VIP – A Day On The Ranch

A Day On The Ranch

The VIP Program Connects Students To A New World https://www.blueprinteducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/The-VIP-Program-Connects-Students-To-A-New-World.m4a On Friday, April 29, 2022, the VIP program (which stands for value, independence, and purpose) provided by Blueprint Education, transported 22 students from Hope High School and Hope High School Online, to a wonderful outdoor retreat experience at the Flying E Ranch. The students, Blueprint … Read more

We Are Now Ready For Takeoff

Agile in Education: How Hope High School Embraced the Journey and Learned to Fly https://www.blueprinteducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/1-Krissyn_blog_intro_1.mp3 When Krissyn Sumare was offered the position as the next Hope High School Principal in 2014, she was ecstatic, despite the negative circumstances surrounding that school. Things like violence, drugs, poor attendance, and low proficiency rates all threatened school closure, … Read more

Calling All Online High School Arizona Students – Look Where You Want To Go, Not Where You Don’t Want To Go

sailing ship with GPS icons

Calling All Online High School Arizona Students – “Look where you want to go, not where you don’t want to go.” It’s a lesson I learned the hard way on a mountain bike ride several years ago. Staunchly independent, raised with a zero-tolerance level for making mistakes, crashing into boulders and onto the ground rendered … Read more

Question Addiction As An Online High School Student

Asking questions. It’s my new obsession. Asking questions. It’s my new obsession. Every day I crave its rhetorical fix. When I ask a question, answers start to seep through my head, causing a steady dopamine drip. Some people say dopamine (the reward hormone) is literally like a drug, so I guess I’m like a question … Read more

Serendipity For Online High School Students

There’s this phenomenon you might have heard of… There’s this phenomenon you might have heard of where when you want something, instead of asking for it, you flip it around, and you give something to someone else, and by some strange miracle you end up being the beneficiary. People call it God’s Reverse Economy or … Read more