What’s Happening at IACS?

The Latest News

  • January Board of Trustees Meeting

    On Monday, January 10th the IACS Board of Trustees will meet at 6:30 pm and will occur via videoconference. Click here to see agenda and videoconference information.

  • ESSR III Funding

    The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER-III) funding is designed to support COVID recovery over multiple years. To learn more about how IACS is applying these funds click here.

  • January 4th SEPAC Meeting/ Tiered Focused Monitoring Orientation

    On Tuesday, January 4th at 7 pm, families of students with disabilities and IACS community members are invited to this virtual meeting. Click here for more information.

  • DESE Program Reviews

    On the week of January 24, the Tier Focused Monitoring and Office of Language Acquisition will be reviewing programs at IACS. Click here to learn more about opportunities to provide feedback on this work.

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Calendar

January 24, 2022
January 25, 2022
  • College Night for Sophomore & Junior Families, 8pm

    January 25, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

January 26, 2022
  • HS - First Day of Semester 2 Internships

    January 26, 2022

  • Early Release - Dismissal at 12:25 pm

    January 26, 2022

  • Middle School Open House

    January 26, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    72 Tyng Rd, Tyngsborough, MA 01879, USA

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A Culture of Innovation

Classes at Innovation focus on higher-order critical thinking skills, emphasizing depth of understanding over breadth of knowledge. Systems Thinking tools are used throughout the curriculum to help students understand the complex relationships and dynamic processes that govern so many of the most fundamental problems our world is facing.

Students apply their thinking to concrete problems throughout the curriculum, working on hands-on projects and presenting their most polished work to a public audience at quality nights and jury days in the middle school and at presentations of learning and exhibition nights in the high school. 

Teachers emphasize interdisciplinary connections to help students understand how problem-solving techniques cross the boundaries of traditional disciplines and departments. An emphasis on group work and team building helps students learn that making connections between diverse experiences and perspectives is a crucial skill in all disciplines.