REACH Housing Systems

Our House System was inspired by the Ron Clark Academy model and was established in 2017 to promote positive school culture and to help foster camaraderie and a different way of belonging within the larger group . Students are assigned to one of six houses, Altruismo, Amistad, Dochas, Isibindi, Reveur, and Ukulu. Each house has a designated theme, emblem and color. All staff members are also inducted into a house when they begin their time at REACH. Every house is presided over by a lead staff member. Some yearly events are also sponsored by a particular house. Some house sponsored events include,

STREAM Family Night and Book Fair - Sponsored by Dochas and Isibindi Houses

Thanksgiving Food Drive - Sponsored by Altruismo

Toy Drive for REACH Families - Sponsored by Ukulu House

Sweethearts Parent/Child Dance - Sponsored by Amistad House

When students are inducted into a house they receive a lanyard in their house color. The house they are selected into will remain their house for their remaining years at REACH. Fridays are House Days at REACH and our students are encouraged to wear their lanyards, house shirts (or solid shirt in their house color). House t-shirts are available for purchase in the front office at $12 for students and $17 for adults. Replacement lanyards are also available for $5.

Students compete with their houses at PE on Fridays (Thursdays during COVID) and have the opportunity to earn points for their house throughout the year by displaying one of our 5 core values-- leadership, excellence, responsibility, resilience, and service.