Ascend Leadership Academy is seeking new community based board members. If you or someone you know is interested in serving on our Board of Directors, please complete the application here. We look forward to hearing from potential board members who want to support our wonderful program.
The mission of Ascend Leadership Academy is to develop successful student leaders by growing their self-efficacy, intellectual understanding, and social competence. ALA will accomplish this by applying innovative teaching methods, incorporating student cultural realities and cultivating student ownership in the learning community.
Our school leadership has identified educational programs that encourage student empowerment in the learning environment. These programs also are designed to nurture student talents and produce effective leaders for the 21st century.
Ascend Leadership Academy's open application period for the 2019-20 school year has closed. However you can still apply for grades 6-9. To apply please click the link the below.
ALA Winter Musical scheduled for Wednesday, December 18th
ALA's Drama club is sponsoring a winter drama and musical performance night at Temple Theatre in Sanford, NC at 120 Carthage Street. Students will perform "The Great Holiday Bakeoff" and "A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol". This will also include a performance by ALA's music classes. The event will begin at 6:30pm and tickets are available in ALA's front office.
Donate items to ALA's Winter Musical
ALA's Drama Department is in need of specific items for the performance in their Winter Musical events. You can donate an item and it will be returned to you after the completion of the show. We appreciate the generosity and help of our ALA community! A list of needed items is linked below.
Sanford City Council approves ALA's rezoning request
On Tuesday, December 3rd the Sanford City Council approved the rezoning request and site plans for ALA's new construction facility. This means that ALA is one step closer to the beginning of construction on the new facility that will serve high school students for the 2019-20 school year. Site Renderings are linked below.