Program areas at Broccoli Hall
Broccoli Hall, Inc., dba the corwin-russell school, is a co-ed college preparatory school for up to 58 exceptionally bright students whose performance in school is not in keeping with their extraordinary potential. Some students suffer from increasing boredom and/or a lack of awareness of their abilities in larger settings; some students have non-verbal learning disabilities, asperger's syndrome; some are simply in the alphabet soup of learning styles; all have been under appreciated, and most arrive disheartened with education. Students are in grades 6 - post graduate, and are 11 - 19 years old. Broccoli Hall provides multi-modal, imaginative instruction in all traditional academic areas, as well as foreign language study,career and social service opportunities. An infusion of social skill development strengthens the curriculum; personal growth and a desire for change are valued highly. Despite the small size, Broccoli Hall offers outstanding visual and performing arts, an outdoor challenge experience, project feat, and a varied afterschool program which can include drama, engineering, ultimate frisbee, debate, creative writing, music and study skills. Students interested in dance or special areas of the arts can enjoy Broccoli Hall's offerings or, for the advanced, partnerships with various museums, schools and conservatories in the area. Broccoli Hall provides individualized teaching in class groups, and a tutorial program for advancing areas of interest or reinforcing organization/executive function or skill development. Communication and social skill development is an additional focus.