Students at Carver Academy are expected to give their all at school in order to fully develop their academic skills and reach their full potential. Staff members instill a sense of responsibility in all students by setting high, yet attainable, standards. By cooperating with the principal, staff members, their parents and their peers, students learn to respect others. By learning about their community and giving back, they become productive citizens.
When they arrive at Carver each day, students are expected to be prepared – both mentally and physically. Not only do they need to bring supplies (i.e. pens, pencils, paper, etc.), but students also need to come with a positive, confident attitude and be ready to learn. Teachers see students as successful and by believing in themselves, children achieve more and overcome challenges to learning.
Carver students should know that they have a strong support network standing behind them, encouraging them to do their best. With the school staff, parents and the community, help is always just around the corner. Students should never hesitate to ask for assistance understanding a new concept or solving a complex problem. Carver students are the heart of the school – they are the future and make Carver the wonderful place it is today.
Students at Carver have the added responsibility of using safe online resources to further their education. The educational Web sites listed below help students improve their academic skills and familiarize themselves with technology. Student can use the computers at Carver to explore these sites or discover them at home with their families.
- By using the Think Link Web site, students can go online to complete assessments assigned by their teachers.
- Carver’s Accelerated Reader site supports classroom learning by encouraging online practice.
At Carver Academy, scholars are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and enrichment opportunities. By joining any of the programs available, scholars can expand their knowledge and skills. Extracurricular and enrichment opportunities help scholars develop into well-rounded, healthy human beings. Whether they join a sports team or become a member of a club, scholars benefit from collaborating with their peers to achieve a common goal.
Extracurricular activities include:
- All-City Track Meets (5th-8th Grade)
- City Year-Mentoring
- Boys & Girls Club Community Learning Center
- Junior Coach
Educational and enrichment opportunities include:
- Family Fun Nights
- Homework Help
Drug, Alcohol and Violence Prevention programs include:
- Life Skills
- Peer Mediation
- Teens Against Tobacco Use