"While planning her art syllabus for the Jackson Hole Community School, professional artist Shannon Troxler found herself contemplating the aesthetic value of a school bus. The bus—used last summer as chicken coop at Full Circle Farm in Victor—was a fixture in the ongoing curricula of Full Circle Education and was, quite possibly, the perfect medium for teaching the genre of street art." —Jenn Rein
The faculty and staff are thrilled to have the halls filled with students once again, and to start another great year at JHCS. Welcome back!
Last names A–M register 4–6pm on Monday, August 31
Last names N–Z register 4–6pm on Tuesday, September 1
Alumnus Parker C. was hired by NASA this summer. Doing research for two top climate scientists, he made a discovery about how volcanoes affect climate change. Case was able to present about his discovery at the Lamont Observatory at Columbia University. Congrats Case, we could not be prouder!
High Country News is excited to have Community School students reading their paper, and they aren't afraid to show it. JHCS students posed for a thank you to the mountain newspaper last spring and are now being featured in their callout to other students!
The Jackson Hole Community Foundation awarded The Mr. and Mrs. Old Bill Youth Philanthropy Scholarship to senior Marisol Hernandez. She was awarded $1,500 for college tuition and $500 to be donated to the non-profit organization of her choice. Congratulations Marisol!!
Former students, Victor Hernandez, class of 2013, and Randy Elledge, class of 2012 are running mates for student government at the University of Wyoming. Please check out this article. http://www.uwbrandingiron.com/2015/04/14/asuw-candidates-debate/
Wyoming native and founder of Yellowberry, Megan Grassell, 19, named one of TIME magaazine’s most influential teens in 2014. She joins an impressive list including: Mo’ne Davis, 13, Sasha Obama, 13, Malia Obama, 16, Chloë Grace Moretz, 17, and Malala Yousafzai, 17.