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Be Outside, Idaho Grant for Bike Fleet

Be Outside, Idaho awarded Anser’s Adventure program a grant to help build our bicycle fleet. The 19 bikes were purchased using the Anser Beyond 20 campaign from last year’s auction. BOI grant funds then supported the program through an annual membership to Boise Bicycle Project who helped students assemble the new bikes. With the remaining […]

Crew Cruise Thurs May 21st

To celebrate the end of the school year, Anser staff is hosting a “Crew Cruise” on May 21st at various drive-by locations around our city. Each grade level will host a drive by celebration that represents their expedition from this year.  Families can drive by their crew’s special spot to honk and wave to Crew […]

Anser Charter School Awarded $800,000 for Expansion

$800,000 FEDERAL GRANT AWARDED TO ANSER CHARTER SCHOOL Garden City, ID – (April 14, 2020)  Anser Charter School was one of two public charter schools chosen to receive part of $1.6 million in grant funding from the Federal Charter School Program. A panel of third-party reviewers evaluated applications and awarded a grant of $800,000 to […]

School Closure Information

In response to prevention efforts of Covid-19 in Idaho, Anser Charter School is closed Monday March 16 through Friday, March 27th. Anser families, please see your email for further details. School Closure for Prevention of Covid19

Request to Transfer Anser’s Charter Petition to the Idaho Public Charter School Commission Unanimously Approved

Anser’s Request to Transfer our Charter Petition to the Idaho Public Charter School Commission was unanimously approved on Thursday February 13th, 2020. Anser Board President Nichoel Baird Spencer said, “We thank Boise School District for being our original authorizers, and for our positive relationship for 20 years. We appreciated their support as we grew to […]

Anser receives an All Day Kindergarten Grant

Anser is one of the 17 schools that will receive funding from the JA and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation for a three year pilot program to assess the impact of full day kindergarten on academic outcomes. We are in the preliminary stages of planning this opportunity  in the play based, developmental approach that is true […]

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Anser Charter School RFP for Design-Build Services

The Anser Charter School RFP for Design- Build Services will be posted on Monday January 20th, 2020. For any questions related to the project, please contact the Owner’s Representative, Heather Dennis at hdennis@ansercharterschool.org.

Anser Charter School Community Board Moves Forward with Growth Plans with Transition to Idaho Public Charter School Commission

Anser Charter School Community Board Moves Forward with Growth Plans with Transition to Idaho Public Charter School Commission. Anser plans to grow to serve an additional 300 students by 2025 Link to Press Release  

Grades 4/5 Paddle Board Adventure

Grades 4/5 challenged themselves on a paddle boarding adventure. On the water they learn about risk, teamwork, and the natural world. Adventure breathes life into our learning, and reminds us that “There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we […]

Sept 12 Grades K-5 Back to School Night for Parents 6:30 pm

It’s a brand new year and a new way of doing Back to School Night! Catch the vision of Anser Beyond20. Meet your child’s teachers and get the “big picture” insight into the school year. Learn about your grade level’s curriculum, adventures, homework and more. Light dinner will be served in the “gymnacafatorium” and playground […]