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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RCS Winter Update

It’s hard to believe we are more than half way through the school year, time really does fly when you’re having fun!  Roots students happily continue to plug away at their studies and have made milestones in all subjects.  These little eager learners have shown...

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Roots Community School Winter Update

Back to School with a Big Surprise! Roots students returned from winter-break with a big surprise in store, a new classroom!  Parents and community members volunteered over the 2 1/2 week break to apply fresh layers of paint and move the classroom downstairs, where...

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RCS Update for October 2017

Roots Community School Updates for October The Roots Community School students dove into their second month of school with great enthusiasm!  Kids and adults alike are thoroughly enjoying themselves and learning along the way as this innovative new school plants its...

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RCS Monthly Update

After much planning, time, and dedication Roots Community School is off to a great start!  The thematic-based lessons have proven to be a hit with all the children as they are coming home happy and satisfied with their school day.  13 vibrant little humans, their...

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