Outdoor Classroom Seats

Parents Ron Cutlip and Britt Medley along with support from Trans Tech Energy, Inc. have carved seating into the hill of the outdoor classroom/amphitheater area. This area will soon be hydroseeded and ready for use before the end of this school year. Thank you Ron & Britt!

Video of Spring Water Now Diverted

March 9, 2016: The video shows spring water that is now diverted from underground the amphitheater area to the edge of the field to the adjoining stream. It is estimated that this water flow is about 5 gallons of water per minute. Again, thank you to parents Ron Cutlip and Britt Medley as well as […]

Playground Official Opening Celebration October 9, 2015

A wonderful celebration of the playground was held Friday, October 9, 2015. Donors, playground committee members, contributing businesses, the Watauga County School officals, Blowing Rock Town officials, and other special guests gathered for a lovely ceremony marking this momentous occasion. Cheryl Cutlip, Playground Chair, Ron Cutlip, Playground Designer and Project Manager, Karyn Herterich, Playground Fundraising […]

Carolina Bomanite Installs Pavers

On Monday, October 5th, Carolina Bomanite continues work on the playground with the installation of the pavers in the area in front of the playground steps. The section of the path down to the field is now paved also. Caroline Bomanite is based in Charlotte and one of only a few non-local companies that have […]

Thank You to Marty & Ted Couch

Thank you to local residents Marty & Ted Couch for their new & generous donation of $5,000 to the playground fund. The Couches are grandparents to former Blowing Rock School students.

200 Volunteer Hours Put in Sept. 12-13

Over 200 hours of volunteer time was expended this past weekend on the Playground. According to Playground Chairperson Cheryl Cutlip, much was accomplished by the hard-working volunteers: 30 yards of mulch was spread, Ron Cutlip and Britt Medley have placed huge rocks throughout the landscaping, Lloyd Buckner performed weed-eating magic, Billy Chick loaded lots of […]