A private school in Ashburn, VA. designed to inspire and challenge students in grades 6-12. When you put together curious students and dedicated teachers, the experience is truly transformative.
Committed to learning and working for social justice. WHERE BRIGHT MINDS THRIVE
Founded in 2008, Loudoun School for the Gifted is the only middle and high school for advanced students in Virginia. Students work in a small, supportive community where school feels right and their ideas, interests, and highest aspirations really matter. Classes are small and are designed to encourage dialogue among teachers and peers. The setting is comfortable and the workload is reasonable. We believe this environment allows students to be and do their best. The courses are built on great books and challenging questions, with the aim of helping students learn to think critically and creatively. Our teachers have doctorates or engineering degrees in their respective fields, allowing them to provide expert guidance and academic work designed to prepare students to be successful in higher education and in their professional lives. At our school, teachers know their students, students know their peers, and together we work to help each other do great things.
Operating as usual
COMMUNITY SERVICE: LSAS students, parents, and faculty had such a wonderful Saturday this past weekend at the JK Community Farm. We got to harvest kale, spinach, and potatoes while helping w**d the gardens in preparation for upcoming planting projects at the farm. It was so nice to spend the first official day of spring outside on a beautiful day with our school community!
THEATRE CLUB: The LSAS Theatre Club is in the middle of rehearsing their original short play about a brother and sister who accidentally fall into their mom's purse while searching for a pen, similarly to how Alice falls down the rabbit hole to Wonderland. They encounter all sorts of characters one might find in a purse on their hunt to find the pen and get out of the purse: a wallet, a pair of ear buds, a sleeve of tissues, and more. The club can't wait to premiere their show this spring!
FOOD+PHOTOS: High school photography students work with backlighting thinly sliced fruits as they learn about creative lighting techniques for still life shots... here’s some of the amazing images they captured! #art #creativephotography @loudoun_school
Pi DAY FUN in prealgebra, students are measuring the circumference and diameter of many objects in the classroom to discover the theme of the day. #piday #math #stem #greatteachers @loudoun_school
ASTRONOMY NIGHT at LSAS: students and teachers enjoyed a night under the stars, eating pizza, and playing games. Thanks to Dr Sohl and Mr Romero for facilitating this event. #astronomy #stem #greatteachers @loudoun_school
GUEST SPEAKER: Students in Mr. Percoco's middle school Conversations in US History class had a Zoom meeting with World War I historian and author Mitchell Yockelson to discuss when "History Meets Hollywood." During their study of World War I, students watched the 1941 film "Sergeant York" starring Gary Cooper. Yockelson helped students understand that there is a difference between real history and "reel" history, and that some of our heroes are created in order to meet the needs of a society.
CREATIVITY ZONE: after-school Art Club at LSAS! From cardboard construction to comics, watercolor pencils to paint (& a few things in between!), students enjoy the freedom of creating personal projects & experimenting with ideas! As Einstein said, “creativity is intelligence having FUN!” #creativity #art #fun @loudoun_school
FINALISTS 2021 in the National Merit Scholarship Program - congratulations to LSAS seniors, Mira and Nora for their distinguished academic performance and high potential for future academic accomplishments. @loudoun_school
ADMISSIONS 21/22: Looking for inspiring peers, dynamic conversations, and a community passionate about learning?Curious students who aspire to positively impact the world belong at Loudoun School for Advanced Studies.
MATH COUNTS Congrats to Patrick, LSAS 8th grader, for advancing to the next round! Special thanks to Manoj Bisht for facilitating and great job to 6th grader-Shaurya and 7th grader-Ryan. #mathcounts #stemeducation #math #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies
PRIMARY SOURCES: In Mr. Percoco's middle school Conversations in US History class students worked with primary sources from the National Archives to help crack a German diplomatic code in the lead up to the American entry into World War I.
#history #greatteachers @loudoun_school
The Planting Science celery projects allowed LSAS middle school students to experience authentic research; from formulating a hypothesis to designing and conducting the experiment. Our students regularly communicated with PhD planting scientist mentors. They prepared and presented posters on their findings. Several LSAS projects are now featured on the Planting Science Star Project page. LSAS students are encouraged to participate in research throughout high school in their 10th grade project course and additional independent research classes.
