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A Visit from RTD

A Visit from RTD

We were delighted to have Richmond Times Dispatch Reporter Holly Prestidge and Photographer Mark Gormus visit LOCAL STEW U to learn about the school. Mark came back on several occasions, taking photos, joking with the students and enjoying the time with the animals,...
Richmond Magazine – Private School Report: School News: “Alternative High Blends Agriculture and Academics”

Richmond Magazine – Private School Report: School News: “Alternative High Blends Agriculture and Academics”

It’s likely few high schoolers imagine arriving to school and feeding goats and chickens instead of rushing to their desks before the morning bell. But it could soon be a reality for some of the region’s teens with the planned opening of the LOCAL STEW U school...
Integrating Ocean Science

Integrating Ocean Science

There’s something special about the ocean. The smell. The sounds. The feel of the sand. The salty, cool water. For me, growing up in southern Florida, the ocean was home. I spent every moment I could exploring the waterways, tidal pools, beaches, and jetties...
An Inaugural Journey – The James River Research Expedition

An Inaugural Journey – The James River Research Expedition

The Journey… It’s 9 AM on a cool, late spring morning. Students, teachers, scientists and a few guests file onto the charter bus, find a seat and get settled in for the long ride into the Allegheny Mountains. Some sleep, some talk or work quietly in their seats....
Richmond News NBC12 – our first TV interview!

Richmond News NBC12 – our first TV interview!

Well, it happened… Within minutes of publishing our first press release and sending it off to the local Richmond news outlets, we got an email from NBC 12’s Allison Norlian for an interview in just a few day’s time! Huge shout out to Cheryl Tan...