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Learning In The Outdoors: Educators Of The Wauhatchie School

Students at the Wauhatchie School.
Wauhatchie School
Students at the Wauhatchie School.

At the foot of Lookout Mountain, there is a school where nature is the classroom.

The Wauhatchie School is known as a “forest school” that offers an immersive education in the outdoors for preschool, kindergarten, first grade and home school students - to spur learning and connect with nature.

Students at the Wauhatchie School.
Wauhatchie School
Students at the Wauhatchie School.

Amanda Martin is the head of school at Wauhatchie.

Kara Cadwell is director of teaching and learning at the school.

Students at the Wauhatchie School.
Wauhatchie School
Students at the Wauhatchie School.

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, Mondays - Thursdays at 3 PM on WUTC.
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