Classical Education for the Modern Mind

- a classical education philosophy emphasizing a cross-curricular teaching approach and learning environment

Pythagoras Academy Five Pillars

Academic Excellence

  • Competent skills
  • Inquiry-Driven
  • In-depth knowledge
  • Robust understanding of complex local and global concepts
  • Critical Thinking

Social Emotional Growth

  • Adaptable
  • Resilent
  • Responsive
  • Self-Regulated (effectively manages emotions and thoughts)


  • Flexible mind
  • Outside the box thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Understands complex connections between the Arts and other academic disciplines (Music-Math connections; Art - History connections)

Initiative and Innovation

  • Independently initiates and completes quality learning projects
  • Combines different ideas in unique ways to achieve goals or solve problems
  • Develops new approaches to problems
  • Pursues the development of knowledge, skills, and ideas independent of adult leadership
  • Creatively engages in social justice projects
  • Entrepreneurial projects

Practical/Life-Skills Education

  • Well-organized
  • Develops practical skills (interview skills, telephone and video conferencing skills, on-line technological skills, typing, converstation skills, public speaking skills, friendships skills)
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Sustainability
  • Community building/Leadership Skills
  • Outdoor Education (hiking, camping, orienteering, survival skills)

Latest News

Art Week April 23- April 27

Art Week Arts week at Pythagoras Academy was a great success with a variety of artistic and educational activities for the students.  The week kicked off with a field trip for the grade 2 classes to the Vancouver Art Gallery to visit the Takashi Murakami exhibition and participate in a corresponding workshop. Back at the …

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Happy Mother’s Day

Best Wishes From JK Michelangelo Class Happy Mother’s Day Mom! For all you’ve done, we should make every day Mother’s Day! Do you know how magnificent you are? Happy Mother’s Day! Knowing that you are there for me through the good and the bad makes life a whole heck of a lot easier! No one’s …

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Jerseys for Humboldt

  Pythagoras Academy students and staff are encouraged to wear a sports team jersey or shirt tomorrow in support of the Humboldt, Saskatchewan community. Students can also bring in a cash donation or parents can donate directly to the Gofundme page (       Wearing a jersey is a simple gesture that will let …

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