A Whole Lot of Art Going Round

Clyde Ferguson

Pop Ferguson has been playing the blues since he was a kid and this week he is sharing his passion with Rainbow fifth and sixth graders. LEAF in Schools and Streets partners with LEAF performers to bring some of their talents to schools all over the Asheville area. Children working directly with ...  Read more

Medieval Studies Unit


The fifth and sixth grade class went medieval. After studying the history and culture of medieval Europe, the students turned their classroom into a medieval castle. Each student had a role to fill and tell about. There was the royal family, the knights, artisans,  a sheriff, an inventor, a miller, ...  Read more

As Lewis and Clark Did

Fifth Grade - Canoe Trip

As part of their Lewis and Clark thematic unit, fifth and sixth-grade students at Rainbow Mountain recently enjoyed a three-day camping trip at Pilot Mountain State Park, near Greensboro. After pitching tents, their days were packed with exploratory hikes, journaling and whittling ...  Read more