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Deer Park District and Curriculum
Deer Park School District serves five schools and almost 4,400 students. The Curriculum and Instruction team is led by two District Administrators for Curriculum & Instruction (one for elementary and one for secondary). Teachers also ensure each student’s individual needs are met through individualized instructional methods. The district’s curriculum is focused on the development of 21st century skills, as well as college and career readiness. Another key area of focus is acquiring a global perspective. By exploring cultures other than their own, students are able to have a greater appreciation for diversity in their community.
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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Deer Park District Curriculum
Deer Park High’s science department’s main goal is to provide students with inquiry-based, hands-on learning experiences that help them better understand the world around them. Students work with different compounds, in particular, they examine the ability of carbon to make rings and form chains. High school students also study thermodynamics. Students identify what thermal energy is, and explain how it consists of ordered and unordered motion of colliding particles. Besides the typical science classes, the high school offers anatomy, living environment, forensic science, astronomy, oceanography, and marine biology.
The goal of the social studies department is to cultivate students who are contributing citizens to a global society. Children look at the relationship of communities with bodies of water, mountains, and other geographic features. Government is also a component of the curriculum. Students learn about the procedures followed to make and enact laws, and explain how laws are needed to maintain order and keep the peace. This is done by engaging students in historical and social inquiry as they analyze information as well as understand multiple perspectives.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Deer Park Educational News
- Deer Park Senior Wins $1,000 for Her Essay - A Deer Park High senior placed third in a competitive worldwide essay contest. The goal of the contest was to analyze the philosophic meaning of the Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged.
- Robert Frost Middle Schooler to Represent Deer Park in Spelling Bee - An eighth grader from Robert Frost Middle School recently won the school spelling bee and will be the lone Deer Park student to advance to the local edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee at Hofstra University. She correctly spelled the word “emporium” to clinch the competition. She qualified to participate in her school spelling bee by scoring highly on a preliminary assessment of 20 unfamiliar words.
- Primary Students Solve Math Problems for Charity - This marked the fourth consecutive year that John Quincy Adams Primary School students participated in Math-a-Thon to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude supplied the Math-a-Thon Funbooks, which contain challenging math problems, to students, who ask family and friends to donate for each problem or page they complete. In 2014, the students raised $7,861 for childhood cancer research.
Deer Park Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Personalizing Your Education
Students have identical lockers, sit in identical desks, read identical textbooks, and may even wear similar uniforms, but there are ways for children to personalize their educational materials. Students can put many items in their locker to make it their own. They can put photos of their friends, family, pets, favorite singers or actors, and more. They may hang personal artwork and drawings or inspirational quotes. They may use letter magnets to spell out different words. There is a wide range of folders available, and children can personalize them even further by adding stickers, drawings, words, magazine clippings, etc. Students can also select from different styles and patterns of lunch boxes and backpacks and include buttons or pins on them. Of course, parents and teachers should always make sure students' personalizations are school-appropriate and that they are not damaging any school property or writing in their textbooks.