DSM: Fairhaven


Joe Jackson (shoeless@erols.com)
Thu, 9 Mar 2000 18:35:14 -0500


Kathy,

Fairhaven opened on September 23 1998. When you lived in Upper Marlboro,
Fairhaven was just a twinkle in Mark & Kim McCaig's eyes.

-Joe
shoeless@erols.com
http://www.jazztbone.com
************************
See Fairhaven School's website at
http://www.fairhavenschool.com

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> From: Kathleen Stilwell <kastilwell@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: DSM: RE: [SVS Discussion Board] Sudbury Valley
> School in Toronto Canada?
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> Joe,
> How long has the Fairhaven school been in existence?
> I moved to Las Vegas six years ago from Upper
> Marlboro, MD and was unaware of its existence. If I
> still lived there my son, Luke, would be attending
> your school now. Luke is 11 years old and has never
> been to a school and never will unless it's his
> decision to do so. I have been researching the
> possibility of starting a Sudbury-type school in the
> Las Vegas area. If anyone reading this discussion
> lives in Nevada and is interested in joining a
> founders group, or if anyone has had experience in
> starting a private school in Nevada, I would greatly
> value hearing from you.
> Kathy Stilwell
>
>
> --- Joe Jackson <shoeless@erols.com> wrote:
> > Robert,
> >
> > I think you should try to start a school. Your
> > thoughts regarding the
> > prospect of sending your children to existing
> > schools mirror what motivated
> > all of us here in Maryland to start Fairhaven
> > School.
> >
> > Think about it. If you think you might want to
> > proceed, the first thing you
> > should do is order Sudbury Valley's planning kit,
> > item number 700 (about
> > halfway down the page) at
> > http://www.sudval.org/svs/books.html.
> >
> > Should you decide to attempt this, all of the
> > Sudbury Model schools stand
> > ready to assist you in any capacity.
> >
> > -Joe Jackson
> > shoeless@erols.com
> > http://www.jazztbone.com
> > ************************
> > See Fairhaven School's website at
> > http://www.fairhavenschool.com
> >
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> > > Subject: DSM: [SVS Discussion Board] Sudbury
> > Valley School in Toronto
> > > Canada?
> > >
> > >
> > > The following new message has been posted on SVS
> > Discussion Board at
> > > <http://www.sudval.org/cgi-bin/svsbbs.cgi>.
> > >
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> > >
> > > MESSAGE: (#100) Sudbury Valley School in
> > Toronto Canada?
> > >
> >
> <http://www.sudval.org/cgi-bin/svsbbs.cgi?review=100>
> > > AUTHOR: Rob Murray
> > <loughlin@mgmt.utoronto.ca>
> > > DATE: Wednesday, 8 March 2000, at 12:25
> > a.m.
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I have followed Sudbury Valley School since 1991
> > when I first
> > > read about it in
> > > Peter Gray's Psychology text book. I ordered
> > several books,
> > > articles, and a
> > > t-shirt(as a conversation starter). In addition to
> > this I wrote
> > > an honours
> > > thesis at Queen's University to fill the
> > requirements for a
> > > Sociology degree.
> > > The thesis focused on the importance of unihibitd
> > communication within
> > > education , and it compared and contrasted what
> > would be consided
> > > an average
> > > public schools with that of sudbury valley. The
> > information on
> > > public schools
> > > was unfortunately all too easy to recount, in
> > contrast gaining
> > > insight into
> > > Sudbury Valley School was heavily dependent on
> > what I could read
> > > about Sudbury
> > > Valley school (1995). I have always had I desire
> > to visit the school but
> > > either time restrictions or financial restraints
> > or both have
> > > prevented me
> > > from doing so.
> > >
> > > You may be asking yourself....so....., Well I am
> > now a father of
> > > a two year
> > > old, and am living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
> > along with my
> > > wife. The idea
> > > that my daughter will have to attend public or
> > private schools of
> > > the same
> > > type that I attended due to the fact that no
> > school of this philosophy
> > > existsin Toronto exists, utterly frightens me.
> > >
> > > I have concidered home schooling; John Taylor
> > Gatto's writing are very
> > > incouraging in this regard. However, my wife and I
> > both work.
> > >
> > > IF ANYONE KNOWS OF SOMEONE ATTEMPTING TO (THINKING
> > ABOUT, ORDERED
> > > MATERIAL
> > > PERTAINING TO, WISHING TO) START A SUDBURY VALLEY
> > SCHOOL TYPE OF
> > > SCHOOL IN
> > > TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, PLEASE REFER THEM TO THE
> > ABOVE EMAIL ADDRESS.
> > >
> > > I would like to thank all those people who created
> > and who continue to
> > > maintain Sudbury Valley School as a model of a
> > true alternative to
> > > 'traditional' educational practices. My experience
> > within the
> > > public school
> > > system from Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, was
> > crushing, it took
> > > me years to
> > > rediscover that I actually had an natural desire
> > to learn an that
> > > desire had
> > > been forcibly crushed. Reading about your school
> > gave me hope
> > > that my future
> > > (now present daughter) would not have to face what
> > I had to.
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance, Robert Murray BA Economics
> > >
> > > BA Hons Sociology
> > >
> > >
> >
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