Imagine 2016: The Dream Parade

Join us for our annual all-school theatrical production featuring individual class performances nestled into the greater structure of the sixth grade play. This year prepare to be whisked away into "The Dream Parade" on a mythic journey through the brilliant shadowlands of the subconcious. Your ...  Read more

7th and 8th graders in Washington D.C.

Our 7th and 8th graders are having a great time in Washington D.C. on their end of year trip! Yesterday, they started with a metro ride to the zoo. The metro at the zoo is the deepest in DC. Check out the picture of the kiddos on the elevator! They had lunch at Noodle & Company (yumm) ...  Read more

Rainbow’s Going to State Odyssey of the Mind Competition

Odyssey of the Mind Imagine, if you will, a creative competition that allows students to express themselves artistically, physically, emotionally, spiritually - basically, this expression is in alignment with Rainbow's Seven domains of child development. Now imagine the pressure of performing ...  Read more

The Annual Rainbow Science Fair

Science Investigations Yield So Many Answers! Did you ever go to a symposium at a convention center as a kid? Like a space symposium? Because that's what the science fair was like. All the classrooms transformed into exposition sites, complete with beautiful posters, and display boards of ...  Read more

PIP Presentations

It's that time of year again: time to do the awesomely awesome Omega PIP presentations! Each student in the Omega classroom did a research project on something that was of interest to them - hence the name, Personal Interest Project, or PIP. And what a variety of interests, indeed! Projects ...  Read more

Chain Reactions – Third Grade Science Unit

Just before our winter break, the third grade class completed a unit on how things work. They investigated what might make a machine do what it does. At the end of their unit, they invited the whole school to watch as different groups of students made their wonderful contraptions come to ...  Read more

Third Grade – Legend of Chocolate and the French Broad Chocolate Lounge

The Legend of Chocolate The third grade class just completed a unit on the Legend of Chocolate in Spanish. Their Spanish teacher, Cynthia, worked with West, their third grade teacher, to create a unit that would complement what the students were learning in their main classroom. Students studied ...  Read more

Omega Lock In – Astronomy and Myth

The Astronomy Unit On Thursday, October 20th, the Omega class had a Lock-In at Rainbow - but this event might be better-called a Lock-Out because the event was in honor of their current unit. One Omega teacher, Jason, helped students discover constellations, planets, and other mysteries in the ...  Read more

Halloween Celebration and Parade

If you were on Rainbow's campus today, you might have been spooked. Ghosts and goblins roamed the forest, flanked by aliens, tigers, bears, wizards and other magical creatures for the most frightful day of the year: HALLOWEEN! First, Kindergarten sang some ghostly songs. Preschool chimed in, ...  Read more

The First Day of School – 2014 – A Success!

We are thrilled to have our K-8 families back on campus! Tomorrow, our Pre-K families return to campus. What a glorious first day it has been! Making Friends Returning and new students were glad to see each other. Some had met only days before at their class pot luck, and others have known ...  Read more