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2019 Faces of Freedom

Kim Skeen | Brevard, NC The Faces of Freedom Art show is currently on display at the Transylvania Community Arts Council. This is the fifth year of the Art show and it is Mountain Sun Community School’s 5th year participating. The Faces…

The Process of Creating

Kim Skeen | Brevard, NC Sitting on the shelf behind my desk in the art room is a box of crayons. This is not just any box of crayons. It is a very, very old box of 64 Crayola crayons with the sharpener built in the back. I keep this box of…
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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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Cider and Conversation

Morgan Sprinkle | Brevard, NC  I just love homemade apple cider. I mean, what’s not to love? It’s warm and sweet, it has all the spices that make you think of the holidays, and if you make it in a crockpot, the entire house smells like…
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Fostering Creativity

Kim Skeen | Brevard, NC How do we foster and develop creativity within our students at Mountain Sun? Children are all born with an innate need to create: to build, to make, to tinker. Our job as teachers is to foster that creativity and…
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Parental Personal Time

Brigid Fox | Brevard, NC This morning, we were discussing our health and how we can care for our bodies to promote our wellness. The children all had wonderful suggestions and comments. I shared with them the basic expectations of hand washing…