The art and science of imagination

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class—Tuesday, January 21, 10am

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class Tuesday, January 21, 10:00 a.m. Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School to play, enjoy some circle games, and hear a story told with handcrafted table puppets. This is a free event! Please register by calling (847)526

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 Earl

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

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

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 lov

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 kindled w

Christmas Pageant 12/21/2016

Giving Circle, Milestone reached!

As of Tuesday, December 13th, we have twenty-two giving circle members for a total of $6,000.00! We have reached our first milestone; the $6000 fund for the operating budget has been met, and now every dollar given to the Giving Circle will be used for projects, as the members direct.

In the Classroom 12/9/2016

First Snow Students enjoyed playing in our very first snow of the year! Early childhood students built a snowman (and one of them was caught sampling the snowman’s nose!) Grades children enjoyed a massive snowball fight. Waldorf children enjoy outdoor play in all seasons, and lo

In the Classroom 12/2/2016

Early Childhood: Fine Motor Skills An early childhood class works on fine motor activities by cutting little squares of felt and sewing them onto a strand. The activity also offers a lovely experience of touch and color. This is a craft for the holidays! 1st & 2nd Grades: Advent F