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Bear River Student Center (TK-8)

26800 Newport Road, Menifee, CA
5 Days on campus
(951) 225-7650

Did you know that Leonardo Da Vinci was more than just an amazing artist and scientist? He was also an educator/philosopher. His guide to thinking aligns with current brain research into teaching and learning. Our Menifee Da Vinci Academy (TK-8) provides a unique program of learning based on the 7 Da Vinci principles for creative thinking: Curiosity, Independent thinking, Sharpen your senses, Embrace ambiguity, Balance logic and imagination, Balance body and mind, and Make new connections. Here is a link to an article about these ideas.

River Springs Charter School’s Da Vinci Academy offers a unique small-school environment where everybody knows every student’s name. Creative projects, core mastery, and positive interpersonal skills are the focus of every grade. Core classroom days are offered 4 days per week with an optional 5th day.

sophia-prado-2-web Name: Sophia Prado
Age: 13 Grade: 8
I chose: Bear River Student Center
Why? To work at my own pace and
be challenged. I never get bored
because I can work ahead of my
own grade level.
Sophia says: “My math teacher has really helped me to understand math better. It is now my new favorite subject.” Her advice to new students is to have a good work ethic and to work hard.

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April 22, 2022

Bear River Student Takes 6th in Countywide Spelling Bee

Profess Adhikari, a 5th-grade student from Springs’ Bear River Student Center, finished 6th place in the Riverside County spelling bee.

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December 14, 2021

Bear River Christmas Choir Performance

Springs’ Bear River Student Center held its 2nd annual Christmas choir performance of “A Christmas Line,” a Broadway-style performance of Christmas songs. It was a “huge hit” with the audience, reported Site Facilitator Lindsay Robson, and raised money for the school’s theater department.

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November 1, 2021

Bear River Raises Funds to Install Marquee

Bear River students participated in an APEX fundraiser and raised $46,000, half of which goes to the school. TK-6 students participated in a Fun Run while middle school students battled it out at a Color Battle (pictured is Principal Shane Wickwire participating in the Color Battle).

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September 13, 2021

Bear River Students Remember 9-11

Springs Bear River Student Center remembered the 20th anniversary of 9-11 by observing “Patriots Day.” Activities included a flag raising, patriotic class photos and campus decorating in red, white and blue.

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Location

26800 Newport Road
Menifee, CA 92584
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Phone

(951) 225-7650

Principal

Shane Wickwire
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Site Facilitator

Lindsay Robson
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Hours of Operation

Mon – Thur | Full Day
Fri | Half Day
Seat Based Program

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Testimonials

My favorite subject in school is Math, all those crazy tricks have helped me. I even like Math more than recess, and I bet you’d think the same thing too. Springs Charter Schools is amazing!

- Daniel D., Student
Temecula
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