Welcome to Sunny Wolf Charter School

Sunny Wolf Charter School is a public school located in the rural town of Wolf Creek, Oregon. SWCS believes it takes the involvement of parents, teachers and community in a working relationship in order to reach a high level of student learning and achievement.

  • SWCS was named a model school by the State of Oregon
  • Average class size is 20 students
  • Each classroom has a licensed teacher and an educational assistant
  • 6:1 student to educator ratio
  • Hands-on, project-based, integrated learning
  • Artists in Residence, Orchestra and Opera Performances
  • Field trips and outdoor education
  • Hot school meals prepared from scratch using whole foods at no charge
  • Year Round School Garden
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SWCS meets each child individually and creates successful learners in a rigorous academic environment.
SWCS students thrive is small class sizes and was awarded Model School by the State of Oregon.
SWCS integrates art, science, and history into lessons of reading, writing, and mathematics.
 Sunny Wolf Charter School Makes the Difference.

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Field Trips
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kindergarten and first grade visit Rogue Creamery's Dairy.
  • Age: K-1
  • Class Size: 20
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Fire Safety
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Wolf Creek Fire Department teaching students fire safety.
  • Age: k-5
  • Class Size: 35
School At A Glance

Meals Provided

Homemade meals from scratch are provided by our kitchen staff. Free breakfast and lunch daily.

Curriculum

Our curriculum is an interactive and integrative approach to traditional lessons in all subject matter.

Transportation

Bus transportation is provided to Wolf Creek, Sunny Valley, and Glendale areas daily.

Four Day Week

Sunny Wolf Charter School is in session four days a week, Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 2:45 pm.

Special Education

We have Special Education and Title I programs that provide students with many extra educational resources.

Inspiring Teachers

SWCS has highly qualified and licensed teachers as well as a full time assistant in each classroom.
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31.10.2017

Halloween 2017

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Halloween is such a happy celebration at Sunny Wolf Charter school! Many thanks

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30.10.2017

Autumn Garden 2017

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The garden is put to bed in part and partly planted with goodness for the

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25.10.2017

Chinook Salmon Watch

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Mrs. O’Brien’s class watches and helps as the Middle Rogue

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20.10.2017

Kelso’s Choice

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Kelso’s Choice teaches students to resolve conflicts with each other and

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Meet Our Teachers

SWCS teachers inspire students to be independent, inquisitive, and creative thinkers and problem solvers.
They are passionate about teaching, dedicated to students, and vested in the community.
Our teachers make the difference at Sunny Wolf Charter School.

Diane Carlton
Kindergarten Teacher
Diane has been teaching in Wolf Creek for 17 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to our students.

Dawn Lopez
2nd Grade Teacher
This is Dawn’s third year at Sunny Wolf Charter school. Dawn’s artistic training enhances our school community.

Kari O'Brien
4th Grade Teacher
Kari has been teaching for 23 years in the district. Kari shares her enthusiasm for the school garden with staff and students.

Jackie Bryant
1st Grade Teacher
Jackie has been teaching at Sunny Wolf for 4 years. She brings creativity and expertise to our school.

Tim O'Brien
3rd Grade Teacher
Tim brings 29 years of teaching experience to Sunny Wolf. He shares his technology expertise with his students.

Shawn Hardy
5th Grade Teacher
Shawn has been at Sunny Wolf since the opening year. Shawn’s passion for science is contagious to his students.

Technology is embraced and integrated into lessons.

Each classroom has a set of tablets or computers for student use at Sunny Wolf Charter School. Tablets have been donated or purchased for each child in grades 3, 4, and 5. Students are directed to sites and activities that enhance and reinforce new concepts and skills learned during classroom instruction. Children are more interactive with technological support and even create digital portfolios for all subject areas. In grades K, 1, and 2, computers are set up as part of a station rotation during centers. Sunny Wolf also has a computer lab that students use for keyboarding skills, research projects, and whole group lessons.

Each year students are introduced to a variety of exceptional performances.

Portland Opera To Go outreach program for elementary schools includes small group instruction and whole school performance. Through sponsorships children are exposed to highly artistic productions of Opera that inspire our students. The Meriwethers present the story of Lewis and Clark through original music and video production enabled by a partnership grant with Britt Festivals. Students were able to understand the rugged endeavor that led to settlement of The West through the Meriwethers’ outstanding talent and connections with children. Rogue Valley Symphony Quintet brings lively contemporary chamber and classical music to students at SWCS.

Sunny Wolf Charter School takes pride in Science Education.

Students are active participants in science throughout the school year. FOSS Modules and Science Kits form the foundation of science instruction and are sequenced to make sense to children. Science instruction includes real world problem solving, investigations, testing, recording, and analysis. Students explore engineering through design and construction. Science instruction is engaging and not limited to the classroom setting. Students explore science of the surrounding grounds, the school garden, nearby Wolf Creek, and even venture to the Pacific Ocean for Outdoor Education.

Students are inspired by local artists.

Through grants writing and donations, our students are immersed in art lessons with local experts. Students have the chance to explore collage, pottery and clay work, felting, three dimensional sculpting, art journaling, watercolors, and more visual arts. Students are given instruction technique, and encouraged in the use of the medium of the day by dedicated and talent instructors. High quality materials are provided to students for projects. Local artists work with children individually and encourage creativity. At the end of each session, students have created works of art ready to share at home.