The Meaning of Martinmas

Martinmas Lantern Walk

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 festival of Martinmas is traditionally celebrated on November 11, between the fiery out …

Michaelmas Festival

Michaelmas Festival at City of Lakes Waldorf School

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 Michaelmas. This festival inspires us …

Spring Festival / Grandparents & Special Friends Day

This Friday, March 25, we welcome grandparents, relatives, and special friends to our Spring Festival! Refreshments will be available at the school for our guests before and after the festival. More information is below: Early Childhood Spring Festival 9:00 a.m. | …

Why Do We Celebrate Michaelmas?

By Darcie Steeves and Marti Stewart, Chalkboard Drawing by Timothy Frantzich There is no mistaking that the time for our annual Michaelmas festival is drawing near!  The weather has changed abruptly, and autumn is upon us.  In our school, two …

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 …