Monthly Archives: September 2018


Food Drive & Pantry Walk – Donations Appreciated

Da Vinci Waldorf School is partnering with the Wauconda/Island Lake Food Pantry to provide donations to build up their offerings for the colder months. During this season of Michaelmas, we focus outward beyond ourselves to the needs of others. As part of our Service Learning curriculum we give the children opportunities for…


Calendar of the Soul, September 29 – October 6

Calendar of the Soul Twenty-seventh Week Autumn September 29 – October 6 When to my being’s depths I penetrate, There stirs expectant longing That self-observing, I may find myself As gift of summer sun, a seed That warming lives in autumn mood As germinating force of soul. English translation by…


2nd & 3rd Grades – Sukkot

Third grade worked as carpenters with our special guest Chris Kies to build a Sukkot for the harvest feast. The Sukkot Feast celebrates all God provided to the Israelites during their forty years of wandering through the desert. Second graders were willing and able to decorate the Sukkot.


4th & 5th Grades – Tree Study & Class Pet

The fourth and fifth grades both enjoyed a special visit from longtime Waldorf teacher, artist, and musician Chet Celenza. Mr. Celenza, who for many years has been a Pentathlon favorite as the long-jump event leader, walked the students through the intricate and beautiful study of trees in our schoolyard and…