Preschool Openings for 2017-18

Preschool Openings in Minneapolis

We have a few rare openings in our early childhood program this fall. Our warm, home-like environment provides limitless opportunities for your child to imagine and explore. Contact Caroline at admissions@clws.org or 612-767-1502 for more information, or schedule a tour …

Back to School Events 2017-18

Welcome, new and returning families! We have a variety of events coming up to welcome everyone to the 2017-18 school year. Orientation Sessions @ CLWS Early Childhood Orientation | Tuesday, August 22, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Have the opportunity to …

Waldorf Education: The 7 Core Principles by Peter Lawton

Sixth grade teacher Peter Lawton recently created a series of video presentations about Waldorf education, and we are pleased to share the second video with you here. “Waldorf Education: The 7 Core Principles” utilizes simple drawings, diagrams, and photographs to …

ALL Are Welcome Here: Community Forum on Immigration Justice

All Are Welcome Here

All Are Welcome Here: Community Forum on Immigration Justice Thursday, May 18 | 6:30-8:30 pm @ CLWS Though the Twin Cities are considered sanctuary cities by some, what is happening to immigrants and refugees here? How can we become informed …

The 4th Grade Presents “Tales from Kalevala”

Tales from Kalevala

Tales from Kalevala Friday, May 5, 6:30 pm | CLWS Third Floor Commons The 4th grade students will present their play, Tales from Kalevala, on Friday, May 5, at 6:30 pm for parents and friends. The Kalevala is a Finnish …

This Week in First Grade: Science!

how science is taught in a waldorf school

This Week In First Grade: Science! By Sarina Partridge, First Grade Teacher This week, we continued our nature studies with stories of spiders, frogs, caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, and earthworms – oh my! The children are so eager to learn about …

The Beeswax Conspiracy: A Comedy Show with Ronald Koetzsch

Stand-up comedy for lovers of Waldorf! Join us on Wednesday, May 3, at 7:00 pm at CLWS for a loving, irreverent, and hilarious look at Waldorf education and the culture of Waldorf schools with Waldorf educator, author, and professional stand-up comedian …

“A Night in Old Havana” Event Details

City of Lakes Waldorf School Soiree

Our Spring Soiree Fundraiser is finally here! Join us for “A Night in Old Havana” on Saturday, April 22 from 7:00 – 11:00 pm as we support and celebrate our beloved City of Lakes Waldorf School. Read on for event …

3rd-4th Grade Food Drive Collects Over 400 Pounds of Food!

3rd and 4th grade food drive

We have a very special update to share regarding the 3rd and 4th grade food drive held earlier in the school year. This joint donation drive collected over 400 pounds of food for the Simpson Food Pantry! Thank you to the many parents …

Waldorf Education: An Introduction by Peter Lawton

Sixth grade teacher Peter Lawton recently created a series of video presentations about Waldorf education, and we are pleased to share the first video with you here. “Waldorf Education: An Introduction” utilizes simple drawings, diagrams, and photographs to creatively illustrate …