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  • Georgia Milestones Parent Information

    Thanks to all of the 3rd grade parents that came to the informational meeting about the Georgia Milestones Assessment. The presentation from the meeti...

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    posted on March 04, 2015 by Kate Nails
  • What is Academic Rigor?

    What is Rigor?Rigor has long been a term used in education and has a tendency to pop up in school vision statements. Some would call it a buzzword in ...

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    posted on February 19, 2015 by Kate Nails
  • Winter MAP Testing!

    That time of year is upon us again, and the students at WACS are beginning MAP assessments. The MAP assessment is formally known as the Measures of Ac...

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    posted on December 11, 2014 by Kate Nails
  • Teachers from the West Side Come Together!

    Recently, Teachers from Westside Atlanta Charter School began working with teachers from early learning centers on the west side of Atlanta. Our fanta...

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    posted on November 04, 2014 by Kate Nails
  • Awesome

    I recently shared some stories from The Book of Awesome, by Neil Pasricha with the Westside team. Pasricha shares several small events that would norm...

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    posted on October 22, 2014 by Pete
  • Curriculum Night is Coming Up!

    It is that time again…Curriculum Night! This session will be offered for K-1 on Tuesday, October 21, and for 2-3 on Wednesday, October 23. The night w...

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    posted on October 16, 2014 by Kate Nails
  • Smoothing Out the Back to School Shuffle

      The transition back to school is a very exciting time.  Even though it’s time to say goodbye to the longer days, the lazier schedul...

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    posted on August 22, 2014 by Pete
  • The Seven Habits; How WE Work Together.

    A new school year brings new opportunities, new families, new friends, and if we are lucky, a freshened outlook. This year you will hear a lot of buz...

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    posted on August 14, 2014 by Pete
  • Play, Passion, Purpose and other Random Thoughts

    I am reading a book entitled Creating Innovators , by Tony Wagner, which talks about three elements essential to internal motivation; PLAY, PASSI...

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    posted on June 20, 2014 by Pete
  • Westside Atlanta Charter School 2014, We Did It!

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    posted on June 02, 2014 by Pete

  • There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

    - CS Lewis
  • If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.

    - William Arthur Ward
  • Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life’.

    - Helen Exley
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