Croft’s Parent Action Committee worked hard over the summer to build a plan renew focus on character education. Croft Community School is considered a Basic School, which is an educational philosophy that holds 4 key priorities: School as Community, Curriculum with Coherence, Climate for Learning and Commitment to Character. Throughout the 2017-18 school year, each grade level will focus on specific needs within our community:

Kindergarten: Elder Care, with projects benefitting White Oak Manor and Friendship Trays (Meals on Wheels)

1st Grade: Caring for the Ill, with projects benefitting Levine Children’s Hospital and Hospitality House of Charlotte

2nd Grade: Hunger and Poverty, with projects benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank, Loaves & Fishes and Urban Ministry

3rd Grade: Cultivating Health, with projects including vegetable gardening

4th Grade: Environmental Stewardship, with projects including a schoolwide recycling program

5th grade: Legacy Project, an outdoor classroom space planned, funded and built by students