Community School Named to Schools of Distinction Program

Community School today announced that it has been named to the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Schools of Distinction program. It is one of only 12 schools worldwide to receive this honor in the inaugural year of the program, which is designed to both recognize exemplary schools and guide them through a process of strategic vision setting to help foster ongoing growth and success.  […]

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Students Award 2018 Local Hero Award

The Local Hero Award selection committee is comprised of eight Community School middle school students who spend several weeks studying the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as well as the history of civil rights in the United States. Its purpose is to empower students to learn about the history of the […]

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Alumnus wins ‘Outstanding Achievement’ in Spanish

Congratulations to Noah Gettings, Seminar class of 2016. As a freshman at Patrick Henry High School, he just received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Spanish IV. Noah, who also attends the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology, has studied Spanish since starting at CS as a preschooler. According to his father, Michael, Noah’s […]

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Alumni – March 15, 2016

Paige Johnson (Seminar class of 1999) visited campus last week. She has just returned from England where she completed a master’s degree at Oxford University in biodiversity, conservation and management. She is starting to look for jobs and hopes to settle in the Washington, D.C., area. Alex Lesniak is excited to report that her science […]

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CS Recognizes 2016 Local Hero

On February 4, Community School honored Monique Ingram with our Local Hero Award. This award, inspired by the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is an annual learning experience for our middle school students. They seek nominations from across the valley, decide on the recipient, write speeches, create an an original work of art, […]

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