Nashville is a city of both tradition and innovation as a leader in the music, healthcare, hospitality, and tech industries. Nashville’s rapid growth brings a hundred new people to the city each day. While the city is making sweeping changes to embrace the city’s growth and innovation- one field has remained stagnant- education. With Blyth- Templeton’s commitment to making private school affordable, parents can choose a model that includes personalization and experiential learning. Blyth-Templeton’s mission, “to transform the lives of its students by providing highly individualizes, dynamic and experiential education in small classes with dedicated and skilled educators” offers parents an education alternative that reflects their values. The city’s focus on innovation makes this an incredible fit for students to really explore the city while learning.
|August 12-16||Teacher Orientation|
|August 15-16||Student Orientation (9 AM-3 PM)|
|Term 1 - First Day of Classes|
|Monday||September 2||Labor Day (no school)|
|October 15-16||Term 1 Exams (half days)|
|October 17-21||Fall Break (teachers report the 21st)|
|Monday||Ocotber 21||Teacher Inservice|
|Term 2 begins|
|October 27-29||Thanksgiving Break|
|December 19-20||Term 2 Exams (half days)|
|December 23-January 6||Winter Break (teachers report the 6th)|
|Monday||January 6||Teacher Inservice|
|January 7||Term 3 begins|
|Monday||January 20||MLK Jr. Day (no school)|
|Monday||February 17||President’s Day (no school)|
|Thursday/Friday||March 12-13||Term 3 Exams (half days)|
|March 16-20||Spring Break|
|Monday||March 23||Term 4 begins|
|April 10||Teacher Inservice (students don’t report)|
|Thursday/Friday||May 21-22||Term 4 Exams (half days)|
|Thursday||May 21||Graduation (after exams)|
|May 25||Memorial Day (no school)|
|May 26-17||Teacher Inservice|
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We recently received an email from an interested parent that opened with the following statement:
Blyth-Templeton Academy is an experiential micro school offering an academically rigorous college-preparatory curriculum designed to foster intellectual curiosity through active learning and community exploration.
What if the future of education was developed around the student and driven by the student?
This is the question we are always asking ourselves.
The time and energy of mainstream education can get tied up by standardized testing, complex reporting, and a one-size-fits-all approach in the classroom. Meanwhile, the needs of individual students fade to the background.
We are pioneering an educational model that genuinely puts students first and that emphasizes the skills that colleges and employers value. Our model does not offer an “alternative” education, it offers an education experience that will help your student fall in love with learning and take an active part in their own education.
Why not prepare students for successful, full lives starting in middle and high school?