At EPLA, we teach our scholars a set of core values we call CRSHH (pronounced “crush). Each letter stands for a characteristic or behavior that we develop in our scholars so they can be successful in the classroom as well as in life.
At EPLA, our scholars are:
Each year new scholars are placed in an advisory class that represents a major university. Throughout the year as students demonstrate our core values they are rewarded with CRSHH bucks that can be spent at the CRSHH store. Each Friday students in each grade level are recognized by their peers and their teachers. They are rewarded with a certificate, a limited edition CRSHH shirt, and an opportunity to wear jeans.