May 25, 2019

What an amazing year it was!  We hosted our first Staff Intern, travelled to Maryland and Austin to visit other Sudbury Schools, added seven students, formed the Dance Corporation which raised money for the dance studio and have 3 awesome performances, moved to a beaut...

February 27, 2019

Cassidy Younghans was the HSS Staff Intern for Fall 2018. She made this video at the end of her internship to summarize life at a Sudbury School.  Music is by HSS student Morgan Wild3r.  Here is link to his channel.  

Cassidy is a Self-Directed Education advoc...

January 31, 2019

Houston Sudbury School was recently featured on the website Reason.com as part of a story exploring “unschooling”, or, as some prefer to call it, “self-directed education” (SDE). 

As a parent of children who attend HSS, I was excited to see the story. However, as...

September 19, 2018

Enjoy this insight from Kimberly Kraft,  a parent of one of our older students.  

I was talking with my neighbor the other day.  A young man in his 30’s.  He mentioned being tired of work.  So I said you know they say if you do something you love you neve...

September 13, 2018

Shot on September 12, 2018. Just a regular day at Houston Sudbury School, Houston's only Sudbury model school. Democratically-run, HSS is a 100% self-directed education school where kids aged 6-18 experience freedom and responsibility all day, every day.  Music by HSS...

May 25, 2018

Here is a link to the end of year slideshow. You can also see the shows from previous years on our channel. Thanks for an amazing 2017-18!

February 27, 2018

Their experience with HSS so inspired one family, that they put fingers to keyboard and shared this inspiring story. Enjoy! .....

We’ve been immersing ourselves in Houston Sudbury School now for 5 months.  I feel both totally at home here, yet still discovering how this...

December 5, 2017

On Nove 4, 2017, HSS was honored to host Dr. Peter Gray.   Dr. Gray spoke passionately and eloquently on the topic of self-directed education for well over 2 hours to a standing room only crowd.  Here is his talk.  (There are few gaps due to technical issues.  Our apol...

October 28, 2017

Students petitioned School Meeting for the funds, doing research on materials and coming up with a budget, to install soundproofing on one of the rooms at the school.  Once the materials were in, students installed it.  The intent is to make the room more suitable to r...

October 23, 2017

Cara DeBusk, co-founder, staff member, and parent at HSS,  was interviewed about Houston Sudbury School by Pat Jones for the Whole Mother Show on Oct 22, 2017.

 

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