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Meet Our Artist-in-Residence, Todd Ayoung

on Tue, 08/25/2015 - 13:10

Meet our Artist-in-Residence, Todd Ayoung. In the past he has taught Art History, Critical Theory and Studio Art, at New York University, University of New Haven, Rochester University, Cooper Union, Lafayette College and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark. Todd has been with New Roots from the start and teaches Studio Art and Painting. In our art classes, students are provided a variety of materials and guidance. They are encouraged to come up with something they are interested in through both experimentation and observational skills. 

New Roots Introduces a Sustainable Agriculture & Food Certificate Program

on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 20:44

The New Roots Sustainable Agriculture & Food Certificate program provides in-depth knowledge of social, scientific, and cultural factors about how we bring food to our table.

Through internships, electives, special projects, and events, students will learn skills that few other schools in the country currently offer high school students. Students will also have a range of culinary arts experiences focusing on the connections between the farm, the food, and the table.

Required electives include Café, Culinary Arts, Foodshed Studies, Sustainable Entrepreneurship, and Ecological Design.

New Roots Student Art: First Friday Gallery Night

on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 20:20

Be sure to check out New Roots student art at our Elevator Music & Art Gallery at the First Friday Gallery Night, September 4th! Specific First Friday Gallery Night information at:

New Roots Summer 2015 Newsletter

on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 19:32

Click the above image to view the full Summer 2015 Newsletter!

Meet Our Humanities Teacher, Michael Burns

on Thu, 08/13/2015 - 20:38

Meet New Roots Social Studies teacher, Michael Burns. He teaches unique courses including, Public Policy, Sustainable Economics, Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Foodshed, and Permaculture! 

New Roots Internships - Boxy Bikes

on Wed, 08/05/2015 - 14:36

Internships benefit New Roots students and the community alike. Students can earn an elective credit while exploring career options, developing practical life skills and applying academic knowledge. Featured in this video are students paired with a local business, Boxy Bikes, where they are provided mentoring and hands-on learning!    

Meet New Roots Music Teacher, David Ferreira

on Mon, 08/03/2015 - 17:26

Learn about the New Roots Music Program, including the New Roots Steel Drum Ensemble, Rock Band and String Ensemble! 

Meet New Roots Humanities Teacher, Audrey Southern

on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:14

Meet New Roots Humanities teacher, Audrey Southern and learn about the hands-on, community based learning expeditions that New Roots Charter School offers

New Roots Charter School - Open House

on Tue, 07/28/2015 - 16:04

New Roots Charter School - Meet the Counselor

on Tue, 07/28/2015 - 15:39

Our school mission is to not only be available to the public, but also offer more! Learn how New Roots builds student engagement in the classroom and the greater community from school counselor, Matteo Lundgren.