Archived Best Practices


Students are assigned a teachers at the beginning of the year. The students keep in contact
with the teachers all throughout the year by writing them notes, buy them drinks and snacks, etc. to let them know they are appreciated. - Oakdale High School

ASB Night

At the beginning of the year, ASB meets on campus from 4pm to midnight (12am) to complete team building and leadership activities that the officers learned at CASC. - Excelsior Charter School

Art Showcase

Art Show and Ethnic Studies Showcase art and projects. Live mural painting and chalk art. - ACE Charter High School

Cocoa and Cram

Are you and your friends cramming some last minute details for upcoming finals? A great way to study well together is to hold Cocoa Cram, a time where a week before finals, students come together to study and drink hot cocoa sold by the high school during breakfast hours before school, lunch, or after school. – Walker Junior High School


While running our Pennies for Patients Drive for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, we honor a local hero and raise funds for him or her and family by organizing a community event. - Walker Junior High School

Cultural Day

To enhance the cultural understanding of the students, a school can put on a cultural experience day where students come dressed in the traditional attire of their culture. – Whitaker Elementary School