Coahoma’s ‘The Academy’ now taking applications

Courtesy photo Forest Riley (left) and Isiah Eleda (right) work with a group to assemble a robot during a session held by SM Energy Dec. 12, 2017 in Midland.Courtesy photo Pictured above is Addison Collier (left) and Kasen Rogers (right) working on a science demonstration on the forms of matter.Courtesy photo Pictured above is Kinzlyn Kemper (left) and Blakely Rodgers (right) also working on a science demonstration on the forms of matter.
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The Academy is now accepting applications for grades first through eighth for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Application forms can be found at the Coahoma ISD website at Completed forms can be submitted online or brought to the CISD Administration Office, 600 N. Main Street, Coahoma. Applications must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
The Academy is a kindergarten through eighth grade program designed to develop academic skills while emphasizing student responsibility, leadership, and self-confidence.The program is structured to create an environment that allows flexible scheduling, hands-on learning, incorporation of music and movement into academic lessons while holding students to high expectations of responsibility.
The Academy opened its doors for the first time in August. After several months of watching the program in action, Dr. Amy Jacobs, CISD superintendent, said the faculty and administration have been extremely pleased with the results.

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