Having a free school also means equipping all of our students with a mentality that strengthens their sense of freedom in a world that may not celebrate their individuality. Because most of our students are either African American or Hispanic, we've found that freedom is not necessarily what our society in general may want for … Continue reading Our Morning Affirmation
Our school is doing the 4H bunny project!
https://youtu.be/E5S5ZmC-5HI I am excited this morning. Over the 5 years (cannot believe it's been 5 years) of having the school, our recruitment efforts have evolved. When I first started we were eager to bring in new families. After year 3 we made the decision to not be so eager. We do not hold … Continue reading What Some Visitors See
We were blessed to receive this letter from one of our parents: Dear LW School, Three and a half years, I took a chance. I knew my oldest child was quiet while at school and I didn't want that to cause her to be forgotten and left behind in the large public school setting. … Continue reading A Heart Felt Thank You From a Parent
So excited about our first mother's retreat for the Living Water School. We are calling it Living Water Sisters' Retreat! We plan to relax, pray together, discuss bringing freedom into our homes and just bonding more together. You don't have to belong to the school to come. The cost is just $100 per person for … Continue reading A Mother’s Retreat to Bond Over Freedom!
Love how our high school students meet with staff parents to discuss their post high school plans!
Well parents have been asking us to start the camp sooner! We talked with the staff and they are excited to start Camp FreeIndeed on June 17...a week early! Campers are enrolling and we are so excited! This year our plan is to keep it small so space is very limited! Please spread the word … Continue reading Camp FreeIndeed on June 17!
Go with me on a little journey as I explore the analogous relationship between children and my freeform locs. Words in all caps are cues as to the hidden message about how parents, teachers, etc. relate or should relate to children. During my first year of teaching at 21 years old, I got fed up … Continue reading Children Are Like Locs