We Walk With Integrity

We Walk With Integrity Our words matter. We follow through. We do the right thing.  This is another core value of Roots Community School that we not only strive to live by daily, but also teach our students throughout their years attending Roots. It almost seems to be...

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We Honor Others

One of Roots Community School’s Core Values is “We Honor Others”.  We care for each other and the world.  We cultivate helpfulness, cooperation and loving-kindness.  What does that mean and what does it look like in action in our daily lives? Too often organizations'...

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The Pivot to Distance Education During a Pandemic

Nobody totally saw this coming, and none of us expected the school year to be so suddenly disrupted in this way. However, as we all watched global then local news filling with COVID-19 information, we knew this year would be different.  We started to realize we may...

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Community Support

The Chelan Valley is buzzing as winter slowly rolls in.  Leaves have dropped, temperatures are dipping, the lake has only a few boats, and students have nearly half their school year behind them as they wait to return from Holiday Break.  Roots is in its 3rd year as...

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Flexible classrooms and why it matters

“What grade are you in?”  This is a nearly immediate question asked when talking to students.  Don’t be concerned if Roots students hesitate a moment before remembering their actual grade level, or if they tell you a class name instead of number, or tell you about...

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Multi sensory Math

Math in almost all schools does not look the same as 30 years ago, but I never understood why until my son transferred to Roots Community School.  Math is so much more than paper and pencil work, chugging through endless repetitions of calculations without...

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Invent Washington

Spring is in the air and the Roots Community School is buzzing with activity. Students have been continuing their reading, writing, & arithmetic all while preparing for their second Quality Work Night, the Invent Washington Competition and rehearsing for their...

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Roots Community School New Year Update!

It's amazing how time flies. Welcome to 2019!  We enter a new year with a solid group of teachers, support staff, students, families and community volunteers who are working together to provide a phenomenal educational opportunity in the Chelan Valley.  We are going...

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Roots Community School Spring Update!

Spring Update Roots Community School Roots students started Spring off with a bang as they took on Invent Washington on Saturday, March 24th in Spokane with inventions they had been working on for a good part of the year.  Invent Washington is an organization that...

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