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Classical Schooling for the Art of Life

At Parnassus, teachers, students, and parents share an idealistic aspiration for excellence in academic standards and character development that the ancient Greeks referred to as arête. The Parnassus community values the classical Trivium approach to education and the mission and vision of the school. Parnassus distinguishes itself by focusing on a classical liberal arts education.

School of Grammar

Children in this phase enjoy memorizing and naturally absorb information. Children learn the factual foundations of each subject through songs, rhymes, and recitation.

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School of Logic

Students are interested in cause and effect, and the way facts fit together in a logical framework. They analyze, evaluate, and critique information and begin to think independently.

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School of Rhetoric

Rhetoric is the art of communicating well. Once the student has obtained solid knowledge of the facts and has developed the skills to arrange those facts into arguments, the student learns the art of communication.

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5 Reasons to Choose Parnassus

Critical Thinkers ~ Coherent Writers ~ Confident Speakers ~ Thoughtful Leaders ~ Virtuous Citizens

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School News

4R Scholar Alison Maser

4R Scholar Attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders

This summer,  4R  scholar Alison Maser spent her vacation serving as a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in… Continue Reading

National Merit Commended Scholars

Two Parnassus Scholars Named National Merit Commended Students

Principal Hamiel announced today that two Parnassus Preparatory School 4R students, Ms. Abigail Garner and Mr. Pranav Rupireddy, were named… Continue Reading

Ryan Friess National Merit Semifinalist

4R Scholar Named National Merit Semifinalist

4R scholar Ryan Friess has been named a National Merit Semifinalist in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ryan was… Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

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Thanksgiving Break

November 21 - November 25

Basketball

November 26 @ 3:45 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45am on Monday, repeating until December 19, 2018

NHS (meets during lunch)

November 26 @ 11:09 am - 11:49 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:09am on Monday, repeating until June 3, 2019

Announcements

Give to the Max Day 2018

Today is Give to the Max Day! Visit our GiveMN.org page HERE to contribute to our fundraising campaign!

Enrollment for 2019-2020:

    The open enrollment period for the 2019-2020 school year runs from October 1st, 2018 – January 31st, 2019. Submit your application today to be included in the lottery for next year!

    11201 – 96th Avenue North, Maple Grove, MN 55369 – Main Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm – Main Number: 763.496.1416
    Emergency: 763.691.9689 –  Bus Company: 763.425.2542
    Animus & Accendo Programs: 763.496.1416 ext. 319

    Wednesday, November 15th is Give to the Max Day! Visit our GiveMN.org site HERE to make your contribution. All contributions made between now and 10:00pm on Wednesday, November 15th will be eligible for special matching contributions and bonus "Golden Ticket" awards - up to $10,000!