AUGUST OPEN HOUSE
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
10M ago
When: Thursday August 10th 6:00-7:30 p.m. Where: Tallgrass Sudbury School 100 6th Street LaGrange, IL 60525 What: Join us for a presentation about the benefits of a Tallgrass education and talk with the school's staff, students, and current parents ..read more
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Please help us welcome the 2023-2024 Tallgrass staff!
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
Rachel DeHoff Rachel has been interested in giving young people more agency and respect in their learning environments since she was a young person herself! After many years of personal research into self-directed education and over a decade of diving into the home-based education community with her own 3 children, both she and her family now get to experience the unique benefits of a Sudbury education here at Tallgrass. Outside of school life, Rachel loves expressing her creativity through her small, custom baking business, HoneyCrumb Tea Party. She also enjoys frequenting her local libraries ..read more
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5/11 Play Day
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
Tallgrass Sudbury School will be hosting a FREE play day on Thursday, May 11th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Use these hours to enjoy coffee with friends, run errands, or just enjoy some time for yourself. Parents are also welcome to stay! The event will take place in the school's activity room and will be run by Tallgrass staff. Attendees will also have an opportunity to interact and play with some Tallgrass students who will be helping out. Toys, games, and a light snack will be provided. Children must be 2-6 years of age and potty trained to attend. Spots are limited. RSVP VIA EVENTBRITE REQ ..read more
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May Open House
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
When: Thursday, May 18, 2023 6:00-7:30 p.m. Where: Tallgrass Sudbury School 85 Kimbark Rd. Riverside, IL 60546 What: Join us for a presentation about the benefits of a Tallgrass education and talk with the school's staff, students, and current parents. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/619173904817 ..read more
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Help Grow a Unique School
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
Tallgrass Sudbury School, located in Riverside, IL, near the Brookfield Zoo, is a democratic K-12 school community where students pursue their interests at their own pace and in their own way. Tallgrass is seeking a full-time staff member.  Unlike at most schools, staff members at Sudbury schools are not expected to teach or to direct students’ activities. This position will involve supporting the overall work of the school as well as some administrative tasks. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic community dedicated to living out its democratic principles, and to learn about s ..read more
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Help Us Find Our Next Home! 
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
We are looking for space to rent for the 2023-2024 school year. Here is a summary of our needs: 3,000-5,000 sq. ft. of indoor space Multiple (6+) rooms of different sizes (do not need to be conventional “classrooms”) Access to kitchen/cooking facilities Some outdoor space on property or within walking distance of property Within 5 miles of our current location (85 Kimbark Rd., Riverside, IL) Preferably no more than half a mile from Metra BNSF train stop Preferably handicap accessible Please email info@tallgrasssudbury.org with any leads ..read more
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Thank you for helping us reach our fundraising goal!
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
On behalf of the Tallgrass community, we would like to thank everyone who contributed to our Holiday Fundraising Campaign! Your donation helps ensure the future of Tallgrass and access to Sudbury education for students in the Chicago area in years to come! Our final total was $2,565, which exceeded our original goal of $2,500 ..read more
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12/9 Play Day
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
Tallgrass Sudbury School will be hosting a FREE play day on Friday, December 9th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Use these hours to enjoy coffee with friends, run errands, or just enjoy some time for yourself. Parents are also welcome to stay! The event will take place in the school's activity room and will be run by Tallgrass staff. Attendees will also have an opportunity to interact and play with some Tallgrass students who will be helping out. Toys, games, and a light snack will be provided. Children must be 2-6 years of age and potty trained to attend. Spots are limited. RSVP VIA EVENTBRITE R ..read more
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Support the Tallgrass End of Year Giving Campaign!
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
Tallgrass, the only Sudbury school in Illinois, inspires passion and changes lives. We love being part of a school where students are excited to come to school in the morning and look forward to returning to school after breaks. Tallgrass students love their school, and they need your help to keep it strong for years to come. To continue to support our students in their self-directed pursuits, we have set a goal to raise $2,500 by December 31.  Tallgrass is funded 100% by tuition and donations from generous individuals. A quarter of our students come from families making under $25 ..read more
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Upcoming Events at Tallgrass
Tallgrass Sudbury School Blog
by Tallgrass
1y ago
November Play Day When: Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Where: Tallgrass Sudbury School 85 Kimbark Rd. Riverside, IL 60546 What: Join us for a FREE play day on Thursday, November 10th. Use these hours to enjoy coffee with friends, run errands, or just enjoy some time for yourself. Parents are also welcome to stay! RSVP November Open House When: Thursday, November 17, 2022 6:00-7:30 p.m. Where: Tallgrass Sudbury School 85 Kimbark Rd. Riverside, IL 60546 What: Join us for a presentation about the benefits of a Tallgrass education and talk with the school's staff, students, and ..read more
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