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Blog post | Monday, February 27, 2017
When I was voted in as a new staff member last spring, I knew I’d be doing a lot of cooking. Since the school’s inception cooking has been a vital part of SVS’s culture. The seeds for my own career as a chef were sown in that same kitchen. I baked… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, January 4, 2016
When you walk into the art room on any Monday or Wednesday, you can hear an almost constant murmur which turns out to be coming from several kids sitting at the clay table or at the two wheels working with clay. Some are throwing pots, others are… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, June 29, 2015
This week's post was originally published as an essay in the Sudbury Valley School Journal (November, 2007) I.  There are three activities everybody does regardless of culture: make music, decorate things, and talk. Talking, making music… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, October 20, 2014
 Mar is a photographer who can paint and draw. The other day I was shown several photos Mar had taken. One of them was of the stump of a big old tree. Mar had arranged a tiny bouquet of dainty flowers in its center. The contrast between the… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, February 3, 2014
Hanging the photo exhibit on Friday, January 24th proved to be an exhilarating experience for me. It goes without saying that the photos are varied in their subjects, beautiful and interesting. What else would one expect from kids at SVS? They are… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, October 28, 2013
Jean Cote spends her days fielding incoming calls, preparing PR materials, providing an oasis of calm amidst the general hubbub of the school, and writing blog posts! If you haven’t checked out the School’s online bookstore lately, you may be… Read more ›
Blog post | Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The Dance Room is a large room with lots of wall space and windows. It looks and sounds rather cavernous. However, when the walls are used as an exhibition space for the art created at school, the room is transformed and becomes a delightful place.… Read more ›
Blog post | Monday, September 30, 2013
Founder and staff member Hanna Greenberg interviewed student Hannah Schwartz for this week's post. Hannah Schwartz has attended SVS for three years.  Last May, the SVS gallery exhibited a collection of her experiments with techniques that were… Read more ›