CS Middle Schoolers attend Prejudice Awareness Summit Mental Health, inclusivity and combating intolerance are all top priorities at Community School. Our guiding rule called the Big One encourages our community to respect each other, take responsibility for our actions, and create a welcoming space for everyone. In today’s world those lessons are more important than […]
Reflections on Fall Festival with Middle School Teacher Emilie Temeles
The campus is different this week. Most of our students are off on Fall Festival — camping, canoeing, hiking and biking. Our younger students stay closer to home, but are still enjoying adventures in the pumpkin patch and a camp fire with friends. All of these activities are part of a long-standing Community School tradition […]
A Trail Blazing School Year Welcome from Linda Roth
Last Friday at Community School was a great night to picnic, dance, jump rope, swing, dig in the sand, try out the new basketball hoop, eat ice cream, watch your t-shirt being made, reconnect with old friends and welcome new families. We were happy to have Logan Hollandsworth back on campus to play the banjo […]
Thoughts on Balance and the Close of Another School Year
This year our theme was Balance. Our staff embraced this because we realize how important it is in our lives and also it is a vital component in educating the whole child. The only constant in life is change. We have to be able to see this as an opportunity and not a crisis. Community School embraces […]
“…we caught salamanders and slept in tents, did fish prints and animal tracks. I learned how to crochet! Well sort of. And we used face paint rocks. We cheered on a bird named Kail…I named him, anyway we thought he was stuck but apparently he was just fishing. I got to tell a story at […]
Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! We are excited to have everyone back on campus! It is a Community School tradition to unify our academic year with a school-wide theme. A shared focus brings us together with an integrated curriculum and encourages contributions from all members of our community. This year’s theme is Balance. Our staff […]
What a Year! A Look Back on the 2017-2018 School Year
This year our theme was “Follow your Spark” and when I was reflecting on that, I realized that before you can follow your spark you have to be given a chance to find it. So I want to talk about opportunities that we give our students to begin to examine who they are and what […]
Adios Amigos! CS Students Head to Bolivia!
For 11 Community School middle school students, last week marked the start of a month-long visit to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where they will attend school and live with Bolivian host families. The trip is part of a long-standing exchange program led by Spanish teacher, Elena Isler, which creates opportunities for students to broaden their knowledge […]
Thankful on Giving Tuesday
Check out this sweet little reminder of why it’s good to GIVE on Giving Tuesday. www.communityschool.net/give […]