Celebrating the Class of 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020

By Clonlara School Even for a school that has seen and done so much in its long history, this was a unique year! The coronavirus forced us to close our campus and administrative offices and cancel all in-person events, but it did not prevent us from serving our students around the world. And it did not […]

Statement on Racism and Discrimination

A Message from Our Executive Director

Dear Clonlara Community, I have been watching the pain, anguish, and outrage in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death as it has spread from city to city across the United States and now throughout the nations of the world. To our Clonlara families who experience racial injustice and discrimination in its many forms and […]

Coming Together Through Art

By Clonlara School If “a simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness,” as Joan Miró said, then the work of Clonlara’s talented student artists can certainly bring joy, even in these challenging times. Each year, Clonlara showcases the imagination and creativity of our students around the world through our Global Art […]

Letta and Leo: Taking On Ocean Plastic

By Clonlara School When Clonlara off-campus students Letta and Leo moved to a remote Hawaiian island, they had no idea that they were about to discover a passion project to which they would devote the next year and a half. The siblings’ unique location and experience led them to an interest in reducing ocean plastic. […]

Landon Churchill ’08: First Responder “Plus”

Landon Churchill '08: First Responder "Plus"

By Clonlara School Landon Churchill epitomizes an emergency response professional, and then some. As a lieutenant with the Colorado River Fire Rescue, Landon’s duties include company supervisor, incident commander, paramedic, structural and wildland firefighter, fire apparatus operator, field training officer, and technical rescue technician. “The work fits me well,” Landon says. “I’m generally a daring […]

Resources for Learning at Home During COVID-19 School Closures

03.18.20 - Resources for Learning at Home During COVID-19 School Closures

By Clonlara School As communities around the world attempt to understand and adjust to COVID-19, many families are wondering how to continue their children’s learning at home. Can parents and family members really teach their children, even if they are not experts in specific subject areas? The answer is YES! Whether in a classroom or […]

Mimi Block: Music, Math, and More!

Mimi Block: Music, Math, and More!

By Clonlara School A relative newcomer to Clonlara School, Mimi started in the Off-Campus Program in the fall of 2019. The school had been recommended by family friends in Wisconsin, whose kids had all graduated from Clonlara some years ago. Mimi enjoys the more relaxed, work-at-your-own-pace feel of homeschooling with Clonlara, compared to her prior […]

Dasha: Dancing Toward Her Dreams

Dasha: Dancing Toward Her Dreams

By Clonlara School Dasha is a 13-year-old student in Clonlara School’s Off-Campus Program. She supplements her learning with online courses and is working hard to learn Hungarian (a new language for her). When Dasha was only 7 years old, she had her first introduction to the art of ballet. While walking with her family in […]

Devan Vane: On the 2020 Presidential Campaign Trail

Devan Vane: On the 2020 Presedential Campaign Trail

By Clonlara School Devan Vane is a current senior at Clonlara School. He’s been enrolled in the Off-Campus Program for nine years and lives in California. He describes himself as an 18-year-old dwarf who is passionate about history and politics. Devan is having a senior year to remember! He’s always been interested in history and […]

Joe Maltby ’01: Passion for Public Service

By Clonlara School Growing up in central Virginia, Joe Maltby had been homeschooled his entire life. At 14, he moved to northeast Colorado, where he enrolled in Home-Based Education Program (now the Off-Campus Program) for his high school years. After graduating from Clonlara, Joe stayed in the state, earning his undergraduate degree at University of […]