A Peek into First Grade Distance Learning

By Annikki Bloomquist, 1st Grade Teacher This week the first graders have been wrapping up their block on Nature Studies and literacy. Throughout the block the children have been encouraged and asked to observe a budding tree as its leaves …

7th Grade Poetry

By Jessica Crawford, 7th Grade Teacher On the eve of May Day, the 7th grade students shared their poetry with their parents and teachers at a Zoom Poetry Reading Evening. The students were very poised and presented their work beautifully—both a poem by …

Waldorf Chalk Drawing: Happy May Day!

Watch how our Admissions Director and Cyber Civics Teacher, Soni Albright, creates one of her signature chalk masterpieces in the time lapse video above. May the promise of spring, the joy of song and dance, and the inspiration of community …

Second Grade Math Discoveries

By Darcie Steeves, 2nd Grade Teacher “My mother made a chocolate cake! How many eggs did it take? 9, 18, 27, 36…” Do you remember jumping rope as a child along to some sort of rhyme? Maybe you started with …

A Different Kind of Education

By Soni Albright, Admissions Director and Cyber Civics Teacher If you have not yet seen the documentary Race to Nowhere, you now have a fabulous opportunity to screen this film for free in your home through January 31, 2020. I strongly …

Understanding Waldorf Education

Understanding Waldorf Education: a workshop

Understanding Waldorf Education Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | CLWS Click Here to RSVP Are you interested in learning more about the foundations of Waldorf education and what informs the curriculum? Join City of Lakes Waldorf School …

Camp Menogyn 2019: A Wilderness Experience

Camp Menogyn: A Wilderness Experience by Jessica Crawford, 7th Grade Teacher During the second week of school this fall, the seventh grade and a handful of chaperones headed north to Grand Marais along Lake Superior, and then even farther north …

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 …

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 …

Waldorf Education: A Video Series by Peter Lawton

CLWS faculty member Peter Lawton has created a series of animated video presentations about Waldorf education, including a three-part series that creatively illustrates Waldorf’s holistic and developmental approach to learning. “No other educational program is more true to its own …