Welcome to Envision Science Academy
At Envision, we are passionate about education and innovation. We are excited about the opportunity to serve our students and promote lifelong 21st century learners. Envision Science Academy is a K-8 STEAM public charter school that provides tuition-free education to all students. Join us in the pursuit of excellence at Envision.
”After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity and form. The greatest scientists are artists as well.” – Albert Einstein
The enrollment period for the 2015-2016 academic year is now open until 5:00 PM on Feb 23rd. Please visit our enrollment and admissions page for more information and the application.
ESA Skate Night
Please join us for ESA Skate Night on Friday, Jan 30th from 6:00-9:00 PM at United Skates of America, located at 2901 Trawick Road in Raleigh. Admission is only $3.00 per person, with a charge of $3.00 for skate rental or $4.00 for roller blades. Fifty percent (50%) of all admission fees will be donated back to ESA.
Orders for yearbooks are being accepted from Jan 15th to Feb 15th. The cost per yearbook is $18. An order form was sent home, but you can also order online at www.strawbridge.net. Click "Order," select "Envision Science Academy," and enter your email address.
Design Challenge Fair
Learn more about Envision Science Academy, our unique instructional program, and the enrollment and admissions process at one of our upcoming open house events:
FOR EXISTING ESA FAMILIES:
Tue, Jan 13, 4:00-5:00 PM
Wed, Jan 14, 8:30-9:30 AM CANCELLED!
Tue, Jan 20, 8:30-9:30 AM
Thur, Jan 22, 4:00-5:00 PM
FOR NEW FAMILIES:
Tue, Dec 16, 5:30-6:30 PM
Wed, Jan 14, 5:30-6:30 PM
Sat, Jan 24, 9:00-10:00 AM
Wed, Feb 4, 5:30-6:30 PM NEW!
NOTE: (New Families Only) Since seating is limited, please register to reserve your spot.
Now Accepting Resumé
In addition, Envision’s student body is growing, and we are looking to expand our administrative team, teaching staff, and support personnel. We will offer grades K–7 for the 2015-2016 academic school year. We are currently accepting resumés for several positions, thus creating a pool of candidates for our interview process which will begin February 2015. Click on the Careers tab to view job descriptions for the various opportunities.
EOG Testing Schedule
Below is the schedule for the 2014-2015 End of Grade (EOG) tests:
EOG Reading: May 26, 2015 (Gr. 3-6)
EOG Math: May 27-28, 2015 (Gr. 3-6)
EOG Science: May 29, 2015 (Gr. 5 only)
June 1-4, 2015 are makeup days. No scheduled absences will be approved for 3rd-6th graders on EOG administration days.
Grade Level Communication
Please visit your child's grade level website often for pertinent information, homework, newsletters, and announcements. You can access the grade level websites by selecting the "Staff" tab, and clicking on your child's grade. At the top of the page, you will see a link directing you to the grade level website. Don't forget to visit the Specialists' website as well to learn more about what your child is doing each week.
The mission of Envision Science Academy is to provide innovative instruction through experiential learning with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) in order to prepare elementary and middle school students to compete, lead, and excel in the global marketplace.
Jan 30: ESA Skate Night
Feb 4: Open House for New Families
Feb 9: Board of Directors Meeting
Feb 13: NO SCHOOL Teacher Work Day
Feb 15: Deadline for Yearbook Orders
Feb 23: Open Enrollment Ends
Feb 28: Enrollment Lottery
In this section, you'll receive the latest updates and pertinent information about the school from our principal, Steve Pond.
Check out The Scoop with Coop, a newsletter written by our Assistant Principal, Shaunda Cooper, where she talks about literacy and the latest school happenings.
In this section, Erica Prentice, our STEAM Curriculum Coordinator, talks about the framework of our curriculum, which incorporates STEAM, Project Based Learning (PBL), and the 7E Model.
STEAM is the integration of the arts with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Click here to learn more about STEAM.
Be sure to add your email address to our distribution list for the latest news and updates. You can sign up on our Contact page or text JoinEnvision to 33233.