As the school’s farm coordinator, I have a special fondness for late summer. It’s the time of harvest, when the hard work is done and the land is ripe with rewards. The apple trees we pruned in spring weigh heavy with fruit. The golden corn and sunflowers stand tall in the garden, and trays of […]
Even in the 1940’s Maria Montessori understood how the world was changing. She also knew what we needed to do about it. “…We have lost the “security” of days gone by. The times when a profession was quietly handed down from father to son are past. The certainty of a good job which rewards diligent […]
Today, we woke up too early (in my opinion, because sleep is good). We packed up a little and ate maple yogurt pancakes in a hurry. Then we drove to FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation) in DC, and an environmental lobbyist named Emily taught us how to lobby for climate change. After about two […]
At Tiny Desk Concert space in NPR Headquarters – group shot with Bob! In the recording studio where Steve Inskeep, Audie Cornish, and many others share their voice with the world.
Recently a large group of gymnasts from Denmark visited Burnsville. They hosted some fun workshops at East Yancey, Cane River, Mountain Heritage and Arthur Morgan School. Seventeen families from Burnsville and Celo hosted these young performers in their homes. On Friday evening the Danish Gymnasts performed for everyone at Mountain Heritage. International visits like this […]
By Ara Vickers During the first couple of weeks, The Human Body core class charted out the human cell, diving deep into it’s various organelles. Mitochondria, Golgi apparatus and all, our class has soaked up the information spewed out from sources such as videos, Radiolab podcasts and creative explanations from Tal. Walking home from school […]
Cash Cole, Phoenix Cordova, Wild Freeborn, Micah Galton, Emma Kinsey, Miranda Klein, Rosalyn Sweeney, Ara Vickers, Ian Zakelj Synopsis The purpose of this project is to renovate the deck, railing and tables. Goals for this project include: Replace the top boards of the railing. Power wash the deck and tables. Extend part of the deck. […]