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Rochester Alternative Learning Center

APEX Recovery School

ABOUT APEX:
Welcome to the APEX Recovery School web page! APEX is designed to meet the needs of youth struggling with addiction. Our name represents the desire for students to achieve Academic & Personal EXcellence.  Our population consists of students who have been sober from alcohol and/or drugs for at least 30 days and who are committed to long-term recovery. 


OUR MISSION:
A sober school community providing hope and support for students in recovery.

CORE VALUES:
CONNECT> We strive for meaningful relationships with students, staff, and the community.
EMBRACE> We value each student's unique perspective and story.
GUIDE> We lead students to academic success by supporting their individual needs.
EMPOWER> We motivate students to have confidence in themselves and their recovery. 


PROGRAM INFORMATION:
-High school students up to age 21
-15:1 student to teacher ratio
-Program Chemical health Specialist
-Individual and group recovery sessions
-On-site mental health services
-Collaboration with student's support team
-Flexible learning model

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE:

APEX is located within the Rochester Alternative Learning Center and is part of Rochester Public Schools. Classes are scheduled year-round to maximize credit earning potential. APEX focuses on moving students toward graduation and developing post-secondary goals while recognizing the unique needs of adolescents in recovery. Chemical health group time focuses on healthy recovery strategies and supporting students. Academic instructional time focuses on a variety of learning experiences which are personalized to meet the individual needs of our students. APEX students also have opportunities to grow in their personal well-being, citizenship, and community involvement.

 

If you have any questions or are interested in exploring enrollment for a student, please call the APEX at 507-328-3988 or email the APEX staff directly.

 
APEX STAFF:

Chemical Health Specialist - Megan Wilgenbusch
mewilgenbusch@rochester.k12.mn.us

Program Educator - Amy Stites
amstites@rochester.k12.mn.us

Program Educator - Marian Holtorf
maholtorf@rochester.k12.mn.us

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