I will never forget. He is a student that reminds me of why I decided to become a teacher in the first place. Nathaniel learns for the sake of learning, intrinsically motivated and hungry for knowledge. A thoughtful, critical thinker, and a natural teacher, as seen through his rich contributions to our class discussions. What a gift it was to have him in our “Tribal History, Shared History” class this year! His dedication to his studies and passions is inspiring. I am so incredibly proud of him and grateful to have had him participate in our class this year! – Ms. White
Middle School Student of the Month for May, Chloe FeldKamp
Mr. J: Since meeting Chloe at the drone intensive at the Hillsboro Learning Center, then again at the Outdoor School event, I’ve shared with others how truly impressed I was by Chloe’s kindness and by her willingness to take risks. I was particularly struck by how quickly she engaged in activities and her willingness to pursue a new task or challenge to completion. The world has much to learn from children such as Chloe!
Shannon: This is Chloe’s first year with TEACH-NW. During her time with us, she has worked diligently on her school work. In addition to the main subjects, she takes Japanese and participates in Eden Acres forest school. She took part in the 4 day drone coding workshop as well as our outdoor school at Hagg Lake. Chloe loves art and has grown into a very talented artist this year. She enjoys digital art but is also very talented with drawing and other crafts such as resin. She has joined a newly formed Art Club where she is eager to improve her drawing and illustration skills. Chloe has gone on many learning adventures with her family and most recently spent two weeks exploring Washington DC. Chloe loves animals, especially her sweet dog Bea who is often found close by while Chloe does school work.
Kori: I was lucky enough to be one of the EFs at a few different classes/events this year where I got to work with Chloe. At each event Chloe showed outstanding kindness towards her fellow classmates. Chloe continuously shows bravery with her willingness to try new things! I would also like to give a quick shout out to Chloe for her participation in the TNW virtual gaming club and her help keeping me from getting lost in our class Minecraft world!
From Mom: Chloe is so happy to be part of Teach NW and be nominated as Middle School student of the month! In her free time she likes to swim, draw and spend time with her puppy and play Genshin Impact.
From Chloe: What do you like about Teach NW? That we can buy art supplies!
What is your favorite book that you’ve read recently? Teaching Master Takagi-san (manga series)
What is your favorite subject? Art
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