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All the latest from PSCS.

  • Sep 27, 2012

    The PSCS Lunch Ladies!

    This fall five students are taking Nic’s “Cafeteria” class, in which they prepare and serve a hot, vegetarian, balanced lunch every Wednesday to anyone interested. ┬áThis is extra-exciting this year because the school’s Wednesday schedule includes an extra-long midday break … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Earvin Narvasa, Melinda Shaw, school news

  • Sep 27, 2012

    Passion is Contagious!

    We often say that PSCS is really simple to understand. For instance, one intention of the school is to simply connect our students to people who love what they do. Our belief is that the most natural learning takes place … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, Middle School, Tawni Bell, Values

  • Sep 27, 2012

    Olympic Hike

    Eight PSCS students along with staff members Scobie and Tanya and fearless volunteer Duncan Moore spent last Friday on an ambitious hike deep into the Olympic Mountains. Starting in the dark hours of the morning, the 11 hikers took the … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: article, hiking, Scobie Puchtler

  • Sep 19, 2012

    Let the Games Begin!

    PSCS is thrilled to be included as a local organization supporting the upcoming Compassion Games, a Seattle-based initiative designed to promote a friendlier city that begin on Friday, September 21st and run through October 21st. On top of that, school … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, article, Compassion Games, Jon Ramer, kindness

  • Sep 13, 2012

    How About THEM Apples!?

    On Wednesday this week four students led by teachers Nic and Scobie broke away for an afternoon of service work, heading up to the Danny Woo Garden, a nearby terraced hillside that serves International District residents by allowing them sunny … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: article, community, Danny Woo Community Garden, Scobie Puchtler

  • Sep 12, 2012

    Mushroom What?

    Late in the school day on Monday Andy took a group of 12 PSCS students to an indoor gym a block from the school that we use for physical fitness activities. As expected, they started up a game of Mushroom … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Middle School

  • Sep 12, 2012

    Surprise Ahead!

    School director Andy Smallman writes a regular blog post for The Intelligent Optimist magazine, posting about once a month. In August, he wrote about how he thinks the world is constantly providing people little treasures or surprises to find. Andy … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, Values

  • Sep 12, 2012

    The Foundation(s) is Strong!

    New to PSCS this year is the term “Foundations.” It refers specifically to the first two weeks of school, 9 school days in which the staff help the students build the foundation on which the rest of the school year … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Foundation, High School, Values