Yearly Archives: 2016


DVWS on WGN

The artistry of Da Vinci alumni parent Claudia Lenart was featured in a news segment on WGN this week, and our school—along with Miss Ieva and a few our our students—made an appearance within the story, as well! You can view the segment here. You can read Claudia’s heart-warming blog…


Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Tuesday, January 24, 8:45 a.m. Da Vinci Waldorf School offers developmentally-appropriate education for children, from age one all the way through 8th grade. Come tour and observe Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms. Watch the lively engagement…


Christmas Pageant 12/21/2016

We had our annual Christmas pageant on Wednesday, and it was a beautiful and special experience. Throughout the seasons there are festivals of many kinds that are traditionally taken up in Waldorf schools. During this darkest time of year, people of all faiths ceremoniously lean into the darkness through festivals…


Santa Lucia 12/13/2016

Our Santa Lucia celebration was Tuesday, December 13th. As is our tradition, the oldest girl at Da Vinci Waldorf School led the procession. Santa Lucia was an Italian saint from the island of Sicily. She is the complement to St. Nicholas during this time of Advent, representing Divine Love. She…


Advent Garden 12/12/2016

Advent Garden  Advent Garden, a special experience for early childhood through third grade students, was held Monday, December 12th. Advent, a time of waiting and becoming, is perhaps the favorite and most precious time of year for children. There is much warmth, anticipation, and loving preparation for the holiday season. At…


JOIN DVWS GIVING CIRCLE by February 3rd

Why are we doing it this way? After years of experience with Shared Gifting through the Rudolf Steiner Finance grant, we wanted to bring this model to our community to change the the way donors are involved in the uses and direction of their gifts. A true community spirit is…


DVWS Alumni Take Flight Grant

The Da Vinci Waldorf (DVWS) Board of Trustees believes in the school’s students and wants to help them to get a little air beneath their wings and make a difference in the world. A $200 fund has been created and will be awarded in full or parts to student alumni…