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 …

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 …

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 …