Launchpad is Lincoln, Nebraska's most unique high school experience - where learners prepare for the adventure of a lifetime, whether the next step is a selective college, launching their own business or a first job at SpaceX or Google.
- Prepare for the real world through challenging apprenticeships, interviews with industry leaders, and deep reflection of how your gifts and passions align with a need in the world.
- Read deep literature; communicate clearly and powerfully; and tackle real world computational challenges.
- Wrestle with timeless moral dilemmas through Socratic discussions in Civilization and through studio governance.
- Dive deeply into college level biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, finance and psychology through immersive quests and public exhibitions.
- Serve in leadership roles in lower studios, their community, and around the world in the Acton Network.
- Determine their Next Great Adventure after high school!
WHY AUDITION FOR ACTON ACADEMY?
"Acton is a place where you learn how to learn and learn how to live. There will always be fallouts, and places where things just don’t go how you may have planned them to, but what’s important is the ability to brush it off and keep going."