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Athlos Academy Hires Top Executive

Athlos Academy of St. Cloud has hired a leader from a Minneapolis charter school to be its executive director.

Kathy Mortensen, who previously served as executive director and acting superintendent of Minneapolis Academy Charter School will lead Athlos Academy, a tuition-free public charter school, into its first year this fall in St. Cloud.

Turning Athlos Schools into Talent Hotbeds

This month Athlos staff read The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle and discussed how we can incorporate principles from the book in order to turn Athlos schools into “talent hotbeds.” The premise of The Talent Code is that talent is not a natural gift, but rather something that can be taught. This book happens to be a favorite of mine. I’ve read it multiple times now, and each time I come away from it with a new understanding.

Athlos Academy of Utah Starts Construction on New School

HERRIMAN —  On Tuesday, Athlos Academy of Utah broke ground on a new school in Herriman. The charter school will open in fall 2016. “At Athlos, we believe that greater student achievement can be realized by bringing physical activity and performance character education to the forefront of the educational program, not just as add-ons,” Andy Lavin, […]