Academy of Arts & Knowledge Blog & News

Summer Events

Summer Events Please join us for a Picnic in the Park on June 29th from 11-1pm at Spring Canyon Park in Fort Collins.  Bring a picnic and your kiddos for a casual get together in the park!  Connect with current families and get to know our new families!  TPAAK teachers will also be there to join […]


CANCELLED: April 22nd Open House


TPAAK Is Moving!

  TPAAK is moving to a great new facility! We are excited to announce that TPAAK will be moving over the summer to 4800 Wheaton Drive (just across Harmony!) As many of you know, Colorado Early Colleges purchased the 4512 McMurry building from TPAAK in December 2015 and recently purchased a building behind the school (Innovation […]


Do you like magic? How about flying carpets? Talking cats? Audition for our school production of Aladdin!

TPAAK is proud to announce that our spring production will be Aladdin adapted by Kathryn Shultz Miller. Auditions for acting parts will take place Monday, January 9th from 3:30-4:00pm and Tuesday, January 10th from 7:30-8:00am and 3:30-4:00pm in Mr. Smith’s room. We will be casting for 21 speaking parts. Auditions are open to all 2nd-5th […]


Mad Science Enrichment Programs Spark Imaginative Learning

Hands-on and inquiry-based curriculum held right at the school, no transportation needed! Children watch spectacular demonstrations, engage in exciting hands-on activities, participate in inquiry-based discussions and work on interesting take-home projects. Mad Science Presents: Secret Agent Lab! Day: Mondays Time: 3:25-4:25 PM Dates: 9/19-10/24/2016 James Bond? MacGyver? Austin Powers?!? Do you think you have what it […]


LEGO Engineering After-School Class at TPAAK!

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®!  Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge […]


Calling all thespians, artists and musicians!

                    Would you like to be part of an After School Drama Club?                               A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare                         […]


Mrs. Amott teaches a science lesson with her kindergarten students on chemical reactions.

Our Curriculum of Learning – Integrated Fine Arts

Vision: Engaging learners in the love of literacy, fine arts, sciences, and world cultures. Mission: Providing a personalized K-5 learning community that respects all student learning styles and each student’s diverse capacity. School Values: Listen, Respect, Try, Give  Fine Arts = Art, Music, Drama, Writing, and Dance K-5 choir, two bands, string ensemble, and orchestra […]


Upcoming Orientation Nights

Creating and sustaining our learning community begins with everyone coming together in the beginning of the year and having the opportunity to hear about the essential features of our school. We are asking that at least one parent of every family attend one 30 minute orientation at the beginning of the year. Below are the […]


Notes from the Music Room

Off the Hooks Arts is offering a 45 minute String Ensemble course Friday mornings here at TPAAK! A small group of students were selected for their musicality,  proficiency on their instrument and ability to read music.  They are learning what is required to play in a chamber group.  Led by Jephta Bernstein and Lorna Floyd.  We will showcase the students’ […]