Get Ready for the Elements! Good Gear for AO

As you know, at the heart of our school is a belief that children need to be engaged in play-based learning while immersed in nature. Since we are a school on a farm we spend a substantial amount of time…

Wall Street Journal July 8, 2016 A strange thing happened to mothers and fathers and children at the end of the 20th century. It was called “parenting.” As long as there have been human beings, mothers and fathers and many…

Our Philosophy: A Letter to Parents

Dear Parents, From time to time parents have questions about our goals in preparing their child for her next school. This is a time of year when there is often a high level of anxiety about school interview results, feedback,…