Developing the Whole Child Through Movement, Art & Nature!
Students will be prepared to become stewards of the earth, graduating with the skills to create and change the world around them. The Tomorrow River Community Charter School (TRCCS) offers a collaborative and non-competitive learning environment that integrates the arts and offers hands-on experiences related to the natural environment for Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade. TRCCS is growing strong, sustainable communities of creative, independent, compassionate thinkers, empowered to envision their future!
TRCCS is inspired by Waldorf education and supports the development of the whole child. In light of this, the TRCCS curriculum is designed to develop the children’s capacities for physical well-being, strength and coordination, for emotional and social depth and connectivity, and for creative, free, and clear thinking. TRCCS is educating to the hands, heart and head, the willing, feeling and thinking, or the
Developing the Whole Child through Movement, Art and Nature! • Inspired by Waldorf: Waldorf education, established in 1919, is one of the fastest growing educational philosophies in the world today. The whole-child approach meets the children’s needs as they grow and develop. Technology is de-emphasized until fifth grade in order to preserve students’ imagination, and build a foundation of learning connected to their natural attraction to the wonders of nature. • Environment and Sustainability: Students form
Parental involvement is critical for the success of the TRCCS’s students. Contact with parents is frequent and all parents are introduced to the school’s culture of giving. Parents are encouraged to offer 40 volunteer hours per year for the benefit of the school. This time may be donated in many ways including time in the classroom, in the school’s organic garden and as a