Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse

Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse (SMASH) is a K-8 public school of choice with team teachers and multi-aged classrooms. SMASH strives to help children become active participants in a democracy still being shaped. The curriculum, co-created between students and teachers, is based on students' interests and backgrounds, as well as current local, national, and global events, and is taught in an environment that embraces freedom with responsibility. Our goal is to nurture competent, compassionate, confident, and creative citizens.

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4/22 Classes Resume
4/26 C2 provides staff appreciation lunch, 12:30pm
K-8 Dismissal, 1:30pm
5/3 K-8 Dismissal, 1:30pm
Muir Cinco de Mayo festival, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Incoming Freshmen: Apply for Samohi ASB - Join Samohi ASB and make a difference! ASB advocates for students, provides opportunities for the development of the social and cultural interests of students, and develops leadership and responsibility while promoting school spirit and student morale. Download the Application >

Applications now being accepted for the Project-Based Learning Pathway.
Project-based learning (PBL) is coming to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District for the 2019-20 school year with the first cohort of 100 ninth grade students starting a four-year program. Learn more >

Enrollment Open for SMMUSD Preschools and Bridges TK Programs for 2019-2020 >

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