From the Head of School

A note from Dr. Jenny Finn, co-founder of Springhouse Community School You are song, A wished-for song. Go through the ear to the center where sky is, where wind, where silent knowing. Put seeds and cover them. Blades will sprout where you do your work. ~ Rumi Dear Springhouse community, A Springhouse staff member read this poem to me last week and I wanted to share it with you. In the poem the 13th c. mystic Rumi invites us into the beauty, and also the work, of becoming who we truly are. This journey of living an authentic life is at the heart of the Springhouse mission and vision. We are a place where we invite adolescents to grow up, but we don’t only ask this of our young people, we as

Parental Gratitude

As parents we always want what's best for our kids. But sometimes it's hard to know what might be best. The public school can be a great fit for many kids. It was not a good fit for ours. We looked into our options and decided to give Springhouse a try. From the very first week we knew there was something special about this school. Kyran came home every day excited about what he had learned and woke up every morning ready to go to school! This was not typical behavior from our teen- by any means! We figured as the year went on and the excitement of a new school wore off he'd lose the initial enthusiasm he had at the onset, but if anything, his love of Springhouse has deepened. He's develo

Connection and Love

by Colleen Lewton I have been involved in Springhouse for several years in various ways. There is one common thread that I have seen since my involvement in different areas of this essential community: connection and love. These two traits intertwine and weave in and out of everything Springhouse does or touches. You can see it in their actions, words, beliefs, and choices they make. This thread is contagious and makes me want to spread it all over. They motivate me and each other to dig deep and find what is true. I value how they look at real issues that affect all of us. They deeply care about each other, their community, and the world. They take the time for connection that so many of us

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