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Ask the Girl

Morgan Sprinkle | Brevard, NC My son is four. He’s known for a lot of things—his boundless energy, his enthusiasm for life and the people he loves, his adventurous spirit and the way he wakes up ready to attack the day with gusto. But…
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Transylvania Vocational Services and Mountain Sun Students Team Up with Books

By Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC Transylvania Vocational Services (TVS) and Mountain Sun Community School have teamed up to create a Reading Buddy program that allows first through third graders (Acorns) to connect with TVS clients through…
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Celebration

Janna Carlson | Brevard, NC ‘Tis the season for traditions. Those look very different for everyone. Even with all our difference, we can all feel comfort and connection knowing those around us can all find joy in this cold, dark season.…
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Peaceful Conflict Resolution Workshop

Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC Recently, parents of students at Mountain Sun Community School participated in a peaceful conflict resolution workshop. Parents acted out scenarios and were given guidance from three MSCS teachers on how to…
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Celebration of Life

Annie Burgess | Brevard, NC Birthdays are special for children and adults alike.  I have fond memories of birthday celebrations at home with friends and families.  I remember eating homemade cake and bobbing for apples on one particular…
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Parent and Teacher Conferences

Tina Leonard | Brevard, NC   It is finally that time of year! This time of year offers an opportunity for the Owl Class to take a deep breath and realize that the school year is in full swing and to relax into it. For the teachers,…
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The Capacity to be Kind

Nick Pearl | Brevard, NC I believe that everyone has the capacity to be kind. When working with some of my toughest students in wilderness therapy, this belief may have been momentarily challenged, but in the end I was amazed at how often,…
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Raising Monarchs

Becky Langerman | Brevard, NC As a teacher, sometimes you feel a calling in your inner core towards something you must do in the classroom. This summer, I began dreaming about Monarchs. While I dream about students quite often, I’m referring…
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Circle Time

By Janna Carlson | Brevard, NC Here at Mountain Sun Community School, we like to make circles. This shape is inclusive and lets you see those around you. We are a community made up of all kinds of people with different experiences and ideas.…