Mobilizing 4 Sustainability
What are we doing? Through a shared vision based on personal commitment, our school community is mobilizing to affect the earth's resources and reduce our carbon footprint through the following programs:
-Seed Saving Bank - Time Banking
-Sustainability Forum and Workshops
"Building International Bridges"
Through corporate sponsors, Pearl Academy seeks to financially help our students achieve global awareness and to branch out and deepen their understanding of the world. Passports Required offers corporations a tax deductible donation to provide travel grants to students unable to afford the cost of planned educational travel. Our goal is for the students to have a global experience and to understand their connection to the world
Summer 2016 School Trip: Havana, Cuba
Childhood Obesity Essay Contest
"How can we reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity by the year 2018?"
1st Place Winner will receive an 8-week paid summer internship*
2nd Place Winner will receive a Kindle Fire HDX
3rd Place Winner will receive $100
-All elementary, middle and high school students are eligible for the essay contest
-Students must submit their essays and entry forms by the contest due date.
An Alternative Monetary System
Time Banking has been known as a community of caring where members form a true network of relationships through responsibility.
-values our community
-builds neighborhood economy
-stabilizes community cohesiveness
-creates a self-sufficient & sovereign communities.
June 1, 2017 - July 28, 2017
-Bike Riding & Repair
-First Aid Training
-Arts & Crafts
Annual Youth Health Science Fair Exchange
Atlanta's Independent Schools have created a platform for our youth to become more scientifically engaged, so they can develop critical thinking skills that address health challenges that the people in their community suffer from disproportionately. During our 2-day science fair, students will highlight their research on issues threatening our community's health. This science0based platform is also designed to recapture our students' interest in the medical sciences.
2009 - Diabetes
2010 - Environmental Racism
2011 - Childhood Obesity
2012 - Vaccinations
2013 - Genetically Modified Foods
2014 - Medical Malpractice
2015 - Ebola
2016 - Infant Mortality
2017 - Cell Phones
-African Film Festival