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…