Entrepreneurship Booms at GFS

Running a lemonade stand is something that is a quintessential notation associated with childhood but many kids don’t get the opportunity to pursue such an endeavor in 2019. There are many competing demands and interests for children’s time. Though many of those other demands are necessary and those other interests …

Learning by doing

The biggest leap for many parents new to Grassroots School is trusting that their kids are learning. At Grassroots, much of the learning …

The Grassroots Chickens

This is the first in a series of student-produced blogs. Look for more coming soon! We wanted Grassroots to get chickens, so I brought …

Spur-of-the-Moment Science

Last week, a few students were playing in the sandbox and they built a mountain. They thought it would be cool to …

Spring 2017 Family Camping Trip

The Spring 2017 Family Camping Trip was to the Newport Campground and St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. Kerrie did a great job organizing …

A Tree for Pat

Grassroots’ founding Director Pat Seery filled the school with curiosity and joy. He welcomed students with a twinkle in his blue eyes …

So, how does it work?

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion—these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at …

Birthday Party fundraiser 2017

Grassroots School celebrates its 45th year of providing freedom in education. The Grassroots Community, which surrounds the school, is celebrating its 35th …

Grassroots Grads

Four former Grassroots Free School students are graduating from SAIL High School this Spring. Three of them–Miguel Ortiz, Kristina Leigh Ann Wentz, …