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S.O.A.R. (Students Obtaining Advanced Resources)

Open for Current Elite Students grades K-8

The SOAR Initiative is an educational program designed for students who want to go above and beyond the traditional classroom experience and maximize their learning potential. Students will engage in authentic learning through collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Our program encourages students to explore their curiosities and push their boundaries, preparing them for future success in college and beyond. Join the SOAR Initiative and become a member of The Golden Cohort!


Attend our  S.O.A.R.
Informational Session 23/24

Wednesday April 26th | 5:00pm


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Give your child the edge they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world. The future is moving at warp speed, with new technologies and challenges emerging every day. With NXTLVL’s innovative online learning experience, your child will develop the future-critical skills they need to succeed. Our complex immerses kids in different ways of thinking, helping them master mental models like first principles thinking, probabilistic thinking, and systems thinking. And the best part? It’s so fun, kids won’t even realize they’re learning! Ready to join us and take your kid’s skills to the next level?

  • Facilitated by EliteX and NXTLVL Staff Facilitating
  • Space is Limited
  • Open to current (returning) students ages 8-11
  • June 5th – Aug 24th (3 months)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays Mornings – Time (TBD)
  • Requires an Application & Elite Teacher Approval
  • Attendance is required
    • 2 or more missed sessions may result in being dropped from the course
  • EliteX + NXTLVL – Futurenaut
  • EliteX + NXTLVL Applications Open May 1st


Written Out Loud will transform kids into joyful writers and published authors. Students will develop courage, collaboration, and storytelling skills while working in creative teams.

Students will harness their creative imagination by designing games through the art of storytelling, coding, computational and design thinking.

  • Written by Stanford Educators

  • Taught by Elite Educators

  • Open to current students (returning) entering grades K-8th (2023-2024)

    • Space is limited

  • Requires an Application Process & Elite Teacher Approval

  • July 3rd-August 4th

  • Classes will be Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00am-11:00am

    • Presentation Day – Friday, August 4th

  • Computer, Chromebook, or Tablet Required.


Crazy About Games – K-2

  • If you love playing games then you will love this course! You’ll learn how all kinds of games work and then use what you’ve learned to design and build your own games from scratch. Games can be: card games, board games, sports games, paper games and/or digital games .
  • Crazy About Games Overview

Game Play and Coding – 3rd-5th / will need free Scratch account

  • Learn how to code by designing and creating your own games! You’ll start by creating your own board or card games, and then move on to creating your own digital games that you can play on a computer or mobile device.
  • Game Play & Coding Overview

Game Designer Studio – 6th-8th /  will need free Scratch account


Kris Mason
Homeschool Assistant Director

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