Narcoossee Elementary is a school that revolves around building leadership capacity within the students, staff, and community. Narcoossee Elementary teaches and practices the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People based on secular principles and practices of personal, interpersonal, and organizational effectiveness. The school integrates leadership development into existing school programs, curricula, and traditions helping to improve relationships, transform culture, highly motivate people, and enhance all other programs within the school. Students learn how to become self-reliant, take initiative, plan ahead, set and track goals, prioritize their time, manage their emotions, be considerate of others, express their viewpoint persuasively, resolve conflicts, find creative solutions, value differences, and live a balanced life. In short, Narcoossee Elementary helps students develop the skills and self-confidence they need to lead their lives and succeed in school and beyond.
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Harmony Community School is a family of Shorthorns that leads by example through personal responsibility, contribution and hard work. Harmony Community is an institution of learning that practices the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students to continuously improve socially, academically, physically and emotionally. The school encourages students to set goals and work toward accomplishing and monitoring those goals; additionally, fosters a healthy culture by encouraging each person to sharpen his/her leadership skills. Harmony is a community that teaches, inspires, respects, celebrates and values everyone, every day.
East Lake Elementary strives to create a warm and welcoming environment for anyone who may walk through its doors. East Lake Elementary works hard to connect with its community, values the importance of discourse in the classroom, engagement, and fosters a life-long love of learning. Students are inspired by its dual language program and cultural arts focus which encourages all to be a part of an everchanging world as bilingual, bi-literate, and bicultural individuals. Learners research other cultures and languages to learned about their roots, way of living, customs, and arts. Using a variety of academic and enrichment activities, these programs promote a high level of academic achievement, cultivate talents and interests, develop the creativity of the mind and body, refine feelings and reflect and represent the customs and values of its diverse community.
The teachers and staff at Ventura Elementary work diligently to promote a positive, student-centered learning environment, focusing on helping students grow academically, behaviorally, and socially. Lessons are focused on college and career readiness and designed to make learning hands-on, collaborative, and inquiry based. Ventura provides students the opportunity to prepare for college and career through our AVID program (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and become bilingual and bi-literate through our Dual Language Program. This school year, we are adding a Medical Science and Technology learning track so that all students, K-5, can learn about fitness, wellness, sports medicine, coding, cybersecurity, and robotics. Our goal is to foster a love for learning and guide students in preparing for college and careers.
Canoe Creek K8 is Osceola County's premier Environmental STEM school. Through a hands-on, minds-on approach to learning, students at CCK8 will develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary for the 21st century. Our on-site nature preserve and gardens allow opportunities for student exploration and inquiry. The E-STEM focus at Canoe Creek K8 will prepare students for the future and give them tools to help build sustainable, informed communities that are environmentally sound. The school is a cohesive learning community in which students are given the opportunity to grow academically and emotionally. The staff is committed to providing an enriched and rigorous education through exploration within a diverse community where all children succeed beyond the K-12 system.