City of Lakes Waldorf School: Educating the Whole Child

The following remarks are excerpted from an introduction our Administrative Director, Marti Stewart, recently gave to Grandparents and Special Friends of our students, welcoming them to our school and to Waldorf Education. Welcome to Grandparents and Special Friends Day at …

Waldorf Education: The 7 Core Principles by Peter Lawton

Sixth grade teacher Peter Lawton recently created a series of video presentations about Waldorf education, and we are pleased to share the second video with you here. “Waldorf Education: The 7 Core Principles” utilizes simple drawings, diagrams, and photographs to …

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 …

Waldorf Education: An Introduction by Peter Lawton

Sixth grade teacher Peter Lawton recently created a series of video presentations about Waldorf education, and we are pleased to share the first video with you here. “Waldorf Education: An Introduction” utilizes simple drawings, diagrams, and photographs to creatively illustrate …

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 …

Back to School Night for Parents

Waldorf Education What to Expect

Join us for Back to School Night at City of Lakes Waldorf School on Wednesday, November 2, from 6:00 – 8:30 pm and become a Waldorf student for an evening! Have the opportunity to step inside a Waldorf middle school …

Behind the Scenes of Eighth Grade

behind the scenes of eighth grade at City of Lakes Waldorf School

Behind the Scenes of Eighth Grade By Darcie Steeves, Eighth Grade Teacher While pots of stone soup simmer away on the first floor of our school building, many things are afoot up all of those steps to the third floor. …

The Pentathlon: A Celebration of Childhood

City of Lakes Waldorf School Pentathlon

By Peter Lawton, Class Teacher “In an age when people have lost much of their innate understanding of childhood and its true relationship to the full course of life, it is important to give to childhood what belongs to it, …