Rainbow’s students at the Odyssey State Tournament

Last Saturday 7 remarkable Rainbow students competed at the Odyssey of the Mind state Competition at the Appalachian State College up in Boone. Odyssey of the mind is a creativity competition, designed to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, collaborative creativity and ...  Read more

Rainbow’s going to the Odyssey state tournament this weekend!

Imagine, if you will, a creative competition that allows students to express themselves artistically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. These expressions are in alignment with Rainbow’s seven domains of child development. Now, imagine the pressure of performing for judges and parents and ...  Read more

Rainbow Community School Student Poetry Published in the Mountain Xpress.

It's always a pleasure to see our students passionate for personal activities. Caleb Mcntosh​'s​ (sixth grade) and Lena Usher​'s​ (sixth grade) poetry was published in the Mountain Xpress newspaper in March. Rainbow Community School is very proud of you​!​ Below are the poems that were published by ...  Read more

Beyond Rainbow Alumni Panel

Here at Rainbow Community School, it is always a pleasure to know about what is happening with our alumni.This time, Rainbow had the honor of having Dunken, Adriana, Geronimo, Mackenzie, Michael, and Zoe share their thoughts and experiences about how the Rainbow experience has impacted their lives ...  Read more

Sallie, Lauren and Louisa Ford

You know our music teacher, Sue Ford, right? But did you know that all three of her daughters attended Rainbow at one time? Or that they're making names for themselves in big ways? Sallie Ford Sue's daughter Sallie, all of 27, is not only "googleable" but, she's even in Wikipedia! Her ...  Read more

Just Another Day at “The Office” for Reed Fornoff

Rainbow is always thrilled to hear from its alumni! We just heard from Reed who was finishing a summer term as a park ranger at Sequoia National Park. He's pictured below. He was off duty, therefore not in uniform, but yes, this is where he works. One of the tenets of a Rainbow education is ...  Read more

Soulspeak Coming to RCS Auditorium

Soulspeak at Rainbow We are beyond excited! SATURDAY September 27th @ 7pm, Soulspeak Asheville will be helping us dedicate our new community center auditorium space with a youth poetry slam! WE ARE ALL POETS will feature 12 youth ages 12-21 from the WNC community sharing their ...  Read more

Alumnus Allijah Motika – Creative Multi-Instrumentalist

Alumni News! We are so proud of all of our alumni. We have news from Allijah Motika who just graduated from Catawba College in May. He studied music, with a concentration in Popular Music and achieved summa cum laude. He received many honors while there, including getting a Presidential ...  Read more

2014 Welcome Letter to Parents

August 6, 2014 Dear Rainbow Parents, This is my favorite communication of the year – the letter welcoming you to the upcoming school year!  As an educator, I can tell you that the beginning of the school year is as full of excitement and anticipation for the staff as it is for the students. ...  Read more

Nick Romanos – RCS Graduate and Web Designer

My Rainbow Experience: Nick came to the Omega program after having completed public elementary school in 2000. During his tenure at Rainbow, he formed lifelong friendships and learned skills that have continued to serve him as he's progressed in his education and into his adult life. The best ...  Read more