Over the last week, a number of parents and other peers forwarded me an article that I thought critically important for our Journeys School community. My goal is to summarize the article and provide context for Journeys School. The article from the New York Times, stated that a) we are not
Every year, we pick a new medium for our birthday gifts. We purposefully pick an art form that challenges us (both teachers and children) to learn how to use new tools and materials. In the past, we have worked with collage and embroidery; this year we have chosen weaving.
As we settle into our fifth week of the 2011-2012 school year, I have had a chance to take a breath and reflect on some of the changes that have occurred in the elementary program over the past few years. Someone once said, “Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are
Amongst rolling sage fields, the winding Wind River, and thick patches of Cottonwood trees, middle school students explored the cultural practices of the Sheepeater, or Mountain Shoshone, on their recent fall journey to Dubois, Wyoming. The fall journey serves a two-fold purpose: 1) Academic
Over the past year or so, I have recalled the many gifts that my father left me. Nothing material, but the immaterial gifts that matter so much more and that last forever. A gift that my father passed on to me that was integral to his life, is the gift of building community. Throughout his adult life