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Snow Day on Thursday 1/5/17

Anser will be closed for a snow day on Thursday January 5th.  The enrollment tour that was scheduled for the 5th has been cancelled. See our Enrollment page for additional tour dates.

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Enrollment Tours and Open House

Enrollment tours are underway in preparation for the February 16th, 2017 lottery. Please see the Admissions page to learn more about the Anser lottery, how to apply, and details about our enrollment tours and our Open House scheduled for Thursday January 19th at 6:00pm.

Halloween Ball

Don’t forget the Halloween Ball on Saturday October 29th! Come in your (non-violent, or gory) costume to share some great fun with your fellow Anser families!  Bring Box Tops and you will be entered int an drawing too! Don’t miss this great Anser event.

Junior High Fall Adventure Trip

  Anser Junior High students spent the week in McCall on their Fall Adventure Trip. While camping in McCall students hiked, did team building initiatives, and tackled the Quaker Hills Ropes Course. This annual tradition kicks of the junior high year with a big dose of challenge, cooperation, and community building that creates the kind […]

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Junior High Back to School Night

Junior High Families! Mark your calendars for Thursday September 8th at 6:30pm. Join your junior high teachers in the gym to learn more about Fall Adventure, meet our new junior high teachers, and hear about the amazing learning opportunities your students will have this year

Elementary Back to School Night
Elementary Back to School Night

Elementary Families mark your calendar for Thursday September 15th at 6:30pm. Come to the gym for a general presentation and then do rotations through your children’s classrooms to learn about plans for adventure, meet our new teachers and learn about the engaging learning your students will be doing this school year.

Primacy of Self Discovery CBC Session
Primacy of Self Discovery CBC Session

Design Principle #1: The Primacy of Self-Discovery Learning happens best with emotion, challenge and the requisite support. People discover their abilities, values, “grand passions,” and responsibilities in situations that offer adventure and the unexpected. They must have tasks that require perseverance, fitness, craftsmanship, imagination, self-discipline and significant achievement. A primary job of the educator is […]

Lunch at Anser is Special!
Lunch at Anser is Special!

You may have heard about the new nutrition standards required by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). These standards provide for more fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a reduction in added sugars and salt. But did you know Anser lunches exceed the nutrition standards set the NSLP? Our meals are prepared in house […]

CTA Architects Architecture Module For Electives
CTA Architects Architecture Module For Electives

Multi-disciplinary CTA team helps teach Boise’s Anser students about design, sustainability By Travis Estvold In March, CTA participated in a four-week architectural elective program with sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at Anser Charter School in Boise, ID, in which students were challenged to design their dream homes using sustainable practices. CTA team members met once […]