Alumna Reflects on Bolivian Exchange Experiences

Rain Yancey Hupman (Seminar class of 2003) holds the distinction of being the only CS student to participate in our Bolivian Exchange Program for 4 years. Her CS Spanish classes and exchange experiences led to a passion for the Spanish language that has influenced her perspectives and guided many of her life choices. “I went […]

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First Annual Founders’ Day Celebration

Our founders wanted to create a real community of caring people and this year’s Founders’ Day celebration was a great way to bring our families, alumni, board members and staff together. The gathering recognized the ideals of our founders and served as a kick off, not only to the school year, but also to our upcoming […]

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Pursuing Creativity in Language and Painting

Alumni in Focus – August 2018 Beth Field Beth Field (Seminar Class of 2001) is living in Austria and attending the Universität Wien /University of Vienna. She earned her B.A. in translation (English-German-Spanish) in 2016 and anticipates completing her M.A. in the same field in 2019. She also holds a B.F.A. with a concentration in screenwriting […]

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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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Welcome from Executive Director Linda Roth

Dear Families- Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year at Community School! In keeping with a long-standing Community School tradition, our staff met in June and worked together to decide on a theme for the 2017-2018 school year.  We like to find one that encourages collaboration throughout the curriculum and that allows us to connect with […]

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Update on Alexandra Jabbarpour

Check out the opinion piece in The Roanoke Times (July 20) by Community School alumna and Community High School senior Alexandra Jabbarpour. Alexandra, who recently completed the 2016-2017 NASA VASTS Scholar Program and was selected for the Summer Scholars Academy at NASA Langley Research Center, writes about why we should pursue space exploration to Mars. Read […]

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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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