Before they began the trimester, we asked this 1st/2nd grade class simple questions about rivers…
Place-based education is a way of taking the walls down between school and the community.
7th graders identify a problem in the community and seek out policy-based solutions.
We are so grateful that our 6th and 7th grade students experienced a full week of in-person outdoor school this spring. Below are overviews from the two teachers who accompanied students’ daily adventures at Audubon’s wildlife sanctuary in NW Portland.
Over the past year, our fence facing Bancroft Street has attracted much attention. Last summer, many students and families showed their support for our Black families by posting homemade signs. These cardboard and paper messages filled the fenceline and elicited responses from the greater community, some hostile, but mostly encouraging.
Education Week Story by Sarah K. Andersen About Connecting Students to the World Through Food Studies with Emily Conner’s 7th/8th grade students.
The third grade Winter/Spring trimester work this year focused on learning about Indigenous people of the Columbia river region by studying native plants and their uses. Guiding questions of this uni
Please join our staff in reading Indian No More by Charlene McManis and Traci Sorell this summer. This short book is appropriate for students grades 5 and up to read alone or for families of al
Join The Cottonwood School and Confluence for a virtual screening of the documentary film Gather Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their