New Horizons Learning Center Off to a Great Start in 2015

New-Horizons-Collage-09-10-15New Horizons Learning Center is a new alternative education program based out of Boone Grove High School. New Horizons is a cooperative effort of the Porter Township, East Porter Township, Union Township, and MSD of Boone Township school corporations. The program serves students in grades 10-12 from Boone Grove High School, Wheeler High School, Hebron High School, Kouts High School, Washington Township High School, and Morgan Township High School.

The mission of New Horizons Learning Center is to provide students the opportunity to find success and reach their goals academically, socially, and behaviorally, in an environment that is innovative, flexible, student-centered, and personalized. Students are provided a customized education plan based on their individual strengths, challenges, and goals. Upon graduation, our goal is that students have resources along with the academic, social, and behavioral skills to become valuable members of their community.

The atmosphere at New Horizons Learning Center is one of caring, compassion, and stability. The staff is committed to forming strong relationships with students while conveying the relevance of academic work done on a daily basis. Our program’s goal is for every student to experience success socially, behaviorally, and academically. All students attending the program are challenged and expected to leave our program with the credits needed for graduation. Along with acquiring the credits needed for graduation, students are expected to set goals and monitor their individual progress. Students will complete our program with the resources and skills needed to be successful in their future endeavors.

In the first three weeks of the program, we have seen students make great progress and attending school on a regular basis. Great job New Horizons students!