The Benefits of Vulnerability

The Benefits of Vulnerability

Often when we hear the word “vulnerable,” we associate it with some sort of negative idea or experience. It can bring to mind weakness, disenfranchisement, or lack of protection. Consider the expressions “vulnerable members of society,” “vulnerable to infection,” “vulnerable before the committee of her peers.”

One Stone to Create World Record Breaking Mural to Promote Student Voice 2016

One Stone to Create World Record Breaking Mural to Promote Student Voice 2016

How do you take the message of student voice to the global level? You break a world record! Team One Stone undertook a massive creative effort to take our message of “disrupt for good” to a whole other level with the world’s largest mosaic mural made entirely out of Post-It Notes. Three days, hundreds of volunteers, and thousands of sticky little office supplies made for a powerful statement of what’s possible when a community of people come together to create something BIG.

PlayTech connects gaming, hacking and coding to careers in high tech

PlayTech connects gaming, hacking and coding to careers in high tech

One Stone and the Idaho PTECH Network, together with Trailhead Boise, will stage the first PlayTech, a two-day gaming, hacking and coding event designed to inspire high school students from across the state to pursue an education and career in the tech industry in Idaho. The hands-on event will feature speakers from the high tech and start-up industry, as well as peer-to-peer coaching opportunities for high school students.

One Stone Board Retreat 2015

One Stone Board Retreat 2015

One Stone Board members and staff trekked off into the mountains of Idaho for three days for this year’s Board retreat, themed The Amazing Retreat! In the tradition of the Amazing Race, students broke into teams to take on challenges that ranged from one minute One Stone pitches, to Flags of the World identification competition, to on-the-spot team cheers. When not in neck-and-neck competition mode, people were in the water, cheering on first-time wake boarders and wiping out on tubes pulled over wakes.