April 13, 2018
Join us for our spring
Exhibition of Learning: Student Exploration of Self on April 26 at 6:30 p.m.
EXHIBITION OF LEARNING

Please join us on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. for our spring Exploration of Learning: Student Exploration of Self.

The event will feature posters, presentations, and performances by students from all academic subject areas and extra-curricular activities, sharing what they have learned, created, designed, and discovered.

The event will provide the Academy community with a picture of student engagement sharing the story of their learning. Students will be inviting guests to interact with their learning and engage with the intellectual virtues model of education.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the event.

ALL-SCHOOL FIELD TRIP: "DO. RISK. GROW"

We are going on an all-school field trip to Fulcrum Adventures in Culver City for a full-day of outdoor education! Fulcrum Adventures is recognized as a leader in the field of adventure-based team-building, leadership, youth development & organizational development. We hope that this will be an annual trip every spring.


WHO: All Academy Students
WHEN: Friday, April 27
WHERE: Fulcrum Adventures in Culver City
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are looking for a few parents to help with transportation. If you are available to carpool a group of students, please email Crystal Day.
YEARBOOKS FOR SALE
The Yearbook Club has steadily been working on the Academy's second yearbook. To secure your yearbook, please fill out the yearbook form and return it to the "Turn it in" box on the cafe bench. If you would like to see the Academy's yearbook from last year, please visit the Cove.
THANKS AND PRAISE
A special thanks to Lorraine Capps for helping to organize the Academy's semi-formal dance!!!

Also a big Triton "Shout-Out" to:
  • Marlene Gumbs
  • Karen Brumm
  • Antoinette Miller
  • Erica Capps
  • Family Alliance
  • Student Leadership Council
  • All of the parents who donated items

THANK YOU!!!
HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT CELEBRATION
Welcoming our Incoming Students and Families

We are very much looking forward to celebrating our incoming students at a High School Enrollment Celebration next Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m . Members of our Family Alliance will be at the event to welcome the families. If you are interested in participating, please contact Crystal Day .

You can view the event details and let us know if you are coming on our Facebook event page .
NOW ENROLLING FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

Share the Academy with your friends, neighbors, and family members! The Academy is currently enrolling students going into 9th, 10th, and 11th grade for the 2018-19 school year. We have limited spaces available in 9th,10th and 11th grade for next year. Interested families should start the process by submitting an application today.

The Academy prepares students for college and the 21st century through innovative, passion-driven, arts-integrated projects, with a curriculum that exceeds state content standards and California's "A-G" university requirements. This is a place for students to discover their interest, be curious, and better understand themselves. Learn more by viewing the Academy " At a Glance . "

The Academy is a public school that is free of charge and open to all students. There are no residential requirements; currently, the Academy serves students throughout Long Beach, Wilmington, Carson, Los Angeles, and Orange County. All students are welcome regardless of background, academic record, or special education eligibility. Feel free to share the Academy with your own communities. Interested families can start the process by completing an online application .
UPCOMING EVENTS 

Fri., April 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Basketball Game: Faculty vs. Students

Tues., Apr. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Wed., April 18 at 9 a.m.
Family Alliance Meeting

Wed., April 18 at 7 p.m.
Board Meeting at the Academy

Fri., April 20 at 9 a.m.

Thrs., April 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Fri., April 27

Friday, May 4
No School
Faculty Academy

May 7-May 11
Teacher Appreciation Week
FAMILY ALLIANCE

The Family Alliance meets in the Cove on the third Wednesday of every month at 9 a.m. Please join us for the next meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at 9 a.m.

PROGRESS REPORTS

Your child’s digital progress report is ready for viewing via illuminate

A progress report is a glimpse of your child’s grades. Students also have access to view their own grades and attendance. If you would prefer to receive the progress report via post mail, please email directors@academylongbeach.org indicating your preference.
ACADEMY AT A GLANCE

Are you curious to know more about the Academy? Visit the Academy
MASTER VIRTUES
CREATIVE VIRTUES
Curiosity
Ask questions!
Open-mindedness
Think outside the box! 
Intellectual Courage
Take risks! 

CRITICAL THINKING VIRTUES
Intellectual Attentiveness
Look and listen!
Intellectual Carefulness
Avoid errors!
Intellectual Thoroughness
Go deep! 

VIRTUES OF SELF-GROWTH
Intellectual Autonomy
Think for yourself!
Intellectual Humility
Admit what you don't
know! 
Intellectual Tenacity
Embrace struggle!
THIS WEEK AT THE ACADEMY
View photos on Facebook and Instagram
Intellectual Virtues Academy, A Long Beach Public High School 
1637 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, California 90813
562.283.4456 | www.academylongbeach.org
The Intellectual Virtues Academy is a public Long Beach high school, open to all students, authorized by Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE).