The Astra Day School move is almost finally complete! Click to see how some of our staff (and some of our children’s parents in the library) spent time this Sunday sorting through all of the hundreds of bins of toys and teaching materials. The new building means that we will […]
Here are some before pictures of our courtyard from Sunday, August 20th. We had volunteers landscaping to tear out the old courtyard plants, and to replace the old, stone tables and benches with some that fit better for our use. A strategic Facebook Marketplace ad brought people to haul out […]
We had a great turnout for the Astra Day School relocation on both Saturday and Sunday. Some teachers spent more than 20 hours just this weekend. Here, Kim is collapsed inside one of the semis. Check out her 25,000 steps on her Fitbit from Saturday alone. That’s roughly 10 miles! […]
Early this morning, five trucks pulled up to Astra Day School. By 11:00, the floors were bare. Check out this small photo album to see the rooms stripped to their ravaged bones! Astra Day School is almost in KCMO and will have openings for children aged 2.5 – 4 on […]
Our beloved play structure had so much life left in it that we had it transported from our old 1/5 acre courtyard to our new, spectacular, 7-acre play field. Astra Day School has openings for children aged 2.5 – 4. Check out our website and give us a shout!
Augie loves Astra! When picking out his shirt for the morning, Augie told his mom, “I look like a happy Astra teacher!” Augie loves to pretend to be the characters on his shirt, but he is most excited about the fact that he and his friends are learning to read. […]
“An overworked and incorrect bit of folk wisdom pronounces the carrot to be of no avail unless backed up by the stick. But the carrot can do the job all by itself.” Murray Sidman, Coercion and Its Fallout (2001)