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  • Mar 18, 2015


    KINDNESS CURRICULUM with Andy Smallman Hosted by the Family Association and taught by Puget Sound Community School co-founder, Andy Smallman, this course will span three Tuesday evenings in April. The curriculum will focus on kindness and  mindfulness —with each course … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: Andy Smallman, community, evening course series, events, family association, kindness, Kindness Curriculum, parents, pscs

  • 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

  • Mar 7, 2013

    Educating for Creativity

    PSCS is pleased to announce the publication of Robert Kelly’s new book, Educating for Creativity, featuring a chapter written by past staff-member, Steve Miranda. Kelly is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, with a special focus on creativity in … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: amazon, book, community, educating for creativity, mobius, pscs, robert kelly, scheduling circus, Steve Miranda, university of calgary

  • 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 17, 2012

    What’s Good? PSCS, That’s What!

    A couple weeks back a youth-based organization called “What’s Good 206” came in to PSCS to film Jon Ramer, creator of the Compassion Games and a guest speaker Andy had invited in. As it turns out, they became more interested … [more]

    Categories: Archive, Video  Tagged: Andy Smallman, community, Compassion Games, Jon Ramer, Scobie Puchtler, What's Good 206

  • 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

  • Apr 12, 2012

    PSCS musicians rock The Royal Room

    The PSCS music program continues to grow, and this year we felt that kids deserved the chance to show off the results of their hard work on a professional stage. We moved our annual Music Café event to a new … [more]

    Categories: Archive  Tagged: community, fundraiser, Music Cafe, Royal Room

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