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 …

Annual Windows into Waldorf Open House

Back to School Event and Open House

Please join us for our annual Windows into Waldorf Open House coming up on Saturday, November 16, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Come see for yourself why Waldorf Education is the fastest growing independent school movement in the world, and …

Highlights from the 2018 Pentathlon

Waldorf Pentathlon

The Pentathlon Beckons By Jason Burnstein, Movement and Games Teacher Every year I sit down to reflect on the Pentathlon and I must admit that after 13 years of writing about it, I feel that I begin to repeat myself. …

This Week in First Grade: Science!

how science is taught in a waldorf school

This Week In First Grade: Science! By Sarina Partridge, First Grade Teacher This week, we continued our nature studies with stories of spiders, frogs, caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, and earthworms – oh my! The children are so eager to learn about …

Meet Our Circus Mentors: Brian Evans

Brian Evans Circus

Meet Our Circus Mentors: Brian Evans “When we can experience something together we are reminded how connected we truly are, and experiencing wonder in a stranger’s eyes makes them less of a stranger. I hope we can all find our …

Juggling Benefits for Students

Juggling benefits for students

Beginning in sixth grade, all City of Lakes Waldorf School students regularly practice 3-ball juggling in Circus Arts class. Our movement and games teacher and circus director, Jason Burnstein, maintains the long term goal that every child who graduates from City …