CYSP Trip to Midwest Outdoor Experience

Eastwood Metro Park hosted the Midwest Outdoor Experience on Saturday October 3, 2015.  Mrs. Green, Mr. Dogan, Mr. Gercek, and, Mr. Ozer took 16 Concept Young Scholar students to this event.  Students enjoyed many activities including mountain biking, zip lining, slack lining, and even kayaking!  All students had fun even though it was a cold […]

Project-Based Learning

As most Ohioans have cleaned up their vegetable gardens and hung up gardening tools for the year, students at the Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown have been focused on the next growing season. After talking with BCHF School Improvement Specialist Mindy Farry, Horizon staff developed a creative project-based learning plan to engage students and support […]

Positive Behavior Intervention

Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies, or PBIS, as we call it, began several years ago as a way to teach good behavior.  We at Horizon Science Academy Dayton Downtown implemented PBIS in the 2015-2016 school year.  A committee of several staff members met multiple times the previous year  to come up with a customized plan for […]


1.  I think that Horizon Science Academy was built here for children like us to come together and be friends, have fun and meet new nice teachers like you and for us to learn a new thing every day here at Horizon. I like Horizon because teachers are nice to me and I have friends and […]

Dayton Philharmonic

The first and second grades were invited to the Community Center to participate in an activity presented by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. The children were taught about all the families of instruments that complete an orchestra and were able to play in their own orchestra at the end of the presentation. We had lots of […]