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November 30, 2017

Where were you born? 

My parents were fresh from Purdue University where my father had completed his PhD in Child Psychology when I was born. They settled into a cozy brick house in Springville, Utah. When I was two, they built a home in Provo. They live there still.  D...

November 13, 2017

At Arches Academy, teachers work closely with students to personalize learning. One way we customize is through crafting unique mini-courses that inspire students and nurture their intrinsic curiosity. These courses are created using the results from student interest s...

November 8, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our Preschoolers have done in the last few weeks!

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Big Red Barn Field Trip: The class got to visit our local Big Red Barn, see animals,...

November 7, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our Kindergarteners have done in the last six weeks:

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Big Red Barn Field Trip: The class got to visit our local Big Red Barn, see anima...

November 5, 2017

At Arches we use proven learning methodologies for preschool through 9th grade.  Arches is not child-directed; we are child-centered.  We teach the way children learn best: with hands-on learning activities in a structured environment that still allows for student choi...

November 3, 2017

 Here are just a few of the things our 1st and 2nd graders have done in the last several weeks:

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Word...

November 3, 2017

Here are just a few of the things our 3rd graders have done in the last several weeks

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Words are Powe...

November 2, 2017

Here are just a few things our 4th and 5th graders have done in the last six weeks:

  • Timpanogos Storytelling Festival: Along with many other students, the 4th and 5th graders were able to attend the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival and hear from many renowned and hig...

November 1, 2017

Whaaaaaat?  3 year olds in preschool?  What’s that about?

Yep, 3 year olds can benefit greatly from preschool and Arches Academy has a class dedicated to them.  We offer half day or full day options but at this age half day works well -- every child is different.

Th...

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