WHIN takes a balanced literacy approach, using EL Education’s K-5 English Language Arts curriculum, a comprehensive, standards-based core literacy program through compelling, real-world content.
Using Bridges in Mathematics students experience math through a lens of exciting discovery. Math units create rich scenarios for learners, and are revisited throughout the year to ensure student mastery.
Our program helps students become citizen- artists in the spirit of El Sistema, supporting the development of students’ unique identity, self-worth, and empathy towards others.
WHIN offers two periods of music a day for all students. Our ensembles focus on vocal and instrumental music, with both strands building strong foundations of music literacy so students become authentic life-long and life-wide music makers.
Our FOSS curriculum fosters students’ curiosity of the natural world while students engage in active investigations, collaborate with peers, record observations, extend learning outdoors and in real world contexts. WHIN offers a dedicated Science classfor all students every day where students learn by doing hands-on experiments based on the highly-regarded FOSS curriculum.
In our holistic, balanced curriculum, students learn to respect, develop, and take care of their physical health.