Internship Spotlight: Blue Rock Design Build

“I enjoy the process of molding tomorrow’s leaders, especially in my own industry.” – Brett Abbott, mentor & Blue Rock Design Build owner ‘My internship has really reinforced my goal of being an architect.’ – Haley, 12th grade student leader Haley interns at Blue Rock Design Build, a licensed architectural firm serving three states and located in Fort […]

Internship Spotlight: Gypsy Paint Company

Natayana (Nana) Powell, 11th grade student at Future School, is excited to intern with the founder and director of the Gypsy Paint Company, Melody Smith. Nana said that her internship at a local clothing boutique last year compelled her to explore her interest in art this year. “I loved getting letters from my dad with illustrations and art work. I […]

Internship Spotlight: Good Samaritan Clinic

Natalie Robertson, 10th grade student at Future School, is excited to intern at the Good Samaritan Clinic in historic Fort Smith. After learning about a career in the health care professions through her mother and sister, Natalie decided to pursue a chance to work at a clinic to be able to help patients feel comfortable. […]

FUTURE SCHOOL FOUNDER LAUNCHES NEW EDUCATION FOUNDATION

[Fort Smith, AR, July 1, 2018—] Future School founder, Trish Flanagan, is launching the Think Future Foundation to grow Future School’s early success at bringing new learning approaches to Fort Smith and the region. In two years the school has grown enrollment 100%, added over 100 businesses to the internship program and recently earned a […]

TWO STUDENTS HELP WITH HARPS NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM

By Ross Metcalf Consumers would not expect to walk into a supermarket to be greeted by students assisting them to shop for nutritious products. However, several Future School students volunteered at Harps to help with their nutritional assistance program on March 15. There were four stations around the store based on the food groups: fruits […]

TWO STUDENTS CREATE HYDROPONICS LAB

by Ross Metcalf Joshua “Josh” Johnson and Myshael Brown, the founders of the hydroponics lab at Future School, gave insight on the challenges they had to face and their plans for the hydroponics lab. Hydroponics is the growing of plants without soil. Hydroponics use liquid nutrient solutions in water instead of nutrients in soil. Hydroponics […]