Rainbow Community School is a private, independent school serving about 42 preschoolers and about 150 students from kindergarten through eighth grade in Asheville, North Carolina. For more than 35 years, we have been a national leader in alternative, holistic and mindfulness in education. Learn more about us.

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RCS Potluck & Campfire

It’s just like camp! Come join us for our a potluck & campfire. What: RCS Potluck & Campfire When: Wednesday, October 14, 2014 Time: 6-9 pm Who: Students, teachers, staff, parents & friends of Rainbow More: Listen to Chikomo Marimba, Sue Ford’s awesome band. Share stories, songs, skits, and fun […]

Halloween Harvest Hoedown

Halloween Harvest Hoedown

Halloween Harvest Hoedown! When: Saturday, Oct. 25th Time: 12:-3:30 Where: RCS Playground What: Halloween Harvest Fun!  Fun booths Tattoos Wishing Well Spin Art Fairy Hair Bobbing for Donuts Food: Chai Pani Hot Dogs Pizza Veggie chili Cornbread muffins Professor Whizzpop the magician and balloon twister will be there! There will be […]

4th grade botany unit

4th Grade Botany Unit – One For the Books

The RCS fourth grade just finished a wonderful unit on all things plants. From photosynthesis to seed growth to planting systems, each student understood a lot about plants by the end of the unit. Students went to the NC Arboretum at the start of the unit and continued study of […]


Grandparents’ Day – Oct. 6, 2014

All bright-eyed and eager to see their grandchildren, Rainbow Community’s grandparents filled the new auditorium on Monday morning. They snacked on delicious muffins and coffee while they waited for the presentation to begin. As the RCS Director Renee Owen began, the auditorium hushed to see where Rainbow has been, where […]

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New RCS Kiln

RCS Gets a New Kiln! With Gratitude….. Our new kiln has arrived! We would like to give a big shout out to two RCS parents who have been instrumental in helping to grow our ceramics program. Doug Smith, an amazing potter and father to Clay in Omega, who has been […]

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Summit Information

  Our Summit is coming up on September 29. We hope that the RCS community really benefits from all the information that we want to share. As part of that meeting, we are inviting parents to be a part of small focus groups, where parents can provide their own input. […]

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