SRV Blog

Not Your Average Class Potluck

By: O’Brien Wolff On Sunday, October 8, Middle Circle families gathered in Grace to join in the annual classroom tradition of a communal potluck. Yes of course, there was a delicious spread with homemade dishes and local eats. Aromas of freshly-baked muffins, savory...

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How to Muck the Sheep Pen

Learning and Experiencing Community Traditions “Pass the pitchfork!” a student calls from inside the pen; standing with a smile, as beads of sweat begin to collect under their headband. The pen itself isn’t very big so, while waiting to get the tool, they’ve got their...

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The Magic of Jumping Right In

By Catalina Ríos There are many effective strategies for learning a new language and the children at SRV model their love of language learning artfully. They are not “students” of Spanish but rather are actively “speakers” of Spanish. The magic is in jumping right in...

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Archaeology at SRV — Students Dig Deep

The Middle Circle (MC) third and fourth graders took a trip back in time on Monday as they participated in an archaeological dig at the house of Paula and Robert Healy of Rose Valley. The Healy’s property houses the original schoolhouse of The School in Rose Valley....

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Summer Camp Registration is almost here! 

It's almost time! Registration for SRV school parents opens on January 18th. We'll be open to all on January 20th! To learn more about this summer and to register, visit Questions? Email Liia at 

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