News and Events

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    Admissions Open Houses Announced

    Thinking about school for next year for ages 3 through 8th grade? Admissions Open Houses will be held: Wednesday, November 1, 6–7:30 p.m. Friday, November 3, drop in at anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 1-3:30 p.m. Drop-In… » Read More

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    Visit Days at Touchstone Community School

    Are you interested in learning more about Touchstone Community School for your child but you’re not ready to complete an application? Would you like your child to meet teachers, experience the community, and feel first hand what a day in a Touchstone… » Read More

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    The Value of Play at Touchstone Community School

    Dancing, painting, cooking. Exploring leaves, cracked corn, a mystery bag. Dressing up in costumes, building with blocks, inventing with junk. Creating with letters, writing a story, making a math pizza. Welcome to pre-K for 3.5 to 4-year-olds at Touchstone Community School! Today, like… » Read More

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    Touchstone Students Talk About Touchstone

    When we wanted to develop a video that explained the unique educational philosophy of Touchstone Community School, we knew we could spend a great amount of time talking about its transformative model of education, social-emotional curriculum, and outstanding faculty. But then we… » Read More

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    Managing Classrooms for Improved Outcomes

    Walk into a Touchstone classroom and you’ll likely see multiple activities happening at once. Students will be working with partners or small groups. Others will be working in large groups. And there will be students doing independent work, too. How can Touchstone… » Read More

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    Touchstone Community School Inspires New School in China

    This year, a contingent of graduate students and educators from China and Israel visited Touchstone Community School to learn more about its innovative, hands-on project-based educational practices. Their goal was to bring that knowledge back to China and build a similar school… » Read More