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Novitas Academy

Novitas Academy is a private therapeutic specialty school in Idaho that helps boys from across America who have ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities such as: reading issues, writing issues, math issues, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Auditory Processing Disorder, Visual Processing Issues, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities and executive functioning issues such as distractibility, inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Insurance may cover much of the cost of Novitas.  Contact us today at (208)-954-5085 to learn more!

Benefits of a Learning Difficulties Boarding School

It is clear that if a student is suffering from emotional or behavioral problems they should attend a therapeutic boarding school and that therapeutic boarding schools clearly offer something more (a strong therapeutic component) than a traditional boarding school.  Novitas is a specialty school for boys with ADHD, autism, dyslexia and other learning disabilities.  We also work with boys who have ADHD, reading issues, writing issues, math issues, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Auditory Processing Disorder, Visual Processing Issues, Nonverbal Learning Disabilities and executive functioning issues such as distractibility, inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. 

It is clear that there are advantages to a boarding school education. Although not directly germane to therapeutic boarding schools, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) reports that boarding school students are more satisfied with their academic experience than their peers who attended a public school or a private day school.

Students who attend boarding school find their coursework more challenging, and have more confidence in the quality of their teachers than students who attend school from eight to three o’clock. Boarding school students show noticeable increases in maturity, self-discipline, independence, and critical thinking-life skills.

Students who attend boarding school tend to:
  • Study longer
  • Report being around more motivated peers
  • State that they are very well prepared for college
  • State that their school offers opportunities for leadership opportunities
  • Achieve positions in top management by mid-career more often than their day schooled counterparts
Boarding schools offer a 24/7 learning experience where learning never stops.

Often times boarding school alumni report that the years they spent in boarding school are the central reference point in their life. Alumni tend to consider their years at boarding school as more formative and critical to their personal development than the time they spent in college or graduate school. Everyday boarding school students explore athletic, creative, and leadership-building activities. They learn a strong work ethic and develop the focus they need for lifelong success. Boarding school students learn to take care of themselves (independence), as well as to take care of others (community), and they learn the importance of community service. In short, they learn lessons that will resonate throughout their lives.

The skills students learn at boarding school help them not only in college but beyond. The overwhelming majority of graduates from boarding schools report that if they were given the choice to attend boarding school or to attend a day school they would gladly repeat their boarding school experience because of the superb and dynamic learning experience they encountered.

Sports & Clubs

Novitas students have the opportunity to tryout and participate in local area sports teams and clubs. Please see the list below for current options available. Our philosophy and goal here at Novitas is to empower our students, so if your child has an interest that you do not see listed below please let us know and we will do our best to find an organization for him to join.
We encourage our students to participate in sports, activities and clubs. Students have fun, develop balance in their social interactions, increase their self-esteem, gain new experiences, learn to plan and set goals, increase their awareness of leisure resources, and develop culturally and emotionally.

Fall Sports
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Cross Country

Winter Sports
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling

Spring Sports
  • Baseball
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse

Clubs

Rodeo, ski/snowboarding, auto, math/chess, US Skills, FCCLA, FFA, BPA, Key Club, Rowdy Club, Judo, Boy Scouts and the Community Play House


Please view link for more information about Emmett High School Sports and Clubs:
http://emmettsd.schoolwires.net/Page/9

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