Important Grade School Update

December 30, 2020 Dear CLWS Grades Families, This communication provides you with information regarding our learning model for the next eight weeks, beginning with our return to school on Monday, January 11. It outlines a phased transition to more in-person …

Store by the Door Holiday Gift Guide

We love helping you find the perfect gifts for your little (and not so little) ones, and even though we can’t walk all of you through our selection, we can bring you some highlights right here! These are a few …

Waldorf Community of Color Affinity Group

The Waldorf Community of Color Affinity Group, facilitated by Christina More, parent at the Green Meadow Waldorf School, has been created for Waldorf community members to share and support each other in racial conversations. This affinity group is open to …

Important Grade School Update

November 17, 2020 Dear CLWS Grades Families, I want to begin by acknowledging our collective accomplishment in completing almost 12 weeks of in person learning during a global pandemic. Gratefully, we have had 0 positive cases among students and staff …

Return to School Update: Scenario Plan for the Start of School

(Updated August 3, 2020) City of Lakes Waldorf School is committed to providing a Waldorf educational experience in a caring learning environment that is developmentally appropriate, well-rounded, and experiential for students, which allows them to grow academically, physically, socially, and …

Ways to Ease the Transition Back to School

As we turn our collective gaze towards the transition back to school, City of Lakes Waldorf School is prepared to assist families with the emotional stress some students may be experiencing in relation to their return to school. The joy …

Spotlight on Change

Keeping Progress, and Sometimes Paralysis at the Forefront for Conversation A Message from the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee From its founding as a “city school,” City of Lakes Waldorf School has aimed to reflect the wonderful diversity of Minneapolis, …

Parent Support Circle on June 29

Please join us for our Summer Parent Support Circle on Monday, June 29, from 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Zoom info will be shared soon). We will gather virtually and intentionally create a space for individuals to share what is on …

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

CLWS stands in solidarity with protesters across the globe in their fight for justice. We are fully committed to racial justice and equity in education. Black Lives Matter. While we have at various moments in our school’s history recognized the …

Important Return to School Update and Timeline

June 21, 2020 Dear City of Lakes Waldorf School Community, I hope that you and your children are enjoying the longest days of summer. In a time when many are experiencing a broad range of emotions and we are all …