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Play

Tina Leonard | Brevard, NC  One of the places that the children play is an open area of grass, with some large beautiful boulders, and an old hemlock tree. There are boundaries that the children learn and respect. They understand how they…
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National Childhood Cancer Awareness

Clare Desmelik | Brevard, NC | September 2018 September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month...not a pretty topic what-so-ever. Yet it is one that is dear to my heart as a parent of a child who has been bravely fighting brain cancer…

The Eldest Mountain Sun Alumni Continue Their Journey

Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC In 2014 Mountain Sun Community School graduated its first eighth-grade class. Four students completed their education with Mountain Sun that year and went on to Brevard High School. Four years later, these students…
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We Got This

Janna Carlson | Brevard, NC Volunteering is important here at Mountain Sun. For our children, it’s a way to serve the community and get a chance to make an impact on the world around us. Starting from the beginning, we all encourage…
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2018 Opening Day Announcement

Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC Teachers, faculty, and staff at Mountain Sun Community School welcomed 81 students back to school on August 22nd, 2018. The highest number of children in 11 years of operation joined together with their families…
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April 2018 Class Updates

Jennifer Stewart | Brevard, NC The Otters are exploring the colors of nature on campus, such as the butter colored daffodils and the purple sprouting violets. Annie and Morgan are teaching the kids to play wiffle ball and soccer. They are…
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Water Water Everywhere

By Janna Carlson | Brevard, NC Living in a temperate rainforest comes with the good, the bad, and the sloppy. Grab some rain boots, a good book, or settle in for good times inside and out. Snuggling up at home, in your pajamas, with your…
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March 2018 Classroom Update

By Jennifer Stewart | Brevard, NC The Otter Class has fresh, homemade play dough and new sidewalk chalk. They have enjoyed a lot of outdoor playtime. In the classroom, they have been practicing making and eating PB&J sandwiches. The students…
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Mountain Sun Community School Raises Trout with Trout Unlimited

Kayla Leed | Brevard, NC Each year the Monarch class (grades 4-6) at Mountain Sun Community School raise trout from eggs in the classroom. The local Trout Unlimited chapter provides the class with all the materials needed to raise trout,…