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  • Jan 21, 2015

    52 Weeks of Kindness!

    Every Sunday in 2015, Andy is emailing a kindness theme for interested people to consider. The themes are intended to build on each other, thus helping folks deepen their understanding of kindness. This program, called 52 Weeks of Kindness is … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: 52 weeks of kindness, Andy Smallman, Intelligent Optimist Magazine, kindness, Newsletter, pscs, school news, Sieglinde Levery-Nicholas, transformative studies

  • Nov 17, 2014

    If it weren’t for pscs…

    Listen up, my fellow alum. This isn’t hyperbole: If it weren’t for Puget Sound Community School, I wouldn’t be here today. I’d be somewhere, sure, but I wouldn’t be here, in my office, all happy with the direction of my … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: alumni, annual giving, community, dan gillmore, joe turk, kindness matters, pscs, school news

  • Jan 24, 2014

    Art on the Move

    PSCS students created two new classmates in Scobie’s Tape Sculpture class last term. Ricky the Hitchhiker was sculpted with a protruding thumb, designed to travel cross country. Lucy the Climber was sculpted to look like a student climbing a wall, … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: community, pscs, school news, Scobie Puchtler, sculpture

  • Nov 26, 2013

    You Can Always Be Stronger

    Make Tiny Films was on one of several PSCS 2013 Fall Term block class offerings (other 2-week block courses this term: All About the Wall, Crashing Cymbals, Poetry Workshop, and Mindfulness/Neuroscience). Taught by PSCS teaching staff member Nic Warmenhoven, MTF is … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: article, block classes, classes, Make Tiny Films, Nic Warmenhoven, school news, video

  • Jan 11, 2013

    PSCS in the Huffington Post

    A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 2) Huffington Post …“There’s a genius educator in Seattle who runs The Puget Sound Community School, and he’s been teaching kindness for years. He takes kids out and they … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, article, Compassion Games, Huffington Post, Jon Ramer, pscs, school news

  • Nov 2, 2012

    Answer: A Circle

    Q: What goes around and comes around? A circle, that’s what! And at PSCS, a circle is an important shape, perhaps THE most important shape. We begin each day in a circle (check-in) and we end each day in a … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: community, school news, Teen Talking Circles

  • Oct 19, 2012

    Spirit Day 2012

    At PSCS we say our product is to be part of a loving and nurturing school environment. One way we do this is to honor special events like Ally Week, taking place this week, and Spirit Day, taking place today. … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Ally Week, community, Earvin Nervassa, GLAAD, GLSEN, school news, Sieglinde Levery-Nicholas, Spirit Day

  • Oct 4, 2012

    Vibrance Radio Interview

    School Director Andy Smallman was the featured guest yesterday on the Vibrance Radio Podcast, described on their website “as a pathway to believe that you can live life on your own terms and thrive.” Board member Steve Griggs heard about … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, school news, Vibrance Radio

  • 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.  This 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

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