Forest School May Newsletter

Recently, as we see signs that the season is turning to springtime, I find my heart repeatedly singing a line from the hymn “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” by Thomas Chisholm: “strength for [...]

Forest School March Newsletter

Several years ago I was blessed with the learning opportunity of a lifetime. Hiking along with about 40 other staff members and students from HC in the hot Israeli desert, we walked right into [...]

Forest School February Newsletter

100 days, Forest Friends! We just celebrated, with more gratitude than I have probably ever felt on this day, our 100th day of in-person education! Going into this year I didn’t really know [...]

FS January Newsletter

It’s 2021! It’s been so wonderful to fill our Forest and learning spaces with the sights and sounds of our children learning, laughing and loving again. We have enjoyed hearing about [...]

Forest School Newsletter – December

Our Forest typically bustles with the busyness and chatter of engaged learning and discovery. As we approach the advent season, however, there may be some unique morning routines. An observer [...]

Forest School Newsletter – November 2020

Earlier this month I had the delightful experience of exploring the depth and relevance of the word “perspective” with a class of fourth graders. We used a book written by Chris VanAllsburg to [...]

FS Newsletter – October 2020

Our calendar has flipped to October. With that comes all of the beauty and excitement autumn brings. We will be exploring the brilliance of color that bursts forth at this time of year. Animals [...]

Week 1! We Did It!

Good Afternoon, Parents! Consider this note a ‘high 5’ for a week well done! We’re so grateful that you have entrusted us with your children. We have been in prayerful [...]

Forest School Newsletter

Dear Forest Friends, What a journey this summer has been. Hasn’t it? Like none other. So many questions, unknowns and conflicting news reports creating a sense of unrest. I know that it has [...]

FS/SS/PR Newsletter – June 2020

This ending is not like any of us would have thought when the school year began in August. Who would have known how to join a “Zoom” meeting? Or how to organize one? Or what Zoom even was? We [...]