A few of our students traveled to China during Spring Break with Mrs. Ma. Here is what two of them had to say about their exciting trip. My Trip to China by Maya Hardee We went to many exciting places over our week trip to Beijing, China. On the first day, we visited the Badaling […]
Last week, Yorktown mom Michele Alkalay (mother of Natalie, Ella, and Adam), organized a mom’s night out for a few mothers from Cohort 1 and 3. The small group met up at Sip-n-Doodle for a relaxed, fun, and unique experience. As a new Yorktown mom it was a fun way to meet other moms, chit […]
Students of Yorktown Education, along with faculty and parent chaperones attended the first field trip of the year to the Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison, Texas. The Museum opened in October 1993 and began as the personal collection of businessman Jim Cavanaugh. The mission of the Museum is to promote aviation education, research and American […]
From England to Italy, Yorktown gets in-depth with some of Europe’s most loved cities this Spring Break. Follow your classmates as they tour England, France, Switzerland, and Italy! Great photos being posted daily on Facebook!
We are so excited to be taking our first trip of the year to Austin, our state’s capital. We have so many activities planned including: A tour of the University of Texas at Austin Bat Observation A guided tour at LBJ Presidential Library A tour of the state capitol We have sent out information to […]
We take learning out of the classroom quite a bit! We want our students to really understand topics and that requires interaction. Last week we went to the Dallas Museum of Art. As you can see it was a lot of fun for everyone and informational.
Everyone can agree there should be more to school than just academic classes, even though the core curriculum makes performance at higher levels possible for advanced studies, activities and even sports, including football. Traditional lecture classes do not foster teamwork, give and take, or teach how to overcome failure for later success, especially with their […]
School has started for the fall and that means our year of immersive, individualized learning has begun. Yorktown Education consistently provides our students with programs that engage their interests in the classroom and out of the classroom. Following that tradition we have arranged our first outing for the Dallas Museum of Art on Tuesday, September […]
How about Physical Education that is fun and social? Can use the skills for the rest of your life? We encourage our students to live life to the fullest. Life should be an adventure with friends, going places, doing new things and learning about our rich and varied world. Scuba diving accomplishes these activities while […]
Yorktown Education is about proficiency We have said it many ways but we don’t want our students to just be book smart, we want them well-rounded and to gain a knowledge of topics and facts at the level that they understand them. That concept is core to how we schedule classes, how we create tests […]