Welcome to the Rainbow Community School Blog!

We are so excited to share with you everything that makes Rainbow such a unique blend of holistic education, academic excellence, social responsibility, and integrated community. Here you can find our reflections on the seven domains, our opinions on mindfulness in schools, our upcoming events, and how we’re revolutionizing education from the inside out. Explore the posts below to get a sense of what being part of the Rainbow community is all about. 

Social Entrepreneurship at Rainbow

Rainbow’s Omega Middle School sixth grade class studies Social Entrepreneurship every year. In the spring the students come up with business ideas that reflect their passions, skills and support making the world a better place, whether at home or on the other side of...

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May Day 2017

Come celebrate the return of the faeries with us this May Day from 10:30am to 12:00pm in the Outdoor Classroom on Haywood Road! We will celebrate the magic of spring by dancing together, wrapping the May Pole, eating berries-n-cream, blowing bubblles, bursting with...

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The Gift of a Shrine

Quan Yin is a Buddhist deity of compassion. Her spiritual archetype, however, exists across many different religions and cultures. Mother Mary within Christianity and Sophia within Gnosticism, for example, represent similiar all-loving and all-merficul qualities. Many...

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‘Voices of the River’ Contest Winners

Congratulations to Rainbow students Cady in second grade, and Isabella and Kafira in fifth grade! Earlier this year these young artists submitted poems and paintings to River Link's 'Voices of the River Art and Poetry Contest'. And then just a few days ago, on...

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This Monday, Grandparent’s & Elder’s Day!

We invite all of our Rainbow grandparents and special elders to a welcoming celebration and performance in the auditorium at 10:30am on Monday, April 24th. We are so excited to welcome our grandparents and elders onto campus for this special day. During the school...

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Magical Moments of Asheville

Rainbow Community School has teamed up with The Vanishing Wheelchair to bring magic to Asheville on April 28 and 29! Magic is all around us. At Rainbow magic is kept alive everyday through daily centerings, ceremonies, story-telling, and the spectacular wonder of...

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Tickets for the Tourists Game!

The 6th Grade Gnomes are on a mission. A mission to sell 300 tickets to the Asheville Tourists vs Greensboro Grasshoppers game on April 30th! As a Rainbow community member you can buy a $9 ticket for family-fun time all while supporting the 6th graders efforts in...

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A First Grader’s Morning in Spring

School for the First Grade Jellyfish began as usual this morning with stations of building blocks, coloring sets, puzzles, and games neatly contained on each of the four-person tables. Bowie and Judah were busy building extraordinary creatures that turned effortlessly...

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Author Andy Griffiths Visits Rainbow

Australian children’s book author and comedy writer, Andy Griffiths, took Rainbow first through fifth graders by storm this morning. His childlike imagination coupled with his hilarious kid-oriented sense of humor brought the Rainbow auditorium to thunderous laughter....

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The Human Animal in Winter Time

In the depths of winter, as the school year wound its way back through January, our Kindergarteners learned of the bear’s hibernation, the geese’s migration, and the rabbit’s adaptation. How do we, as animals, respond to winter’s harsh demands? Do humans hibernate,...

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