Valentine’s Day at Safe Passage

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year, Valentine’s Day, or día de San Valentín, was celebrated at Safe Passage a day early, on Thursday, February 13th. It was a fun-filled day for students, teachers, volunteers, and staff. There were special snacks and meals as well as games, and of course –

2019 Strategic Plan

Earlier this year, the Safe Passage Board of Directors, staff, and stakeholders developed a new strategic plan. The main areas of focus included: Mission School and Programs Facilities Finance Development Data Analysis Our three big ideas were: Achieving financial sustainability with improved planning, budgeting, and fundraising practices that foster

Expeditions Exhibition

Throughout the school year, our students take part in many engaging “expeditions” as part of the Expeditionary Learning curriculum used in our full-day school. An “expedition” is a unit of study involving research, group work, community outings, and a final presentation. In culmination of all their hard work throughout

Student-led conferences

The teachers at Safe Passage help our students understand that they are accountable for their actions. This is an important aspect of Expeditionary Learning, which is the guiding methodology of our full-day school. Student-led conferences are a major component of this. In these conferences, which are held every semester,

Student Stories: Meet Juliana & Wilder

Meet Juliana & Wilder, two eight year olds, friends, and classmates in the second grade at the Hanley Denning Experimental Primary School. Q: How long have you been a student with Safe Passage? Juliana: I’ve been at Safe Passage for four years. Wilder: I started at Safe Passage in

Student Stories: Meet Lilia

Meet Lilia, a student in our Oportunidades program. Oportunidades is our new reinforcement program for students from grades 8 and up who attend public schools. We recently sat down with Lilia to learn more about her and her experiences at Safe Passage. I am 15 years old, and I’m