The student-led Community 101 Club at Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA) High School has received $5,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation to grant to local nonprofits. The Oregon Community Foundation seeks to improve the lives of all Oregonians through the power of philanthropy. They partner with donors to steward their priorities into strategic giving to support […]
Dungeons and Dragons, or more lovingly known by dedicated players, D&D, is having a moment. First released in 1974, D&D is a magical role playing game that depends heavily on the group of player’s imaginations. As a popular D&D website writes, “The core of D&D is storytelling. You and your friends tell a story together, […]
Amy Kappel, RPA’s director of curriculum and instruction, recently earned a Doctorate of Education from Northcentral University in San Diego, Calif. Kappel spent the past two years studying the application of personalized learning strategies and the challenges and success that teachers that work with secondary aged students face when implementing personalized learning strategies in their […]
Each week for Proficiency Friday, a different mix of students from RPA’s Music Collective Soundtrap Session gathers virtually to write and produce a song from scratch, using the cloud-based recording software Soundcloud (by Spotify). At the beginning of each activity meeting, music instructor Jonathan Moore delegates different roles to each student, such as lyricist, vocals, […]
The Counseling Department welcomes the visit from Colleges, Trade Schools, and Military representatives.