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Programs & Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Laurus Academy, students can explore their interests, learn new skills, and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities. Learn more about the programs and activities we offer below. 

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S.T.E.M.

We encourage critical thinking with S.T.E.M. - science, technology, engineering, and math. We believe this is just the tip of the iceberg to supporting multi-discipline innovation.

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Specials

Along with academics, our scholars will be exposed to the arts and more. We offer specials like art, music, and P.E.

Sports

Basketball

Basketball

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

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"I love that Laurus teachers invest in the students and do whatever it takes to make sure that they succeed!"

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Activities and Clubs

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Activities and Clubs

Community Service

Moral Focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Scholars who participate in service projects get the chance to model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

Black History Programs

Every February, we celebrate African-American history and culture during school events. Our scholars also celebrate through reading, writing, and art.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Chess Club

Chess can increase focus, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Players practice good sportsmanship and use logic in this friendly, competitive club.

Karate

Our program provides confidence and builds character by assisting the student in accomplishing his /her goals.

 

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership
Time 

3:45-5:30 (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month)

Contact
Raven Gregory: 313-587-1629
 

3rd - 5th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Community Service

Moral Focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Scholars who participate in service projects get the chance to model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

Black History Programs

Every February, we celebrate African-American history and culture during school events. Our scholars also celebrate through reading, writing, and art.

Pretty Positives

We aim to encourage girls in this club to improve their self-esteem and live healthy.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Chess Club

Chess can increase focus, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Players practice good sportsmanship and use logic in this friendly, competitive club.

Karate

Our program provides confidence and builds character by assisting the student in accomplishing his /her goals.

 

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership
Time 

3:45-5:30 (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month)

Contact
Raven Gregory: 313-587-1629
 

6th - 8th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Spanish

English-speaking scholars are taught basic Spanish in this program. This includes a variety of language activities for verbal and written practice.

National Junior Honor Society

This program was created for outstanding middle schoolers. These students are often recognized for efforts in academics, character, and service.

Field Trips

Each year we take learning outside the classroom and invite parent volunteers. A variety of age-appropriate outings are planned for our scholars.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

Black History Programs

Every February, we celebrate African-American history and culture during school events. Our scholars also celebrate through reading, writing, and art.

Dance

We encourage our dancers to express themselves through movement. Group or solo performances may also be taught as a part of this program.

Chess Club

Chess can increase focus, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. Players practice good sportsmanship and use logic in this friendly, competitive club.

Karate

Our program provides confidence and builds character by assisting the student in accomplishing his /her goals.

 

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership
Time 

3:45-5:30 (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month)

Contact
Raven Gregory: 313-587-1629
 

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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.

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