Ad Astra School founded by Elon Musk accepting applications for 2019-20, per Quartz

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This article by Quartz gives information about how to apply to Ad Astra School for 2019-20. It looks like the deadline is January 1. Here are the questions students and parents must complete to apply.


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Such a fun event! At Mommy Greenest's book launch with Laila Ali and Rachel Sarnoff at Naturepedic.
Such a fun event! At Mommy Greenest’s book launch with Laila Ali and Rachel Sarnoff at Naturepedic.

What a busy end-of-school-year season! I’m looking forward to a low-key summer. Maybe you are too? But first, my son is graduating from elementary school and my daughter is graduating from middle school. I’m incredibly proud of them for their hard work, perseverance, humor and most of all, their kindness.


I posted a lot this week on Beyond The Brochure’s Facebook Page, so if you’re not following on Facebook, you might be missing stuff I don’t post here on the blog.

Here are a few items:

How Elon Musk Is Educating His Children. Beyond The Brochure is mentioned! (Quartz)

You could say it was a field of discord…my piece about losing my cool.  He Yelled At My Son, So I Yelled Back (

My friend, Jessica, thinks this is the new private school mom’s “It Bag” (FB/Pinterest)

A progressive NYC private school is trying something new–and creating controversy. Can Racism Be Stopped In 3rd Grade? (NY Magazine)

I didn’t post this on FB, but it might be helpful to those of you still on wait-lists.  Rejection Or Wait-Lists, What To Do? (Huffington Post).