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100 Walker Ave.
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541.482.8577
Fax: 541.482.8328
Contact: Angela Hanson
Email: 
About John Muir School

Welcome Sign
Welcome Sign

The John Muir School opened its doors in the fall of 2006. Part of the Ashland School District, this program provides academically challenging education for children in kindergarten through eighth grade with an emphasis on natural science, traditional arts, and music.

Children in the school build relationships with the natural world through planting, hiking, sketching and spending time outdoors. They hone skills of observation, theorization, inference and synthesis by watching, discussing, and interacting with nature. They experience the outdoors in rain, snow and sunny weather and learn to walk comfortably through the woods. They develop skills to record their observations and ideas in poems, essays, narratives, painting and drawing.

Study outside the classroom occurs through day trips for the youngest members of the school to backpacking trips for the oldest. Children learn to study plants and animals without harm, interference, or negative environmental impact. Stewardship remains part of their lifelong relationship with nature.

Music, laughter, dance, drama, and art are regular components of the school week. They are essential curricular skills as well as extensions of learning serving as response to knowledge and concepts.

View our brochure and a powerpoint presentation explaining the John Muir School by clicking on the links in the menu to the left.

"Who publishes the sheet-music of the winds or the music of water written in river-lines?"    John Muir




Today's Events - Friday October 24 2014
Boys Junior Varsity Football
@
Marist HS
- 3:30PM
Girls Varsity Water Polo
@
@ Cottage Grove
- 4:00PM
Boys Varsity Water Polo
@
@ Cottage Grove
- 5:00PM
Girls Varsity Volleyball
vs.
Churchill HS
- 6:00PM
Boys Varsity Football
@
Marist HS
- 7:00PM
Upcoming Events - Saturday October 25 2014
Coed Varsity Cross Country
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District Meet (Richardson Park Fern Ridge Reservoir, OR)
- TBA
Boys Varsity Water Polo
@
South Salem Tournament
- Kroc Center
- TBA
Girls Varsity Water Polo
@
South Salem Tournament
- Kroc Center
- TBA
Girls Varsity Volleyball
vs.
Ashland Grizzly Tournament
- 11:00AM
Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball
vs.
Ashland Grizzly Tournament
- 11:00AM
Boys Varsity Soccer
vs.
Springfield HS
- Ashland Middle School
- 2:00PM
Boys Junior Varsity Soccer
@
Springfield HS
- Ashland Middle School
- 2:00PM
Girls Varsity Soccer
vs.
Springfield HS
- North Mountain Park
- 2:00PM
Girls Junior Varsity Soccer
@
Springfield HS
- 2:00PM
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