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, …

Photography at Grassroots

Our students have been working on a photography project about the school for the past couple of weeks. Today, they experimented with …

What Time is it, Mr. Wolf?!!

At Grassroots, we don’t have traditional PE classes because we get plenty of exercise all day. The kids play many traditional playground games …

Digital Dictionary Project

We’re working on a Digital Dictionary of Grassroots! The students started taking photos today. They went all around the campus, taking pictures …

Field Trip to St. Marks

One of the mottos of Grassroots School is “the world is my classroom!” and we take a lot of field trips and …