Month: March 2022

Their Work on Display

March 30, 2022

Our kids doodle and draw, they paint and they craft… they make art. Even if it isn’t part of your curriculum or daily work in your home classroom, our kids create. They are pre-wired to be creative. They make things, lots and lots of things, and even more accumulates around your house because, well, your […]

Cottonwood Star of the Week – Bobby Phillips

March 31, 2022

Our Cottonwood Star of the Week is Bobby Phillips.   This school year Bobby shined as a 4th grader exploring the world and all it has to offer through his Moving Beyond the Page curriculum in his first year as a Cottonwood student. From Asia to Africa and all around the world, Bobby has explored […]

March Mindset: We Are Connected!

March 29, 2022

This month our students have been learning about the importance of embracing others, prioritizing relationships, building dream teams, and leading with value. Our students have come to understand the many ways we are all connected to each other regardless of our differences or geography. The lessons and activities this week continue with this important mindset […]

Putting Spring In Your Homeschool Step

March 23, 2022

Spring is such an exciting time of the year. Here we are, almost thru the school year, and yet Spring can make everything seem fresh and new. The birds have emerged and are singing happy Spring tunes, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and I don’t know about you, but this mama is ready for […]

Spring Learning

March 16, 2022

I am fully aware that I have been bragging and swooning over our incredible school the past few weeks. Enrollment brings out school pride for many of us as we encourage others to join us. Spring seems an appropriate follow-up, as it is one of the BEST homeschool seasons! It doesn’t take much effort or […]

March Mindset: We Are Connected!

March 15, 2022

This week our students learn about Building a Dream Team, which is about identifying the individuals who can support them in reaching their goals and living their dreams. Perhaps they have experience to draw from or can provide them with critical positive support as they start the path toward their dreams and face the challenges […]

Guiding Principles

March 9, 2022

Fellow Cottonwood Families, We are officially in the middle of open enrollment, and I have been blown away by how many families are interested in joining our school and how many of you are returning. Part of my astonishment is in the growth that our school has experienced this year. I am not talking about […]

Connecting Your Student to the World

March 2, 2022

There are so many challenging things happening in the world right now. Current events. Those two words alone can evoke a lot of feelings for all of us. It can feel natural and instinctual to shelter our children from current events, or perhaps there is a hesitation about how to have the conversations in the […]

March Mindset: We Are Connected

March 1, 2022

This month our students are learning about the We Are Connected Mindset, which teaches us that everyone who comes into our lives can help us to achieve and live our dreams. Working with and for others is crucial to realizing our dreams. When we understand this and constantly seek the positives from relationships with others, […]

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