Methods for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

There are many causes for stress and anxiety in our changing world. The following ideas, for children and caregivers, can help reduce the stress we are all experiencing these days. Prioritize time outside. We cannot say enough about the benefits …

Maintaining Healthy Connections While Social Distancing

Many students and families have now experienced several weeks at home without school and without additional school related activities, like sports, music lessons, play dates, etc. Everyone’s lives have changed unexpectedly; this sudden change can lead to unease—and a natural …

Community Update

On Saturday, March 14, City of Lakes Waldorf School made the decision to close all programs beginning Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3. Our administrative director, Marti Stewart, shared these poignant words with our parents and staff, which we …

“Store by the Door” Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve had such a great time this year in the School Store, filling our shelves with gifts we know you—and your little ones—will love. Because we recognize that not everyone gets to spend as much time as we do browsing …

Autumn Festival: A Celebration of Courage

Throughout the year, our school celebrates festivals to connect us with the cycle of nature, establish a yearly rhythm for the children, and strengthen our community. The first festival celebrated during the school year is the Autumn Festival. This festival …

Courageous Conversations with Fionn and Jonathan Angus

Fionn and Jonathan Angus

Courageous Conversations with Fionn and Jonathan Angus Tuesday, September 24 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm City of Lakes Waldorf School, 2344 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis 55404 City of Lakes Waldorf School is pleased to offer an evening of conversation and exploration …

Cyber Civics Workshop

Cyber Civics: How to Bring Offline Values to the Online World Are you craving a healthier relationship with technology for you and your family? Are you feeling overwhelmed and confused by what’s happening online, and looking for thoughtful guidance? In …

Nature Scavenger Hunt

In celebration of Screen-Free Week, one of our fourth grade parents and students—Jennifer and Edgar—created a Nature Scavenger Hunt together that families can use on the trails at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden in Minneapolis. Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden asks that …

Capital Campaign Update

Affirming Our Foundation, Forging Our Future

Greetings to our City of Lakes Waldorf School Community! As you may recall, last year we conducted a feasibility study with the assistance of Panorama Fundraising. Through a school-wide survey and in-person interviews we gathered community input on several proposed …