Our courses emphasize research, problem solving and collaboration. Faculty mentorship, challenging academics, small classes and a shared love of learning will transform your child's academic experience. Curious students who aspire to positively impact the world belong at Loudoun School for Advanced Studies. Online option available. Learn more: https://www.loudounschool.org
CONVERSATIONS we’re having on Inauguration 2021 with our students in the building and those attending class via Zoom. #democracy #criticalthinking @loudoun_school
PROBABILITY, expected value, logic, and game theory - Dr Oliveau engages students through strategy games. Fun and learning everyday at LSAS. #gametheory #logicgames #math #greatteacher @loudoun_school
CELEBRATE the holidays with LSAS. Use your creativity to design a gingerbread art piece! 🎨 Share it with us on Instagram and Facebook. ☃️ Happy Holidays! ❄️
LSAS covered in snow. Get outside and enjoy! #snowday
6th GRADE life science students broke up into groups to analyze bacteria cultures, swabbed from different parts of the science classroom. YUCK!!!🤮#science #handsonlearning #sciencekids
7th GRADE life science students designed experiments to test their own hypotheses about photosynthesis. #science #greatteachers #handsonlearning
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STAYING FOCUSED online can be challenging. LSAS teachers inspire students to collaborate even on Zoom. #greatstudents #greatteachers #onlinelearning #inpersonlearning #stayfocused #zoom
MS ENGLISH did a shared reading of Isaac Asimov’s “The Fun They Had,” set in 2155 when “teachers” are appliances in homes. Two kids find a printed book — a relic of a time when school was social and taught by people. Students discussed the benefits and drawbacks of using technology for learning. We also did exercises to prevent eye strain. (follow your finger) 😂 #reading #middleschool #greatteachers
MORE After school clubs are a big part of our culture & continuation of learning. Today, art club students chose to make Sculpey clay figures & jewelry for upcoming gift giving! #creativity #afterschoolclubs #lovelearning #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies
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CONVERSATIONS IN US HISTORY, Mr. Percoco is using award winning author, Michael Burgan's BREAKER BOYS: HOW A PHOTOGRAPH HELPED END CHILD LABOR. This is an examination of the power of photography and how photographs can actually change or make history. Students will explore the ground breaking work of photojournalist Lewis Hine who documented child labor in the early 20th century and how his photoghraphs helped generate federal legislation for child labor laws. #history #greatteachers #projectbasedlearning #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies
TIE DYE a great way to end another awesome week at LSAS. #creativity #funlearning #ashburnvirginia
LIFE SCIENCE outside with Ms Gam getting into the w**ds on trees. #coolscience #stemeducation
DICHOTOMOUS KEY middle school students in Ms. Gam’s class are learning about an important scientific tool to identify leaf specimens. #stemeducation #lovescience #outdooreducation #handsonlearning
WORKS IN PROGRESS High school art students chose a personal still life composition & color palette to express meaning with layering acrylic paint #creativity #art #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies
STRESS Nurses facilitating positive & negative stress coping strategies with some of our high school students.
CHEMISTRY conversation continues with Dr Sohl about Brønsted-Lowry acids and bases. #stemeducation #greatteachers #chemistryclass
EXPERIMENT to learn about the interaction of acids with rocks to figure out how sinkholes form. 😬#sinkholes #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies
GEOLOGY Real implications of increased carbon dioxide and acid rain with our very own geologist, Dr O’Brien, in high school chemistry. #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies #ashburnvirginia
FRENCH 2 with Madam Carraway. Students (in-person and virtual) are learning party/celebration vocabulary. They listened to someone describe plans for a future party and answered comprehension questions about it. In the first half of class, students listened to the dialogue multiple times and took notes, then compared their notes and their answers to the comprehension questions with a classmate during breakout sessions. They did a really great job! #loudounschoolforadvancedstudies #ashburnvirginia #virtuallearning2020
WHERE BRIGHT MINDS THRIVE
Founded in 2008, Loudoun School for Advanced Studies is the only middle and high school for advanced students in Virginia.
Students work in a small, supportive community where school feels right and their ideas, interests, and highest aspirations really matter. Classes are small and are designed to encourage dialogue among teachers and peers. The setting is comfortable and the workload is reasonable. We believe this environment allows students to be and do their best.
The courses are built on great books and challenging questions, with the aim of helping students learn to think critically and creatively. Our teachers have doctorates or engineering degrees in their respective fields, allowing them to provide expert guidance and academic work designed to prepare students to be successful in higher education and in their professional lives.
At our school, teachers know their students, students know their peers, and together we work to help each other do great things.
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Challenging Minds & Building Character since 1980. Located in Ashburn, VA. Serving students 2 years old to 8th grade. www.countychristianschool.org
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