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Actitud De Gratitud

Clare Desmelik | Brevard, NC Every day I drive into our beautiful school campus, I can’t help but feel grateful. I get to work with amazing children and colleagues and I get to teach and share two of my passions: Yoga AND Spanish! This…
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Storytelling

Brigid Fox | Brevard, NC  When I think back to my childhood and some of the stories I heard from my parents, I smile at the images that come to my mind. My favorite was one that my father told often about cooties and the spoon that found…
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Mountain Sun Announces the Natural Play Project

Brevard, NC As part of the “Get Set” Early Childhood Initiative, Mountain Sun Community School has partnered with local organizations and is launching the Natural Play Project. Funded in large part by the United Way, MSCS is developing…
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Boundaries in the Outdoors

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…
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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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Contemporaries in a Revolution

Nick Pearl | Brevard, NC Around the age of five, I had a best friend named Jessica. Our fathers worked together, we “played” t-ball together (if picking flowers in the outfield is considered playing), so we saw each other often. I remember…
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The Power of Language

Janna Carlson | Brevard, NC According to dictionary.com the word language means “a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural…
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Volunteers

Brigid Fox | Brevard, NC My mom was a teacher, so growing up, I learned that when it came to school, always say yes to donations, and always say yes to volunteers.  Let the question of what to do with the donation or person answer itself. The…