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. 

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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What does Centering look like at RCS?

There are certain stand out elements of the Rainbow Seven Domains Learning Model that have huge impacts on the culture of the school, the daily centering practice is one. This morning ritual serves to awaken the spiritual center of each child, opening pathways to...

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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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2nd Annual More than Mindfulness Conference

SAVE the DATE! Join Rainbow Institute and Rainbow Community School staff, faculty and students on October 6th and 7th for the 2nd Annual More the Mindfulness Conference, in conjunction with our 40 year Alumni Party. Click here to learn more and to register for the...

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Science Fair 2017

Join us on Friday, February 10th, to delve into the scientific explorations created by our ever-curious students. Every year Rainbow students spend the winter months preparing for the Annual Science Fair in February. They make hypothesis, design surveys, research...

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SHINE! The Annual Talent Show

Rainbow’s annual SHINE! Talent Show is coming up, on Thursday, Feb 23rd from 5-8pm! Children of all ages can give a three minute performance to show off their talents to our Rainbow Community. This is always a super fun and special event where we get to watch our...

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The Conservation Caper comes to Rainbow!

Rainbow community, won't you join us for this fun 25-minute educational play designed to inspire green living and energy saving?! Arrive at the auditorium in the Rainbow Community Center on Wednesday, January 25th, at 60 State Street, at 10am to grab a seat and enjoy...

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