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How to Find the Right Summer School Program for Your Needs

May 29, 2023
Summer school programs offer an excellent opportunity for students to enhance their knowledge, develop new skills, get ahead or make up for lost time, and get back on track to reaching their academic goals. With such a wide range of options available, finding the right summer school program that aligns with your needs can be […]

How Alternative High Schools Teach Critical Thinking Skills

April 21, 2023
Alternative high schools provide students with a unique learning environment that can help them develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Unlike traditional high schools, alternative schools often offer smaller class sizes, flexible scheduling, and personalized learning plans that cater to the individual needs and strengths of each student. In this blog, we’ll take a look […]

How Pursuing Passions Help You Stand Out on College Apps

April 21, 2023
One of the things that has always made the Rose Academies unique is how our commitment to honor the promise of education is molded around each individual student’s goals. Time and time again, we’ve seen how pursuing passions in high school can help students stand out on college applications and in the job market. When […]

Standardized Test & College Application Preparation Tips

March 15, 2023
Preparing for standardized tests can be both overwhelming and stressful, but the Rose Academies are here to shed some light on the best preparation practices. Proper preparation can make a significant difference in your performance on these tests and the success of your college applications, so here are some top tips to help you get […]

Impact of Alternative High Schools on Reducing Dropout Rates

March 15, 2023
When faced with difficult life circumstances and slipping grades, high school students may start to see dropping out of school as their only option. However, not finishing high school can be one of the most significant indicators of career and financial struggles in the future. Alternative high schools provide non-traditional educational options for students who […]

Can Charter Schools Deny Students?

February 20, 2023
Charter schools are public schools that are granted autonomy to set their own policies and curriculum. This often allows charter schools to be more innovative and forward-thinking in their educational approach, but the same laws and regulations as traditional public schools still govern them. One of these regulations is the ability to deny enrollment to […]

Video Blog: What Life Skills Does High School Teach?

February 20, 2023
While “Home Ec” classes might mostly be a thing of the past, high school still delivers on many life skills that will help students function and excel in the world beyond graduation. High school can be a great opportunity for students to learn life skills such as how to make good decisions, manage their time […]

Rose Academies Video Blog – Esports in High School

January 24, 2023
This year, the Rose Academies are excited to announce the introduction of an esports league at the Desert Rose and Mountain Rose Campuses. Esports, short for electronic sports, are video games played competitively, often for spectators. With over 95% of American teens playing video games, esports is a great opportunity to tap into students’ interests, […]

Alternative High School for Gifted Students

January 24, 2023
There are a variety of reasons why a student might seek out an alternative to a traditional high school education, including credit recovery and more flexible scheduling, but it can also provide students with a unique opportunity to get ahead and even graduate early. For students who find a traditional school structure unengaging and uninspiring, […]

Rose Academies Video Blog – What High Schools are Near Me?

December 30, 2022
Part of what makes the Rose Academies’ high schools unique is the accessibility they provide to in-person students. Those searching for an alternative to a traditional high school education may think of online schooling as the only option. Still, at the Rose Academies, we provide an online, in-person curriculum that is self-paced but never self-taught. […]