New Families: Welcome to the Bike-A-Thon!

by: Sara Chovan   Welcome to a new school year!  For families who are new to the school, information about the events and festivals can be really important. The Parent Association aims to be a resource to families who want more …

Staff Appreciation Day: Coming February 20!

by: Rachel Ernst, Parent Association Have you begun to feel the yearly rhythm provided for us by our school’s faculty and staff? While the children are dipping candles and cutting hearts from red felt and paper, it is time for …

Saint Lucia Day Festival at City of Lakes Waldorf School

This Friday, December 13, students will celebrate the festival of Saint Lucia. This Scandinavian festival of lights brightens the dark days of midwinter and celebrates the life of Saint Lucia, an Italian saint known for her kindness and love. Saint …

Winter Spiral and the Meaning of Advent

By: Sara Logan from the Festival Committee Archives The Winter Spiral is a festival that is unique in our calendar of the year. There are no presentations by the grades, no speeches by the administration. Instead, we sit in silence …

Michaelmas Time

By: Marti Stewart, Administrator As we approach Michaelmas, I reflect upon the mood that arises naturally at this time of year. The gesture of each of the seasonal festivals celebrated in the Waldorf schools stand in stark contrast to one …

November 5, 2011

Kim John Payne: The Holiday Season: Putting the Genie Back in the Bottle, Huffington Post, November 4, 2011