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The Potter’s House provides a Christ-centered education to children of all ethnic heritages and income levels, equipping them to serve God and society to their fullest potential.

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A Place to Serve

“I admire the school and the people who make it work.” Volunteer, Wallace Murphy Retired art teacher and principal of Godwin Public Schools, Wallace Murphy, began volunteering at The Potter’s House school over two years ago. He and his wife Verlaine were invited by...

Racism

I received this email from a young man who lived with me during his senior year at Potter’s House. Before coming to Potter’s House he was incarcerated seven times. An older woman in the prison system told him about Jesus and his life changed dramatically....

Warm Welcome

Many students transfer to The Potter’s House from other urban schools, particularly in high school. In interviews almost 100 percent of them say they were completely bowled over by the welcoming spirit of The Potter’s House students and staff. They never dreamed they...

A New Voice

About six years ago, we had a desperate application from a boy, halfway through 7th grade, who wanted to transfer to Potter’s House. When we asked why he wanted to come, his mentor was very clear. He had been mercilessly bullied and harassed in ways that he could no...

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How to Teach Research to Eight-Year-Olds

Second and third grade students at The Potter’s House stood still for an hour on Friday, March 28. Wondering how teachers managed this? Students shared the culmination of their “Famous Person” research project with staff and families by posing for a wax museum. Guests toured the three classrooms-turned-exhibit-halls with informational posters and wax-like students representing historic persons. Leaders such as Teddy Roosevelt, activists like Harriet Tubman, and personalities such as Jackie Robinson were featured throughout the halls.

 

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