Clubs & Activities
Our very first organized club, Making Waves, is being launched February 25! The club is open to any teen in the community who is interested in farm to table, sustainable farming, watershed conservation, or ecological and environmental sciences.
STEM trip to Panama!
We are going to Panama in 2020! The EF Tour to explore the “Wetlands & Waterways of Panama” will be an unforgettable experience for teens. While we set this up for LSUHS students, there is plenty of room for others to join us! We are inviting teens from all over Virginia to join us! For more information, check out this article.
The school offers many field trips and adventures that teens from the community are welcome to join in. Check our monthly “Corral” for activities that might interest you!
We are offering a carpentry class and a mechanics class this fall! Learn more and register for the classes on our farm homeschool class events page http://independencefuniefarm.com/events/category/events/homeschool-classes/ Featured in: Richmond Times...read more
What's going on at LSUHS this month? We've been so busy - we are behind in updating our site! So, we'll be talking about the remainder of May as well as June... In May, we are wrapping our Rocketry STEM class with a campout in Chincoteague, VA. We will be...read more
What's going on at LSUHS this month? April is a short month as we return from our First Quarter Break! We are continuing our Rocketry STEM class, working on our greenhouses, and planning more adventures. STEM Courses Continuing: STEM classes for LSUHS students and the...read more
Join us in Panama! August 2020. We've set a date and planned the trip! Our itinerary is amazing. We will be touring sites like Panama Viejo ruins and museum, Casco Viejo, and the incredible BioMuseo among others; visiting the Pacific Coast Galeta Point, learning about...read more
Because we are a small school focused on experiential learning, we do a ton of cool stuff on campus and off. We also love to share with the community. Homeschool friendly opportunities are denoted with an asterisk *. Some of...read more
Open House & Geocache Fun!Two dates: March 16 & April 20Incoming 9-12th Grade & GAP year students are welcome to come tour the school facilities and farm. Talk to staff and learn about our programs. There will be a farm trivia geocache on the 40 acres...read more
Mission The mission of LSUHS Making Waves program is to cultivate leadership and stewardship in area youth. Our planet is a living connected system from the Farmer’s dirt, no matter how far inland, to the forests, to the salty ocean, to our tables. Making Waves aims...read more
What's new at LSUHS? Because we are a small school focused on experiential learning, we do a ton of cool stuff on campus and off. We also love to share with the community. Homeschool friendly opportunities are denoted with an...read more
Richmond Times Dispatch - "When a Farm is Your Classroom"
Goochland Gazette - "Local Farm School Making Move to Charles City"
Cheryl Tan Media Podcast 49: [Strategy] Re-engage Your Tribe with Resi Connell
Richmond Magazine – Private School Report 2017
NBC12 – Farm-based high school offers alternative for students
Goochland Gazette - "A new view of school"
Educators Challenged to Increase Interest in Agriculture