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Why Balance Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

One is shy but steadfast. The other is like the mini-mayor. This mother of twins explains how a BALANCED curriculum brings out the best in both her children.

Why Excitement Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

She couldn’t find a school that saw past her son’s disability — until a chance encounter changed everything. Find out how this school’s unique approach brought excitement to her family.

Student Spotlight: Jackie Carroll on Art and Growth

AOPS students grow academically, artistically, and emotionally, year after year. Student Jackie Carroll shares a beautiful story about what her growth journey means to her.

Student Experience: Saving the Golf Team — and Other Ways I Learned to Lead

When she learned her golf team was shutting down, this student rallied support — then led it to record-breaking victory.

Student Spotlight: Michael Prieto on Science and Faith

“It’s not science OR faith. It’s science AND faith.” This is the story of Michael Prieto, an AOPS student in search of understanding and answers.

Their Final Project: Explain It to a Six-Year-Old

Before they can graduate, these high school seniors must face their toughest challenge yet: teaching a gym full of first graders about applied sciences.

10 Apps to Spark Your Child’s Creativity

From movies and music to museums, Minecraft, and more — get your child’s creative juices flowing with these 10 free art-inspiring apps!

Why Teamwork Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

What happens when families, faculty, and communities join forces? This AOPS mom describes how teamwork transformed the way her children learn and serve.