Follow this unusual tale as Elinor, a math and English middle school teacher for many years, planned for the day when she could hold the reins at a school of her own design. Find out the "how" and the "why" of her success. Marvel at the intensity behind this undertaking. Rejoice as she surmounts the red tape of many bureaucracies. Exult as she acquires a building, oversees its renovation, and obtains materials through auctions and other means. Applaud the first students, their parents, and the quality staff who made this aspiration a reality.
Cheer as her school grows. Join her search for more classroom space. Share the wisdom and wonder of her curriculum. Read a few students' "Super Sentences." Discover parents' perspective on her endeavors. Relish the awards she garnered for her school in a short time. Delight in the plays she wrote. Celebrate the success of her venture. Savor this "It takes a village." sentiment. Wonder where she got the energy to wear so many hats!