There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

Frederick Douglass

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.

Rose Kennedy

I am still learning.


Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo da Vinci

People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.

Andy Warhol

I would fain grow old learning many things.


We do not learn; and what we call learning is only a process of recollection.


Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.


The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.


You cannot open a book without learning something.


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.


The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

Sydney J. Harris

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.

Carl Rogers

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.

Robert M. Hutchins

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.

George Santayana

Responsibility educates.

Wendell Phillips

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

Abigail Adams

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.


Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.

Malcolm Forbes

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

B. F. Skinner

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

George Washington Carver

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.

Clifford Stoll

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

Ernest Dimnet

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.

Anatole France

About Us

Cascade Heights is a public charter school within North Clackamas School District enrolling an average of  225 students - Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Our students come from all 26 district neighborhods as well as five other school districts.   The classroom structure is divided into separate self-contained classrooms for each grade.

School-Community Philosophy:

* We strive to provide an nurturing environment in which all children can flourish, grow and enhance their self-worth.

* We strive for academic excellence in a stimulating school environment

* We value close ties among children, staff , parents and our community.


We all share a sense of pride in being members of our Falcon Family!


Cascade Heights Public Charter School • 15301 SE 92nd Avenue • Clackamas, OR 97015-9648 • (503) 653-3996 • fax (503) 653-3548

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Photographs by Craig Mitchelldyer.