June 12, 2017
Sophia put her head down, not wanting to talk about being “famous.” She grabbed her child-sized scissors, and began cutting the Target ad into small pieces. Her teacher, Jessica Nelson, tried to engage Sophia, hoping she would warm up enough to answer questions. “Why do you like your drama class?” I asked. “Do you […]
April 11, 2017
For Autism Awareness Month we’ve put together a list of our 10 favorite quotes from and about people on the Autism Spectrum.
January 26, 2017
The Courage to Succeed program is hosting a free Interest Luncheon on February 18th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Charterhouse School auditorium at UMFS.
January 23, 2017
To donate to the American Heart Association’s Hoops For Heart event hosted by the staff and students at Charterhouse School – Edinburg February 15 click here.
November 29, 2016
The Charterhouse School Holiday Market will take place on December 7th from 11 – 2 in the Culinary Classroom (connected to the dining hall).
October 27, 2016
Charterhouse School and UMFS invite you to come join the growing trauma-informed/resliency movement as we host a community screening of the award-winning documentary Paper Tigers with a short opportunity for discussion to follow. Paper Tigers follows a year in the life of an alternative high school that has radically changed its approach to disciplining its […]
September 1, 2016
The beginning of a school year can be challenging for any child but adjusting to the new routine can be especially testing for those with autism or other neurological differences.
August 29, 2016
Students in Charterhouse School’s Courage to Succeed program have planned a benefit concert at Capital Ale House Richmond to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Richmond. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. A raffle ticket will be included with the entrance ticket and there will be a drawing to win a […]
July 26, 2016
Do you feel an urgency to help children succeed? Are you inspired to work with children and families to help them reach their full potential? UMFS’ Charterhouse School is searching for substitute teachers and 1-to-1’s. Watch this short video of Sheila Hershey, a Charterhouse School teacher, describing what motivates her to serve our kids and their […]
July 19, 2016
Roasting coffee beans is both an art and a science. Jackson, a student in Charterhouse School’s Courage to Succeed program, is learning about the unique characteristics of each type of coffee during his summer internship with Ironclad Coffee Roasters. Jackson says he’s excited to learn about everything that goes into making a cup of coffee.