The House of Shine was recently featured in Society Life Magazine as an organization that aims to foster the greater good. The article, written by Jim Verdi, shares insight into the curriculum written, facilitated, and taught by the House of Shine team in classrooms throughout our community. Below is one small excerpt from the article.
Over the last four weeks, the House of Shine has facilitated a four week series for ninth graders at Westlake Academy. In these four weeks, we have explored the students' SHINE (Strengths, Hobbies, Interests/Irritants, Needs, and Experiences), the way they can use emotions as data points about who they are, and the importance of knowing their purpose or calling in life versus what they want to