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Harvey, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Harvey District and Curriculum
The schools strives to create an environment in which students are given the opportunity to learn in a safe, nurturing environment that promotes excellence, respect, and pride in themselves, the school, and their community. Students are provided the tools to learn, to think, to solve problems, and to make thoughtful decisions so that they are prepared for their post-secondary future in the community and the global society.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Harvey District Curriculum
The curriculum attempts to provide challenging learning opportunities in a safe and supportive environment in which high expectations are established. The goal is for students to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become lifelong learners who are responsible and productively influence our world. Critical thought, decision making and problem solving are all major goals of the curriculum.
The curriculum is regularly assessed on academic, social, emotional, and behavioral levels to evaluate its effectiveness. The curriculum is based on international standards so that students will be competitive in an increasingly global world. The main focus of the curriculum is on analytical and persuasive writing and critical reading of complex, nonfiction texts as well as real-world applications of mathematics and science lessons. Students focus on foundational topics which allows them to build on key concepts in their post-secondary education.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Harvey Educational News
- Library Services - Thornwood High School’s library offers many opportunities for students, from academic enrichment to learning support. Prior to embarking upon college, learning how to use library research systems is one of the best things a student can do to prepare.
- Extracurricular Activities - Thornwood High School offers many activities for students ranging from academic enrichment clubs to arts and musical performance opportunities for more information and a schedule of events students and parents can check the link provided.
- Athletics Information - Thornwood High School has many athletic opportunities for kinetic learners, from wrestling to football to everything in between. For more opportunities and a schedule of events the athletics department maintains a site with all current information.
Harvey 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: Financial Aid
Paying for college is becoming increasingly difficult with skyrocketing costs. The cost of tuition isn’t even the real cost, many times, as there are often as many as another $10,000 worth of fees and costs. For many students this is prohibitive, and they must limit themselves to state schools and community colleges. But don’t despair! Most private colleges offer financial aid, and a competitive student can often receive enough aid to make the cost of attending a private college equivalent to attending a public one. Many of the more expensive colleges offer a large percentage of students a small aid award across the board, maybe a few thousand dollars. Competitive students often are eligible for merit scholarships, which can be substantial. These are often awarded by the colleges without the student having to apply for them, but always check the college’s website and even contact their financial aid department to make sure. Similarly, there may be other awards and scholarships depending on the background of the student. The starting place for financial aid is really the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).