The Jones-Gordon School, formerly OTA

Addyson Talks Gymnastics and her Love for Pigs

Addyson takes a focused, positive, and thoughtful approach to all that she does. Whether working on her long-term project for the JGS Talent Showcase, or assisting others in her classes, Addyson is a hard-worker who consistently puts forth her best effort. She is always happy to help anyone. Sometimes you will see her helping classmates, and other times she helps …

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Jones-Gordon Student, Pierce, Finds Success In and Out of the Classroom

One of the first things people usually notice about Pierce is his smile—it’s hard to miss, since he is always smiling! Pierce (and his grin!) have been a welcome addition to The Jones-Gordon School. When asked about him, Pierce’s teachers enthusiastically mention Pierce’s positive, upbeat attitude; friendliness; strong work ethic; eagerness to learn and to help others to do the …

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Olivia Talks The Jones-Gordon School

At the Jones-Gordon School, students are encouraged to build on their strengths, and fourth grader Olivia has many strengths to build upon! Olivia’s teachers describe her as having a “shining personality that is apparent the moment you see her. She is always smiling, positive, and friendly.” Teachers also describe her as a hardworking student who approaches every learning experience with …

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Cameron Quizzes Teachers on Classic Rock

The Jones­-Gordon School mission is “Cultivating Strengths; Transforming Lives.” Fourth grader Cameron exemplifies this motto perfectly! He has truly blossomed at JGS. Curious and energetic, Cameron questions how things work, and uses his imagination to make his own creations. He loves putting together technical science experiments, is a helpful teacher­-assistant in class, and is always willing to step up to the board when called …

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Christian Talks Football and The Jones Gordon School

Christian is a very good-­natured young man. With his quiet strength, he is a natural leader among his peers. Teachers describe him as a future entrepreneur who spends time thinking of new inventions to create. Even though Christian has a gentle nature, he loves to play tackle football and plays on a local team. In school, his favorite subject is science; he loves …

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Alex Loves Learning at The Jones Gordon School

Alex is an extremely personable third grader in his first year at the Jones­-Gordon School. He gives the best high­-fives and hugs and makes everyone around him feel happy. He enjoys writing class and aspires to be either a fireman or builder ­ or both! His teachers acknowledge how much enthusiasm Alex has for learning. He can always be counted on to participate …

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Chase Succeeds at The Jones-Gordon School

Chase loves to read and write, but most of all, he shows a genuine interest in his school subjects and in his growth as a student and citizen. His teachers describe him as a joy to have in the classroom, “excited to learn and understand, not just memorize facts and terms.” He is not only a diligent and creative writer, …

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Tanner Finds Great Fit at On­-Track Academy

Tanner is a sensitive, compassionate and outgoing nine year old. He is one of the hardest working kids at On­-Track Academy. What do you like best about On-­Track Academy? The animals; Kenai and Icarus. My friends. On Track has helped me to get ahead and learn more. At public school I couldn’t learn because there were at least 30 other kids in …

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Learn All About Kirsten and Her Animals

What makes Kirsten a wonderful kid is her kindness and her courage to stand up for herself and those who are important to her. Kirsten loves animals of all kinds and is hoping to be an animal rescuer when she grows up. Q. We heard you love animals, tell us about all of the animals that you have? A. Well to start …

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On­Track Academy Perfect Fit for Ella

Globetrotting third grader Ella Morelli is a talented, positive, and hard­working student at On­Track Academy. Ella always has a kind word and a smile on her face. Described by her teachers as a true role- model, Ella is always patient and willing to help her peers. Her warmth and enthusiasm is contagious! How long have you been a student at On­Track Academy? I …

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