2022-23 Staffing Update

Dear CLWS Community, Greetings on this Juneteenth holiday. We trust that you are settling into a nice summer rhythm and enjoying the long June days. We hope that you have had some time yesterday and today to commemorate Juneteenth in …

Alumni Spotlight: Bella Culhane (CLWS ’09)

Beautiful textile work by CLWS Alumna Bella Culhane

By Eva Mulloy (CLWS ’10), Alumni Coordinator Bella Culhane graduated from CLWS in 2009. She’s a Minnesota-based artist whose skills are solidly rooted in her time at our school. She has a following of over 12,000 people from around the …

2022 Pentathlon Reflections

All of the 5th grade students stand on the bluff, overlooking the valley. They're wearing their rainbow-colored Pentathlon shirts, and smiling big smiles -- their final hike of the trip before heading home.

By Jason Burnstein, Movement and Circus Arts Teacher This year’s Pentathlon was like no other. First of all, it was held at the magnificent Whitewater State Park rather than being held locally (as we have done the past two years …

Water Talks: A Lecture with Betsy Damon

World renowned artist, consultant, activist, lecturer, mentor and designer, Betsy Damon will visit City of Lakes Waldorf School and will offer a free public lecture on June 1. Damon’s recent book, Water Talks, Empowering Communities to Know, Store and Preserve …

Play Yard Renovation Project

This summer City of Lakes Waldorf School will make a major renovation to the school play yard on our Whittier Campus. The vision for an expanded green space and redesigned play areas has been many years in the making. The …

When You Wish Upon a Star Gala: Ways to Get Involved

When You Wish Upon a Star illustration, featuring children looking up into a starry night sky and seeing play yard elements -- a climbing wall, swings, basketball, and more.

Looking for a way to be a part of the story of manifesting our renovated play yard for the children? We invite you to come together as a community for a magical and joyous evening of giving that will bring …

Waldorf Alumni Connection Hour: Mentoring Month

Hey, alums! The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) will host their next Waldorf Alum Connection Hour on Monday, March 14, at 6:30 pm for Waldorf alumni, staff, and alumni parents. Are you seeking support with finding a new …

2022 CLWS Plant Sale

CLWS Plant Sale Postcard featuring student drawings

Spring is here and it’s time to start planning your garden! The CLWS 7th grade class is hosting a plant sale, with a portion of all proceeds going to the school. Orders will be accepted through Friday, April 1. To …

Upcoming Work with Sarah Bellamy of Penumbra Center for Racial Healing

Dear CLWS Community, As we continue our journey towards becoming a more welcoming, equitable, diverse and inclusive school environment, we look forward to working with Sarah Bellamy, President of Penumbra Center for Racial Healing (formerly Penumbra Theatre). Following affirmation by …