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March 7, 2014 ThumbsUp

Last fall, we came together as a community to participate in the design of our new school. During an intensive, two-month Co-Creative Process, here’s what you told us you wanted the future of ACS to look like: Top Ten Wish List: Central Area concept as heart of the school Fully functional gym with community kitchen Multiple bathrooms Sustainability, renewable energy, LEED certification Design to reflect the rural nature of our setting and our history Buildings as living learning tools No… Read More »

Teachers + Architects = Smart School Design

March 4, 2014 Teacer-Architect Mtg_LoRez

Last month, architects from the Studio B | Cuningham Design Team continued a series of conversations with ACS teachers and staff that began last fall. This time around, individual learning centers drilled down on the early design of the new main school building. Weighing in on a variety of classroom needs — from acoustic privacy to storage to seating — teachers got specific on how to translate teaching philosophies and learning styles into architecture that supports both. Talk about smart… Read More »

No Job Too Small

June 10, 2013 DSCN7058

Lara and Liz do some final counting of kids piggy bank contributions to help bring home the BEST grant!

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